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If you aren’t familiar with downtown Springfield, you could pass by a fantastic pizzeria without ever realizing it. Hidden on Willow Street near the Springfield Post Office sits a simple eatery with few tables but many Italian food choices. Customers can pick from hot or cold sandwiches, calzones, pizza, pastas and more. With so many options and a...

The event, organized by Miami Scientific Italian Community to promote the spread of the Made in Italy researhers’ culture. Leonardo Da Vinci, symbol of the Italian excellence in creativity and innovation: this is the key in understanding the project Leonardo’s Way: The discovery of modern Italian geniuses in US. The USA appreciates and looks more a...

Seven people have been arrested for vandalizing statues of Christopher Columbus and Juan Ponce de León in Miami. The arrests happened after a chaotic scene ensued in the city where protesters had a confrontation with police, and a day after a figure of Columbus was torn down in Richmond, Virginia, and another was found beheaded in Boston, Massachus...

Early this year, when Tony Galzin realized that chef Tony Mantuano and his wife Cathy Mantuano were eating at Nicky’s Coal Fired — the restaurant Galzin co-owns in The Nations — he kind of freaked out. “Holy shit,” says Galzin. “I could not believe they were sitting in my restaurant. I didn’t want to embarrass them, but I had to say something. I am...

The Ferretti Group is expanding its reach within the US through its plans to build a service centre dedicated to their American customers, according to Italian financial news source Il Sole 24 Ore. Alberto Galassi, CEO of the Ferretti Group explained that through investments worth 15 million dollars made over a period of five years, the Group will...

Italian confectionery giant Ferrero is building another new US distribution centre, this one in Georgia. The company said the new 728,000 sq ft facility in McDonough - a suburb of Atlanta - will open in September. It will create 250 new jobs. In recent months, Ferrero has expanded its North American headquarters in New Jersey and opened two new dis...

Members of the Italian American Club have remained busy during the COVID-19 pandemic raising money to help others. The club recently made donations to organizations in Wildwood and Belleview that help feed those in need. Club President Frank Truglio made the presentations of the $1,000 checks. One of the donations went to the Wildwood Soup Kitchen,...

A month ago, it was easy to find a parking spot at Coletta’s Italian Restaurant in South Memphis. That’s not the case today-- but If there’s anything to learn about perseverance, just pay attention to the Coletta family. When FOX13 spoke with Lisa Coletta, the owner of the restaurant, a month ago she feared she would lose the family business that’s...

Say what you will about New York, but the place knows pizza. And now there’s a new spot to indulge in that crispy, thin crust goodness in Miami Beach. At a time when Miami-Dade restaurants are reopening as coronavirus quarantine restrictions have been lifted, Frankie NoNo’s arrives straight out of Staten Island, along with its executive chef Franki...

They say less is more, but we all know that’s totally not the case when it comes to pizza. One restaurant in South Beach is dishing out pies like you’ve never seen before. Deco checked it out before social distancing was a thing. It looks like a traditional pizza, but there’s nothing ordinary about these pies. Prime Italian in Miami Beach knows all...

Baseball is the family business, but whenever Dante Girardi’s playing days are over, he has a different career in mind: Fashion. To borrow a line from ZZ Top, Girardi, 18, said he grew up admiring some of baseball’s “sharp dressed men” such as Starlin Castro and Aroldis Chapman. Those players, who competed for Girardi’s father, former New York Yank...

Other than a single visit by then-Gov. Nathan Deal in 2017 and a smattering of locally led trade missions, Italy hasn’t seen the same level of recruitment interest from Georgia as other European locales like Germany and even the Netherlands.  Yet somehow, investment from the European Union’s third largest economy has emerged as a major force for jo...