For an eatery with "modern" in its name, Cena Modern Italian Restaurant pays tribute to the past. Black-and-white oversized photos of James Dean, Elvis Presley and Mariln Monroe adorn the walls while songs like Mel Tormé's jazzy "Sunday in New York" play overhead. The bathrooms are also labeled "guys" and "dolls." Cena is new to the happy-hour sce...

Brioni announced the opening of the first boutique in Palm Beach on Worth Avenue, the city's luxury shopping destination. The 100-square-meter store mirrors the brand's new store concept and fans out over two selling areas dedicated to the formalwear and leisurewear.   The interiors are luxuriously decorated with glass, bronzed brass, marble...

Il Circolo, the Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches joined in the celebration of Italians at the annual Feast of Little Italy in Abacoa, Jupiter. Once again, Director, Jerry Somma, put together a super event the week-end of November 7,8,9, 2014. Il Circolo's booth captured every entrant's eye as they came through the opening gates.  ...

Most people think of Monday as a day of dread. I've come to think of Monday as one of my favorite food days of the week. That's the day I go to Lynora's on Clematis Street in West Palm Beach and get the Monday specials – an $8 Margarita pizza and Maria Abbenante's glorious meatballs (housemade with beef and pork) for $2 each. They make you wish Tue...

Former co-owner of a $120 million private label clothing manufacturing and marketing company, Joseph Pietrafesa, has launched a new sportswear brand called Va Bene Style. Focused on uniquely designed casual sportswear aimed at the upper crust leisure set and centered around the sports of Polo, Yachting, Racing and Equestrian, the new online label w...

Sunday, January 17, 2016. 1-3 pm. Join Il Circolo and Cafe Sapori owners, Fabrizio and Francesco, for a beautiful luncheon dedidated to the culinary traditions of Italy's Sicily region. Purchase your tickets online from this email and you will be redirected to our secure partner site, Black Tie South Florida, where your payment will be process...

By Johnny Diaz   You don't have to wait till fall for classical music events in South Florida. The Symphony of the Americas is back for its 22nd Summerfest, and you can catch a performance at 3 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11 SW 11th St., Fort Lauderdale. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for students.   Each summer, the Fo...

A trio of talented sopranos, Virginia Zeani, 89, plus Marilyn Mims and daughter, Virginia Mims, 18, will perform in a free concert at 2 p .m. Jan. 25 at Helen K. Persson Recital Hall, 326 Acacia Road, on the Palm Beach Atlantic University campus. Zeani was the mentor of Marilyn Mims when she was a music student in Indiana. "I wanted to sing Vi...

By Andres David Lopez   In 1938, after the dawn of the automobile age but before a national highway system, Italian immigrant Enrico Vecellio and a few partners founded a road-construction company. Today, Leo Vecellio Jr., Enrico's grandson, presides as chairman, president and CEO of Vecellio Group Inc., a contractor with highway, minin...

Il Circolo has officially been chosen as one of TWO charities that will benefit from the proceeds of Italian Week on Worth Avenue in Palm Beach! This will be a week of wonderful Italian centered events sponsored by the Worth Avenue Association and Town & Country Magazine.   The week is scheduled to take place from February 22 to February...