NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

With the holiday season approaching and winter break for the University of the Hampshire just over the horizon, students are running out of time to enjoy all that the town of Durham has to offer before returning home.  Whether it’s treating your parents to a nice local dinner while they’re in town or shooting that final shot in the midst of ‘cuffin...

Devito's is a passion project from James Devito owner of Taps Restaurant Bar & Lounge in downtown Tampa. Founded on Italian heritage and principles nothing is bought; everything is handmade and made from scratch. What separates DeVito's is the love and passion that goes into making every single dish ordered. Each menu item has a story, and the best...

Sal Rando regretted ever selling his quaint pizza shop at New Hope Square shopping center in north Gastonia in 2015. But after spending the last five years working a number of other jobs, Rando's made his long-awaited return to the shop, where he'll sling pizza dough once again. Rando's been a pizza and food fanatic as long as he can remember. At a...

The free-agent forward is finalizing a three-year, $61.5 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks, his agent, Michael Tellem of CAA Sports, told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Over the past week, the retooling Thunder have made multiple moves, including sending Chris Paul to the Phoenix Suns, Dennis Schroder to the Los Angeles Lakers, Kelly Oubre Jr. to...

Chris Chagnon knows a thing or two about restaurants, which likely explains the immediate success of his latest venture, Pavino’s Italian Bistro and Pizzeria in Maggie Valley, The restaurant opened a month ago and has seen a constant stream of customers, as well as positive reviews. Walking into Pavino’s feels like walking into a hole-in-the-wall m...

Nestled in a local shopping center sits a little slice of Italy right here in Peachtree City. Owned and operated by siblings, Cristiana and Alessandro Folchitto, Borgo Italia is a local favorite serving up true authentic Italian “trattoria.”  Dawned in warm Tuscan colors and surrounded by bottles of delicious Italian wine, the Folchitto siblings ha...

The Nuovo Cinema Italiano Film Festival, in partnership with the Dante Alighieri Society and the Italian Consulate of Miami, has announced the 14th annual Italian Cinema celebration. On Nov. 18 and 19, moviegoers can enjoy Italian films at the Charleston Music Hall. Directed by Giovanna de Luca, associate professor of Italian and film at the Colleg...

After entering the U.S. market through an acquisition of a leading provider of refrigeration products, Italy-based Epta is recommitting to Columbus, Ga.  Kysor Warren Epta U.S. will spent $27 million on an expansion that will create 200 manufacturing jobs and anchor the company’s North American headquarters in the West Georgia city.  Damon Wyatt, v...

Christopher Condon has an appetite for good food and a passion to share it with family, friends and strangers alike. An avid home cook, the former banker inherited his grandfather's authentic, old-world recipe for Italian sausage — the mainstay of many a meal at his close-knit family's table. A taste of his family tradition can be found in each one...

The L’Unione Italiana Cemetery is filled with a rich, cultural history unlike any other, with hundreds of visitors to the property each year. For decades, our Veterans Memorial Rotunda, located along the southern edge of the property, has stood to honor the countless men and women who have served our country since its construction in 1949. Dedicate...

In the battle for the title of best pizza, which side are you on: New York or Chicago? The Big Apple’s Neapolitan-style has as many fans as Chi-Town’s stuffed pies. Now a popular Windy City franchise is in Broward and making the choice even more deliciously difficult. Chicago’s Rosati’s Pizza has opened its first South Florida location in Coral Spr...

Marco Nistico, who has become a familiar performer with Sarasota Opera since his local debut in 2008, is joining the company as the new artistic administrator. Nistico,an Italian-born baritone who appeared in more than a dozen principal roles in Sarasota, had already begun a transition from singing to staging and administrative work. He directed Do...