NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

Hear this new generation of world-class tenors explore and present classic works with panache, verve and vivacity, all in their own inimitable style. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 19. For the first time in the United States, the Four Italian Tenors perform the greatest Tenor Arias and songs of all time, in wonderful unique a...

When Colonel John Pompilio opened the restaurant known as Pompilio’s back in 1933, he did so with the sole purpose of providing a space for friends and families to connect with one another over authentic Italian cuisine. And you can connect with friends and family on July 19 and 20 at Pompilio's 3rd Annual Summer Bocce Bash outside of its Bocce Pat...

Military service was a family affair for the Alfieri brothers. Anthony Alfieri, a member of the American Legion Post 63 in Winter Garden, served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. But he wasn’t the only Alfieri who took to the seas in defense of his nation. His three brothers — Joseph, Ralph and Daniel — all served in the Navy, as...

A set of mini arches outside the property at 2256 E. Olive Road in the Ferry Pass area of Pensacola were painted red and green and "La Trattoria" signage was added to the building in the summer of 2018 as an Italian restaurant appeared seemingly close to opening to the public. But then, the former Casa Ole Mexican restaurant building sat dormant fo...

Reggio Emilia, named for the northern Italian province famous for its production of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, shares its name with an Italian teaching style gaining steam in early learning classrooms nationwide. KLA schools, a quickly expanding franchise, point to Reggio — for short — as a child-focused alternative to traditional curricula. “Ther...

On Sunday, June 30th, Miami-based wine educator and Wine by the Bay owner, Stefano Campanini received the prestigious, Italian Wine Ambassador pin and certification, at the New York City presentation of the Vinitaly International Academy (VIA) Ambassador Course.  With the support of the ICE – Italian Trade Agency, VIA staged the Italian Wine Ambass...

Anita Camarella and Davide Facchini Duo will be presenting an Evening of Italian Swing Music Friday at 8 p.m. at Charles and Myrtle's Coffeehouse.  The coffeehouse is inside Christ Unity Church at 105 McBrien Road.  There is a $10 suggested donation at the door.  Review for Anita Camarell and Davide Facchini: The original and beautiful Italian swin...

Bocce, the Italian outdoor game generally played on crushed stone or natural soil, has a new surface to play on in Natchez. Pat and Lisa Miller of Natchez Brewing Co. have kicked the game up a notch. They built a bocce court outside at Natchez Brewing and now have to mow it every five days. “Tommy Smith built the court and suggested grass because i...

Most of us have noticed some activity at 4217 Lafayette Street and rumors abound about the possibilities of what is to come. Business owners Arty, Paula and Bryan are hoping to open Penello’s Italian Cuisine during the first week of July. The family was born and raised on Long Island in New York. Arty served four years in the Air Force and returned...

A conversation with Dale Recinella, Correctional Chaplain on Florida’s Death Row. How does a successful Wall Street lawyer, Notre Dame Law School graduate, and owner of a Miami Bay penthouse, leave everything in order to offer spiritual assistance to people sentenced to death in Florida prisons, the second largest Death Row in the United States, af...

 The honors for recent Duke University women’s golf graduate Virginia Elena Carta keep rolling in as the NCAA has announced Carta is one of a record 585 female college athletes that have been nominated by the NCAA member schools for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Established in 1991, the NCAA Woman of the Year award recognizes graduating fe...

A Grizzlies icon once described as a "living, breathing scouting computer" who was "disguised in the package of a short, jolly Italian man" died Tuesday. Tony Barone Sr. was 72. Barone's 11-year run with the Grizzlies ended in 2012. He began and ended his time with the franchise as director of player personnel. In between, the Chicago native and fo...