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Italian spirits group Campari (CPRI.MI) said on Monday it had reached an agreement to buy an initial 70% stake in Wilderness Trail Distillery for $420 million, strengthening its bourbon offer. Under the agreement, Campari has an option to buy the remaining 30% of the Kentucky-based producer of bourbon and rye whiskey in 2031. The deal implies a cur...

Come hungry for The Feast of Little Italy. There’s entertainment, but you’ll want to save room for the food. Organizers for The Feast of Little Italy, set for Nov. 4-6 at Abacoa in Jupiter, say the festival has expanded and has more vendors than before. “We invite families, friends, and our surrounding neighbors to join us as we share in the passio...

Paolo Banchero started his NBA career in the best way possible. Since the beginning of the season, the No. 1 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft scored at least 20 points in every single game, and he's already building the reputation of a potential superstar in the league.  If there's one country with a lot of excitement for this young man, it's definitely...

At the end of Italian American Heritage Month we will be discussing one of the NFL’s most loved sets of siblings – the Bosa Brothers. We all love a set of siblings in the league together. The Bosa brothers were born and raised in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in a tight-knit, football oriented family. Joey was born in 1995 to Cheryl and John Bosa, with N...

Pascolo Ristorante won’t be open at the former Sweetwaters location by late November, but the business will offer a modified version of its predecessor’s Thanksgiving Day food giveaway. The Italian restaurant that currently occupies a basement space at 83 Church St. will likely open at the old Sweetwaters spot at 120 Church St. near the start of wi...

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli announced new US tour dates for February and May 2023, featuring shows in Nashville, New Orleans, Sunrise, Tampa, Sacramento, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Minneapolis and two dates in Los Angeles returning to the legendary Hollywood Bowl. The tour kicks off on February 9 at Bridgestone Arena with The Nashville Symp...

The Best of Italian Design is a unique event dedicated to celebrate and display the most prestigious Italian brands and Made in Italy high-end products. The event is created for local industry professionals, architects, interior designers, general contractors, and developers interested in meeting and networking with Italian iconic design companies...

The legendary Cacciatore and Sons Italian Market and Deli has operated in the Tampa area for more than 125 years. Their arrival in the region was more than a century in the making. In 1896, the Cacciatore family came to the United States from Italy “in search of the American dream,” note the owners. They originally settled in Ybor City and opened a...

The Cultural Italian American Organization of Cayuga County recently honored two Catholic priests for their dedication to the Auburn community. Father Frank Lioi and Father Louis Vasile were the guests of honor at the organization’s seventh-annual recognition dinner, which took place Oct. 9 at Auburn’s Springside Inn. The organization, known as C.I...

A buzzy, upscale Italian restaurant hailing from Toronto’s affluent Yorkville neighborhood is making its way down to Miami this fall. Decked out in pink marble and polished chrome, Sofia Design District is slated to open this November in Palm Court, offering classic Italian fine dining in a modern, Neapolitan ice cream-hued indoor-outdoor space. Th...

The Feast of Little Italy returns to Abacoa in Jupiter November 4-6. This year’s festival will celebrate the theme “Italian American Heritage and Culture” with its quintessential welcoming ambiance, Italian-American entertainers, and authentic food by local chefs and confectioners. Admission is free. Guests are welcome from 4 to 10 p.m. on Friday;...

Festa Italiana returns this weekend to downtown Pensacola. Festa Italiana is a celebration of all things Italian, including food offerings like shrimp scampi, spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, sausage and pepper sandwiches, and tiramisu. Italian music, prize drawings and a silent auction are all part of the event. This year’s drawing: 1st prize is...