NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

Ask the folks in Maryville what the big new restaurant sensation is, and they’ll very likely tell you it’s Jaboni’s Pizzeria. However, you won’t find it sitting along any of the town’s high-traffic thoroughfares. Rather, it occupies a small subsection of a larger, repurposed retail space in the Kroger Marketplace neighborhood. The Grub Spouse and I...

Having been in business along the East Naples Corridor for only five years, Baci Pizza & Ristorante has held steady with its growing clientele. Sit in for lunch and hear “Welcome to Baci’s” hollered as proprietor Francesco “Frank” Garofalo greets guests. The cozy venue where Beach Deli used to be is now the hidden gem of pizzerias south of New York...

What’s that? Don’t know about Agostino’s? Welp, look no further than the newish strip of eateries in New Centre Commons (a stone’s throw from Target), I highly suggest a visit. For all things barbecue and beer, Skytown is there to satisfy all smoky needs. For fresh Japanese fare, there’s Mizuki. And when the marinara mood hits right, there’s no den...

Join us for our Italian Heritage Celebration at Marlins Park on Friday, June 14th at 7:10pm. Make some noise and support the Marlins as they take on Italian National Team catcher, Francisco Cervelli and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Purchase a ticket package that includes an exclusive Marlins Italian Heritage Celebration T-Shirt. A portion of the proceed...

A local philanthropist was awarded the state’s highest civilian honor. During a recent visit to the Grand Strand, Governor Henry McMaster recognized Fred Nesta with the Order of the Palmetto. According to the state’s website the Order of the Palmetto is awarded to citizens of South Carolina for extraordinary lifetime service and achievements of n...

Fourth-generation Cipriani brothers Maggio and Ignazio have debuted Mr. C Hotels’ third location in the heart of Miami’s Coconut Grove to much acclaim. The beautiful boutique hotel brings the prestigious Cipriani hospitality to its newest location with an all-encompassing hotel experience including incredible food and beverage offerings, luxurious...

With Memorial Day weekend just days away, Caffe Luna Rosa in Delray Beach will once again have a table set-up but empty – a Missing Man Table – in tribute to servicemen and servicewomen who were never able to return home. The table will include a folded flag, a Bible, a lit candle, a flower, and a plate with a slice of lemon and salt. This special...

Summer is almost here and that means many local restaurants and eateries will be featuring new products that pay homage to the hot summer months. They will not only cool us off with fun summer drinks and help us unwind, but help you enjoy a relaxing meal with fresh veggies, seafood and other summer treats. If you’re looking for a place that can pro...

Italian-born developer Ugo Colombo is the man behind Miami’s tallest condo tower, Brickell Flatiron. The 736-foot-high tower is also the tallest condominium south of New York City. Mr. Colombo, 58, began investing in Downtown Brickell—now a bustling urban center—in the 1990s, starting with the Bristol Tower and later the Santa Maria Tower. Since th...

Italy is known worldwide for its vineyards and wines… And you can get a taste of some of Italy’s finest right here on the coast. The Beau Rivage invites all wine lovers to the Banfi Wine Dinner on Thursday, May 23rd. Banfi is a family-owned company that was founded in 1919 and has grown to 32 wineries throughout Italy. For $125 per person, the wine...

Anthony Marino, owner of Marino’s Market in Five Points West, has had many reasons to expand his stores, but one always seemed paramount. “We’ve built onto our stores . . . so we could put in healthier fruits, vegetables, and different types of foods,” he said. “We closed the gap for the underserved … by expanding and remodeling our store and addin...

The more knowledge we gain about how the things we put IN our bodies make a major difference to our health, consumers are (and should be) becoming more aware of how the products we put ON our skin affects us as well! Ensuring that your beauty and skin-care products are made thoughtfully and ethically is an important priority - not only by financial...