Vhernier, the Italian jewelry brand, has chosen Miami's Design District to open its second location in the United States.   The new store, at 140 Northeast 39th Street, in the Palm Court Plaza, opens Tuesday. Vhernier is leasing its 600-square-foot space from Craig Robin's Dacra, the development firm that is spearheading the transformation o...

What's happening: Festa Della Vecchia Italia Mark your calendar: March 8 at 6:30 p.m. Where: The Breakers Palm Beach, 1 S. County Road, Palm Beach The details: Il Circolo's 39th annual anniversary gala will celebrate all that's classic Italian and Italian-American culture. Guests will enjoy Italian style food, wine, dances, instruments and histo...

Mario Batali's Italian-themed food market Eataly is one of the first stores to sign for retail space at Swire Properties' $1.05 billion Brickell CityCentre site in Miami, exMiami reported, citing unnamed sources. Eataly has a 50,000-square-foot space – including a rooftop garden and restaurant – in the Flatiron District in Manhattan, and is op...

"La Florida può rappresentare un'incredibile volano di crescita per la comunità scientifica italiana e per le PMI del Lazio ad alto tasso di innovazione. Consolidare la nostra presenza in questo territorio, significa presidiare in modo stabile la porta d'ingresso per i mercati del Centro Sud America, incrementando così la competitività dell'intero...

La Camera di Commercio Italiana nel Southeast degli Stati Uniti è partner ufficiale della 5a Edizione di "Simply Italian Great Wines", che si terrà a Miami l'11 febbraio prossimo. La manifestazione vedrà la partecipazione di circa 40 espositori italiani e di numerosi importatori, distributori, ristoratori, sommeliers e media specializzati presenti...

by James A.Jones Jr.   Festa Italiana organizers promise the annual Lakewood Ranch festival will be "more Italian" this year through the addition of Italian food and drink offerings. "People wanted more options on food, and more Italian food," fest Chairman Ed Tulski said.   This year a dozen food vendors will offer everything fr...

Attenzione sport enthusiasts!!! NIAF member Giovanni Camarchioli, editor of Bel Paese, a newspaper in South Florida, has launched the newspaper's new Italian sports news bulletins. The twice-a-day (morning and afternoon) broadcasts that began on June 1 are in Italian and accessible by phone.   Just call the local number in any of the followi...

Twenty-three years after arriving in Miami from his native Italy at age 27, Graziano Sbroggio has achieved the proverbial American dream.   Now age 50, Sbroggio leads a local restaurant empire; including owning the management company Graspa Groupo, and co-owning an assortment of popular Miami Beach mainstays, such as TiramisU, Spris, Segafre...

by Jennifer Sangalang   Want a little Sinatra with your Italian dinner? Entertainer Sonny Petrillo has returned to the mic. The longtime crooner who emulates Frank Sinatra performs Wednesday nights at Petrillo's in Indialantic.   "I've been singin' for 25 years," he said, adding he used to perform as part of the Swingin' Lads in...

By Alison A. Nieder   Those with a love of Italian fashion and warm winters should head to Florida in February for the opening of the "Bellissima: Italy and High Fashion 1945 – 1968" exhibition at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. The exhibition will examine the post-war period that led to Italy's "Alta Moda" (high fashion), which inc...