The first and only traveling Italian water circus in the United States has rolled into Savannah for the weekend. Cirque Italia is performing its new show for 2021 on Thursday through Sunday in the parking lot across from the Macy’s at Oglethorpe Mall. Attendees will enter the big blue and white ten to see a pirate adventure show about the Ringmaste...

Sandy Springs has a new Italian restaurant with the opening of Tre Vele. Located in the former Three Sheets space off Sandy Springs Circle, Tre Vele is the brainchild of the people behind Mission + Market, chef Ian Winslade and brothers Ryan and Jonathan Akly. The Akly brothers (who owned Three Sheets) and Winslade had tossed around a few ideas...

Botter S.p.A, Italy’s largest private wine producer in terms of revenue, announces that it has expanded the distribution for its Brilla! Prosecco DOC into five new states. Through a successful collaboration with Threesixtyfive Wines, New Jersey based importer of wines from Italy, Spain, California, and Private Label services, Botter S.p.a will stre...

A 98-year-old World War II veteran who took part in the D-Day invasion and the Battle of the Bulge and witnessed the German surrender during the war has been honored by France. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Louis Graziano was given the French Legion of Honor during a ceremony on Friday in Thomson, Georgia, where he lives. The honor...

Italian restaurant and market Tre Vele, from Mission and Market chef Ian Winslade and brothers Ryan and Jonathan Akly, opens Monday, September 20, in Sandy Springs. Tre Vele takes over the former Three Sheets restaurant and lounge space, which the Akly family opened in 2010 at the City Walk complex. Winslade opened Mission and Market with the Aklys...

Toscano Ristorante Italiano, a “vintage yet modern” Italian eatery, has officially opened its Atlantic Station doors, according to a press release Monday. Toscano is owned by Gianni Betti, Linda Harrell, and Gonzalo Di Aristegui, and is the sister restaurant to Cibo e Beve, located in Sandy Springs. “Atlantic Station has already proven to be the pe...

Fazoli’s is ready to serve its craveable, Italian dishes and famous hot, fresh breadsticks to the Rome community when the iconic Italian brand opens at 42 Hicks Drive SE on Aug. 31. To celebrate Fazoli’s debut, Mayor Craig Daniel and Rome Floyd Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Jeanne Krueger will join Chair of Board Cassandra Wheeler, Rome Cit...

On a recent summer morning, Lynn Hirsch was determined as she packed the back of her gray SUV with 20 aluminum pans of lasagna. The retiree was on a mission: Drive nearly 70 miles from her suburb of Atlanta to two rural Georgia towns and get the hearty dishes into the hands of people who needed them. It's an increasingly typical mission for volunte...

With wide experience as a chef and restaurateur, Joe Tarantino opened Tarantino’s to the public last week. Located at the site of the old Primos Italian Pizza Kitchen on Brannen St., Tarantino’s will offer pizza, various Italian dishes and other specialties. “I love Italian food. That’s what I grew up with my grandmother cooking,” Tarantino said. “...

After opening his second Italian restaurant Grana in Piedmont Heights last year and overseeing a renovation that added a patio to his Decatur Italian restaurant the White Bull, chef Pat Pascarella is now poised to open Bastone mozzarella bar in the former Bocado space later this year. Bocado closed in March after 12 years at its Howell Mill Road lo...