Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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Albertine Brings French Books to NYC

Albertine Brings French Books to NYC

Albertine brings French books to NYC after a 5-year hiatus following the closing of La Librairie Française, France-Amérique reports.

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Where to See New Irish Plays

Where to See New Irish Plays

New York is where the greatest number of new Irish plays are produced each year, thanks to the Origin Theatre Company's 1st Irish Theatre Festival.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade: More Inclusive?

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: More Inclusive?

News that a single gay-identified group has been invited to march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade was met with caution by LGBT groups, Gay City News said.

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Italian Processions March On

Italian Processions March On

CUNY TV's "Italics" takes viewers to two major religious processions in the Italian community – one honoring Santa Fortunata and the other, St. Rocco.

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The Bronx’s Little Italy Gets Some Latino Flavor

The Bronx’s Little Italy Gets Some Latino Flavor

A growing Hispanic presence can be felt among the string of restaurants, bakeries and butcher shops that make up Little Italy in the Bronx, reports El Diario.

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Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti Resonates Today

Execution of Sacco and Vanzetti Resonates Today

Two Italian immigrants convicted and sent to the electric chair after a highly questionable trial in 1920 are the subjects of “Remembering Sacco and Vanzetti,” an art exhibit in Washington Heights, reports Manhattan Times.

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Alsatian Food Comes to Carroll Gardens

Alsatian Food Comes to Carroll Gardens

A new spot in Brooklyn offers up tarte flambée and spätzle in this video.

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Festival of St. Irene Held in Astoria

Festival of St. Irene Held in Astoria

St. Irene was honored in church services and in a procession on July 27 in Astoria, Queens, reports The National Herald.

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French Ham Cracks US Market

French Ham Cracks US Market

The ban on the import of Bayonne ham from France into the U.S. has been lifted, but the foie gras remains banned in California, France-Amérique reports, and lawyers hope to overturn that ban as unconstitutional.

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Giglio Feast Celebrated in Williamsburg

Giglio Feast Celebrated in Williamsburg

Home Reporter writes about celebrants honoring the memory of St. Paulinus with the Italian Giglio Feast in Brooklyn.

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The Portuguese Shoe Doctor

The Portuguese Shoe Doctor

Carlos Mesquita transformed a shoeshine bench in Portugal into a luxury repair business in New York.

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