On a humid morning along Columbia’s Riverwalk Park last week, a jogger leaned against a 7-foot-tall brick pedestal to catch a break in the shade. Small round holes on the sides of pedestal marked where plaques had been fastened and a concrete base on top was all that remained where a statue of explorer Christopher Columbus stood for 28 years. All o...

Beginning June 19th, customers at Tug’s Casual Grill in Harbor Town can enjoy dine-in and takeout Roman-style pizzas created by Judd Grisanti, chef/owner of Ronnie Grisanti’s Restaurant. Grisanti came on board as a consultant to create specialty gourmet pizzas with a Southern flair. Pizzas will include “Burnin’ Love,” “Tiger’s Prey,” the “King,” “V...

A statue of Christopher Columbus has been removed from beside Columbia’s historic canal as statues of controversial figures have become the focus of protests nationwide. The city of Columbia removed the statue early Friday morning from an area of Riverfront Park, where the explorer’s statue had stood near a popular walking trail between the Columbi...

A delicious treat for the Charleston County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office tweeted that Carrabba's in North Charleston donated lunch to the deputies of the B patrol. "Thank you, @Carrabbas North Charleston!" the sheriff's office tweeted.  

Every student of architecture sooner or later encounters the great Italian Renaissance master Andrea Palladio. They learn of his classical predilections, his interest in symmetry and harmony, his simplified forms and how they determined function. They study his urban palaces and churches, his Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza and, especially, his countrys...

The name of the Consulate General for Italy in Miami is something of a misnomer, according to Consul General Cristiano Musillo, who this year will celebrate two decades of service as a foreign diplomat.  Though headquartered in Coral Gables, the office over which Mr. Musillo has presided since August 2018 has an expansive jurisdiction, encompassing...

The Summerville Italian Feast donated $9,000 to the Dorchester District 2 Education Foundation.  The Summerville Italian Feast gave the check to Education Foundation founder Jennie Crosby and board chair James Weaver at the Dorchester District 2 school board meeting on December 9th. Crosby said that the Italian feast is an important part of the Sum...

Tappa ad Atlanta e Charleston per il Consolato generale d’Italia a Miami che a dicembre organizzerà una missione – passaporti nelle due città. La missione, dedicata i connazionali che hanno bisogno di rinnovare il passaporto, si terrà nel periodo 5 -10 dicembre. Gli interessati, spiega il consolato, dovranno prenotarsi inviando una email all’indiri...

The 13th annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival (NCIFF), in partnership with the College of Charleston, will take place from Thurs. Nov. 7 to Sun. Nov. 10 at the Queen Street Playhouse. The only one of its kind in the southeast United States, the festival celebrates the most noteworthy contemporary Italian films through exclusive screenings, in...

On Sunday, many headed to Hutchinson Square in Summerville for the 7th Annual Italian Festival. The family-fun event featured Italian-inspired music and food. Jay Lombardo, the Executive Director of the Summerville Italian Festival, said the event serves a bigger cause to the community. Money raised at the fest goes back in to Dorchester District T...