NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

For Feb. 6 to 12, Andrea Stellini of the Italian private school Collegio Rotondi got a taste of Rockingham County while staying in the Reidsville home of local Carlisle School student Samantha Rourk. Stellini, along with 12 other Collegio Rotondi students, came to visit in the United States and live with Americans as part of their school’s annua...

The history of Lincoln County’s “Little Italy” will be explored Thursday during a special post-Black History Month program hosted by the Lincoln County Historical and Genealogical Society. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Hurst Review Services conference room, 127 S. Railroad Ave. Pat Williams Tillman, of Williams Mortuary, is the featured sp...

Zach and Amber Faulisi are ready to bring their Neopolitan-style pizzeria to downtown Cary. Zach Faulisi, the former chef de cuisine of The Durham restaurant, said they plan to open Pizzeria Faulisi Thursday, March 2, at 5 p.m. The restaurant is on the first floor of a building that’s been under construction at 215 E. Chatham St., next to Mid-Town...

The new South Beach restaurant Forte dei Marmi (150 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach) describes itself as having "sophisticated simplicity" in both its cuisine and atmosphere. Perhaps more interesting, however, is chef Antonio Melino's background. The Argentine-born, Italian-raised Melino has been in the restaurant business for 43 years. He's launched many s...

I’ve been checking on the progress of Fat Daddy’s Italian Deli and Market on U.S. 1 in Fort Pierce for a while now and I am happy to announce it's finally open. Fat Daddy’s is the sister restaurant for 2nd Street Bistro, a popular downtown spot, but this eatery went a whole new route with its cuisine. I had a long day ahead of me and was looking fo...

Bust out the forks and knives, it’s time for the South Florida’s Italian Festival. The event, which will include music, games and of course, a lot of Italian food, is set to take place from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday at Arts Park Young Circle in Hollywood. Food vendors catering the event include Gino's Italian American Market, Mama Mia Italian Ristora...

Last year, the BullFest Miami 2016 took South Florida by storm with an epic showing of Lamborghinis. There were over 100 Huracans, Aventadors, Aventador SVs, Murcielagos, Gallardos and other models that the famed Italian automaker has created over the year. Now, for 2017, Lamborghini Miami and Driving Force Club is looking to make the event even bi...

Italia vs Usa potrebbe essere tranquillamente un match da mondiale di calcio, invece, stavolta, a sfidarsi non sono stati i calciatori su un campo d’erba, ma bensì dei driver amatoriali, cosiddetti “gentleman”. Fra sabato e domenica infatti gli italiani Ciro Ciccarelli, Luigi Farina, Antonio Simioli e l’unica amazzone Elena Villani hanno dato vita...

Il Miami Boat Show, una delle più importanti manifestazioni oltre oceano dedicate alla nautica che si è concluso ieri, è stato vetrina per molte aziende nautiche associate ad UCINA Confindustria Nautica, che hanno presentato, per i diversi settori merceologici di appartenenza, i loro nuovi modelli e prodotti ai visitatori e al mercato americano. Pr...

Tod’s has opened a new store in Miami´s Design District. The 2400 sq ft space which houses men’s and women’s ready-to-wear and accessories was designed by Bonetti/Kozerski Architecture, the New York-based firm. Polished concrete floors and steel fixtures are juxtaposed against luxurious details, including panelled walls clad in tanned Vachetta leat...

East Carolina’s latest record breaker for track and field in the 800-meter, sophomore Stefano Migliorati, has had a different transition into being a college athlete than most others. Migliorati hails from Calvisaro, Italy, and arrived in the United States two years ago to go to an American university. His transition has been hard particularly beca...

Italian-inspired works by 11 current students, three alumnae and two faculty members at Mississippi State are on display Feb. 20-28 in the university’s Giles Hall gallery. Free to all, the “Ciao! Travel ROME” exhibition features paintings, drawings and posters by 14 students from Professor Brent Funderburk’s studio course, “SKETCHBOOK: Journal for...