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The Italian Trade Agency (ITA – www.ice.it) is the governmental agency that supports the business development of Italian companies abroad and promotes the attraction of foreign investment in Italy. With a motivated and modern organization and a widespread network of overseas offices, ITA provides information, assistance, consulting, promotion, and...

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Feast of Little Italy Italian festival is back this weekend. Jupiter's popular event in downtown Abacoa is known for Italian ambience, Italian-American entertainers, and authentic Italian food. This year's admission is free to thank the community for its support and to celebrate the festival's anniversary. “As...

A new art exhibit featuring the works of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel is coming to Nashville later this month.  A round trip ticket to Rome these days is close to $2,000, but a ride to Opry Mills is a lot less. Either way, Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel will be waiting for you. Technology today's photographic passion and unique printing technique g...

Recently, at a soft reopening party for Timpano in Hyde Park, the dining room was packed with guests, many of them familiar faces. Some were teenagers when they first visited the Italian restaurant with their parents, and recalled graduation dinners and family celebrations. Others were regulars up until the day the restaurant closed its doors. But...

CCI-NC's 5th Round Table on Italian Technology and Foreign Direct Investment, focusing on Food Science & Technology, took place on October 21, 2021 at the Food Innovation Lab of Kannapolis, NC. Presented by the Honorary Consul of Italy to NC and CCI-NC, with support from the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, this Round Table event showcas...

Jon Bon Jovi has left a venue in Miami Beach where he was scheduled to perform with his band after testing positive for COVID-19, 7News has learned. The prolific rocker was set to perform with his band at the Loews South Beach on Collins Avenue and 16th Street on Saturday evening. Prior to the start of the concert, a man took the microphone and ann...

Sicilian-born Lucia Saglimbeni will tell you her Lighthouse Point restaurant Rocca Trattoria isn’t a business. “It’s a place where you get the same feeling as if you are at home, that each and every plate is made with love.” She isn’t just saying this. The chef came alone to the United States from Italy in 2014. Her mother had died the year before...

An Italian-style chain restaurant, North Italia, is planning its grand opening for Nov. 3 not far from Universal Orlando. The restaurant is opening up at 7335 W. Sand Lake Road Suite 143 in the Dr. Phillips area, according to a news release.  North Italia has 29 locations across the U.S. This will be the third location in Florida — the first two ar...

The Feast of Little Italy is marking two decades of hearty food and Italian-American entertainment with its return Nov. 5-7 to Abacoa in Jupiter. A bonus: The festival will offer free admission to mark that 20th anniversary as a way of saying thanks for the two decades of support. “As I reflected on the past two decades, my heart is full of gratitu...

DalMoros Fresh Pasta to Go is a fun quirky food concept born in Venice, Italy. It opened its very first U.S. location on Central Avenue in downtown St. Petersburg. Various shapes and sizes of pasta, made with a specific Italian flour making the noodles feel lighter, are made fresh every single day in a busy pasta machine right in the streetfront wi...

The glut of recent pizzeria news in Southwest Florida supports the theory that pizza may be the circle of life. Most people passionately care about pizza and have deep-seated personal preferences about pizza. New York or Chicago, hand-tossed slices or cracker-thin squares, plain or pineapple, handheld or knife and fork; it’s often best not to broac...

Comedian, writer, and raconteur Joe DeVito will bring his unique comedic talents to the Mizner Park Cultural Center on November 5th and the Delray Beach Playhouse on November 6th. Whether taking on relationships, his Italian-American family, or current events, Joe DeVito's dead-on timing, unexpected twists and sheer flights of lunacy make him a fav...