The North American Soccer League (NASL) will expand in 2016, after Miami FC " co-owned by former Italy defender Paolo Maldini " was launched. Maldini, 46, has teamed up with president and co-owner Riccardo Silva to bring football to Miami, with the club to begin playing in the second-tier NASL next year, it was announced on Wednesday. Miami F...

A Charleston group working for tighter rules regulating the cruise industry is forming a coalition with similar groups in Venice, Italy, and Key West, Fla. The idea is to make sure there are adequate regulations in place to protect the historic character of smaller port cities worldwide. Carrie Agnew with Charleston Communities for Cruise Con...

by Ina Paiva Cordle   The Miami Culinary Institute at Miami Dade College and Gambero Rosso, a leading food and wine publisher and educator in Italy, have agreed to launch a new partnership that will allow students access to Gambero Rosso's "Città del Gusto" (City of Taste) cooking schools in Rome, Catania, Palermo, Turin, Naples, and Milan....

Authentic Italian restaurants in Florida will be recognized during the 4th edition of "Marchio Ospitalita' Italiana" award ceremony that will be organized, as every year, by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, at Mia Cucina Showroom in Coral Gables on Wednesday, May 27th from 6.00 to 8.00 pm. Marchio Ospitalità Italiana is a prestigious acknowl...

Miami is both a lifestyle, and a state of mind. Miamians seek out fun in everything they do. This is especially true with respect to their transportation. Whether on land, sea or on the ocean. Miamians enjoy expressing themselves by having fun, but because they are Miamians, it has to be done in style.   Just as there are clothing choices fo...

Apre i battenti domani, 10 dicembre, a Miami, Italian Eyewear Exhibition, la Mostra autonoma di occhialeria organizzata dall'Agenzia Ice in collaborazione con ANFAO, che presenterà i prodotti di 17 aziende italiane dell'occhialeria a buyer e professionisti del settore provenienti dall'America centro-meridionale.   L'evento si svolge nella pr...

by Rebecca Kleinman   Elisabetta Armellin, the Italian designer behind V°73, a women's accessories line named after her birth year and atelier's address in Venice, is such a big fan of Miami that she chose the city's Design District for her foray into retail. "Miami is booming, with so much construction going on and exciting shopping ce...

Since the Real Italian Deli opened just under a year ago in Palm Desert, the deli-store combination has dished out traditional Italian sandwiches and desserts, and kept the shelves stocked with house-cured and imported deli meats, olive oils, fresh and frozen pastas and vinegars that could rival any New York City deli.   "I want to bring the...

There's always poker and slots talk at the Isle Casino and Racing, but now the Italian restaurant is speaking a new language: seafood, including lobster francaise. The restaurant, called Bragozzo Osteria and Wine Bar, has revamped with a more sophisticated menu, says Mark Sicilia, Isle's senior director of hospitality.    Checks sh...

By Evan S. Benn   Miami was this close to getting Grato, chef Clay Conley's new pizza-pasta place, in our back yard. Conley and his partners say they scouted locations in Wynwood and Coral Gables before deciding to plant Grato in Palm Beach County (1901 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach), a few miles from where Conley's sister restaurants Bucca...