NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

Emily Blount — (not to be confused with actress Emily Blunt) — was also once a working actress in New York City. Today, she's Oxford's newest restaurant owner with plans to introduce Saint Leo this month at 1101 Jackson Ave. East.   Blount grew up in northern California outside of San Francisco. She attended Emerson College in Boston and pur...

di Francesca Favotto   Non una casa qualunque, ma quella dove abitò fino al giorno che ne segnò la fine per sempre, che segnò la fine di un'era. Il 17 settembre Casa Casuarina, imponente residenza dello stilista Gianni Versace a Miami, dove visse fino all'omicidio avvenuto per mano di Andrew Cunanan il 15 luglio di sedici anni fa, verrà mess...

The time of the year is here when Ciancia hosts the greatest and most attended event of the year: la Festa di Natale. Come celebrate with us the most cherished holiday in Italy, and take a chance to support our club's activities. Our committee is making a great effort to make this a memorable party.   Our Festa features great food, rivers of...

By Harriet Howard Heithaus   It's not hard to see Italy as the epicenter of culture. It has music, it has philosophers, it has artists and it most assuredly has great food. ArtsNaples World Festival has taken "Il bel paese" — the beautiful country, as it is known — for its theme this year.   There's a special affinity here for th...

Big Latino acts such as Daddy Yankee and Don Omar should watch their backs, because David Ferrari is touring South Florida promoting his latest music video “In Miami.” Though he’s not a well-known artists in the Americas, Ferrari is a big deal in Europe, becoming the first-ever artist to record reggaeton in Italian language.   He was bo...

by Suzy Fleming Leonard   I thought I knew what Italian ice was. In my high school days, I briefly worked at a New Orleans-style snowball stand. Same thing, right? It took a visit to the new Surfer Joe's Tropical Ice in Cocoa Beach to make me see the error of my ways.   Where snowballs, snowcones and other chilly treats are...

Auburn's Cultural Italian American Organization will celebrate St. Joseph's Day with a feast Saturday, March 19, at the Springside Inn, 6141 W. Lake Road, Fleming.   The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. with a small religious ceremony in which the statue of St. Joseph is carried during a small procession and placed on a table with traditiona...

Dopo il grande successo della prima edizione del Real Estate Week-Miami, la Camera di Commercio italiana a Miami ripropone la missione di operatori italiani del settore immobiliare a Miami dal 25 al 27 febbraio 2014.   Nella città di Miami, al centro dell'area metropolitana Miami-Broward-Palm Beach, verranno organizzati seminari, business me...

December 18, 2015. Friday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM. Doris Italian Market - 2077 University Drive - Coral Springs, Florida 33071. Doris Italian Market and Bakery, South Florida's premiere specialty supermarket serving local communities since 1947, hosts a holiday Wine and Food Gala benefiting Impact Broward. Open to the public...

In 1961 Cape Coral was a tiny but growing community in need of a Fire Department. A group of men encouraged by Gulf American Corporation decided to form a one and on April 9, 1961, the Cape Coral Volunteer Fireman's Association was incorporated by an act of the Florida legislature. Their first elected Chief was Edward Kocik.Ed Kocik and his wife Al...

Locals have one last chance to save on Festival tickets. Spoleto Festival USA will be back with special ticket offers and waived fees during this weekend's Second Sunday on King Street. Stop by the Festival's tent, located at the corner of King and George Streets, to chat with staff about the Festival program and pick up a brochure. Click here for...

By Valeria Nekhim   Pizza Pazza, a Neapolitan-style pizzeria on 18th Street at Biscayne Boulevard, is just shy of celebrating its two-month anniversary, yet it already has repeat customers -- including ones straight from Naples, Italy. We assumed they were locals after we witnessed a lively exchange of air kisses and hugs with chef/owner Sa...