NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

People who stopped in to check out Alex & Teresa’s in the first few months after its opening were greeted by Sinatra tunes and floor-to-ceiling murals of the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. If they took these cues to mean that they had just entered a New York Italian pizza-pasta joint, they were in for a surprise when they opened t...

An exhibit showcasing an Italian approach to early childhood education is coming to Atlanta. “The Wonder of Learning— The Hundred Languages of Children” will open at the SunTrust Plaza Garden Offices in downtown Atlanta on June 25 and remain there until Oct. 15. The exhibit is free and open to the public, who may view it from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mond...

Downtown Miami’s hottest neighborhood celebrates a true architectural icon with the highly-anticipated Brickell Flatiron on track for completion this summer. Nestled in the heart of Brickell, this luxury sky oasis is set to revolutionize Miami’s iconic skyline. Developed by the visionary mastermind, Ugo Colombo and designed by Luis Revuelta, Bricke...

The musical-comedy “A Bronx Tale” feels like a story you’ve been told before. True, the show’s creator Chazz Palminteri originated the material as a one-man show in 1989 and Robert De Niro turned it into a movie in 1993. But that’s not it. This Broadway version, which debuted on the Great White Way in 2017, has a been-there-seen-that mist settled a...

The City of Newport’s 28th Annual Italianfest kicks off at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Pompilio’s Italian restaurant with Newport Mayor Jerry Peluso’s annual City Bocce Ball Tournament. Teams from eight Northern Kentucky cities will try to knock-off defending champion Cold Spring. In addition to Cold Spring and Newport, cities competing will be Bellevue, C...

Do you want to sip (or swill) rosé in a rosé garden this summer? Of course you do. So head to La Centrale, the Italian food hall at Brickell City Centre. And don’t forget to bring your cell phone, because you’re going to want to take photos. The Rosé Garden experience is part of the Summer in Italy promotion, so it’s only here for a few months. You...

Another month, another Italian restaurant opening on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. Talento restaurant is set to debut later in June at 1307 E. Las Olas Blvd. It will be the third Italian eatery to open this year on Via Veneto, uh, make that Las Olas, joining Tuscan Prime (May) and Piazza Italia (February). Talento has announced a June 26 r...

Barcelona's summer schedule is taking form, and the Blaugrana have secured two friendly matches against the Italian side Napoli with both to take place in the United States. Barça is taking advantage of the Spanish Super Cup change scheduled, which allows them to extend their pre-season, opening space for the games against Napoli set for August 7th...

A new Italian spot has made its debut in the neighborhood. Called Bellini, the newcomer is located at 2988 McFarlane Road in Coconut Grove. Bellini serves up rustic Italian fare, with menu items ranging from classic paninis, pasta and risotto to house specialty dishes like rib eye steak, lamb chops and wild-caught salmon. With a 3.5-star rating out...

FIAT Club America is preparing to host its 36th annual "FIAT FreakOut" (FFO) national convention from July 10 – 14 in Greensboro, North Carolina. This year's event also coincides with the 120th anniversary of FIAT and the 70th anniversary of Abarth high-performance vehicles. Building off of last year's event, which was one of the most highly attend...

Audience is part of the chaotic wedding fun in the improvisational production Fashion and music may change over time, but director Leona Collesano is sure at least one thing remains the same — Italian-American weddings and the mayhem that comes with them. Her intimate knowledge of the unique chaos and excitement of these life-changing events is par...

Charleston Village Italian restaurant Le Farfalle opened in the summer of 2016, and now the owners Michael and Caitlin Toscano announce that they will start a second modern Italian restaurant in Manhattan. Named Toscano, the new place will premiere later this year at 24 Minetta Lane in Greenwich Village. The address is the former home to Perla wher...