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George Tarantini had a talent for soccer and coaching the sport and motivating his players. He won an ACC title as the coach of N.C. State’s men’s team, once led the Wolfpack to a No. 1 national ranking and the Final Four and mentored one of the greatest players in U.S. soccer history. But Tarantini’s true gift was with people. He could connect wit...

Ieri si è svolto un incontro molto piacevole ed inaspettato presso il consolato generale italiano, all’incontro erano presenti il Console generale, una squadra di giovanissimi collaboratori ed altri colleghi. Innanzitutto una accoglienza molto piacevole e cordiale con l’energia necessaria per iniziare una positiva giornata di lavoro, accompagnata d...

He’s won 20 Grammy Awards, including a lifetime achievement award, two Emmys, been a Kennedy Center Honors inductee and has sold more than 50 million records worldwide, yet keeps a tour schedule like a new rock band promoting its first album. He’s Tony Bennett. He’s 93. And he’s coming to Biloxi. At an age when most performers long ago hung up thei...

When you think about the quilting industry, captivating reality television isn't the first association many of us would make.  But many of us aren't like the Martelli family. And beginning next month, viewers can experience the unexpected chaos that comes with three generations of an Italian-American family business responsible for producing a mill...

These picks are based on our 2019 Best of the Best Awards, the 2019 25 Best New Restaurants and 2018 50 Best Restaurants lists, and rolling editorial decisions. Angeline’sThe pappardelle Bolognese and cioppino at Angeline’s are both excellent, but if you’re feeling adventurous, order a few of chef Robert Hoffman’s appetizers. The whipped ricotta wi...

Cicchetti, a new wine bar and retail wine shop from veteran restaurateur Pierre Bader, will open Oct. 1 at Bank of America Corporate Center. Although inspired by traditional Venetian wine bars called bacaros, Cicchetti has some service features — like $5 wine delivery, curbside wine pickup and a monthly wine club cranking out $10 bottles to members...

Italian American Club of Jacksonville presents 29th ANNUAL FESTA ITALIANA. Saturday October 12, 2019 11AM – 8PM; Sunday October 13, 2019 Noon – 6PM. Italian American Club of Jacksonville -2838 Westberry Rd, Jacksonville 32223 The Italian American Club of Jacksonville (IAC) joins the City of Jacksonville in the observance of October 2019 as Italian...

In honor of SC’s law proclaiming October as Italian-American Heritage Month (section 53-3-200, signed by Governor Nikki Haley, March 27, 2015), and the recent Friendship Pact signed between Hilton Head, SC and Verona, the IACHH* is proud to announce several fundraising events celebrating a banner year between the Lowcountry and Italy. In June, 2019...

It’s been more than a decade since acclaimed chef Angelo Elia opened his second upscale location in South Florida. Since then, he has grown a mini contemporary Tuscan chain — Angelo Elia Pizza, Bar, Tapas — as a casual offshoot in step with the nation’s less fussy dining trend.  But now, more than two decades after founding his flagship Casa D’Ange...

The First Block of Downtown St. Pete has always been a center for nightlife in the downtown core. It’s the epicenter of downtown’s wildly popular monthly First Friday event, providing a little something for everyone at bars such as Mandarin Hide, Five Bucks Drinkery, and Pelican Pub. But many people who visit the First Block often gaze across Centr...

Fazoli’s – the brand known for serving up premium Italian recipes at a great value – recently held their 2019 National Brand Conference in Marco Island, Florida where they awarded their brand trailblazers for driving success. “Our National Brand Conference really ignites excitement around our newest brand strategies while celebrating the big wins o...

In early-17th-century Rome, painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571 – 1610) sparked an artistic revolution in the Eternal City. Painters from all corners of Europe traveled to Rome to see his work and emulate his handling of light and dark, use of live models, dramatic staging and striking realism. Caravaggio’s style drew a huge following a...