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Little Italy, which is on Walter Reed Road near Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, is a friendly, family style restaurant with authentic Italian food and a full bar, said owner Giuseppe Scibilia, who opened the restaurant in 2007. The aromas of fresh oregano and basil, fresh pasta and sauces, and pizza — hot from the oven — pleasantly converge at the...

Fort Benning observed the German and Italian memorial day at the main post cemetery today. There are 51 German and Italian veterans of world war two laid to rest at the Fort Benning cemetery. Those soldiers became prisoners of war after they were captured by the allies. Olaf Ladegast was the Keynote speaker and emphasized that although these countr...

Miami has a new Michelin-caliber restaurant with the debut of Fiola (1500 San Ignacio Avenue) which is the second location for the one Michelin-starred restaurant from Washington, D.C. by restaurateurs, Fabio and Maria Trabocchi and their first restaurant outside of D.C. “Our family has vacationed in South Florida for years, and we’ve been fortunat...

The furniture produced on his factory floor won't bear his company name, but that's fine with Anthony Pennisi. The owner of Domenick's Furniture Manufacturer in High Point, Pennisi's workers assemble the sofa frames, foam and upholstery sent to them by hospitality and health care furniture firms into finished products that they ship to medical offi...

With the 2018 holiday season fast approaching, many have a lot to look forward to, including Scott Conant and his restaurant Scarpetta in Miami Beach. This holiday season, Conant and his brand are celebrating 10 successful years in business beginning this November.  Fontainebleau Miami Beach will also celebrate a successful 10 years after reopening...

Fabio Viviani has had a crash course in U.S. geography. The Top Chef Season 5 fan favorite opened Osteria in Tampa at the beginning of October. Next, he opens a restaurant in Oklahoma City. Then back to Tampa to open a restaurant called Mole, where Fly Bar was until recently. After that, another restaurant, he says in Charleston, S.C., but he looks...

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mom, Bernice C. Pellitteri,on November 6, 2018, from Alzheimer's Disease. Mom came into this world a fragile being, born on October 16, 1932 in Early Branch, South Carolina, weighing less than 2 pounds. The doctor wrapped her in cotton soaked in oil and placed her in a dresser drawer...

Ammazza, the Atlanta-based pizzeria and restaurant, is set to open a Decatur location on Tuesday, November 13. Ammazza's Decatur restaurant will offer an expanded dinner menu of reimagined staples in the Italian style. Guests can expect antipasto, pasta and pizza, alongside a forthcoming beverage program of craft cocktails, beer and small productio...

When the Tampa Bay Rays traded outfielders Mallex Smith and Jake Fraley to the Seattle Mariners earlier this week to acquire catcher Mike Zunino, outfielder Guillermo Heredia and lefty Michael Plassmeyer, it was a bittersweet moment for fans of both organizations. Mallex had left quite the impression on Rays fans during the 2018 season and provided...

The stone castle at 13851 S. Tamiami Trail in south Fort Myers reopens to the public this weekend. Leopardi’s Italian Restaurant will open its doors at 11 a.m. Saturday with a menu of classic Italian fare, cocktails and pizzas. Owner Anthony Leopardi knows kitchens well, or at least how to construct them. The founder of Cornerstone Builders of Sout...

Most Tennesseans are familiar with Bill Lee's story: He's a Franklin native and runs Lee Co., an HVAC, plumbing and electrical repair business. But what about his wife of 10 years, Maria? Here are six things to know about Tennessee's next first lady. Who is Maria Lee? Maria Lee grew up in a middle-class neighborhood and an Italian family. Her mothe...

A new Italian restaurant is going to open in Fort Lauderdale: Bufarella, la pizza di Napoli. The restaurant will offer to customers the ancient tradition of historical dishes in an innovative and unique concept. The pizza will be cooked in a wood oven specially built in Naples, and inside the restaurant the processing of handmademozzarella can be a...