La Moderna, an Italian bar and restaurant, is joining a number of businesses at Sunset Harbour Shops in Miami Beach. The restaurant's interiors were designed by architect Roberto Liorni, and include an Italian-crafted copper bar and a Stefano Ferrara handmade brick oven. Among its menu items: spaghetti with Osetra caviar, fresh oysters and crispy l...

di Francesca Favotto   Non una casa qualunque, ma quella dove abitò fino al giorno che ne segnò la fine per sempre, che segnò la fine di un'era. Il 17 settembre Casa Casuarina, imponente residenza dello stilista Gianni Versace a Miami, dove visse fino all'omicidio avvenuto per mano di Andrew Cunanan il 15 luglio di sedici anni fa, verrà mess...

By Harriet Howard Heithaus   It's not hard to see Italy as the epicenter of culture. It has music, it has philosophers, it has artists and it most assuredly has great food. ArtsNaples World Festival has taken "Il bel paese" — the beautiful country, as it is known — for its theme this year.   There's a special affinity here for th...

Big Latino acts such as Daddy Yankee and Don Omar should watch their backs, because David Ferrari is touring South Florida promoting his latest music video “In Miami.” Though he’s not a well-known artists in the Americas, Ferrari is a big deal in Europe, becoming the first-ever artist to record reggaeton in Italian language.   He was bo...

by Suzy Fleming Leonard   I thought I knew what Italian ice was. In my high school days, I briefly worked at a New Orleans-style snowball stand. Same thing, right? It took a visit to the new Surfer Joe's Tropical Ice in Cocoa Beach to make me see the error of my ways.   Where snowballs, snowcones and other chilly treats are...

December 18, 2015. Friday 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM. Doris Italian Market - 2077 University Drive - Coral Springs, Florida 33071. Doris Italian Market and Bakery, South Florida's premiere specialty supermarket serving local communities since 1947, hosts a holiday Wine and Food Gala benefiting Impact Broward. Open to the public...

In 1961 Cape Coral was a tiny but growing community in need of a Fire Department. A group of men encouraged by Gulf American Corporation decided to form a one and on April 9, 1961, the Cape Coral Volunteer Fireman's Association was incorporated by an act of the Florida legislature. Their first elected Chief was Edward Kocik.Ed Kocik and his wife Al...

By Valeria Nekhim   Pizza Pazza, a Neapolitan-style pizzeria on 18th Street at Biscayne Boulevard, is just shy of celebrating its two-month anniversary, yet it already has repeat customers -- including ones straight from Naples, Italy. We assumed they were locals after we witnessed a lively exchange of air kisses and hugs with chef/owner Sa...

The story of a king who falls in love with his best friend's wife, Un ballo in maschera recounts the assassination in 1792 of King Gustav III of Sweden, who unwisely attends a masked ball where he finds his life to be in danger. Initially blocked by censors who refused to allow a monarch to be killed on stage, Verdi wrote his way out of their requi...

Il calcio americano, da tre mesi a questa parte, parla un po' più siciliano.Merito di Roberto Saccà, messinese e nuovo presidente del Miami United Soccer.Originario di Santa Teresa di Riva, centro ionico in provincia di Messina, Saccà ha lasciato la Sicilia nel 2001. Prima della Florida e del successo in campo immobiliare, l'attuale presidente del...