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With locations in some of the biggest cities in the world, including New York, Miami, Hong Kong, Moscow and Dubai, one of the most iconic Italian restaurants, Cipriani, has opened its latest location in none other than Las Vegas in the Wynn Plaza Shops at the Wynn Hotel. Designed by Florentine architect Michele Bonan, the classic Cipriani design el...

Lime,  the well-funded startup known for its fleet of brightly colored dockless bicycles and electric scooters, has a new way for its customers to get around: cars. Beginning this week, Lime users in Seattle will be able to reserve a “LimePod,” a Lime-branded 2018 Fiat 500, within the Lime mobile app. There will be 50 cars available to start as par...

With his new restaurant, Piazza Romana, opening in Avondale on November 26th, Justin looks to bring Roman-style pizza al taglio to the forefront of the Phoenix community with the cities the first restaurant focusing on the unique Italian dish. Already successful with his two other ventures, La Piazza al Forno in Glendale and La Piazza PHX in downto...

The international comedy hit My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy!, featuring actor and comedian Peter J. Fogel, will be coming back to Stage West at The Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, from Dec. 19 through Jan. 20, 2019. One part lasagna, one part kreplach, and two parts Prozac, you don't have to be Jewish or Italian t...

Not only did Azzurri manager Gilberto "Gibo" Gerali recently bring Team Italy to Arizona for the Instructional League Exhibition Series to play against MLB prospects, but many former and current Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) Academists also ventured out west during the month of October to showcase their talent. Led by Mauro Mazzotti...

Kiton Las Vegas WynnItalian luxury brand Kiton is expanding its U.S. presence with the opening of a new boutique, that will feature a brand-new design, at the Wynn resort in Las Vegas. The 180 square-meter (approximately 1,938 square-foot) store will stock the menswear and womenswear collections as well as the line of accessories. Part of the bouti...

Eataly Las Vegas at Park MGM is holding its second hiring event next week to fill more than 200 positions, according to an MGM Resorts spokesman. The event will be Monday, Nov. 12, at Park MGM's Presidio Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The first job fair was held on Monday, Nov. 5. Parking will be free for anyone seeking a job. Interested candidates...

Max Borghi was born to play football. Anybody might jump to that conclusion watching Washington State’s true freshman move up and down the field with a leather ball tucked between his arms. Already this season, Borghi’s thundering runs have netted the Cougars six touchdowns on the ground, while his soft hands have been responsible for another three...

Ernesto’s Italian Restaurant is now offering a discounted rate on its banquet rooms for local schools and nonprofits. “We will also waive any audio-visual fees associated with hosting any events,” said Chris Wegner, owner of Ernesto’s Italian Restaurant, which recently replaced all its plastic straws with hay straws in order to protect the environm...

A highly acclaimed study program in Prato, Italy, has helped expand the profile and prestige of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.  The program was launched through a partnership with Monash Law School of Melbourne, Australia, which has a campus in Prato. Diana Bowman, who oversees the program as ASU Law’s associate...

Organizers of the local visit to the relics of St. Pio of Pietrelcina — Padre Pio — to Maui and Oahu this month have released more details of the tour including a parish veneration schedule. Six relics, which have been touring the United States since last year, will be at Holy Rosary Church in Paia on Nov. 8 and at the Cathedral Basilica of Our Lad...

Mario Cimmino just introduced a kind of gelato unlike any in metro Phoenix. Sandwiched between four art galleries on each side, Gelato Cimmino opened in Old Town Scottsdale in mid-October. Right after summer. In a district rife with gelato and ice cream. An Italian dabbling in gelato for the first time. With some primetime overseas help, Cimmino ma...