The Pensacola Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America Buona Fortuna Lodge #2835 has an important announcement we want to share with you and your friends regarding Festa Italiana. Due to the pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Festa Italiana in Pensacola, Florida. The health and safety of our Sons and Daughters of I...

Vitality, the first-ever online networking event designed exclusively for the Italian business community in North America, is a one-of-a-kind initiative designed to tackle the growing demand for meaningful online connectivity. We are excited to announce that our inaugural Vitality networking event, organized in collaboration with our sister chamber...

While most restaurants are scrambling to make safe seating arrangements for their dine-in guests, new restaurant Nonna Lina is taking a different route. The newly launched family-style menu of Italian favorites is currently only available for delivery and takeout as a way of tackling the ever-changing guidelines. The new concept is the work of exec...

Pensacola’s Joe Occhipinti is this year’s Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival Hall of Fame inductee. But don’t congratulate the saxophonist on the honor. Instead, support the events surrounding jazz in the area, Occhipinti requests. There is a big chance that Occhipinti will be there, too, as he always has been. The Gulf Coast Ethnic & Herit...

On September 1st 2020 at 4 pm EST, the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast will hold ‘The Authentic Italian Table: Northern Italy’s Rustic Cuisine’, a virtual event arranged through Zoom in which participants will have the opportunity to enjoy flavors and views from Northern Italy.  The event is part of the ‘The Extraordinary Italian Taste’...

The Marlins just swept a doubleheader from the Mets and moved to a pretty surprising 14-11 on the year. They are nearing the halfway point of the season in playoff position despite an early outbreak of COVID-19 and needing to piece together a roster after that happened. It's been pretty fun. In the nightcap Tuesday, another fun thing happened. Jon...

Gunster, one of Florida’s oldest and largest full-service business law firms, is pleased to announce that attorney Joseph L. Raia has been appointed chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law. Raia will play in the leadership of the 17,000-member section that has representation from over 100 countries worldwide. Joseph L....

Next month, St. Pete will get is a taste of a fast-food concept unlike any other—Dal Moro’s Fresh Pasta To Go. Dal Moro’s mission is to show Americans that its possible to enjoy authentic Italian fresh pasta in a fast-casual environment without spending a fortune.  Dal Moro’s also has locations in Venice, Toronto, and Ottawa. But the one coming alo...

The Marlins have added switch-pitcher Pat Venditte on a minor-league deal, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports on Twitter. He had been with the organization during Spring Training. Venditte, 35, has long been one of the game’s quirkiest players due to his ability to work off the mound with either arm, depending upon the handedness of the hitter. It’s m...

The typical restaurant experience has changed quite a bit since the COVID-19 pandemic arrived this spring. Many customers are opting for takeout and delivery over the dine-in routine, and while restaurants have shifted to accommodate customers ordering online, pop-up restaurants like Sarasota’s new Tralia has arrived right on time. Tralia has no ph...