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...

Whether you look up or look down, art is all around. Not only in the fairs and museums. It's everywhere. Some free to see while others not so much. At the Casina showroom In the Miami Design District, it's pricey art you can sit on. Limited edition CP chaise lounges are a collaboration between Casina, the Italian furniture line and the unmista...

A beautiful, used Sanlorenzo SL104 will be on display for the first time at the upcoming Miami Boat Show (February 13th - 17th 2014).   This 104ft (31.7m) superyacht is hull number SL104-592, and has been specifically built for the most discerning yacht owners seeking the most haute craftsmanship and Made-in-Italy motor yacht that is availab...

by Nancy Casas   The Italian influenced visual celebration entitled ItaliaNY by Alexo Wandael – aka Alessandro Cacopardo - is being hosted in Santa Monica by the non-profit organization Building Bridges Art Exchange. With Peroni, Italy's number one beer as a sponsor, ItaliaNY was not only showcased in New York but also has expanded to Miami...

Coming to Miami from Italy's regional Puglia — a coastal area bordering the Adriatic Sea in southern Italy, synonymous with the birthplace of burrata — Moye brings authentic, upscale Apulian cuisine to Miami's Brickell Avenue.   The brainchild of restaurant moguls Tony Gallo and Chef Pietro Vardeu, the force behind Sunset Harbour's popular I...

by Michelle Tay   Bentley is lighting up its debut at Design Miami 2014 with some neon tubing in an installation by Italian conceptual artist Massimo Uberti.   Inspired by Bentley's vehicle audit bays (those neon-lit inspection areas where all cars are carefully inspected prior to delivery), the Brescia-born and Milan-based Uberti, wh...

The Design District will have another Italian restaurant to add to its roster of eateries tomorrow night when Campania opens its doors for dinner in the former Egg & Dart space.   This will mark Tony Gallo and chef PIetro Vardeu's third Miami establishment. The first, Sardinia, focuses on cuisine of the region its aptly named after and h...