Take a trip to Italy- oh wait, I mean Tampa- to try some of Italy’s best wines and cuisines during Winefest of Italy Tampa! Starting April 5, Festa Italiana has booked three days full of events celebrating the best of the Italian culture, and you know what that means: lots of pasta and wine! The festival kicks off on April 5 with the legendary Loui...

Former Dade North Falcons baseball coach Demie “Doc” Mainieri, who died on March 13 at age 90, always figured his life had been spared for a good reason, and he made the most of his time. The youngest of 11 children, Mainieri played baseball at West Virginia University. He earned master’s and doctorate degrees from Columbia, which is how he got his...

The last several years for the corner lot that now houses Sette – Italian for "seven," natch – are basically a blur. A veritable parade of concepts set up shop, briefly shone (or didn't) and then closed. Now, the new Italian restaurant from Se7en Bites Bake Shop owners Trina Gregory-Propst and her wife, Va, whom Trina describes as "the brains behin...

A new Italian spot, offering pizza and more, has opened its doors in the neighborhood. Located at 8170 Okeechobee Blvd., the fresh addition is called Knot Just Pizza. There's no shortage of options: if you're in the mood for pizza, choose from 30 toppings plus sauces like Alfredo, spicy red, pesto and more as well as thin, New York style and caulif...

"Dal cucchiaio alla città del futuro, sostenibilità e innovazione": questo il tema trattato il 19 marzo scorso dagli architetti Marco Piva e Chad Oppenheim all’Istituto Marangoni di Miami per celebrare l’Italian Design Day 2019. Di fronte a un pubblico di operatori del settore - designer, architetti e imprenditori edili locali – è intervenuto il co...

The Sicilian Tenors will perform Wednesday, March 27, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Tickets start at $18. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.rutheckerdhall.com. The Sicilian Tenors takes audiences on a romantic journey from Hollywood to Broadway to Italy with favorites such as “Be My Love,” “O Sole Mio” and “Music o...

The Florida Panthers announced today they will host The Galbani Italian Festival at BB&T Center on the JetBlue Tarmac on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Florida Panthers host the Boston Bruins at 7 p.m. that evening. Fans will get the opportunity to participate in Galbani cooking demos, Voga wine seminars and more. Kids activities in...

Milano, Bologna, Firenze e Roma sono le città che ospiteranno, dall’8 all’11 Aprile prossimi, il “Florida Roadshow” organizzato dalla Italy - America Chamber of Commerce Southeast (IACCSE) per presentare alle aziende italiane le opportunità offerte da uno dei più dinamici Stati degli USA, verso il quale l’export italiano ha un valore di oltre 2 mil...

Peter Sebastian Cimino was a young man from Tampa who loved fishing, God and serving in the U.S. Army. Sunday, March 3, his mother and father received a visit no parent ever wants. The soldiers came to say that Cimino, 19, a private with the 173d Airborne Brigade Combat team, stationed at Caserma Ederle, in Vicenza, Italy, was found dead on base. “...

Partire dall’Italia per far fortuna in America. É la storia di tanti italiani, ed è sempre più la storia di Eataly, diventato in pochi anni uno dei marchi di punta del made in Italy del vino e del cibo nel mondo, che partito da Torino e diffuso nel mondo vede, oggi, per la prima volta, il Nord America contare più dell’Italia e dell’Europa intera, i...