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The Minnesota Twins announced that they have named Rocco Baldelli the 14th Manager in club history.  This will mark the first managerial assignment of Baldelli’s career and the first time for the Twins to hire a manager outside the organization since Ray Miller in 1985. Baldelli, 37, joins the Twins for what will be his 20th season in professional...

Denver-based Mici Handcrafted Italian will open its fifth location in Lafayette, Colorado, Oct. 2 on South Boulder Road, a news release said.   Last year, the chain hired partner and CEO Elliot Schiffer, who has streamlined operations and optimized the menu to prime the chain for expansion. The chain is now preparing for a sixth location in the Den...

Looking to chow down on some Italian fare? A new restaurant has you covered. Called Red Rabbit, the new arrival is located at 788 Grand Ave. in St. Paul.  From owners Luke and Tracy Shimp, also of Red Cow, this place features brunch, lunch and dinner menus in a space that includes exposed brick, charred cedar planks and dimly lit fixtures for a coo...

Opera Colorado opens its 2018-19 season in just a few weeks, with an opulent production of Verdi's La Traviata-one of the most beloved operatic works of all time. The production opens Saturday, November 3, at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House with additional performances on November 6, 9, and 11. This Romantic masterpiece overflows with Verdi's brilli...

For the very first time, the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States, Honorable Caroline Vicini made a visit to St Louis for the region's largest annual international conference held at the Ritz-Carlton in Clayton. This year's theme was Growing Global - The Political Economy of Trade. Over 750 people were in attendance including the l...

Nome e cognome non tradiscono le origini: Gianluca Busio, numero 20, classe 2002. Papà bresciano e tifoso dell'Inter, mamma californiana che a colazione cucina Pankakes, il suo piatto preferito prima di andare ad allenarsi. Lui, in compenso, ruba un po' dall'uno e un po' dall'altra, tant'è che conosce tutti i calciatori nerazzurri: "Mio padre è int...

The Community of Italians in St Louis is proud to join the Saint Louis University Italian Club and the Italian Studies Department for a pizza night on Thursday, October 25th at Eni's Pizzeria in South City! We have the whole pizzeria and patio rented out for the entire evening from 6PM until 11PM. LIVE music will be provided! All members of the Ita...

Located in the Jefferson Park neighborhood, Sarto’s has sleek modern lines with elegant grey and white marble tables, as well as two bars — one traditional and one called a Cicchetti bar. The menu is divided into whimsical sections, such as first fittings (appetizers), textures (soup and salad), seamless pasta, tailored entrees, accessories, and al...

A new Italian restaurant has made its debut in the Elliot Park Hotel. Located at 823 Fifth Ave. in downtown Minneapolis, the newcomer is called Tavola Italian Kitchen + Bar. The restaurant offers Tuscan-inspired cuisine and farm-to-table specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Morning offerings include the Maialino Breakfast pizza with cochini...

This month, the team behind newly minted Wine Spectator Grand Award winner Barolo Grill in Denver opened a casual pasta spot downtown. The new Chow Morso Osteria is replacing Chow Morso, a fixture of North Denver's Avanti Food and Beverage food hall for the past two years; the team will be closing that location in October. Owner and wine director R...

Veteran Voice gives ECHL fans the chance to get to know a veteran in the League ahead of the 2018-19 season.  In this installment, the ECHL spoke with Rocco Carzo of the Kansas City Mavericks, who enters his sixth professional season in 2018-19. Name: Roccoo Carzo. Age: 28. Hometown: Media, Pennsylvania. Team: Kansas City Mavericks. 2017-18 Stats:...

On June 20, 2018, the Hill Piazza committee held a groundbreaking ceremony announcing the dream of a Piazza on “The Hill” is a reality. The plan to build a beautiful Italian inspired piazza, in front of St. Ambrose Church has begun. An area to provide a central gathering place; an outside space to educate our children and a contemplatively spot to...