The 5th Annual Summerville Italian Feast is scheduled for Sunday October 15th, 2017 in downtown historical Summerville at Hutchinson Square starting at 11:00 am and closing at 7:00 pm. With over 40 food and craft vendors ready to serve the attendees from the Lowcountry, this one day event is gaining popularity as we mark the South Carolina’s recogn...

A pair of Italian brothers raised by restaurateur parents plan to open their first venture on Hilton Head Island at Sea Turtle Market, formerly known as Pineland Station. Fiamme Italian Kitchen will be a wood-fire grill restaurant with authentic and modern Italian food on the menu, said Antonio Calderone, restaurant co-owner. “We will be serving th...

From 25 August to 7 October 2017 the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art di Charleston, South Carolina (USA) will exhibit the works of alpinist and painter Riccarda de Eccher. 12 new watercolours dedicated to the Dolomites, ‘her' mountains, will be on view. Many have compared mountaineers, when they trace new routes up mountains, to artists creati...

On July 26th, Michael Guzzino, President of the Blauvelt Sons of Italy Rockland Lodge 2176, presented former Rockland County Legislator and Veteran John Murphy with a check for $1,500. The money will go directly to support Rockland Homes for Heroes, a not-for-profit 501[c]3 corporation, created to provide supportive, permanent, affordable rental ap...

A lot of restaurants claim to have authentic Tuscan fare. But at Sapori Italian Restaurant in Lexington, co-owner Karen van Heerden has tested and perfected her recipes in the most authentic of places: Tuscany. An Italian word meaning “flavors” or “tastes,” Sapori opened in Lexington in August. Since that time, van Heerden has been serving up dishe...

Prime Steakhouse in Aiken has a new sister restaurant that is 22 miles away in Edgefield. Nonna’s opened last week at 206 Main St. Randy Stamm owns both eateries, but Nonna’s isn’t a carbon copy of Prime. “It’s a totally different experience,” Stamm said. “Prime is an upscale big city steakhouse. Nonna’s is ‘casual chic’ and very family friendly.”...

On July 4, a celebration of independence will be bringing a city to life, but it won't be in America. In 1996, a friendship was formed between two cities: Aiken, South Carolina, and Orvieto, Italy. The organization Partners In Friendship, also known as PIF, was the result.  Former PIF president George Custodi met Italian artist Livio Orazio Valenti...

Frank Baldari joined News13 NOW at 9 a.m. on Friday to talk about the Festa Italiana, which is this weekend. Baldari is part of the “Sons & Daughters of Italy” organization that plans the festival each year. The festival is Saturday and Sunday, June 24 & 25 in the Market Common in Myrtle Beach. It features live music, Italian crafts and gifts, and...

Many locals on the north end of the Grand Strand know where to go for some good Italian food in a friendly environment without breaking the bank. Pizzeli’s Italian Oven on U.S. 17 North just past Mineola Avenue has become a well-known restaurant in Little River in the nearly five years it’s been around. Friends are frequently seen meeting up in the...

When Elena Mullano first landed on United States soil, she was not stepping into a different country, but jumping into one of the many American films she had seen as she grew up. The 17-year-old Italian hailing from Sardinia, a large island in the middle of the Tyrrhenian Sea, said it was an almost immediate reaction when she stepped off the plane....