NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

Street painting, rides, games, and an eclectic display of Italian foods to eat and enjoy. These are some of the fun items on the menu of the 13th annual Feast of Little Italy in Jupiter this weekend. What started more than a decade ago as a vision to create an experience rich in Italian culture has turned into a celebration of the contrib...

Il Gruppo Del Conca ha annunciato la creazione di uno stabilimento nella Contea di Loudon, Tennessee per la produzione di gres porcellanato. Il complesso industriale avrà una superficie di oltre 30.000 mq e comprenderà la parte produttiva, i laboratori di ricerca, lo showroom e gli uffici amministrativi.La società investirà inizialmente $50 milioni...

IPPOLITA, the luxury fashion jewelry company, said it has opened a boutique at The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills Shopping Mall. It is the company's second standalone boutique in the United States, after New York.   The boutique, at 1700 Sawgrass Mills Circle in Sunrise, carries pieces in 18K gold, sterling silver, IPPOLITA rosé, and si...

Finlay Park will be the scene for a free series of performances of a play by an Italian playwright starting Tuesday evening, and it's all free. The South Carolina Shakespeare Company will present Carlo Goldini's "A Servant of Two Masters" on Tuesday through Saturday at the park amphitheater. The play will also run Oct. 4-8 at Saluda Shoals.  ...

World renowned opera singer Andrea Bocelli is officially a South Florida resident. The Italian tenor just bought a Mediterranean-style estate in North Miami Beach a few weeks ago. Although Italy will still remain his home base, his new waterfront property is his first home in the U.S.He plans to come here often with his children and longtime love...

by Fred Fernez   My thoughts often wander back to the history of my family and to the path that led to three generations of law enforcement to serve this wonderful place in the sun. Our family legacy began with two Italian immigrants who embraced America and taught their children to be caretakers and protectors of our country.   In th...

The Cinema Italy Festival is going to take place at the Regal Cinema in South Beach on October 8th-13th. The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast (IACC) will celebrate the beginning of the festival during its welcome dinner for the new Italian Consul General of Italy in Miami, Hon. Gloria Bellelli on October 7th at Cibo Wine Bar in Sout...

Tristan International and the US division of Italy's Panapesca have agreed a strategic alignment designed with the common goal of marketing Tristan's ULT (ultra low temperature) tuna products.   ULT, or 'super-frozen', is a process in which the tuna is harvested and immediately frozen at -76 F. to lock in the freshness and sashimi quality....

by Brandon Gates   A new restaurant is now open in Augusta and it's looking to serve up Italian food with a twist. Cucina 503 is off Fury's Ferry Road and serves authentic Italian cuisine.   The owner formed the menu from Italian cookbooks, visiting Italian restaurants, and his own culinary arts studies. The chef and cooks make a...

By Danielle Wong Moores When my husband, Sean, and I celebrated our anniversary, we'd narrowed the choice down to two restaurants, The Bradley or Alloro in Aiken. The Bradley won (see my review from September), but a month later, we were back in Aiken to celebrate Sean's birthday at Alloro, at 227 The Alley. Alloro translates into "laurel," and t...

More than 200 leaders in South Florida's business, civic, governmental and cultural communities greeted Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero in his first official visit to Florida, as he announced the upcoming opening of a new trade office and other recent initiatives. Swire Properties sponsored the May 9 reception at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel...

State officials are making the case to Fiat head Sergio Marchionne to select Tennessee for the Italian automaker's joint headquarters with Chrysler Group LLC. Marchionne met with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and others on Sunday at a ceremony to mark the expansion of Fiat subsidiary Magneti Marelli's components plant in Pulaski. WPLN-FM reports...