by Susan Danseyar   Art Furia treasures the traditions of his Italian-American heritage. Living up to his designation of "Cavaliere Ufficiale" bestowed by the prime minister of Italy in 2008, Mr. Furia finds time in his busy schedule as a partner with Shutts & Bowen to serve as general counsel and a member of the Executive Committee...

By Aleese Kopf Francesco Pasta has been hand-making luxury leather sandals since he was a teenager working in his grandfather's shop on the island of Capri, Italy. He never dreamed 15 years later he'd bring the family business to the United States. When Francesco, 35, moved to Chicago with his wife Jessica, 40, in 2013 the two ran a mobile busine...

By Franco Esposito Ignazio Boschetto, bolognese, 19 anni. Gianluca Ginobile, abruzzese, 18 anni. Piero Barone, agrigentino, 20 anni. I tre tenorini, che insieme formano il trio operistico-pop "Il Volo".   Un nome che è tutto un programma, sinonimo di ambizioni e di voglia di successo. I tenorini sono già in volo nei cieli degli Stati Uniti,...

Jupiter recently welcomed the addition of a new Italian eatery, one of several restaurants to open in the city's new upscale Harbourside Place shopping center. Bravo! Cucina Italiana opened October 11, the same day as the plaza development's official debut; it is the third Bravo! location in Florida. The restaurant will provide an Italian touch to...

Roz Hulburt and her husband Terry paused in the shade along Ninth Avenue in Ybor City Sunday, as hundreds of people milled around them. The smoke from Terry Hulburt's cigar mingled on the breeze with a bouncing rhythm from the main stage at the 18th annual Festa Italiana weekend in Ybor City.   On the hunt for a peach bellini, a light c...

Alitalia understands the importance of maintaining and promoting the Italian language in the United States. Therefore, thanks to a partnership between the Embassy of Italy in Washington and Alitalia, we are happy to extend a 5% student discount dedicated to AP Italian Language students traveling in economy class from the USA to Italy with Alitalia....

The World Heritage Sites in the Work of 14 PhotographersJune 22 - August 7Main Library, Auditorium and 1st floor exhibition stairwell101 W Flagler Street - Miami • 305-375-2665ReceptionSaturday, June 22, 1-3:30 p.m.   The Italian Ministry of Culture and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs / Consulate General of Italy in Miami presents un...

OTC and Wynwood Brewing Company must really like each other because they are already teaming up for another event. They won't be taking over the taps this time around, but WBC will be pairing up with OTC's chef Jacob Anaya for a three-course meal featuring the brewery's latests brews. The March 8 dinner, which is priced at $65 per person, starts at...

In Mayor Frank Chillura's opinion, the restaurant that opened March 10 in the Temple Terrace City Center is exactly the type of eatery the town needs.   With his wife, Angela; his 13-year-old son, Steven; and friend Carl Averi-Cooper in tow, Chillura stopped in for lunch on a recent Tuesday afternoon at Bacco and Venere, 8787 N. 56th St., ad...

The Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA) is the oldest and largest organization of Italian American men and women in the United States and represents an estimated 26 million Americans of Italian heritage who are dedicated to promoting Italian culture, traditions and language. Originally called "Figli d'Italia," the Order Sons of Italy in America®...