Italian architect Antonio Citterio has opened the doors to the first residence at Arte, his first US building. The 12 storey residential building in the shape of an abstract pagoda brings 16 new residences to the sought-after oceanfront location. Inspired by Miami Beach’s 1930s modern architectural heritage, the majestic building is layered with te...

A funny thing happened in 1992. Italian designer Gianni Versace came to Miami to visit his sister Donatella, whose then-husband was from nearby Hollywood, Fla. With some time to sightsee, Gianni asked his cabdriver to take him “somewhere good.” He was dropped at the corner of Eighth Street and Ocean Drive. The rest is history. This past December, t...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Miami, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill. March is the top month of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Miami area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply,...

Twenty years ago, Giorgio Armani launched his interior design collection, Armani/Casa, bringing his sleek, opulent Italian design beyond closets and into the living rooms of homes around the world. Ten years after that, he opened an Armani hotel in Dubai, followed by Milan shortly after. Now, the 85-year-old designer is moving into luxury condomini...

The buzz in the 175-person dining room at Café Prima Pasta is so steady you can’t hear the music coming from the secret back room. But walk past the four low-ceiling dining rooms bathed in a red-orange glow. Past the black-and-white photos adorning every wall and ceiling of celebrities that have dined here over the restaurant’s 27 years in North Be...

Last year, the Miami Open made its first debut at the impressive Hard Rock Stadium to much acclaim. After both players and fans wondered how exactly a tennis tournament would take place inside a massive football stadium, the Miami Open and IMG delivered above and beyond any expectations with new luxury accommodations, facilities, pop-ups experience...

Trade between Florida and Italy rose by 5.4% in 2019, bolstered by a rise in technological, mechanical and culinary industries doing business in the Sunshine State. Within those sectors and others is an opportunity to broaden environmental protection efforts, Italian diplomats say. Last year, exchanges of goods and services between Italy and the US...

“I am most of all an educator,” says Leonardo La Cava, 29, who approached the cuisine in his adolescence when he was living in Rome. He learned valuable lessons from a very young age: food makes people come together, fresh is better, cooking is an art and you are what you eat. “There is nothing like making fresh pasta with your family on a Sunday a...

Just completed, Eighty Seven Park in Miami is Renzo Piano’s first residential commission in the United States. The Pritzker Prize winner, known for his cultural interventions around the globe, imagined an architecture that creates the illusion of a floating building above the ocean and park. With interiors designed by RDAI in Paris, known for their...

What a special occasion to exchange views on positive trends of scientific and economic relations between Italy and Florida! The Miami Scientific Italian Community was represented by several members of Board of Directors (from the left: Prof. Massimiliano Galeazzi, Secretary; Prof. Alessia Fornoni, Vice President; Hon. Ambassador of Italy in U.S. A...