Approximately $4 million has been contributed to numerous primarily St. Louis-based children’s charities since the initial Italian Open in 1974 raised about $4000. Today between 30-40 local children’s charities (including St. Ambrose School) benefit from the Italian Open which now distributes approximately $150,000 yearly. The Italian Open two-day...

Those who experienced Riccardo Muti conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on the Harriman-Jewell Series in 2015 or 2017 know that when Muti is on the podium, it’s more than a concert. It’s a spiritual experience. This month, Muti will celebrate his 50th anniversary as a conductor. He has had a remarkable career, including serving as principal c...

You don’t need to tell Tony Gianino that St. Louis brims to the top of the Gateway Arch with pizzerias. He’s a Gianino of the prolific restaurant family: Bill Gianino’s, Billy G’s, Frankie G’s Grill & Bar, Joey B’s. He knew he and business partner and lifelong friend Joey Barczewski (the Joey B of Joey B’s) would need to offer something a little d...

All are kindly invited to a free Italian family style picnic to celebrate summer and Ferragosto in St. Louis, in the exclusive Enterprise Holdings Pavilion at Shaw Park in Clayton, Saturday August 11, 2018, from 3:00pm to 10:00 pm. A family oriented event where adults and youngsters are equally welcomed. The nearby sand volleyball court and playgro...

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...

Coming to Fox Sports Live at Ballpark Village in downtown St Louis on July 22, 2018. The movie will be shown at 7:00 pm followed by a panel discussion including the director of the film Roberto Angotti. FOX Sports Midwest Live! is the central gathering place and entertainment plaza of Ballpark Village with two levels and 20,000 square feet of enter...

Bocce ball games of ancient Rome have nothing on the national tournament the Italia-America Bocce Club (2210 Marconi Avenue) will host on the Hill next week. Players from across the United States will travel to St. Louis and compete from June 25 to June 30 for their chance to qualify for advancement into the world tournament. This will be the seven...

La Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis, Club Italiano Per Piacere, the St Louis-Bologna Sister Cities Organization, the Vice-Consolate of Italy in St Louis with Giuseppe Colagiovanni, the World Trade Center - St Louis, the St Louis Economic Development Council, the St Louis Mosaic Project, CTIM Tricolore and COMITES are very proud to welcome Consul...

A big addition is coming to the Hill neighborhood in South St Louis.  A piazza is going to be built in the heart of the Italian American community.  You will find piazzas all over Italy.  They are an open-air gathering place that is usually located next to the neighborhood church.  It’s a place where people gather after a church or neighborhood cel...

A Revere native, whose parents still reside in the city, is the new president of the Missouri State Medical Association (MSMA). Dr. Joseph A. Corrado, son of Joseph and Anna (Carlucci) Corrado, was formally installed at the MSMA’s 160th Annual Convention in St. Louis. The MSMA encompasses physicians from all medical specialties in the state. Dr. Co...