Two decades ago, a Miami jury convicted Italian filmmaker Enrico Forti of murdering an Australian man whose bullet-ridden body was discovered in the sands of Virginia Key. Forti’s claim of innocence has become a cause célèbre in Italy, even as he serves a life prison sentence in Florida and state courts have consistently rejected his appeals on the...

Piola (piolausa.com) announced the opening of its newest location in Hollywood, FL., with a second new restaurant planned for Miami Beach in April 2021, bringing its total number of locations in South Florida to eight and 10 in the United States. The Italian-based restaurant franchise has juggled the COVID-19 impact, adjusting its menu, adding spec...

Bulgari is going to Miami. The Italian luxury brand has just announced that its first hotel in the United States will be located in South Beach. The new 100-room hotel, which is scheduled to open in 2024, will be located on 21st street, a stone’s throw from the city’s famous beach and vibrant Art Deco district to give guests a taste of nature, cult...

If you’re going to do one thing, you better do it right. A new to-go spot on Washington Avenue in South Beach is doing exactly that. They know good gnocchi. Hope you brought your appetite. When it comes to gnocchi, Gnocchissimo wants to be your one and only. Stefano Carniato, owner, Gnocchissimo: “It’s a concept with a large menu with just one prod...

Pastificio Propaganda, an inviting new Italian restaurant in Wynwood, offers a menu of modernized renditions of Southern Italian dishes, which speak to the Sicilian ancestry of its owner and general manager Fabrizio Gallina. "For the most part Italian cuisine in Miami is presented like it was 40 years ago, and if you don't travel to Italy, you don'...

Nunzio Campanile loves to share this favorite story about his brother, Anthony, a Miami Dolphins assistant coach, and their family. “When Anthony was in college, he was dating some girl or whatever. So, we sat down for dinner on Sunday early, around 2 o’clock. Sit down, and this girl calls around 2:30,” Nunzio Campanile said. Well, I’ll call you ba...

Baxter Gallery Miami, the flagship store of the Italian luxury furniture brand Baxter Made in Italy in the Miami Design District, recently welcomed pieces from an award-winning collection, just in time for the arrival of the jet-set New York residents moving to South Florida. Given that Salone Del Milano, the annual world-famous fair in the Italian...

The Consulate General of Italy reserves one day a week to Italian citizens resident in this Consular District and are enrolled in AIRE, who are under 18 (Kids Day) or at least 70 years old (Silver Day) and need to request a new passport. Italian citizens under the age of 18 or who are at least 70 years old will have the opportunity to request a pas...

That's amore and lots of it for the birthplace of his father in Puglia, Bari from former Team Italy catcher Francisco Cervelli, who announced his retirement from Major League Baseball via Instagram on October 3, 2020. With 13 years of MLB experience under his belt, the 34-year-old Italian-Venezuelan fan favorite played in only 16 games for the Miam...

Dear CINEMA ITALY friends, we hope you are doing well during these unexpected times. We cannot wait to get together with you again and to distract our minds and souls with diverting Italian movies & fine Italian moments during our film festival. However & unfortunately, we will have to wait a little bit longer as we had to postpone our 18th edition...