The team behind TRUE Crafted Pizza has added another name to Charlotte’s growing roster of Italian eateries. Osteria LuCa opened in January in the space previously occupied by Charlotte Café, and there’s still a wait for a table after 6 p.m. most nights, which proves we’re a city willing to stand in line for really good wood-fired pizza. Co-owners...

Saturday, February 22nd. 2pm-4:30pm. Free. McGuire Woods Board Room, 300 E 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. Bring your little Italian speakers to this family-friendly event! CCI-NC will be hosting a traditional Italian CARNEVALE for children and their families. It will give the kids the opportunity to dress up in their favorite funny outfits, dress...

Just hours before he was to take the stage at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, world-famous Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli postponed his Friday night concert, a show that would have been the kickoff of his annual Valentine’s Day tour. According to a Facebook post on his official page, it is due to a case of laryngitis. “In over 20 years of performing in...

When it comes to pie of the pizza variety, everyone has an opinion. The basic combination of crust, sauce, cheese and toppings is what defines a pizza, but for so many of us, the style of pizza is what holds the key to our hearts and stomachs. Wouldn’t dare order a thick-crust, Chicago-style pie when you can find the distinctive hand-tossed New Yor...

An Italian restaurant debuted at Park Road Shopping Center for dinner service on Wednesday. Osteria LuCa is tucked into a 3,100-square-foot spot at the shopping complex owned by Columbia, South Carolina-based Edens. The space was formerly home to Charlotte Cafe. Osteria aims to be a neighborhood restaurant with really good food, says owner Ken...

The Lamborghini Huracan is the Italian automaker's most affordable sports car currently in production. With convertible, rear-wheel drive and performance variants, it's the starter Lamborghini for shoppers new to the brand. Lamborghini Charlotte currently has six models in stock at their location in Charlotte, North Carolina. The stock at Lamborghi...

Saturday January 4 2020 from 10:00 to 12:00 EST. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, 310 N Tryon St, 28202 Charlotte (NC). For our first Storytime of 2020, we will have a very special guest: La Befana! Come join us once again as we read Italian stories and socialize with other Italian-speaking families at the Main Branch of the Public Library in the Fra...

Volo, a new upscale Italian restaurant, will open on Monday, November 18 in Myers Park. The restaurant takes the space formerly occupied by Lumiere, a popular French restaurant that abruptly closed back in May. The exact address is 1039 Providence Road next to Harris Teeter. Volo will be open for dinner only to start, with lunch service rolling out...

Thursday, October 24th 4:30 pm - 7:30pm. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bioinformatics Building, 9331 Robert D. Snyder Rd, Charlotte, NC 28223. Fourth Round Table - Italian Technology & Design Furniture. Presented by the Honorary Consul of Italy to North Carolina and CCI-NC. FREE - RSVP Now! The Round Table series, organized by the...

Thursday October 24, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Popp-Martin Student Union Movie Theater, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte (NC). Consul General Pier Forlano is a highly motivated and dedicated diplomat, with 30 years of professional experience, including appointments in four Embassies (Bulgaria, Malta, South Africa and Australia). In 1987 he was...