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The Sweet Taste of Italy's new Stillwater location is set to open in December in the Valley Ridge Mall. This new venue, situated where Fresh Fields was previously located, will be the third in the family-owned restaurant's lineup.   The Sweet Taste of Italy offers home-style Italian meals and specializes in quick-service dining featuring an...

The Federation of Italian-American Organizations will host its third annual Christmas Dinner on Friday, December 16th at Favazza's Rose of the Hill.   This evening again promises to be a memorable occasion and will include a very special menu that highlights Italian culinary traditions and Christmas specialties. Entertainment will include pe...

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Italian club AS Roma will try to follow in the footsteps of Manchester United when it takes on the best players in Major League Soccer this summer. Man U dominated MLS players in two of the league's annual all-star games, winning by a combined score of 9-2. But the top domestic league in the U.S. has never lost to another i...

Open House, Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Used Class Material Info Below Why Study with Us - Small groups, informal atmosphere and university-educated native speakers provide the ideal environment to learn a foreign language. Our instructors, born and raised in Italy, bring first-hand experience and cultural background of Italian...

The Coastal Carolina football program is losing another assistant coach to the NFL. Brock Olivo, who coached the Chanticleers' running backs and worked with the special teams units the last two years, has accepted the position of assistant special teams coordinator with the Kansas City Chiefs, he and Coastal head coach Joe Moglia confirmed thr...

Saturday night, Italian Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana finalized his first place standing in the Sinquefield Cup. Caruana established himself quickly in the tournament, working methodically through a seven-game winning streak.   This streak was halted by an 8th round draw with the Norwegian reigning world chess champion, Magnus Carlsen.  ...

Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari tweeted this morning that he knew "there was something he loved" about Iowa. What was it? Two photos of the mural outside the Italian American Cultural Center of Iowa on Indianola Avenue.   Calipari, an Italian American, said he was leaving mass when he came across the art. "Sent us to the r...

Italian Film Festival - Opening Night Coordinator. The Italian Cultural Center is urgently looking for a Coordinator for the Opening Night Party of the 9th Italian Film Festival, which will take place at Saint Anthony Main February 16-20, 2017.   Details: 15-25 hour commitment / Work with Italian Film Festival Executive Director Peter S...

by Alexandra Stone   The American Italian Heritage Society opened the doors of its new 'il Palazzo' building Thursday. The building is a project 14 years in the making. The name is Italian for "palace." Speakers at the ribbon-cutting said the organization got its start in Omaha in 1980. It began as a small group of Omaha residents...

by Craig Jones   Pasta and Suds, and interesting combination. Sure it's a car wash...but look a little closer. How about a wax...and lunch? Not as strange as it sounds. Spring is a boundless time of year. Everything is starting to turn green, and my garden is starting to sprout.   Of course, the downside to spring is that there is an...

Opening a restaurant is like running a sprint that lasts 26.2 miles, not 200 meters. So we weren't sure if Paul Reilly, the chef/co-owner of Beast + Bottle, who's opening Coperta this summer, would have a moment to breathe, let alone talk to us — but he did.   Graciously stepping away from both spots, he opened up about what to expect from h...

A lot of new restaurants opened in the Kansas City metro in 2014, including the eight-month-old Luigi's Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar at 8 East Franklin in downtown Liberty. I'm sorry that it took me so long to stumble into owner Ari Dreshaj's Italian bistro. It's truly one of the restaurant discoveries of the year.   Why? The Italian cu...