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Thanks to the efforts and dedication of Linda Biondi, the annual Veterans Day parade in Cape Coral is in very good hands. Not even a hurricane could disrupt the planning of this popular and much-anticipated event.  When Hurricane Irma hit the region in early September, it threw a pretty big curveball to residents and businesses. And to parade plann...

The Italian American Club of Jacksonville hosts its 23rd annual Festa Italiana on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21 and 22, at its clubhouse at 2838 Westberry Road in Mandarin. The 66-year-old club’s annual event runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday with information about Italy; pizza, pasta, hoagies and homemade desserts on sa...

There's a big event coming to downtown Pensacola this weekend, and you just might smell it before you see it. Sausage and pepper sandwiches, meatball sandwiches, and of course the classic spaghetti and meatballs will be served at Festa Italiana. The local branch of Order Sons of Italy in America is all about celebrating Italian-American culture. Th...

When: 10/21 SAT 11:00 AM - Where: 2838 WESTBERRY ROAD, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32223 The Italian American Club of Jacksonville (IAC) joins the City of Jacksonville in the observance of October 2017 as Italian American Heritage Month. IAC, established in 1951, is hosting FESTA ITALIANA, a two - day celebration of all things Italian. Come celebrate our comm...

From pizza and sliders to performances of traditional music, there were plenty staples of Italy at the Italian festival held at the Market Common this past weekend. Officially called Festa Italiana, the event took place on Saturday and Sunday, costing only a dollar to attend, and featuring authentic Italian food and entertainment with plenty more...

Francesca Anderson Fine Art is hosting their third Craft Show through Oct. 21 at 56 Adams St., Lexington. FAFA is showing 14 craft artists from Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire. Among the 90 or so crafts on exhibit are: Vermont artist Lucy Bergamini’s Italian style hand blown glass vases; New Hampshire’s Michael Gibbons’ ceramic bowls, vase...

Italian designer Elsa Schiaparelli, regarded as fashion's forefront designer of the 1920s and '30s in Paris, was known for her bold aesthetic and exquisite workmanship. Her designs were heavily influenced by the surrealists, particularly Salvador Dalí, with whom she often collaborated. That relationship is the subject of "Dalí and Schiaparelli," wh...

Easing along a one-lane road deep into Smith County's Hackett Valley between Gordonsville and Lancaster, one of the last things a traveler would expect to find perched part way up a steep, verdant knoll would be a marvelous little Italian inn. Yet, with a 20-year vision come to fruition, that's just what retired Florida schoolteachers Tamara Hassel...

Tyburn Academy of Mary Immaculate Principal Maura DelFavero believes if one were to seek out a model woman, Catholic, educator and human being in general, they'd be hard-pressed to find better than Jeanne Hogan. Those who have worked with Hogan, a former principal of Tyburn, would agree, DelFavero said. Hogan will be honored by the local Cultura...

Lexington is joining a movement to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. Mayor Jim Gray made the special proclamation on Oct. 9, citing the fact that more than 31,000 people of Native American descent live in Kentucky. Los Angeles and Austin Texas are among the cities to stop honoring the Italian Explorer.       Protestors briefly inter...

It’s time for everyone to be Italian! The 5th Annual Summerville Italian Feast will be held on Sunday, October 15th in downtown Summerville on Hutchinson Square from 11am to 7pm. This popular cultural event gets bigger and better every year and this year is no exception. Join us for Live Entertainment, Games & Contests, Dancing in the Street, Grape...

Frank Baldari from the Myrtle Beach lodge of Sons and Daughters of Italy joined News13 NOW at 9 a.m. on Thursday to talk about the upcoming Festa Italiana. The Fall 2017 edition of the annual festival will be Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8. The festival in Myrtle Beach’s Market Common celebrates everything Italian. There will be authentic Ita...