On November 21, 2019, a very important date for Venetians, the feast of Madonna della Salute (Our Lady of Health), the Venice Study Abroad Program at Florida Atlantic University was honored with the Program of the Year Award. The Venice program runs for 6 weeks in the city of Venice, between May and June, every year. Students have the chance of stu...

The latest project from three local restaurateurs — Chris and Michelle Ponte, of Clearwater's Cafe Ponte and Hyde Park's On Swann, and their son, JT Mahoney — makes its debut when a new South Tampa Italian restaurant, Olivia, opens next week. Olivia — located at 3601 W. Swann, where Carmel Kitchen closed in August 2018 — has been in the works since...

Legendary Italian rides maker Alberto Zamperla is one of two inductees to the IAAPA Hall of Fame to be announced this week during the show in Orlando. Zamperla is joined by Frederick Langford in the honours, a programme that celebrates significant and lasting contributions to the global attractions industry. Antonio Zamperla has run his family comp...

COMPASS COMMERCIAL today announced that its industrial brokerage division negotiated a 39,000 square foot lease on behalf of Idea Ceramica USA, Inc. at a facility in the heart of Medley, FL, a prime distribution hub in Northwestern Miami-Dade County. Compass Realty's Commercial Division represented the tenant in the lease transaction and was the on...

Miami Dade College (MDC), in collaboration with the Consul General of Italy in Miami and the Italy America Chamber of Commerce South East, present the 4th Edition of the Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, featuring dishes by Michelin Star Chef Luigi Nastri and Miami-born Chef Giorgio Rapicavoli. The masterclass will take place from 11 a.m. – 1 p...

In order to facilitate the issue of passports for children under the age of 18, during the school year, the Consulate General of Italy will dedicate Wednesday afternoons from 3 pm to 5 pm to our younger citizens! For minors it will no longer be necessary to book an appointment online however it will be necessary to send an email request to passapor...

Through permits, construction and hard work, the opening of a new restaurant has been confirmed and the talk around town is true. Lee resident, Henry Mendoza, is preparing to open the doors of La Piazza Bella Italian Restaurant. Over the past couple of months, crews have worked diligently to prepare the building which will be home to Madison's newe...

I had pizza on the brain, but not in my belly, after the troubled recent inaugural edition of the Fort Lauderdale Pizza Festival. Like other attendees who felt short-sliced, I wound up hankering and hunting for cheesy goodness in the aftermath. Such is the power of pizza. It is America’s ultimate communal comfort food, the stuff of teen sleepovers,...

Tappa ad Atlanta e Charleston per il Consolato generale d’Italia a Miami che a dicembre organizzerà una missione – passaporti nelle due città. La missione, dedicata i connazionali che hanno bisogno di rinnovare il passaporto, si terrà nel periodo 5 -10 dicembre. Gli interessati, spiega il consolato, dovranno prenotarsi inviando una email all’indiri...

Grammy Award-winning conductor JoAnn Falletta, recently honored by Performance Today as its inaugural Classical Woman of the Year for her lasting impact on classical music, is among the guest conductors helming the Sarasota Orchestra’s Masterworks series this season. Falletta will join the orchestra Dec. 6-8 at the Van Wezel for three “Roman Festiv...