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Austin's Italian explosion will continue unabashed next year, as New Waterloo (the company behind La Condesa, Sway and the South Congress Hotel) will open two Italian restaurants in the Arnold (1617 E. Sixth St.). The mixed-use development will be home to 350 apartments, business offices (including C3 and Live Nation), and retail.   The upsc...

For the first time in its eight-year history, the NM Italian Film & Culture Festival will have a title sponsor. Make that a pair of title sponsors! Fiat of Albuquerque partners with Scalo Northern Italian Grill in first-line support of the ever-popular festival and its exclusive beneficiary, the UNM Children's Hospital. Each of these community-...

Last month, a massive 6.2 magnitude earthquake devastated a number of towns located in the mountains approximately 85 miles east of Rome including Amatrice. Restaurants all over the world have responded by donating proceeds from their version of the town's signature dish, pasta all'Amatriciana, to earthquake relief efforts.   The dishes basi...

NEW ORLEANS. Ed eccoci al 47° Super Bowl tra i Baltimore Ravens e i San Francisco 49ers dal Mercedes-Benz Superdome di New Orleans, già tutta in festa per il Carnevale.La partita è stata ribattezzata dai media "un affare di famiglia", visto che, per la prima volta nella storia le due squadre rivali sono guidate da due fratelli. Il 49enne Jim Harbau...

The Wolves sold their final draft pick to the Rockets, who selected Italian swingman Alessandro Gentile No. 53 overall. Gentile is 6'6″ but he has a guard's skill-set, and made 38.5 percent of his 3-pointers in the Italian league last season. Rockets GM Daryl Morey said that the 21-year-old prospect may even crack the rotation as a rookie.  ...

By Syd Kearney   So this Italian boxer named Andrea Magi opens a pizza joint in London. Then he adds a second London store. And then he takes on Houston. Mascalzone, which is known for its eponymous half pizza/half calzone concoction, will open Aug. 18 on Westheimer near Kirkwood.   "I chose Houston for Mascalzone's first U....

The restaurant industry is known for grueling work, long hours standing and heavy competition. Imagine not only staying in this industry for more than 50 years, but doing it at such a high level that your restaurant is still regarded as one of the finest in Houston. That is exactly what Tony Vallone has accomplished with his namesake establishment,...

by 2nd Lt Meredith Hein - 82nd Training Wing Public Affairs   SHEPPARD AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- The defense attaché to the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C. emphasized the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training Program in building international partnerships during a visit to Sheppard AFB June 28. Italian Air Force Maj. Gen. Giovannu Fant...

Grimaldi's Pizzeria, famously known for their award-winning hand-tossed, coal-fired brick oven pizzas and calzones, fresh salads and delicious desserts is now open. Located at The Shops at Highland Village, the restaurant offers patio seating, a banquet space and a full bar.   Guests will be welcomed by Frank Sinatra crooning in the backgrou...

What's been a bit of a revolving door of pizza is getting a solid pie candidate. Andy Favilla, co-owner of Favilla's New York Pizza, and his cousin Sal Ferrara, will open a sister restaurant to Favilla's West Asheville pizzeria in early April. And, according to Favilla, he could have more restaurants on the way.   The new eatery, Favilla's...

Dalla Brianza all'America per capire come si formano i pianeti e le stelle. E' la storia dell' astronomo Andrea Isella, originario di Sovico, oggi assistente professore alla Rice University a Huston, in Texas.   Qui guida un gruppo di ricerca impegnato a studiare come nascono e si formano i corpi celesti, servendosi di osservazioni nelle fre...

di Gabriella Papale Ha lasciato la sua terra, il suo lavoro e gli affetti più cari, per seguire suo marito negli States. Da Palermo a Houston, senza perplessità e con tanta voglia di cimentarsi in qualcosa di nuovo. Tiziana Triolo, palermitana, dal 2011 è Direttrice Programmazione e Marketing del Centro Culturale Italiano di Houston.   Una...