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Pierce County, Washington will soon be getting a new adult men’s soccer team.  Plans have been made to bring a National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) team to the area this season with the first games being played in May. Pierce County will be playing in the NPSL’s Northwest Conference, which includes teams in Seattle, WA (Seattle OSA FC), Bremerton,...

Would you wait in line overnight to score free pizza for a year? Plantone’s Italian Market wants to find out. To celebrate its recent opening, the western valley sandwich and pizza shop will reward the first 100 customers who buy an individual pizza, large salad or large sandwich on Friday with free pizza for a year. The rules are simple. Pizza dev...

The Spirit of Sardinia. Photo exhibit February 3rd-28th. There will be a photo show on the life and folklore of Sardinia on Vashon island @ Snapdragon Bakery and Cafe. Address: 17817 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon, WA 98070 Opening night will be this Friday, February 3rd 6-9pm and they will also be serving traditional Sardinian food. The pictures will be up...

When Kacey Montgomery and his wife, Shannon Lincoln, decided to open Pizzeria Sazio, they entered the project with their eyes wide open — staring at a sea of pepperoni in Boise. “There’s so many places doing pizza,” admits Montgomery, who also owns a Downtown restaurant, Juniper. “There’s a lot of pub pizza,” he says. “And there’s a lot of pile-eve...

Ilaria Cinelli, 31 years old, is the head of an international mission in the Utah desert. This is a perfect environment resembling to the one of the “red planet” Mars, where the experts are getting ready to go. Originally from Florence, Ilaria now lives in Ireland where she is studying for a PhD at the university of Galway. As reported by the Itali...

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 5:00pm Off-campus: 11th & 45th (exact address given to those who RSVP). Join the Italian Club for an evening of food and fun! We will prepare a four-course meal, including antipasti, carne e pasta, and un dolce (dessert). The Club will provide ingredients and all necessary dishes - all you need to bring is energy and an...

It’s been three years since Spaghetty Western (10690 Southern Highlands Pkwy., spaghettywestern.com) opened its doors in the Southern Highlands area. Since that time, it’s gone from a simple counter trattoria to an expanded room with full dining service and a cool little neighborhood bar. As busy as this place is, some people still don’t understand...

È appena partita la campagna di raccolta fondi per “Your Italian Homecoming Experience – Il passato prende vita” – il nuovo progetto del Museo del Cognome creato in collaborazione con Bella Italia Genealogy, due piccole e uniche realtà della Campania, da anni impegnate nel campo della genealogia, che hanno unito le forze e partiranno il prossimo fe...

By John Gottberg Anderson Portland has become well-known as a destination on the national food-and-wine map. Widely regarded as the seminal home of farm-to-table cuisine, it has in the past 20 years earned a reputation for creative fine dining that far exceeds the size of the metropolis.   That culinary scene has since spread beyond Portlan...

Billy the Kid, al secolo Henry McCarty, è stato uno dei banditi pistoleri più famosi di tutta la storia americana ai tempi del Vecchio West. Nato nel 1859 e morto nel 1881 è diventato leggendario per le sue sparatorie e avventure, terminate con la morte per mano di Pat Garrett, celebrata e raccontata da diversi film.   Sulla sua testa era st...

By Catherine Reese Utah Opera is welcoming music lovers back to Salt Lake City's newly renovated Capitol Theatre in grand style with an excellent production of Giuseppe Verdi's beloved "La Traviata."   Though it features a pair of festive and sparkling party scenes — staged smartly by director José María Condemi and sung with flair by the U...

Please join me in welcoming a newer Italian school to Seattle, percorsoItaliano, an organization run by Italian natives living in Seattle who are eager to share their passion for their native language and culture. The school was founded by Roberta Tauriello Torgerson in 2011, in collaboration with Elisabetta Valentini. Since then the school has gro...