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Members of the Benvenuto Americans of Italian Heritage club recently held their 10th annual Bocce Tournament for charity. This year’s tournament, in honor of late club memberTony DiMare, raised more than $5,000, which will be presented to Cornerstone Hospice at the Benvenuto’s April club meeting. “Tony was one of the founding members of our club,”...

Major League Soccer contends that it will be damaged by a 2014 U.S. trademark application filed by Serie A club Inter Milan over usage of the term "Inter," according to a legal document filed by the league and obtained by ProSoccerUSA. In a notice of opposition filed on March 25 to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, MLS says: "No one soccer team...

Former Dade North Falcons baseball coach Demie “Doc” Mainieri, who died on March 13 at age 90, always figured his life had been spared for a good reason, and he made the most of his time. The youngest of 11 children, Mainieri played baseball at West Virginia University. He earned master’s and doctorate degrees from Columbia, which is how he got his...

Charlotte is back in the International Champions Cup for the fifth time in six years. AS Roma of Italian Serie A will face English Premier League club Arsenal at Bank of America Stadium on July 20, Relevent Sports announced Wednesday. The tournament features top clubs from around the world playing in the U.S. as tune-ups for regular season play in...

He grew up in Chicago. She grew up in Nashville. He’s a lifelong carpenter who’d just as well live in the woods. She’s a former gymnast who fell under the spell of violin while training in ballet classes. It would seem they don’t have that much in common. Except, that is, for the fact that they both want to make violins, and they’re both outsiders...

The Florida Panthers announced today they will host The Galbani Italian Festival at BB&T Center on the JetBlue Tarmac on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Florida Panthers host the Boston Bruins at 7 p.m. that evening. Fans will get the opportunity to participate in Galbani cooking demos, Voga wine seminars and more. Kids activities in...

Francesco Molinari clinched a two-stroke victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational when he stormed home with a closing eight-under-par 64 in Florida on Sunday. The British Open champion enjoyed his "best putting day ever" which he capped off by sinking a 45-foot birdie at the difficult par-four 18th at Bay Hill in Orlando. The usually low-key Itali...

Mike Marino comes to The RRazz Room at Mizner Park Cultural Center Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 7:30pm. For tickets and more information, visit: www.MiznerParkCulturalCenter.com. Stand-up comedian Mike Marino - affectionately known to fans as "New Jersey's Bad Boy" - brings his hysterical take on the Italian-American experience to The RRazz Room at...

Didn’t make a plan that revolves around romance for Valentine’s Day yet? We’re here to help. World renowned blind tenor Andrea Bocelli is bringing “a special experience” to fans who attend his AmericanAirlines Arena 8 p.m. concert on Feb. 14. Premium seats on Ticketmaster in the second row are priced up to a cool $1,500. But that’s not the so calle...

Carnevale, the traditional Italian winter festival, is returning to Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante at Disney Springs on Feb. 22 – and this time, it promises to be “bigger and better than ever.”  Carnevale, commonly known as Mardi Gras outside of Italy, is a spectacular event complete with costumes, culinary delights, and plenty of celebration. This yea...

Alex Zanardi popped out of his wheelchair and onto the concrete garage floor to await his turn to climb into the race car. He pushed his way toward the car, then lifted himself into the cockpit to practice a driver change as seamless as any done by his competitors. The swap took nearly 30 seconds when Zanardi first began working with teammates. Aft...

There's a circus in town that's giving a whole new meaning and twist to what we usually see at these fun family shows. Cirque Italia presents a new, modern-age show and it has set up tent in Melbourne with 35,000 gallons of water to make for a one-of-a-kind circus. From contortionists to mermaids to an act on the "Wheel of Death," this is one show ...