NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

by Brad Harper   The furniture and much of the interior looks the same inside the former Garrett's The Art of Food location in east, but everything else is changing. Including the prices. Papa Roc's Italian Grill plans a soft opening Wednesday at their 7780 Atlanta Highway space, bringing in the Mississippi Delta-based restaurant's appr...

by Siobhan Morrissey   Standing in the lobby of the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale and looking heavenward, Frank Stella observed the soaring atrium and mused, "It's the Pantheon of America." "That's how he felt," says Bonnie Clearwater, who has served as the museum's director since 2013. One of America's greatest living artists, Stella...

Treat your family to a delicious Italian meal at Ruggeri's. At our Preston and Royal location, you will find the finest menu with amazing authentic Italian cuisine, from house made pasta dishes to prime tenderloin and veal, as well as a full-service staff with more than 20 years of experience.   Our chefs use homemade recipes that have been...

When Joe D'Alessandro was appointed state attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit, the largest in Florida, at 30, he was the youngest person ever to hold that position. After his appointment in 1969, D'Alessandro was elected to that office for eight consecutive terms, becoming one of the best-known attorneys in Southwest Florida.   Born and r...

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....