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Si rinsalda l'amicizia tra la Toscana e la nazione Lakota, uno dei tre gruppi storici dei Sioux d'America (il ‘continente della tartaruga", come lo chiamano i nativi), nipoti di Nuvola Rossa, Toro Seduto e Cavallo Pazzo. Una delegazione proveniente dal Sud Dakota, lo stato del monte Rushmore con le sculture di quattro presidenti degli Stati Uniti m...

The month of February is a special time for local St. Louis eatery Bartolino’s Osteria, as it marks the tenth year since the family restaurant opened on February 18, 2008. To celebrate the occasion, Bartolino’s is offering a special three-course meal throughout the entire month (excluding Valentine’s Day). The meal will include an appetizer, entree...

Molti sostengono che la più grande città italiana nel mondo sia New York e, infatti, la scelta da parte d’italiani e oriundi per la Grande Mela è risaputa e si estende ad altre città della “East Coast”, mentre è proprio nel talvolta trascurato dai media “Midwest” degli Stati Uniti dove l’italianità continua a manifestarsi in mille modi. Nel sociale...

Napoli's Italian Ristorante owners prepare old-world recipes with a modern twist and were chosen by customers in 2017 as having the best Italian food. When brothers Johnny and Gony Qerimi began their Marion family-owned, fine-dining establishment at 500 Marion Blvd. seven years ago on Valentine's Day, they looked to their deep Sicilian roots when m...

The Minnesota Lynx today announced the team has re-signed forward Cecilia Zandalasini and has signed free agent forwards Lynetta Kizer and Endy Miyem. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not released. “We appreciated Cecilia joining us late in the season last year,” said Lynx Head Coach and General Manager Cheryl Reeve. “She is coming off an e...

Chuck Lacona motored around the Drake neighborhood on a three-wheel Cushman cart while clutching a CB radio. As the orders rolled in, the CB buzzed and he rushed large cheese, pepperoni and sausage pizzas to his customers.  It was 1963. Mama Lacona's sold pizzas this way for 15 years. "He had a CB inside his restaurant," said Vanessa Lacona Devine,...

There’s a first time for everything, and this time it was dancing. Not by me after discovering Viàle Pizza & Kitchen (which would have been unseemly for an anonymous restaurant critic), but by servers in a scene straight out of La La Land. One server was running late, and when she finally arrived, the other server broke into a grin and twirled her...

There is a little Italian Restaurant located on the corner of Main and North St. in Perryville. Galati’s Italian Restaurant is filled with the wonderful aromas of pasta and pizza and other mouthwatering Italian food, happy diners enjoying their meal and each other’s company, and the whole time you will see owners Sal and Vita Galati, serving the cu...

This piazza, as is often found in Italy, will be directly across from the neighborhood church which is St. Ambrose on the Hill. We feel that this will become a tourist attraction for all of St. Louis and will help stabilize the Hill for years to come. The design is by Anthony Frisella of Frisella Nursery. The cost of the 5013C piazza to this point...

Matt McGuire envisioned his new restaurant, Louie (706 DeMun Avenue; Clayton), as a neighborhood trattoria offering simple, approachable dishes. “Simple food becomes more about ingredients and execution rather than complex recipes,” he explains. “You have to know how to cook to prepare simple food well and let the ingredients shine.” Many fondly re...

The influx of settlers to Weldon Valley in the 1880s led to founding of a town, first called "Duel," then later, at the request of its residents re-named Weldona. This town was destined to grow and prosper and serve as one of the principal business and social centers of the Weldon Valley community in most of the first half of the last century.

Italian tactician Paolo Tramezzani is reportedly heading to Major League Soccer as Coach of Colorado Rapids. According to Calciomercato.it, the deal has been done and he is ready to fly out for this new experience. Tramezzani was assistant manager to Gianni De Biasi for Albania, then left to lead teams by himself. The 47-year-old had two spells in...