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A bell believed to have belonged to the ‘Santa Mara’, the largest of the three ships of the voyage of discovery of America in 1492, to be put up for sale at a private auction at Miami (USA) by the Italian ex-sailor and diver Roberto Mazzara. In a statement released Monday, Mazzara, who found the bell in 1994 on the north coast of Portugal and has k...

In Nashville, the Frist Art Museum presents Medieval Bologna: Art for a University City, the first major museum exhibition in the United States to focus on medieval art made in the prosperous northern Italian city of Bologna. Conceived and organized by Frist Art Museum senior curator Trinita Kennedy, the exhibition of illuminated manuscripts, paint...

Toscano Ristorante Italiano, a “vintage yet modern” Italian eatery, has officially opened its Atlantic Station doors, according to a press release Monday. Toscano is owned by Gianni Betti, Linda Harrell, and Gonzalo Di Aristegui, and is the sister restaurant to Cibo e Beve, located in Sandy Springs. “Atlantic Station has already proven to be the pe...

A Bronx Tale,” an original one-man show written for the stage and performed by actor Chazz Palminteri, will be presented Sunday, March 20, 2022, 7:30 p.m., at the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Tickets start at $55. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. Well known for “A Bronx Tale,” Palminteri originally per...

During the Middle Ages, the Waldensians – a religious sect that broke away from the Catholic Church before the Reformation – found their refuge in the mountains that form the border between Italy and France. First established in Lyon, France in the early 12th century, the name and philosophy of the Waldensians are said to have derived from Peter Wa...

Charlotte’s roster of Italian eateries continues to expand, proving the city’s robust appetite for pizza and pasta isn’t going anywhere. Fortunately, we’ve got a range of options, from white tablecloth ristorantes to more casual osterias. Enjoy scratch-made tagliatelle the way you’d eat it in Bologna or order meatballs and breadsticks at a counter....

There’s a wide variety of cuisine in Louisville, but Lou Lou Food + Drink in St. Matthews is the only restaurant I know of that blends three specific types of fare: “It’s Cajun/Italian with a Mediterranean twist,” explained owner Jared Matthews, who also owns Equus & Jack’s Lounge/Black Rabbit as well as Diamond Street Grub & Hops. He is also a par...

A hidden gem of a restaurant sits on Owensboro’s busiest road, Niko’s Italian Cuisine, started by a husband and a wife who moved to Owensboro almost 20 years ago and started this business from the ground up. “From the time we’re here, we were here, in the restaurant, days and nights," said Lola Nousiadis, co-owner of Niko's. "It was tough. It was v...

Luna Rosa has been around for several years. Now, in a new location, it serves the same famous gelato and Italian classics in downtown Greenville. Richard Schweitzer and his wife Linda started the original Luna Rosa in Greenville on Washington Street. He came to Greenville not knowing if the crowds would like the “fancy” version of ice cream, but i...

Arte dell’ Orchidea, a fine art exhibition and auction, will be held Saturday, October 9 and Sunday October 10 at The Italian American Civic Association (IACA), 1600 25th Street, Vero Beach, Florida, with a portion of proceeds benefiting the organization’s local scholarship fund. Doors open, art can be viewed, and a silent auction begins, 5-7 pm, S...

Dean’s Italian Steakhouse, the new restaurant inside the just-opened JW Marriott hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina, is perfectly suited for these times. The trajectory of Italian cuisine in the United States reflects a need for delicious comfort food, especially for fresh pasta dishes. Meanwhile, in the country’s second-largest financial center, w...

Nonna Rosa Italian Restaurant is number one when people search for “Best Italian Restaurants Near Me in Okatie, South Carolina” online. The natural culinary fair and distinct ambiance of the Italian food restaurant attracts diners to the area. “Nonna Rosa is the perfect venue for customers to have a fantastic time and a great Italian supper,” says...