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Italian restaurant Bar Americano and coffee and aperitivo bar Bar Crema will officially open Wednesday, November 22 at 5 p.m. in the old Prohibition space at the former East Andrews Entertainment district in Buckhead. The two new ventures from Brooks Cloud, Julian Goglia, and chef Mike Blydenstein who brought Atlanta The Pinewood and The Mercury co...

When Larkin Hammond was a young child, she began cooking on a wood stove in her Italian grandmother’s kitchen. “She didn’t cook by recipe,” Hammond says. “She was the first farm-to-table person I met.” Hammond’s mother and grandmother also owned a neighborhood restaurant together. It was those experiences that laid the groundwork for Hammond’s life...

She had to make sure it was edible before she could give it away. So, on Saturday night, she cooked it with some tomato sauce and added mushrooms, then served it over pasta. “It was good,” Lili Coleman said Monday. “Spicy, but I like spicy food.” She was referring to her portion of The World’s Largest Meatball — the 1,707-pound, 8-ounce, concoction...

Picking his way through Antelope Canyon, the Italian artist Fabio Dal Boni searches for the perfect shot. A visitor on this Navajo land by the Arizona/Utah border, he relies on the native guides for help—and if they like Dal Boni, they’ll show him the secret, if not sacred, spots that few outsiders have the privilege to see. The Navajo call the upp...

Forty-four German soldiers and seven Italian soldiers are buried at the Main Post Cemetery at Fort Benning, Georgia, and every year, nations who were once at war come together during the German-Italian Memorial Day to commemorate and celebrate the sacrifices of these fallen service members and to continue to strengthen their bonds with one another....

Italy legend Alessandro Nesta has stepped down from his role as manager of Miami after a two-year spell at the American outfit. The news comes as a surprise, with Nesta - the former Lazio and AC Milan defender - guiding Miami to the top of the North American Soccer League (NASL). Miami, owned by entrepreneur Riccardo Silva and Nesta's former team-m...

Jimmy Lodato has announced his candidacy for the non-partisan position of Hernando County School Board, District 3. Jimmy has been heavily involved with the School District for several years. He most recently spearheaded the campaign to revive the half cent funding for school capital improvements as Chairman of the Steering Committee and co-Chair o...

Larry Vellani was named the Outstanding Italian American in North Carolina in 2017 by the Triangle Sons and Daughters of Italy in America at ceremonies in Raleigh. Vellani is the CEO of Smart Start of Forsyth County Inc. In addition, he was recognized for his contributions to the study and performance of Italian and Italian-American folk and contem...

Not even a hurricane could stop a club determined to make history on Saturday. The Italian Heritage Festival was supposed to take place in September but Irma had different plans, so the stakes were even higher as the Italian-American Club of Hilton Head was attempting to break a Guinness World Record of "World's Largest Meatball". An Italian club i...

Leading Italian fashion, art and design school Istituto Marangoni is expanding in the U.S. with its first school in the region, located in Miami’s Design District. The venue will be unveiled during Art Basel, running Dec. 7 to 10. “Go big or go home,” said entrepreneur Hakan Baykam, president of the new Miami school, showing a photo of the impressi...

Giowine—'The Italian Link to the Americas'—is targeting the cruise industry with its selection of fine Italian wines, featuring just one top producer from each region. 'Giowine is not a broker,' Miami-based VP Ricardo March stressed. Instead, the company sees itself as an ambassador of Italian wine and culture. The Italian lifestyle revolves aroun...

Domani, 17 novembre, oltre 50 Piccole, Medie Imprese Italiane operanti negli Usa saranno protagoniste, per la prima volta negli Stati Uniti, con il Pmi Day - la Giornata Nazionale delle Piccole e Medie Imprese organizzata da Piccola Industria Confindustria - con l'obiettivo di promuovere tra i giovani studenti americani la diffusione della cultura...