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Downtown Spruce Pine will soon be home to yet another new restaurant.  Capone’s Italian American Bar & Grill is set to open in mid-May at 69 Locust St. and owners Tim and Marsha Hoilman intend to offer not only high-quality dining but an unforgettable experience. “I’ve always wanted to open a restaurant,” Tim said. “I saw the opportunity and my wif...

Jessica Cravero, Molisana, dopo esser stata selezionata allo showcase di College Life Italia di Firenze del 2017, è partita per il suo primo anno alla Lincoln Memorial University. L’università milita nel campionato NCAA Div II e Jessica attualmente sta disputando gli ottavi di finale del campionato nazionale. La calciatrice italiana ha siglato fino...

Franklin’s Quattro Eroi Lodge, 1414, Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, recently hosted its installation of officers. The services were held at the VFW on Pond Street and were facilitated by State First Vice President Denise Furnari and State Deputy Joanne Ciannavel. Gino Carlucci will serve a second term as president and Barbara Mucciar...

“My name….is Francis Albert…” are the first lines Frank Sinatra sings on the ‘Future’ section of his autobiographical magnum opus Trilogy: Past, Present, Future. A rather candid album, Sinatra reflects on his life and everything that made it great and not so great. He talks about his childhood in Hoboken, New Jersey, what he thinks the future will...

Two more new venues — Sicilia Italian restaurant and Ankrolab Brewing Co. — recently launched on Bayshore Drive in East Naples. The new restaurant and brewery join Bean to Cup Coffee Lounge, which opened Feb. 1 at 3248 Bayshore Drive, as well as the food trucks that debuted last fall at Celebration Park to provide expanding options on that local st...

Coaching, formazione, incubazione, incontri con aziende e potenziali investitori, servizi a sostegno della nuova imprenditoria per accompagnare le startup e gli spin off Made in Italy in un processo di sviluppo negli USA: è questo l’obiettivo del protocollo “Venture Bridge Florida” tra Miami Scientific Italian Community e Venture Hive, firmato oggi...

Could a painting hanging on the wall of the North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) hold the key to a culinary mystery? One of the most popular comfort foods in the world is spaghetti and meatballs. If you read food blogs, you may have heard that this dish did not originate on Italian soil. Many celebrity chefs, Italian-American chefs, and food writers...

I struggle with monogamy when it comes to pizza. I tend to fall head-over-heels in love, over and over and over again. I've loved classic New York-style pizzas, the kind best eaten folded in half hunched over a flimsy paper plate. I've loved Sicilian pizzas with their spongy, tomato-soaked crusts. I've loved wood-fired pizzas, coal-fired pizzas, e...

May 9, 2019 – Time: 7:00 p.m. Eagle Eye Book Shop, 2076 North Decatur Road, Decatur, GA 30033. This presentation and book signing by Dianne Hales honors Atlanta as a cultural center of significance. Dianne is the author of the now famous book “La Bella Lingua”. She is coming to Atlanta to present her third book: “How Italy seduced the World.” Addit...

A new Italian pizzeria is on track to open this summer at Lake Deaton Plaza in The Villages. Piesanos Stone Fired Pizza will be opening in August at 729 Kristine Way. There are currently three Piesanos Stone Fired Pizza locations in Gainesville and two more in Ocala. The restaurants specialize in a wide variety of gourmet specialty pizzas, includin...

Randolph Italian Ice & Gelato, LLC has opened at Five Rivers Market at 950 Chestnut Street. The restaurant celebrated its grand opening April 24. "We have been a mobile business for six years," said Devin Randolph, who owns the business with his wife, Nakisha. "We were presented an opportunity from the Shuler Group to open in the Five Rivers Market...

This authentic Italian restaurant welcomes its first guests for dinner service on Thursday. Sensi — Italian for senses — aims to transport guests with the overall experience, from flavors to ambiance. “I want people coming in to feel Italy. To experience it. That food and atmosphere,” says Eduardo de Bury, owner.  It is located in the Rea Farms dev...