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A new Italian spot, offering Roman street food-inspired pizza and more, has opened for business in the West University neighborhood. Located at 6119 Edloe St., the fresh arrival is called Pizza Motus. The rectangular pizzas are made with a dough that involves a 72-to-96-hour cold maturation and proofing time, resulting in a light, airy and crispy c...

Before becoming a successful coach in the NBA, Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni was one of Europe’s most celebrated stars. Today’s style of game in the NBA has proved to be more fun for the fans. The pace-and-space, small-ball offense that propelled the Golden State Warriors to three championships in four years, has absolutely taken over th...

In the heart of Bertram, there lies a hidden gem that has pleased the pallet of many a customer since since October 2017. When Bertram residents are asked where great Italian food may be found, their first answer will probably be “Mambo Italiano.” At his authentic Italian Ristorante, Almir Redzematovic, whom everyone just calls “Al,” takes the appe...

The Italian Cultural and Community Center is seeking candidates to fill five upcoming vacancies on the Board of Directors. The election will be held at the annual meeting of members on December 6, 2018. Each term lasts three years. We welcome strategic thinkers who understand “the big picture” and who can translate ideas into actions in order to fu...

Want to know how the sausage is made? Slide into a seat at Macellaio’s L-shaped counter and ask. The servers are fluent in all manner of Italian-style sausages and cured meats, and they are itching to tell you about the day’s offerings, all made in-house. If your timing is right, you might get to ask the chief sausage geek himself, chef and co-owne...

A flood-ravaged Houston restaurant will rise again in a new location. The owners of Spaghetti Warehouse, the downtown restaurant that shuttered after Hurricane Harvey flooded it with several feet of water, are bringing a new concept to Spring Branch. Warehouse 72 (named for the year the restaurant opened its first location in Dallas) will update th...

Russo’s New York Pizzeria, the authentic New York-style, Italian restaurant and pizzeria franchise concept, is now open at Pearland Town Center. The Pearland, Texas, location adds to the brand’s growing momentum of 47 locations located both domestically and internationally. “Opening a Russo’s in Pearland just made sense for myself and the brand. I...

Alessandro Gentile will be in training camp with the Rockets next month, as the player himself revealed on Italian La Stampa. Houston owns the rights of the 25-year-old swingman after acquiring them in a draft night trade in 2014, when Gentile was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the 53rd pick. Gentile, who spent the previous season with...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Dallas, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt. Topping the list is Lucia. Located at 408 W. Eighth St. in the Bishop Arts District, this is the highest-rated high-...

It was a fitting setting for two married Italian scientists who wanted to become U.S. citizens. At Thursday’s opening of the new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Albuquerque, Milena Veneziani and Gennaro D’Angelo took the oath and became naturalized citizens. They both work at Los Alamos National Laboratory. And Thursday’s ceremo...

We inform our Italian nationals that “Fast it”, the online portal for consular services is now operative. Fast It (Farnesina servizi tematici per Italiani all’estero) gives the opportunity to request the AIRE registration by filling out the enrollement form online through the portal and attaching the requested documents in electronic format, thus o...

The 120th Tontitown Grape Festival begins Tuesday on U.S. 412 west of Springdale with an evening of carnival rides, free live entertainment and a grape stomp. The festival will continue through Aug. 11 with other activities and food highlighting the town's Italian heritage, including the festival's infamous grape ice cream. Hundreds of volunteers o...