World renowned opera singer Andrea Bocelli is officially a South Florida resident. The Italian tenor just bought a Mediterranean-style estate in North Miami Beach a few weeks ago. Although Italy will still remain his home base, his new waterfront property is his first home in the U.S.He plans to come here often with his children and longtime love...

The Cinema Italy Festival is going to take place at the Regal Cinema in South Beach on October 8th-13th. The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast (IACC) will celebrate the beginning of the festival during its welcome dinner for the new Italian Consul General of Italy in Miami, Hon. Gloria Bellelli on October 7th at Cibo Wine Bar in Sout...

More than 200 leaders in South Florida's business, civic, governmental and cultural communities greeted Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero in his first official visit to Florida, as he announced the upcoming opening of a new trade office and other recent initiatives. Swire Properties sponsored the May 9 reception at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel...

1100 Millecento Residences, the highly anticipated high-rise in Brickell from The Related Group, celebrated the property's completion with an exclusive event on the tower's roof top poolside terrace and clubrooms.   The 42-story luxury tower features a second full level of amenities on the 9th floor, including billiards, library, party room,...

A year has passed since Max Mara opened its store in the Miami Design District and presented its first Backyard Ball, the annual fund-raiser for the locally based National YoungArts Foundation. The brand felt such a profound connection that last week it signed on to sponsor three more galas and established theMax Mara Young Visionary Award.  ...

by Marjie lambert   The MSC Divina is a brassy, voluptuous ship. It has thousands of Swarovski crystals embedded in glass stairways, an infinity pool, Italian-style fountains and sculptures, tiny jewel-like lights in the ceilings and even a sexy red suite designed by Sophia Loren. Divina's heritage is mixed, but the effect is all Italia...

Renowned Italian singer, songwriter, film director and author Luciano Ligabue caps a record breaking quarter-century career with his first-ever concert appearances on the American continent.   Taking off from Manhattan's Terminal 5 on October 19th, the iconic performer makes stops in Los Angeles (October 22nd at the Whisky a Go Go) and San F...

The North American Soccer League (NASL) will expand in 2016, after Miami FC " co-owned by former Italy defender Paolo Maldini " was launched. Maldini, 46, has teamed up with president and co-owner Riccardo Silva to bring football to Miami, with the club to begin playing in the second-tier NASL next year, it was announced on Wednesday. Miami F...

by Ina Paiva Cordle   The Miami Culinary Institute at Miami Dade College and Gambero Rosso, a leading food and wine publisher and educator in Italy, have agreed to launch a new partnership that will allow students access to Gambero Rosso's "Città del Gusto" (City of Taste) cooking schools in Rome, Catania, Palermo, Turin, Naples, and Milan....

Authentic Italian restaurants in Florida will be recognized during the 4th edition of "Marchio Ospitalita' Italiana" award ceremony that will be organized, as every year, by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, at Mia Cucina Showroom in Coral Gables on Wednesday, May 27th from 6.00 to 8.00 pm. Marchio Ospitalità Italiana is a prestigious acknowl...