I specifically enjoy telling stories of the good in the fashion world. It is rewarding to find hope and light in change in the midst of darkness and cynicism. I especially love reporting on fashion sustainability stories. At this point in time, social good (philanthropic cause and charitable actions) fashion companies can successfully use the power...

For more than 40 years, Gaspard Lorito served up authentic New York-style pizza at his namesake restaurant, Lorito’s Italian Kitchen, on East Silver Springs Boulevard in Ocala. In recent years, the 78-year-old Lorito had backed away from the restaurant due to health issues but visited often to check on his children, who took over the eatery, and to...

Palm Beach e Castiglion Fiorentino più vicini grazie alla firma del “Patto di Amicizia” tra l’Istituto Comprensivo Città di Castiglion Fiorentino e la direzione del Distretto Scolastico della Contea di Palm Beach, Florida. La firma del “protocollo di amicizia” è avvenuta ieri sera nella sala San Michele alla presenza del sindaco Mario Agnelli, dell...

Alex Zanardi popped out of his wheelchair and onto the concrete garage floor to await his turn to climb into the race car. He pushed his way toward the car, then lifted himself into the cockpit to practice a driver change as seamless as any done by his competitors. The swap took nearly 30 seconds when Zanardi first began working with teammates. Aft...

The first word that comes to mind when stepping foot inside one of The Royal Poinciana Plaza’s newest boutiques, 100% Capri, is crisp. As the store opens its doors one late morning in November, a customer confirms this thought: “It’s so white and clean, my goodness!” Rows of linen clothing delicately hang inside the space that features lightly colo...

There's a circus in town that's giving a whole new meaning and twist to what we usually see at these fun family shows. Cirque Italia presents a new, modern-age show and it has set up tent in Melbourne with 35,000 gallons of water to make for a one-of-a-kind circus. From contortionists to mermaids to an act on the "Wheel of Death," this is one show ...

Saturday January 26 and Sunday January 27 - 10824 Village Parkway Drive Port St. Lucie, Florida 34987. Tradition Taste of Little Italy at Tradition in Port St. Lucie. The two-day family Italian street festival will have national entertainment, authentic food, festival rides and games, free wine and cooking demonstrations and lots more. Admission is...

When it comes to food, Jacksonville is quite the melting pot for such a small town. Offerings range from the usual fast-food restaurants and home-cooking havens to Thai, Mexican and barbecue. Even Italian. Roma Italian Restaurant in Jacksonville -- in a strip center with plentiful parking -- looks rather nondescript. Inside, the walls are a deep pl...

Each year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition – hosted by Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Agency – recognizes the outstanding work of North American architects, designers and students who create imaginative spaces using Italian ceramic and porcelain tile. Now in its 26th year, the 2019 Tile Competition is accepting entries in three...

Vincent "Vinny" Fortunato has a knack for opening restaurants. Fortunato moved to the U.S. from Italy in 1974 at age 17. Two years later, after saving up $10,000, he launched his first Italian eatery near Aberdeen Proving Ground, an Army post outside of Baltimore. In four decades, he's opened (and sold) a total of 63 restaurants in both Maryland an...