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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...

A mechanical engineer turned celebrity chef is connecting the Southeast – including Aiken – to Italian cuisine through a unique partnership among local friends. Riccardo Manieri has been commissioned for the fourth year to prepare a menu he created especially for the annual Partners in Friendship dinner Saturday, Feb. 18. Manieri hails from Orvieto...

Popular Italian restaurant Trevioli, which has operated out of a north Columbus storage complex for three years, is moving toward completion of its brand new home on Blackmon Road in Columbus. “We’re scheduled to open the second week of March or the third week of March at the most,” said Sanjay Choudhury, a Columbus businessman who is a partner wit...

It’s hard to imagine what it feels like if Jerry Seinfield, one of the biggest stand-up comics in the world, places his enthusiastic stamp of approval on your head. Sebastian Maniscalco does. Last year, the Italian American from Chicago was invited to be a guest on Seinfeld’s Crackle series “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” “It was like my Johnny...

There are a dozen different sandwiches on Joey Tomatoes’ menu, but it makes no difference which one you order. You’re there for the bread. Not that there’s anything wrong with what’s between the slices, as the crowds at the proudly Italian deli can attest. Ever since Joe Spiotta and George Sarkis rebranded their shotgun luncheonette on Chuck Dawley...

The Florida Amateur Driving Club is hosting a friendly, but highly competitive, event versus some of the top Italian amateur drivers in a four-race series encompassing the weekend at Pompano Park. The Florida Amateur Driving Club has donated almost $180,000 to worthwhile organizations on the strength of club members donating all driving fees to cha...

Mario Rizzotti is a man on a mission, and he’s coming to Augusta as part of it. “One of the reasons I’m taking this tour is to promote the healthy side of Italian cuisine,” said Rizzotti, a Food Network Iron Chef judge who is traveling to all 50 states as part of his “4 the Love of Italian Food” tour. He will be in Augusta on Feb. 20 at Ristorante...