Location:79 Howard Avenue

Upcoming events

  • 08/10/2021 8:00 PM - 08/10/2021 10:00 PM

    Join Us For Our Annual Tuesday Night Outdoor Italian Film Festival

    Pranzo di Ferragosto - Mid-August Lunch (2008) by Gianni Di Gregorio

    Tuesday, Aug. 10 at 8 pm

    The charismatic Gianni Di Gregorio stars in his directorial debut - an utterly charming tale of great food, feisty ladies, and unlikely friendships during a very Roman holiday. Broke, and armed with only a glass of wine and a wry sense of humor, middle-aged Gianni resides with his 93-year-old mother in their ancient apartment. The condo debts are mounting, but if Gianni looks after the building manager's mother during the Pranzo di Ferragosto (Italy's biggest summer holiday, and the Feast of the Assumption), all will be forgiven. But the manager also shows up with an auntie, and then a doctor friend appears with his mother. Can Gianni keep four such lively mamas well fed and happy in these cramped quarters?

  • 08/16/2021 7:00 PM - 08/16/2021 9:00 PM

    Gourmet Sweet and Savory Pretzels

  • 08/17/2021 4:00 PM - 08/17/2021 5:30 PM

    NY Style Pretzel

  • 08/17/2021 6:00 PM - 08/17/2021 10:00 PM

    Join Us for an Evening of Fine Outdoor Dining, Live entertainment, and a film presentation
    A program with film by John Orlando and coordinated by Lou Barrella

    Tuesday, August 17th • 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. • Doors open at 6:00 pm

    Come savor fine dining on the mansion’s rear patio with scenic views of New York Harbor and the Verrazzano Bridge while embracing your love of Italian music!

    This presentation is a story of a time gone by; a time of remembering how we listened to Italian music at Nonna’s house with our families on Sundays and how our fathers and mothers played it regularly at home. Music was as much a part of the Italian family as pasta, sauce and meatballs on a Sunday. The film is about how Italian music influenced the lives of Italians and their children. As john recounts his best memories, he reveals how Italian music was the common thread that wove all Italian Americans together into a magnificent tapestry of values and pride. It was the music and singing from the great Caruso to the popular Connie Francis, Dean Martin, Jimmy Roselli and Many others that forged Italian families together for close to a hundred years.

    Listen, Learn and Enjoy! Listening together during this film will cause nostalgia along with wonderful memories. Sadly, it is music and a time that is fading away, as Italian and Italian-American traditions fade away; yet it will always remain a part of the Italian-American experience. To Italians, life without music is like a forest without trees. Although the memories fade, whenever these songs are heard they still have a positive effect. We can be proud to say: “This music is ours!”

    Four-Course dinner includes wine and soft drinks.
    Non-Members $85 per person (tax and gratuities included)
    *Casa Members & Garibaldi Museum Members $75 Per person
    (tax and gratuities included)

  • 08/24/2021 8:00 PM - 08/24/2021 10:00 PM

    Join Us For Our Annual Tuesday Night Outdoor Italian Film Festival

    Special Holocaust Series: “If You Are Not Indifferent, Things Can Be Different”

    Part 4: Il Segreto di Santa Vittoria - The Secret of Santa Vittoria (1969) by Stanley Kramer

    Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 8 pm

    The story is set during World War II in the summer of 1943, immediately after the fall of Italy's Fascist government under Benito Mussolini, when the German army moved to occupy most of the country. The only substantial source of income for the little hill town of Santa Vittoria is its wine. The townsfolk learn that the German occupation forces will be arriving soon, with plans to confiscate most of Santa Vittoria's wine and truck it to Germany. The people organize under the inspiration of their new mayor, Italo Bombolini (Anthony Quinn), who until days before had been thought of as a buffoon by everyone in town including his wife (Anna Magnani), and had only been appointed mayor by the town’s pro-Mussolini politicians as a ruse to deflect the people’s anger. With everyone working together, the villagers are able to hide a million bottles of wine by sealing them up in the galleries of an ancient Roman cave before the arrival of a German army detachment under the command of Sepp von Prum (Hardy Krüger).

  • 08/30/2021 7:00 PM - 08/30/2021 9:00 PM

    Homemade Ravioli and Pesto

  • 08/31/2021 4:00 PM - 08/31/2021 5:30 PM

    Homemade Manicotti With a Pink Sauce

  • 08/31/2021 8:00 PM - 08/31/2021 10:00 PM

    Join Us For Our Annual Tuesday Night Outdoor Italian Film Festival

    SPECIAL! Voyage to Procida (2020) by Federico Siniscalco

    Tuesday, Aug. 31 at 8 pm

    Watch the move, and meet the director and executive producer!

    Leonardo comes from the small island of Procida. Surrounded by his family and friends, his life is tranquil and defined by the sea. Like many of his fellow-islanders, he makes his living aboard ships. Georgia, a young woman from New York, harbors a life-long attraction to Italy. By chance, she and Leonardo meet. A relationship is born. Unexpected circumstances lead Georgia to Procida. The island’s millennial history and lifestyle fascinate her. She learns much about its women from whom she’ll find the strength to face her future.


  • 09/13/2021 7:00 PM - 09/13/2021 9:00 PM

    Make your own Burrata

  • 09/14/2021 4:00 PM - 09/14/2021 5:30 PM

    Sicilian Pizza