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1100 Millecento Residences, the highly anticipated high-rise in Brickell from The Related Group, celebrated the property's completion with an exclusive event on the tower's roof top poolside terrace and clubrooms.   The 42-story luxury tower features a second full level of amenities on the 9th floor, including billiards, library, party room,...

An Italian company that makes automotive systems and components plans to expand its Lee County operations, creating 76 jobs in the next three years, officials said Monday. Magneti Marelli Powertrain USA LLC will invest $12 million in the Sanford plant by the end of 2017, officials said.   Part of Magneti Marelli S.p.A., Powertrain desig...

A Cartersville manufacturing plant is planning a major expansion. Aquafil, a maker of yarns, polymers and plastics, will announce a $25 million expansion with 50-65 new jobs this afternoon at an event at the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce.   Italy-based Aquafil employs more than 2,000 people and has operations on three c...

A year has passed since Max Mara opened its store in the Miami Design District and presented its first Backyard Ball, the annual fund-raiser for the locally based National YoungArts Foundation. The brand felt such a profound connection that last week it signed on to sponsor three more galas and established theMax Mara Young Visionary Award.  ...

The Aloisi family is following a love of America, a love of good food, the love of relatives and a trail of paperwork to their dream of being St. Augustine residents and business owners. They've started down the path, but they haven't quite gotten there yet.   Francesco Aloisi, his wife, Alessia, and their son Aaron are looking to move...

by Marjie lambert   The MSC Divina is a brassy, voluptuous ship. It has thousands of Swarovski crystals embedded in glass stairways, an infinity pool, Italian-style fountains and sculptures, tiny jewel-like lights in the ceilings and even a sexy red suite designed by Sophia Loren. Divina's heritage is mixed, but the effect is all Italia...

A Charleston group working for tighter rules regulating the cruise industry is forming a coalition with similar groups in Venice, Italy, and Key West, Fla. The idea is to make sure there are adequate regulations in place to protect the historic character of smaller port cities worldwide. Carrie Agnew with Charleston Communities for Cruise Con...

Authentic Italian restaurants in Florida will be recognized during the 4th edition of "Marchio Ospitalita' Italiana" award ceremony that will be organized, as every year, by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, at Mia Cucina Showroom in Coral Gables on Wednesday, May 27th from 6.00 to 8.00 pm. Marchio Ospitalità Italiana is a prestigious acknowl...

Miami is both a lifestyle, and a state of mind. Miamians seek out fun in everything they do. This is especially true with respect to their transportation. Whether on land, sea or on the ocean. Miamians enjoy expressing themselves by having fun, but because they are Miamians, it has to be done in style.   Just as there are clothing choices fo...

Apre i battenti domani, 10 dicembre, a Miami, Italian Eyewear Exhibition, la Mostra autonoma di occhialeria organizzata dall'Agenzia Ice in collaborazione con ANFAO, che presenterà i prodotti di 17 aziende italiane dell'occhialeria a buyer e professionisti del settore provenienti dall'America centro-meridionale.   L'evento si svolge nella pr...

by Rebecca Kleinman   Elisabetta Armellin, the Italian designer behind V°73, a women's accessories line named after her birth year and atelier's address in Venice, is such a big fan of Miami that she chose the city's Design District for her foray into retail. "Miami is booming, with so much construction going on and exciting shopping ce...

The fifth Benetti Crystal 140 M/Y MR D, to date built in seven units and part of the Class full-displacement range of Benetti's current production, will make its U.S. debut at Yachts Miami Beach. The Crystal 140 is the new boat in the Benetti Class range. It measures 137 feet in length and 29 feet in width at full beam. Its displacement is 375...