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Few things in life stay the same. But for 50 years, Romano’s Italian Restaurant has been serving up old-fashioned Italian food using the same recipes, in the same cozy dining room. The menu and the dining room are a little bigger than when Neil and Ellie Romano started the place in 1967, but for generations of area residents, Romano’s, at 5666 S. W...

CIAO ST. LOUIS, da sé un ente di recente lignaggio, continua a sorprendere la comunità ideando e gestendo attività sociali per le quali riscontra entusiasmo e partecipazione dalle associazioni più progressive della zona. Guidata dal presidente Cav. Rio Vitale, abile e dedicato leader della comunità, la CIAO STL con il sostegno dall’Italian Club of...

Outgoing Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences, Valerio Ferme, and his spouse, Giorgio Corda, a professor of Italian at the University of Colorado Boulder, have established the Andermarch Cicogna Endowed Scholarship Fund. In alternating years, the scholarship will support high-achieving students in either th...

«CmstP&P Rr»: quasi un codice fiscale, una sigla dietro la quale si cela la «Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad», conosciuta negli Stati Uniti d’America con la più comoda denominazione di Milwaukee Road. Una compagnia ferroviaria di prima classe, certamente, ma anche un pezzo di storia dei trasporti a stelle e strisce. Una rete che c...

The Honorary Consulate of Italy will receive the public at the offices of the Italian Institute until August 31st, at the dates/times posted at www.coitalianhc.com. The Honorary Consul kindly thanks Maria Chiacchio for hosting us during this period of transition. Our new offices will be open to the public starting on September 1st, 2017 at the time...

JoAnn Gambaro Arpiani, the matriarch of the Gambaro family and Hill icon, turned a beautiful 100 years old on June 27. The Italians are fond of the phrase “Cent’ Anni” wishing someone to live for one hundred years and you can almost always hear the phrase at a Baptism or at a birthday party. Most people do not reach this stage in their lives but th...

Salida bids goodbye to Sam DeLeo, 95, as he is laid to rest at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 in graveside services. The son of Italian immigrants, Sam was born Feb. 18, 1922 in Salida. He was seven years old when he and his two older siblings lost their parents while the family was living in upstate New York. He returned to Salida to live with his gran...

The annual Corpus Christi Procession was held at St. Ambrose Church on Sunday, June 18, after the 11:00 Mass which was con-celebrated by Monsignor Vincent Bommarito and Monsignor Salvatore Polizzi. Immediately after the Mass, the congregation began lining up in front of the church. Parish members lead the way carrying the cross and candles. Anthony...

Ciao St Louis has reserved the Enterprise Pavilion at Shaw Park in Clayton. The event will begin at 4pm and can go as late as 11pm.It’s going to be casual and all are welcome to bring a dish of their choice. Meats/fish, main courses, side dishes, appetizers, desserts, wine, beer, etc. are all welcome. Alcohol is permitted. Please post on the event...

Rochester’s Historic Southwest gets its own 187th Street, Little Italy. With the kind of plans Pasquale Presa has for his neighborhood, it makes sense that he’s drawing on the traditions from some of the most significant of all time. “We want to build a true neighborhood place that Rochester is missing. I’m bringing the old ways of how I grew up in...

Few people have had more of an impact on Denver’s current dining scene than Frank Bonanno. The New Jersey native and his wife, Jacqueline, own and operate ten establishments in this city. Mizuna, Luca, Bones and Vesper Loungein Capitol Hill; Osteria Marco, the Green Russell, Russell’s Smokehouse and Wednesday’s Pie in Larimer Square; Salt & Grinder...

The Italian American Heritage Festival of Iowa is focusing on the regions of Veneto and Sicily this year. For the last eight years, the cultural hall at the festival educates people on different regions by foods, clothing, and crafts. A few chefs will be cooking up foods from both Veneto and Sicily, so people can experience the different tastes. Ex...