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By Zachary Fagenson   You can ignore most of the lengthy menu at Siena Tavern, the pricey Italian spot on the corner of Washington Avenue and Fifth Street.   It's not that the perfectly crusted pizzas aren't worth your attention. They are. So too are the crudos: six thick, bright-tasting slices of pearly, meaty hamachi dressed with sw...

Monday, July 20th - 6 pm EDTContour Day Spa - 455 SW 78th Ave, Plantation 33324 Mondo Italiano Newspaper - www.FloridaItalian.com The Luxury Chamber of Commerce Revel Spirits, Inc. & South Florida Italian Singles - www.Italiandating.org Present: Michael Matone Live at Contour Banquet Room.   Italian-American Michael Mato...

By Mike Eads Bits of Italy from Caesar to Dante to the 20th century are on display in Belton. The Belton Area Museum kicked off Museo de Italiano, a collection of paintings, coins, pottery and other artifacts from Italian history, with a reception Sunday afternoon.   The event was part of this year's Italian-themed Anderson Internation...

Acclaimed Italian-born chef and restaurateur, Angelo Elia, whose impressive roster of South Florida dining establishments includes three great Casa D'Angelo restaurants (www.casa-d-angelo.com), as well as a growing chain of Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar & Tapas, plans to expand his dining group by opening three new restaurants later this year.  ...

Italians are known for producing style and luxury.The official event merchandise from this year's Gran Fondo GIro d'Italia Miami – Coral Cables on November 10 will be no different. You're training hard and working hard to perform your best so you'll want to look your best as you celebrate your accomplishment.   Read more   Source:&nb...

by Lori Carter   It was a joyous occasion for the Scarfia family. Margaret Scarfia, recently celebrated her 104th birthday with 23 family members and friends. Birthday cake, music and socializing were had by all. "It was a good time," Margaret said.   One of her daughters, Rosemary Scarfia said, "she was the hostess with the...

by Nell Luter Floyd   Who: Stuart Ramsey, line chef; Where: La Finestra, 120 N. Congress St., Jackson; Contact: (601) 345-8735  www.eatlafinestra.com www.facebook.com/eatlafinestra Influences: Stuart Ramsey, 23, works as a line chef at La Finestra, the downtown Jackson restaurant where his father Tom Ramsey is chef and...

Nina Miglionico (1913–2009) was an early activist for women's rights and to date is the longest-practicing female attorney in Alabama, practicing law for 73 years. She was also a Birmingham, Jefferson County, political leader who stood for racial equality and consistently voted to repeal the city segregation ordinances that led to the civil rights...

by Ben Gladwell   Former AC Milan star Alessandro Nesta cannot wait to get to work at the North American Soccer League's Miami FC, saying it is an ideal opportunity to see if he can cut it as a coach. The 39-year-old has been given his first coaching opportunity by the new Florida club and he told La Gazzetta dello Sport that the United...

By Lisa Petrillo   "Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945-1968" is an entire exhibit dedicated to the rise of high fashion in Italy, and you can find it all at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. More than 90 designer garments are on display, including high fashions gowns that lit up the grand ballrooms, red carpets and theaters of...

To meet the growing demand for pizza in the metropolitan area of Birmingham, Alabama, Marco's Pizza® franchise is seeking to partner with entrepreneurs who want a slice of the action. How big is the demand for pizza in Alabama?   The largest city in Alabama is booming; Birmingham boasts a population well over 210,000 and a thriving busi...

After watching Florida Rep's new comedy, I wanted to hop on a plane and go give my Grandma a big hug. And I bet you'll feel the same way, too, if you're lucky enough to have living grandparents.   If "Over the River and Through the Woods" is about anything, it's about Family with a capital "F." That family could be Italian-American — like th...