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Overnight on Thursday vandals hit the Christopher Columbus statue in Tower Grove Park, splashing red paint on it and writing phrases in spray paint along the base it. Early Thursday morning, crews power washed the statue as clean as they could, but there are still faint remains of the vandalism left behind. The crime was timely since Thursday morni...

To express gratitude to all the tireless first responders, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, a national restaurant chain that creates authentic, inventive Italian dishes, will offer a free Mom’s Ricotta Meatballs & Spaghetti entrée to those who have helped so many of America’s communities recently. First Responders are invited to visit and enjoy their compl...

The Frontenac Education Foundation raised a record amount from the live and silent auctions of $17,600 during Festa Italiana on Saturday. Frontenac Education Foundation President and Festa Chair Ann Brown said the numbers from the auction were a record high in comparison to last year. The totals raised from the food and wine tasting tickets were no...

Happy Columbus Day to you. I know. I’m early. Columbus Day is Monday. Or maybe I’m several years too late. For the past several years, there has been a growing consensus among liberals that the arrival of Christopher Columbus to this continent should not be celebrated. It should be mourned. The European migration that followed led to the destructio...

Since 1999, fall in Frontenac has meant Italian food, wine, music and raising money for education. Festa Italiana was created by the Frontenac Education Foundation to provide scholarships to graduating seniors of Frontenac High School. The event offers food sampling, fun for children, live music and more. And it all returns Saturday. Last year, Fes...

As America is gaining ground on the world soccer stage, one of the State's elite youth's turned heads — earning a spot as a member of the renowned AS Roma academy. At the youthful age of 9, Alessandro Cupini trained with the top three soccer academies in Italy including Empoli FC, Atalanta BC and AS Roma. Alessandro has trained with AS Roma, one of...

Food halls/markets are a familiar sight in metro Denver these days, with the Source, Avanti Food & Beverage, Denver Central Market, and Stanley Marketplace all opening over the past few years; Zeppelin Station is also set to enter the scene in December. But when Denver Milk Market debuts in LoDo’s Dairy Block development next summer, it will featur...

  LoHi lands a new Italian restaurant with the opening of Marcella’s Ristorante, Pizzeria & Wine Bar. The 152-seat restaurant features room for another 40 on the patio. Customers can receive a voucher for free valet parking starting at 5 p.m. or pay $7 without validation. The restaurant gets its name from a house manager and cook at a villa in Tusc...

Zoe Cinel, Italian artist from Florence and student at The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), invites ICC Members & Friends for a guided tour of her current exhibition Read Me. Navigating Immigration on Thursday, October 12th, 6:30 - 8:00 pm. 528 Hennepin Ave - Minneapolis. A discussion lead by Zoe will follow the tour: how does Art resp...

Columbus Day isn't just for Italians anymore. In an effort to make Columbus Day, the annual celebration of Italian heritage, more inclusive, several local Italian heritage groups have combined to organize a new event. The 2017 New Columbus Day Celebration will be held on Monday and will honor all immigrants who have found their way to Colorado. Fou...

This replaces Columbus Day with the new holidays on any county calendars, schedules and administrative materials. Starting in 2019, the second Monday in October will be observed as Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day, according to a motion passed by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Late Tuesday night, council members vote...

A vent’anni esatti di distanza da Catarina Pollini, un’altra italiana ha vinto il titolo WNBA. Si tratta ovviamente di Cecilia Zandalasini, che nella notte - pur giocando solo 8 secondi - ha preso parte alla decisiva gara-5 vinta dalle Minnesota Lynx contro le Los Angeles Sparks per 85-76. Anche l’ultima partita non ha tradito le attese di una seri...