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Medicine: From Salerno to Philadelphia, first John Price lecture by Dr. Joseph Gonnella. This is a RSVP only event. Please RSVP to segreteria.filadelfia@esteri.it by October 19th and put "DR. GONNELLA LECTURE" in the title of the email.   The event is the first of a series of tribute lectures to John Price, former President of the...

by J. Merritt Melancon Adriana Coppola, a native Italian now living in Johns Creek, won the grand prize in the University of Georgia's 2015 Flavor of Georgia Food Product Contest with her A&A Alta Cucina Italia Balsamico al Mirtillo, a blueberry balsamic vinegar reduction.   The annual contest, conducted by the UGA Center for Agribusiness and Ec...

We've scanned Metro Jacksonville's forums for recommendations. Here's seven of the best Italian restaurants that Jacksonville has to offer. If you think we're missing few, let us know and we'll add them to the list!   Enza's Italian Restaurant Mike and Enza Huff opened Enza's Italian Restaurant in 2004. Enza had been born in Sicily and migr...

A year has passed since Max Mara opened its store in the Miami Design District and presented its first Backyard Ball, the annual fund-raiser for the locally based National YoungArts Foundation. The brand felt such a profound connection that last week it signed on to sponsor three more galas and established theMax Mara Young Visionary Award.  ...

The Aloisi family is following a love of America, a love of good food, the love of relatives and a trail of paperwork to their dream of being St. Augustine residents and business owners. They've started down the path, but they haven't quite gotten there yet.   Francesco Aloisi, his wife, Alessia, and their son Aaron are looking to move...

by Marjie lambert   The MSC Divina is a brassy, voluptuous ship. It has thousands of Swarovski crystals embedded in glass stairways, an infinity pool, Italian-style fountains and sculptures, tiny jewel-like lights in the ceilings and even a sexy red suite designed by Sophia Loren. Divina's heritage is mixed, but the effect is all Italia...

Gaetano and Caroline Simonelli were just children on a farm in Nazi-occupied Italy in 1943 when a fighter plane screamed across the sky and crashed within feet of their home.   The pilot was killed. The Simonelli family, devout Roman Catholics, buried him right there on the farm. In a Rock Hill cemetery on Monday – 71 years later – an old m...

By Caron Streibich   Atlantic Beach's small pizzeria, DaVinci's, is a solid stop for New York-style pizzas, ricotta-stuffed calzones and a well-rounded draft and canned craft-beer list. Be forewarned: Seating is extremely limited with just two four-top tables and a dozen or so barstools.   Based on the volume of hurried deliverym...

By Kirsten Fiscus In 1991 a 31-year-old Carlo Ferarri left Italy to backpack in the United States. At 32, he decided to complete his travels by bicycle. Now 55 years old, he has brought his wanderlust to Calhoun County. "When I first came to America to backpack I noticed a lot of travelers were on bicycles," Ferarri said Wednesday through his...

Shelter House now has extra support for its programs benefiting domestic violence survivors. The Order of the Sons of Italy in America, Richard A. Capozzola Lodge in Crestview donated $1,000 to the organization.   The lodge has also pledged an additional $500 a month throughout 2016 to the organization.   Source: http://www....

by David Gaulman   Late last week, Dick Vitale was yelling, and it wasn't just about the Duke-North Carolina basketball game. Vitale, the voice of college basketball at ESPN and a Lakewood Ranch resident, was expected about the prospect of receiving the fifth annual Hall of Honor Award given by the National Association of Basketball Coa...

The North American Soccer League (NASL) will expand in 2016, after Miami FC " co-owned by former Italy defender Paolo Maldini " was launched. Maldini, 46, has teamed up with president and co-owner Riccardo Silva to bring football to Miami, with the club to begin playing in the second-tier NASL next year, it was announced on Wednesday. Miami F...