NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

Our latest food adventure was takeout from the Marco Island location of Napoli On The Bay Pizzeria, featuring pizza, pasta and subs. Cold and hot subs are offered. On the hot side is veal, eggplant parmigiana, chicken, meatball and sausage. Cold subs include the ham, turkey breast, prosciutto or the ‘Italian Special’ – capicola, salami, provolone a...

Dr. Antonio Laudito, MD, is appointed to the position of Medical Director of The Heart Institute at Palmetto General Hospital. Dr. Laudito is an award winning cardiothoracic surgeon. Throughout his career, Dr. Laudito has presented his research and findings relating to cardiothoracic medicine at national and international talks, and has published n...

Holy Cannoli Bakery is inviting the public to celebrate their first anniversary with them on Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in Micco, Florida. Holy Cannoli, an authentic bakery specializing in baked goods from scratch, has been a great addition to the Barefoot Bay Community. When they opened in July of 2018, they were serving...

Hear this new generation of world-class tenors explore and present classic works with panache, verve and vivacity, all in their own inimitable style. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 19. For the first time in the United States, the Four Italian Tenors perform the greatest Tenor Arias and songs of all time, in wonderful unique a...

When Colonel John Pompilio opened the restaurant known as Pompilio’s back in 1933, he did so with the sole purpose of providing a space for friends and families to connect with one another over authentic Italian cuisine. And you can connect with friends and family on July 19 and 20 at Pompilio's 3rd Annual Summer Bocce Bash outside of its Bocce Pat...

Military service was a family affair for the Alfieri brothers. Anthony Alfieri, a member of the American Legion Post 63 in Winter Garden, served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. But he wasn’t the only Alfieri who took to the seas in defense of his nation. His three brothers — Joseph, Ralph and Daniel — all served in the Navy, as...

A set of mini arches outside the property at 2256 E. Olive Road in the Ferry Pass area of Pensacola were painted red and green and "La Trattoria" signage was added to the building in the summer of 2018 as an Italian restaurant appeared seemingly close to opening to the public. But then, the former Casa Ole Mexican restaurant building sat dormant fo...

Reggio Emilia, named for the northern Italian province famous for its production of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shares its name with an Italian teaching style gaining steam in early learning classrooms nationwide. KLA schools, a quickly expanding franchise, point to Reggio — for short — as a child-focused alternative to traditional curricula. “Ther...

On Sunday, June 30th, Miami-based wine educator and Wine by the Bay owner, Stefano Campanini received the prestigious, Italian Wine Ambassador pin and certification, at the New York City presentation of the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) Ambassador Course.  With the support of the ICE – Italian Trade Agency, VIA staged the Italian Wine Ambass...

Anita Camarella and Davide Facchini Duo will be presenting an Evening of Italian Swing Music Friday at 8 p.m. at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse.  The coffeehouse is inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road.  There is a $10 suggested donation at the door.  Review for Anita Camarell and Davide Facchini: The original and beautiful Italian swin...

Most of us have noticed some activity at 4217 Lafayette Street and rumors abound about the possibilities of what is to come. Business owners Arty, Paula and Bryan are hoping to open Penello’s Italian Cuisine during the first week of July. The family was born and raised on Long Island in New York. Arty served four years in the Air Force and returned...

A conversation with Dale Recinella, Correctional Chaplain on Florida’s Death Row. How does a successful Wall Street lawyer, Notre Dame Law School graduate, and owner of a Miami Bay penthouse, leave everything in order to offer spiritual assistance to people sentenced to death in Florida prisons, the second largest Death Row in the United States, af...