The Italian automobile design firm, Pininfarina, established in 1930 and famous for creating iconic designs for companies like Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Ferrari, and Maserati (you might have heard of them) has recently expanded its repertoire of to skyscrapers, and is setting up shop with a new office in Miami to design them.   Their first ever high...

Marco Carola's love affair with music began when he was 12 years old, spending his time in clubs and record shops in Napoli, Italy. His penchant for DJing began at fifteen and two years later he was traveling to London to buy vinyl to hone his sound. Since then Carola has been one of European nightlife's most sought after names, leaving an indelibl...

There will be a special group of wine professionals and wine lovers gathered at Toscana Divino at Mary Brickell Village (Downtown Miami) beginning October 26, 2013. This group will be swirling, sniffing, sipping, and spitting as part of a hands-on approach to learning all that can be known about Italian wine: the regions, terroir, how to taste, Ita...

Si terrà il 12 marzo in Florida, presso il Miami Dade College, il Forum America and the Old World: Food, Health and Culture che esplora il patrimonio culturale gastronomico americano e come le sue radici influenzino abitudini alimentari, gusti e benessere di un'intera nazione.   L'iniziativa si inquadra nella più ampia rassegna Feeding the P...

The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center and Miami Lyric Opera will present Rigoletto on Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. and Aug. 16 at 4 p.m. Miami Lyric Opera masterfully performs the classic work that defined Italian opera, Giuseppe Verdi's Rigoletto at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center.   Famous for mocking the husbands of the women the...

The Coral Gables Museum is showing free Italian films once a month in the courtyard this fall. The first film will be the "L'Estate di Martino" (2010) directed by Massimo Natale (which is also being shown free at The Wolfsonian-FIU Friday). All films are in Italian with English subtitles. The film will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, in the court...

by Lisa Petrillo   There's an Italian eatery in downtown Miami with a huge fan base of local customers because of its simple, delicious food. Soya e Pomodoro is downtown Miami's hidden gem just off First street It's Old World Italian at its best. "This is the best eggplant I've ever had," exclaimed CBS4′s Lisa Petrillo as she bit into...

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...

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...