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Clara Colombo grew up around gymnastics. Her father was a coach, and her sister was a gymnast. Colombo first began participating in the sport around age 5. She continued to hone her craft over the years and performed well enough to become an NCAA gymnast for the Nebraska women’s gymnastics team. On the surface, nothing truly stands out about the fr...

Sunday February 2 2020. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Mid-City Kitchen, 693 Raymond Avenue, St. Paul 55114. Frappe are rectangles of sweet pastry dough fried and coated with powdered sugar are typical tasty Carnevale treats made throughout Italy and called by various names: chiacchiere, sfrappole, crostoli, bugie, cenci and many more depending on the region....

M.T. Imports Inc. of Vail, Colorado has announced that Montura, the iconic Italian outdoor apparel brand, will be introduced to the North American market at the Outdoor Retailer (OR) trade show in Denver, January 29-31, 2020 for the Fall/Winter season 2020. Marco Tonazzi, owner and President of M.T. Imports Inc., states, “Roberto Giordani, owner an...

Leaders at St. Joseph School in Mandan hope that starting a Montessori program to offer a more hands-on approach to education will boost student enrollment, just as it did for Christ the King School across town. “For decades, we just haven’t really seen an influx in our school,” said the Rev. Josh Waltz of St. Joseph Catholic Church, which is conne...

Sporting Kansas City announced today a new, multifaceted partnership with Parisi Coffee, a Kansas City-based artisan coffee roaster that specializes in hand-brewed coffee and fine foods. Beginning this season, Parisi will serve as the official coffee and cold brew of Sporting Kansas City as well as the preferred specialty foods provider for City Fo...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around St. Louis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a com...

A locally funded and produced interactive film reports on a contentious point in American history — and explores a personal family story for the filmmaker whose grandfather is the subject. "Watching Leo" is on display as part of the North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival, which is currently in Fargo and will also visit Bismarck and Minot later thi...

If you’ve ever vacationed in Italy, or maybe daydreamed of spending a season — heck, even a year — there, you’ll appreciate Denver restaurateur Jon Schlegel’s second of two life goals. The first, apparently, was to open a business by the age of 30, which Schlegel accomplished when he started the breakfast behemoth Snooze, now with around 40 locatio...

After almost two years of sitting vacant on South College Avenue, Fort Collins' shuttered Applebee's building has transformed into a real boy, I mean, Italian restaurant.  Pinocchios Incredible Italian — a Northern Colorado chain that started in Longmont in 2003 — quietly opened its doors at 4306 S. College Ave. on Jan. 9, according to owner Annie...

After numerous delays, organizers are tentatively setting a date to reopen Sons of Italy at the end of the month. They hope to open the doors for the organization’s signature lunches and dinners by Jan. 30 and Jan. 31, said Dan Matuella, state lodge president. But there’s a chance the opening could be pushed back to the first week of February. Th...

“New year, new you” is certainly the theme for partners Ty Leon, Heather Morrison, and Austin Carson, who spent the first weeks of 2020 transforming Café Marmotte, the Wash Park West bistro they purchased last summer, into an Italian trattoria inspired by Morrison’s nine-year-old daughter, called Restaurant Olivia. The trio opened the (literal) new...

The Italian Saxophone Quartet will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the North Dakota Museum of Art. Tickets for the performance, which is part of the museum’s Concerts in the Galleries series, are $30 for members, $35 for non-members and $15 for students and military. Children ages 12 and younger are admitted free. The quartet was founded in 1...