by Michael Dorstewitz  Parishioners at Miami Beach's St. Patrick Catholic Church received an unexpected present for Christmas — the voice of internationally renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli. The Italian opera singer arrived for afternoon mass Wednesday at 3 p.m. But was he coming to simply celebrate Christmas services or did he have somethi...

The Miami-based Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast is considering opening an Atlanta chapter, but first needs to determine how much local support the organization would receive.   Nevio Boccanera, the chamber's executive director, told Global Atlanta that it is critical to have "bottom-up" support for such an initiative. "We first m...

The annual Cascade Park Italian Festival returns today and tomorrow. The event, begun in 2011 and put on each year by the City of New Castle, features live entertainment, music, dancing, food, vendors, morra, Baby Doll Dance and more. The hours are 3 to 10 p.m. today and 1 to 10 p.m. tomorrow. Admission is free, but there is a $3 charge for p...

by Erin Newberg   After last night's Grand Opening party, it is official that Lorenzo is here. Not Lorenzo's Market in North Miami, but the new hottest restaurant to hit Collins Avenue, located at the SBE Hotel the Redbury (across from the Raleigh).   I went to try the incredible resto of Chef Tony Mantuano on Monday night with Jacque...

The luxury Italian watch brand, a division of Compagnie Financière Richemont, currently operates 10 stores in the U.S. and 64 around the world. Having recently opened stores in Paris, Hong Kong and Florence, the company is now readying a relocation of its New York City boutique, which is set to open early next year, followed by a Miami opening in F...

Grave robbers struck a mausoleum at the Italian Club Cemetery in Ybor. Investigators said someone broke into one of the mausoleums and stole a coffin with three bodies inside. It is not known when the crime happened because the cemetery has little traffic. The stolen coffin contained the bodies of Carlos Spicola, who died in 1914, Ma...

di Giulio Mola   Fra lussuose ville e spiagge sempre affollate anche da sportivi italiani alla ricerca di relax, rotola il pallone nella lontanissima Miami. Questo grazie all'intraprendenza di Riccardo Silva imprenditore lombardo di successo (nel settore della distribuzione di diritti televisivi a livello mondiale), il quale da pochi mesi è...

Saturday August 15, 17 - 21 EDTGino's Italian American Meat Market - 5729 Johnson St, Hollywood (Florida) 33021 This event is being co-presented by Gino's Italian American Meat Market and www.ItalianSouthFlorida.com Ferragosto is an Italian holiday celebrated on August 15, so it's perfect that this year it will be on a Saturday. This dinner...

Gianluca Fontani è il presidente della Camera di commercio italiana a Miami. Nel nostro viaggio fra i protagonisti dei rapporti fra Italia e Stati Uniti, ci sembra importante dare voce a chi presiede una istituzione fondamentale in una delle zone più importanti per il business in America. Presidente Fontani, ci parli un po' di lei. Da Firenze a Mi...

When Joe D'Alessandro was appointed state attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit, the largest in Florida, at 30, he was the youngest person ever to hold that position. After his appointment in 1969, D'Alessandro was elected to that office for eight consecutive terms, becoming one of the best-known attorneys in Southwest Florida.   Born and r...