NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

Wheels Up, a leading private aviation company, alongside W South Beach and Rao's Restaurant Group, announced plans today to launch Rao's by the Beach, to coincide with Miami's big game in February 2020. The restaurant will be open Jan. 29 through Feb. 1 at W South Beach and will be modeled after the iconic Rao's Italian restaurant, widely regarded...

Friday December 6. 7PM-10PM. 1924 N Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33136. Achille Perilli was born on January 28, 1927, in Rome. Already as a young painter, Perilli was a pioneer of abstract painting in Italy. He helped composed the Forma 1 Manifesto in 1947, designed to restore form to its primacy in art. Perilli's paintings display cubist images which prov...

Longtime Pompano Beach resident Jimmy Cavallo, a rock ’n’ roll pioneer and charismatic bandleader who entertained South Florida audiences past his 90th birthday, died Monday afternoon at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale. He was 92. Cavallo died of congestive heart failure brought on by a recurring battle with pneumonia, a family spokesman s...

Word comes that Italy is planning to invade the United States — specifically Florida. The invasion will take place on Sunday, December 8 and Monday, December 9 at Pompano Park, as an amateur series will be featuring many of the best amateur drivers in the sport. The American contingent will be headed by last year’s Amateur Driver of the Year, Steve...

After months of courting its fourth sister city, Boynton Beach this week hosted representatives from its latest counterpart, Farindola, Italy, and zeroed in on signing into effect a partnership rooted in economy, tourism, the arts and history. The six-person Italian delegation included Farindola International Arts Festival board members and Farindo...

The South Bay is tasting more and more like the Italian coast lately with another respected chef bringing the cuisine to one of the area’s beachfront communities. Chef Anne Conness, who runs the new modern Middle Eastern spot Jaffa in Palms near Culver City and El Segundo’s Spanish and Mexican restaurant Sausal, is now looking at Italy for inspirat...

The Honorary Consul, Dr. Claudio Carpano, and CCI-NC would like to recognize the achievements of two fine, young Italian athletes who saw great success at Duke University as a result of their hard work and talent. Virginia Elena Carta, who recently graduated, is one of only 20 golfers in NCAA history to win both a NCAA Individual and team champions...

After living in Florida for the past 23 years, Sal Tuto recently opened his new Italian restaurant in the Grove Market Shopping Center on Seminole Pratt Whitney Road. Il Pomodoro is a family friendly space with an expansive menu for all tastes. The restaurant opened only a few weeks ago, but it has already become a local hotspot. “I felt very stron...

Goodbye, La Centrale. Hello, Luna Park. The three-story Italian food hall that anchored one end of the indoor-outdoor Brickell City Centre mall has changed owners. And the new owners have a plan to distinguish its new-and-improved Luna Park from the other Italian food hall at the other end of the mall, Casa Tua Cucina. Namely: a chef with a two-sta...

Toscana Divino in Mary Brickell Village is serving up Italian specialties to an upscale crowd, recently receiving some of the city’s most esteemed sports executives for a SocialMiami Editor’s lunch. There, tucked away in a dining room that offers city views through oversized windows and floor-to-ceiling wine racks displaying selective vintages, the...

La visita in Florida della senatrice Francesca Alderisi (FI), eletta in Nord e Centro America, si è conclusa lo scorso fine settimana con l'incontro, tenutosi presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Miami, con il Console Generale Cristiano Musillo e il personale della sede consolare. Durante il colloquio sono state affrontate le principali question...

When Grana opens next to the Sprouts on Piedmont Road in January, it will serve as an ode to owner/chef Pat Pascarella’s childhood in Connecticut and his Southern Italian heritage. With wood-fired pizzas, meats, and vegetables, plus house-made pasta, a meatball tasting, and build-your-own cannoli, Grana is designed to feel like a party “no matter w...