Fino’s is back. The beloved Midtown Italian deli will reopen its doors at 11 a.m. Thursday. Regular customers will be happy to hear that the new ownership group has not changed the core menu or the recipes. All the favorite sandwiches will be back. The Aquisto with ham, mortadella, salami, provel and green olive dressing. The Fino with salami, prov...

In the United States, the sport of soccer can sometimes be a bit of an afterthought when compared to sports like football, basketball and baseball. In other nations like Italy, soccer is more than just a sport. It's the beautiful game, closer to a way of life than just something to do. This year, Central High School boys' soccer got to experience t...

The weekend of gravy and grazie, pasta and powder rooms, music and meatballs is upon us, as Memphis Italian Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary, and all things Italian, at Marquette Park in East Memphis. Powder rooms? Yes. The portable potty might not hail from Italy, but only at Italian Fest will you find a contest dedicated to how it’s decor...

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Colorobbia USA, Inc. officials announced today that the ceramics supplier will invest $5 million to establish operations in Cookeville.  Colorobbia USA plans to build a 50,000-square-foot facility that includes distribution functions and a technical assistance lab...

Ask the folks in Maryville what the big new restaurant sensation is, and they’ll very likely tell you it’s Jaboni’s Pizzeria. However, you won’t find it sitting along any of the town’s high-traffic thoroughfares. Rather, it occupies a small subsection of a larger, repurposed retail space in the Kroger Marketplace neighborhood. The Grub Spouse and I...

When the owners of Naples Restaurant in West Knoxville announced they were ending their 21-year run last month, it left a big void. Some diners had sentimental reasons for lamenting the closing while others will just miss the good food. Enter Forno Grill; this new restaurant at 743 North Campbell Station Road in Farragut fills that need for real It...

Start spreading the news: a Frank Sinatra-themed bar is coming to downtown Nashville. Icon Entertainment announced details of the project on Tuesday, with a projected opening of early 2020. The bar/lounge will be located in the Southern Turf building, a 19th century era building in Printers Alley. The bar is described as having a “Manhattan meets P...

Community members, government leaders and local Special Olympics athletes gathered Thursday at the Don Fox Community Park entrance near North Castle Heights Avenue for a ribbon cutting for Lebanon’s newest park addition, a series of bocce ball courts. Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash said it was just one addition to the growth of the city’s parks, an addit...

Jessica Cravero, Molisana, dopo esser stata selezionata allo showcase di College Life Italia di Firenze del 2017, è partita per il suo primo anno alla Lincoln Memorial University. L’università milita nel campionato NCAA Div II e Jessica attualmente sta disputando gli ottavi di finale del campionato nazionale. La calciatrice italiana ha siglato fino...

Franklin’s Quattro Eroi Lodge, 1414, Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America, recently hosted its installation of officers. The services were held at the VFW on Pond Street and were facilitated by State First Vice President Denise Furnari and State Deputy Joanne Ciannavel. Gino Carlucci will serve a second term as president and Barbara Mucciar...