Pizza is important. So much so that there's a whole month dedicated to its enjoyment. Now, we're not saying you shouldn't be enjoying pizza every single day, but we are encouraging readers to explore some of our local pizza joints to celebrate.  Pensacola is no New York or Chicago, but we've got plenty of great options that all have a leg up on tho...

On April 11 and 12 there will be a Passport Mission for residents (AIRE members) in the southern area of Mississippi and Alabama and for the area of Pensacola (Florida). Those interested in renewing their passport can send an e-mail to passaporti.miami@esteri.it with the subject MISSIONE PASSAPORTI PENSACOLA by April 6, indicating their personal da...

A taste of Italy in Downtown Pensacola wrapped up its two day festival Saturday. In addition to the delicious Italian food and musical entertainment -- this year's Fiesta Italiana added a different type of entertainment, Italian sword fighting. Proceeds from the event allows the "Sons and Daughters of Italy" help local charitable organizations. "Co...

A piece of replicated history made its way into Pensacola Bay today. A replica of the ship “Niña,” known for its part in the 1492 Christopher Columbus journey to the New World, docked today at Palafox Pier near downtown Pensacola. The owners of the ship, Sanger Ships, LLC, say it’s the closest to the real thing in the world. “The Niña behind me is...

The Pensacola Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America Buona Fortuna Lodge #2835 has an important announcement we want to share with you and your friends regarding Festa Italiana. Due to the pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Festa Italiana in Pensacola, Florida. The health and safety of our Sons and Daughters of I...

Pensacola’s Joe Occhipinti is this year’s Gulf Coast Ethnic & Heritage Jazz Festival Hall of Fame inductee. But don’t congratulate the saxophonist on the honor. Instead, support the events surrounding jazz in the area, Occhipinti requests. There is a big chance that Occhipinti will be there, too, as he always has been. The Gulf Coast Ethnic & Herit...