NEWS FROM : SOUTH EAST  

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...

Baxter Gallery Miami, the flagship store of the Italian luxury furniture brand Baxter Made in Italy in the Miami Design District, recently welcomed pieces from an award-winning collection, just in time for the arrival of the jet-set New York residents moving to South Florida. Given that Salone Del Milano, the annual world-famous fair in the Italian...

2020 ATLANTA ITALIAN CAR DAY is now scheduled for SATURDAY, NOV 7, 2020 • 10 AM to 3 PM! Our new venue will be at Ferrari Maserati of Atlanta, 11875 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076. They have generously agreed to host the event this year at their dealership. DISCOUNT ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: www.italiancardayatlanta.com. Automobile On...

The Consulate General of Italy reserves one day a week to Italian citizens resident in this Consular District and are enrolled in AIRE, who are under 18 (Kids Day) or at least 70 years old (Silver Day) and need to request a new passport. Italian citizens under the age of 18 or who are at least 70 years old will have the opportunity to request a pas...

Cocozza American Italian, the pop-up restaurant at The Majestic Grille, will open for indoor dining on October 9th. Cocozza features red sauce comfort foods to go for walk-up pickup, straight to your car with curbside pickup, on the patio and now in person in the transformed Majestic Grille dining room. Delivery to Downtown and Midtown is planned f...

Thirty-seven online music, dance and film performances will replace an annual street fair this year in a benefit organized by a Mebane man. Festa Italiana Raleigh will present Raleigh Virtuale Venti Venti at 7:05 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at https://www.youtube.com/user/LoreinsPacif, as well as on Facebook. The free 2½-hour benefit will feature Mebane-...