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More than 1,000 visitors Thursday remembered Anthony “Buddy” Amoroso — the East Baton Rouge metro councilman killed on a June 30 bike ride — for his many roles as a family member, prankster, political leader, Boy Scout Master, law enforcement supporter and grape stomp contest judge. A driver struck and killed Amoroso, 61, as he rode his bike along...

Looking for a tasty Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian restaurants around New Orleans, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill. 1. Irene's Topping the list is Irene's. Located at 529 Bienville St. in the French Quarter, the spot is the highest rated I...

This prototype of the Soccer Legends from the 1950 World  Soccer Cup was lost for many years.  A project for 2003 that unfortunately failed to meet its financial goal.  The sculptor is Mike Pisoni, a former Hill resident of over 55 years.  Mr. Pisoni studied under renowned sculptor Rudi Torrini and received his Masters of Fine Arts from Fontbonne C...

The largest food and wine fair in the U.S. devoted exclusively to Italian wines and food products, producers, and gastronomic traditions.  Now in its fifth year, Taste of Italy Houston™ is the largest food and wine fair in the U.S. devoted exclusively to Italian wines and food products, producers, and gastronomic traditions. More than 550 people at...

All manner of paths have led to Austin’s music scene over the years. Take Giulia Millanta’s Austin-based band: drummer Dony Wynn is a Memphis native who grew up in Louisiana; producer and guitarist Gabriel Rhodes is from Sunset, Texas; and bassist Glenn Fukunaga moved to the capital in the ’70s from Hawaii. Still, Millanta’s own path is the most st...

Brando Ballerini has been since 2010 the President of the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of Texas (IACC) based in Houston. He is currently the President of BPB Energy. He has over 40 years of experience in the oil and drilling industry, previously holding the position of Drillmec President for 15 years. The interview InvestorVisa.it: President,...

For nearly half a century, until it closed in the 1980s, Delerno's on Pink Street was a fixture of Old Metairie. Chef and owner J.B. Delerno turned out standard New Orleans and Italian cooking, like stuffed artichokes, turtle soup, seafood gumbo and fried seafood. Delerno also played a role in expanding the local culinary canon. In the 1970s, when...

Nell'ambito delle iniziative riguardanti il 50mo anniversario dalla fondazione del Comitato Tricolore per gli Italiani nel mondo, è stato conferito il Diploma d'Onore all' Ing. Antonio Lancione originario di Caporciano in Abruzzo, e residente a Houston in Texas. L'ing. Lancione si e' distinto nella sua professione, raggiungendo la carica  di Vice p...

Coming to the Guild Cinema: The 50th Anniversary Restoration Edition of THE GREAT SILENCE (Il Grande Silenzio). One of the best, most influential Spaghetti Westerns ever made, with a mellow, haunting score by Ennio Morricone. In Italian with English subtitles. Two showings only. Saturday, June 30, 1:00 PM - Sunday, July 1, 1:00 PM. 3405 Central Ave...

Matt Ragan was exposed to amari in 2001. The Gung Ho beverage director had to smuggle the liqueurs into Dallas in his suitcase after trips to Italy. He says the herbaceous elixirs were virtually impossible to find here. That’s no longer the case. The Italian liqueurs—amari is plural and amaro is singular and translates to “bitter” in Italian—vary i...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Italian Cultural & Community Center - 1101 Milford St - Houston, TX 77006. Doors open at 6:45 pm. $10 ICCC Members | $15 Non-members. Get tickets and information here. Presented by Louis F. Aulbach and Linda C. Gorski of the Houston Archaeological Society. Join us as we reveal the ruins of the structures of the...

Italy’s passion for food finds a common ground in America, where consumers are looking for new authentic products, buyer Debbie Jones said in this interview with Italianfood.net at IDDBA 2018 trade show. Jones, who represents Pavilions, the premium specialty grocery banner of US food retail group Albertsons, explains in an interview what she is loo...