NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

In 2019, things are about to change which will almost invariably be seen as progress. Progress has been one of the touchstones of the decade and is used to justify a rash of change in different arenas of fashion to technology to morality. Indeed, progress has been seen not only as desirable but inevitable. Moreover, it is now being delivered to us...

Alvise Casellati is president and music director of “Opera Italiana is in the Air,” a new concept for free, outdoor opera concerts in select U.S. cities. With the series underway in New York’s Central Park, Casellati is bringing a performance to Miami’s Regatta Park this April, casting Miami professionals in plumb first roles. The repertoire will f...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce is getting ready for the, “Italian Lab Open Day” on Wednesday, February 13th at ourIACC office, located on 999 Brickell Avenue, Miami. Members, friends, and business professionals are all invited to come and learn about our new Italian Lab services and opportunities, discover the 2019 event calendar and see wha...

The third edition of the International Symposium “Italy in Transit” will take place Friday and Saturday, February 1 and 2, 2019, at Florida Atlantic University, organized by the FAU Italian Program with the John D. Calandra Italian-American Institute of New York. The meeting gathers about 29 speakers from Florida Atlantic University, Miami, Tampa,...

One of the main reasons most of us joined the Italian American Club of Hilton Head Island apart from sharing the Italian heritage and culture is our common bond and deep interest in helping those who are in need of charitable assistance. Our fundraising programs include several events, such as our Italian Heritage Festival, Italian Sunday Dinner, "...

You know that line you always hear about there being no decent pizza — let alone apizza — down South? Fuhgettaboutit!  One of East Haven’s oldest and best pizzerias, Tolli’s Apizza at 410 Main St., is getting ready to open a second place later this year in a well-traveled, fast-growing shopping area of Johns Island, S.C., a barrier island just outs...

The Taste of Little Italy brings Italian culture to Port St. Lucie the last weekend in January. “Since the day it started I was down here,” said Bigtime Tommie. He’s a true Italian from New York, who never misses an Italian festival in Florida. “I put this up against New York any day,” said Bigtime Tommie. He added, “I feel like I’m back home.” The...

Chef Pasquale “Pat” Pascarella is planning an Italian eatery called Grana for the Piedmont Heights neighborhood of Atlanta, according to a press release Thursday. Grana will specialize in wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas, housemade pasta, "authentic Italian specialties" and more. The casual Italian eatery is slated to open in mid-2019, at 1835 Piedmont...

He's a self-taught business owner who went from IT to mastering the art of serving up delicious Italian recipes. Once you step inside his pizza joint, you’ll quickly realize where Tony Desimone is from. For the past 15 years, he’s made it his mission to bring a sense of New York style and flavor right here to the First Coast. "I started out doing I...

Rick Gambino first created his Italian dressing some 40 years ago for his Fairhope restaurant. “It was always a dream of mine to get it in supermarkets,” he says. His dream has officially come true. Gambino’s Original Gourmet Italian salad dressing is now available at Piggly Wiggly stores in Baldwin County, with more to come throughout Alabama, as...

Una comunità che cresce, anche a Miami e dintorni. Gli italiani residenti nella circoscrizione consolare sono passati dai 28.517 del 2014 ai 41.841 del 2018. È quanto emerge dai dati del Consolato generale che ha pubblicato un report dettagliato sulla presenza italiana nella circoscrizione che comprende, oltre alla Florida, anche Georgia, South car...

The annual Marco Island Car Show hosted by the Kiwanis Club is moving to a new home after 14 years at the NCH site on Heathwood Drive. The new location for the show is Veterans Community Park located at Park Avenue on Marco Island. As always, this will be a great show with Steve Reynolds returning as the guest MC. Also returning will be the Celtic...