Pompano Beach and Termoli Team Up!

Pompano Beach and Termoli Team Up!

Earlier tonight, Tony Phillips, who is the President of the William Dimitri chapter of the Sons of Italy, announced the partnership between the cities of Pompano Beach and Termoli, Italy. The arrangement was made through Sister Cities International, a non-profit...
Female Mayors Elected in Rome, Turin

Female Mayors Elected in Rome, Turin

An historic event happened yesterday in Rome. For the first time in the 2,700 years since the La città eterna (The Eternal City) was founded, a woman was elected mayor. Her name is Virginia Raggi and she is a 37-year old lawyer from the Five-Star Party. Equally...
Buona Festa del Papa!

Buona Festa del Papa!

Happy Father’s Day to all the men who inspire us in the way they father their children, raising good and hard-working men and women with values who understand respect and tolerance.  Good fathers deserve to be admired, respected and praised.
Christo’s Project Wows at Lake Iseo

Christo’s Project Wows at Lake Iseo

For his latest art project, Bulgarian installation artist Christo has taken over Italy’s fourth-largest lake, Lake Iseo. His work, “The Floating Piers,” consists of a saffron-colored walkway that connects two small islands in the little-known lake...
Italy Progresses to Phase 2 in Euro 2016

Italy Progresses to Phase 2 in Euro 2016

A few hours ago, Italy’s national soccer team, the Azzurri (blues), narrowly beat the Swiss team at Stadium Municipal in Toulouse earlier today.  The match was uneventful, but at the 88th minute, Italy’s forward Citadin Martins Eder scored the winning...
Osteria Francescana Named World’s Best

Osteria Francescana Named World’s Best

Breaking news! Osteria Francescana of Modena, Italy, founded by Chef Massimo Bottura, has just been named the world’s best restaurant.  This is the first time in history that an Italian establishment has topped the list.  Massimo Bottura published his memoir a...
2016 Festa della Repubblica

2016 Festa della Repubblica

On June 1, 2016 our honorable Consul General of Italy in Miami, Gloria Bellelli hosted a private reception at the Coral Gables Country Club for the Italian community in Miami to celebrate La Festa della Repubblica, known in English as Italian National Day. This is...
Italian Sunday Dinners

Italian Sunday Dinners

Italian South Florida™ presents traditional Italian Sunday Dinners to celebrate a tradition that, sadly, isn’t practiced that much these days. That tradition is for the entire family to come together on Sunday for a large meal. While it’s popular among...
Happy St. Anthony’s Day

Happy St. Anthony’s Day

Today, many Roman Catholic Italians and Italian Americans are celebrating the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua, or as it’s called in Italian La Festa di sant’Antonio da Padova.  One of the first things to know about Saint Anthony is that, although he is...