David J. Domino

Yogi Berra, the Early Years

January 2021
Yogi Berra was only 16-years-old when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Like many American teenagers, he felt that he had a score to settle for the devastating attack against our servicemen, killed by the Japanese.  Although many baseball...


Little Steven

January 2021
Steven Van Zandt is a unique Italian American musician and actor who often goes by the stage name Little Steven. As a member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, he plays guitar and mandolin. He is perhaps best known for his role as Silvio Dante...


Five Talented Brooklynites

December 2020
Quest’articolo parla di un gruppo di giovani originari di Bensonhurst, una zona di Brooklyn, NY. Il gruppo musicale si chiamava “The Mystics”, ma all’inizio, usò il nome “Overons”. Benché il gruppo non fosse molto conosciuto, ebbe qualche canzone...


Lou's On First

November 2020
I primi anni del ventesimo secolo furono tanto difficili per molte persone. Ma per Antonio Pasin, questo periodo fu pieno di speranza. Dopo molti lavori, trovò la sua passione costruì mobili per una compagnia chiamata Venetian Furniture Company....


Little Italy of Staten Island

November 2020
Questo articolo è su un quartiere Italiano a Staten Island, che si chiama Rossville. Qui, ci sono ristoranti e supermercati fantastici. Per esempio, Portofino Pizza è una pizzeria conosciuta per il pane con l’aglio. Eataly è un ristorante...


Jimmy Alleva

October 2020
Jimmy Alleva is a talented Italian American crooner and tenor. He specializes in classical Neapolitan music, but his shows include romantic old-school Italian American songs. Jimmy was born in the Glendale neighborhood of Queens, NY. He graduated...


Rocky Marciano Had the Will to Win

October 2020
Legendary Italian American boxer Rocky Marciano held the heavyweight boxing title from 1952 to 1956. He is the only heavyweight champion to have finished his career undefeated. He had 43 knockout wins and won all 49 of his professional fights....


The Life of Enzo Stuarti

September 2020
Enzo Stuarti was an Italian American musical theater performer and tenor. He was born in Italy's capital city of Rome on March 3, 1919. His given name was Lorenzo Scapone. Enzo’s parents were Flavio and Maria Scapone. Flavio and Maria emigrated to...


The Bronx Tale of Chazz Palminteri

September 2020
Chazz Palminteri is perhaps best known as an actor, but he is also a gifted screenwriter, producer and playwright. He was born in the Belmont neighborhood in the NYC borough of the Bronx on May 15, 1952.  Belmont was once a big Italian...


A Delicious Italian Takeout Spot in Napa Valley

September 2020
In quest’articolo, lo scrittore, David J. Domino, scrive del piatto, “malfatti”, un tipo di gnocchi fatti con gli spinaci e il formaggio e conditi con ragù. Lui spiega che questo piatto è molto conosciuto in Napa Valley in California. Napa non è un...


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