PGA Boulevard will get a fancy, regional Italian restaurant Saturday night when La Masseria hosts an invitation-only party to celebrate its debut.  An outpost of a popular New York theater-district restaurant and its midtown Manhattan sibling, La Masseria opens to the public early next week on Palm Beach Gardens’ main drag.  Located in the same wes...

Il Circolo, the Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches is partnering with Symphony of the Americas this summer in presenting a special performance of Summerfest at the DoubleTree Hilton in Palm Beach Gardens on August 11 at 6pm.   Summerfest is a an annual event where Symphony of the Americas combines with members of our orchestra with...

For Emily Petraglia, health and fitness has become an instrumental component of her life. The 31-year-old native Pittsburgher who now lives in Palm Beach, Florida, currently works as a general manager of personal training at a sports club. She recently started her own fitness website, Fitness Royalty (www.fitnessroyalty2014.com), containing health...

by Bruce Fessier   In the 24 years leading to tonight, no festival has opened with a better splash than the inaugural opening night film, "Cinema Paradiso." In the daily video series running on mydesert.com, I asked more than 25 people involved with the festival for their festival highlights and the most common response was seeing "Cine...

Officials with the Worth Avenue Association are calling the first year of Italian Week Palm Beach a success, but they're ready to plan an even more successful week next year. Six days of events celebrated the rich Italian culture in town and raised money for the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York and Il Circolo, also...

By Aleese KopfSouth End residents soon will be able to grab a bottle of wine in their own backyard.The Town Council granted a special exception Wednesday to allow a new Italian wine store to open on the first floor of the BankUnited Building at 2875 S. Ocean Blvd. The new Cento Vini store totals 611 square feet and will feature exclusive Italian wi...

"Viva La Cultura Italiana!" was the theme for Il Circolo's 38th anniversary gala held at the Breakers in Palm Beach on March 2, 2014. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception in the Magnolia Room while mandolinist, Joe Spadaro, played popular Italian favorites. Once in the Circle Room, where dinner was to be served, music by Gino De Marco filled the air...

Il Circolo, the Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches, has announced it will honor Joseph V. Del Raso, Esq., a part-time resident of Delray Beach, as Man of the Year at its annual gala at The Breakers in Palm Beach on Sunday, March 2, 2014.   The prestigious designation is awarded annually to an individual who promotes Italian culture...

Doris Italian Market & Bakery has just started construction on a new location in North Palm Beach. The new store marks its sixth and largest since the specialty supermarket chain opened in Hollywood in 1947.    Located at 11239 U.S. Highway 1, the 22,000-square-foot store is slated to open during late September of this year i...

Annual Welcome Reception & Luncheon - Saturday, November 21st from 1-3 pm - Ticket Price: $45.00 all inclusive. Honored Guest: Consul General of Italy in Miami, The Honorable Dott.ssa Gloria Bellelli   Please join us to welcome our new Consul General of Italy in Miami, Dott.sssa Gloria Bellelli, as well as o...