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NANAS Italian & Mexican in Redondo Beach is a tribute to the vivacious cultures and matriarchs behind the inspiring recipes — the abuelas and nonnas. It started off as a dream for partners Jonathan Anzaldi, 32, and George Torres, 34. Anzaldi is Italian. Torres is Mexican. "We're partners not only in business but I guess in life, too," Anzaldi told...

In the eyes of even the most adoring beholder, a stereotype exists that Italian visual art begins with a bang in antiquity, hits its peak in the Renaissance and ceases to be much of a factor by the mid-20th century. After all, the 1950s and ’60s were the era of Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, right? One woman has reformed that vi...

Italian motorcycles are globally renowned for their superb performance metrics, aesthetic perfection, and innovative and elegant designs. Italians have always oozed an exotic touch of class and finesse that trickles down from a rich heritage religiously passed down through generations. For this reason, it is damn near impossible to replicate or rep...

As a longtime vacationer in Frankfort, there were many times Ed Carrella walked along Main Street and wished there was a classic Italian restaurant – someplace where the flavors of olive oil, garlic and herbs married in the Old World tastes he remembered from his own family’s early restaurant days. Carrella just never imagined he’d be the one openi...

Florida Spring Training for the Olympic-bound Team Italy women's softball team is here. The Azzurre will remain in the Sunshine State for two weeks at the invitation of USA Softball with the coordination of Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) as well as the U.S. and Italian Olympic Committees. Despite a two-day long delay at Milan Malpens...

International Dance Day, on April 29, will coincide with the publication of new never-seen-before content on the italiana Vimeo channel: DOAM (here the article). The documentary is based on Diary of a Move, a project by Italian-Japanese dancer Masako Matsushita (here the interview) in which over sixty people recorded and shared their day-to-day mov...

Vandals scrawled, “F–k Columbus” on the base of the monument of the explorer in Columbus Circle — weeks after the NYPD’s controversial barriers around it were removed, law-enforcement sources said Sunday. The spray-painted obscenity was discovered by police about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, fewer than three weeks after cops had taken down the protective b...

Main Street Fairmont and unveiled the new Feast of the Seven Fishes Mural on Monroe Street Friday. Main Street Fairmont Executive Director Tim Liebrecht said the mural is a joint effort of Fairmont State University, the City of Fairmont, the Marion County Commission and the Allegheny Image Factory. “We just have some amazing partners in this and re...

Rome celebrates its 2,774th birthday on 21 April 2021. Known as Natale di Roma, the annual birthday celebration is based on the legendary founding of Rome by Romulus in 753 BC. Traditionally the celebrations include historical re-enactments such as costumed parades and gladiator fights however in 2021, for the second year in a row, events will be m...

On March 14, 1891, 11 Sicilian immigrants who had been falsely accused of murdering the police chief of New Orleans were shot and hung by a mob of thousands in the largest mass lynching in American history. The 130th anniversary of that dark day was marked in Chicago with a moving commemoration in Arrigo Park hosted by the Joint Civic Committee of...

Four people were arrested after the Christopher Columbus statue near Union Station was vandalized with spray paint by D.C. protesters Saturday evening, D.C. Police said. Police said 28-year-old Steve Chang, 51-year-old Michael Klaus, of Alexandria, Va., and 25-year-old Adam Cunningham, of Capitol Heights, Md., were arrested for possession of a dest...

The controversy over Columbus predates today’s partisan gridlock, but as we saw last summer the great navigator quickly became a volatile flashpoint during the racial injustice riots. Lines were drawn, sides were taken, and overnight Columbus represented yet another deepening thorn wedged between conservatives and liberals. But it’s not that simple...