With over 18,00 Restaurants in
New York City, you know that there will be some great Italian
restaurants. But more than that, when the "boat" came over from Italy carrying
Italian immigrants, where do you think they stayed? But of course...
New York, New York, the city so nice, they named it
Bronx, Arthur Avenue, NY
Here you can find some of the finest sasuage still produces in the USA.
Italians who have since moved to the outer areas of the United States
from New York and the North East Coast still have the famous sausage from
Arthur Avenue shipped to them where ever they now reside.
Bronx, Pelham Bay, NY
This area reminds me of the North Ward of Newark and/or Bloomfield, New Jersey.
Its a nice, but busy neighborhood where many Italians still reside
outside the inner city and its problems of the Bronx.
AATI - American Association of Teachers of Italian, Long Island
34 Forest Drive, Plainview, NY 11803
The American Association of Teachers of Italian Was founded in 1924 to
promote the study of Italian language, literature, and culture in schools,
colleges and universities in North America. It has approximately 1500 members
worldwide. The Association publishes the quarterly journal, Italica, and
a twice-yearly Newsletter. It sponsors seminars and workshops in the broad
area of Italian studies and holds annual meetings, usually in conjunction
with ACTFL but also in Italy. AATI is dedicated to excellence in teaching
and research in all areas of Italian studies.
American-Italian Heritage Association
PO Box 3136, Albany, NY 12203-3136
(518) 435-0591 Email
The AIHA was established in 1979 by Professor/Cavalliere Philip J. DiNovo
in Morrisville, New York. AIHA is a non-profit organization with over 1,575
members in 47 states and in Italy. The AIHA operated the Italian Cultural
Center & Museum located in Utica, New York (Utica's "Little Italy" -
east side of the city) for the past nineteen years. It was closed late in
1998 so that plans for the new national museum in Albany, NY could begin.
Currently, there are plans underway for the building of a National
Italian-American Museum & Cultural Center in Albany, New York. Professor
DiNovo is overseeing this project which is scheduled to be open within the
next few years. The Center and Museum stands in memory of the Italian immigrants
who came to the United States.
Modern Foreign Languages Dpt - St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11439
Arba Sicula is a non-profit international organization that promotes the
language and culture of Sicily. Arba Sicula publishes a 20-page biannual
newsletter that highlights the activities of the organization. It is written
primarily in English with one or two pages devoted to Sicilian.
Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò
24 West 12th Street, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(516) 488-4062 Email
One of the principal aims is to enroll in its membership all persons of Italian
birth or descent, regardless of religious faith or political affiliation
and to keep alive the traditions of our ancestors. The influence of the order
is reflected in its strong family ties and warm regard and involvement with
the community. The OSIA motto is "Liberty, Equality and Fraternity." Cellini
Lodge has within its ranks: two senior citizen groups, two youth groups,
a bowling league, and a culture and heritage committee. General meetings
are held on the first Monday of the month.
Center for Italian Studies
Fifth floor of the F. Melville Library, SUNY at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3358
(631) 632-7444 Email
The Center has three specific purposes: first, to stimulate interdisciplinary
research on the part of the local academic community on issues that bring
about a better understanding of Italy and Italian Americans; second, to become
a national and international focus for Italian and Italian American affairs;
third, to promote a better understanding of Italy and of Italian Americans
by bringing to the general public the latest scholarly findings on Italy
and Italian Americans and by organizing cultural activities of general interest.
The Center may be expanded, if funds are available, to become also a gathering
place for scholars with a variety of interests to meet and discuss new ideas,
share on-going work, and provide intellectual stimulation.
Circolo Italiano D'America
PO Box 1393, Huntington, NY 11743
The Circolo Italiano D'America has the purpose to compliment the success
and brilliance of the Italian forebears,with a future of equal revolution,
be it intellectual, artistic or social. Their goal is to make academic
scholarships available to the next brigade of Marconis, Coppolas or Fermis.
Italian Historical Society of America
111 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, New York 11201
(718) 852-2929 Email
The focus of the Society has been traditionally on commemorative ceremonies
which bring the accomplishments of great Italians and Italian-Americans to
public awareness. The Society shall continue to maintain and expand these
functions. Additionally, the Society shall now begin to direct its energies
and resources toward reaching a much wider audience through the use of video,
computer technologies as well as the evolving electronic media. It will be
particularly focused in developing educational materials to be made available
to schools which will bring an awareness of the significant contributions
that the Italian culture has brought to our way of life.
NYPD Columbia Association
PO Box 290735, Brooklyn, NY 11229-0735l
The Columbia Association (1932-2000) is a Not-For-Profit Fraternal Association
of Italian-American Police Officers of the New York City Police Department.
Their mission is to develop an understanding and appreciation of the
contributions made by Italians and Italian-Americans toward the development
of the United States, to increase knowledge and understanding of the cultural
heritage, to provide a close union for its members, to be part of an ethnic
group of professional law enforcement officers who cherish the spirit of
brotherhood and remembrance of their roots and to promote, practice and cherish
the spirit of brotherhood among peolpe irrespective of race, creed or religion.