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Sometimes things aren't always what they appear to be and that happens to be the case at this fantastic Italian restaurant in Denver, Colorado. Everyone loves authenticity, and there's no better authentic Italian restaurant in Denver, Colorado than the Odyssey Italian restaurant at 603 E 6th Avenue. The very first time I went to visit Odyssey Itali...

The international comedy hit My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy!, featuring actor & comedian Peter J. Fogel, will be coming to the Lakewood Cultural Center for 3 weeks only from August 3-21, 2022. One part lasagna, one part kreplach, and two parts Prozac, you don't have to be Jewish or Italian to appreciate this show. All you...

Late Sunday night, Carlentini Mayor Giuseppe Stefio officially arrived in Omaha. "I am honored and very happy to be a guest of the City of Omaha and our community from Carlentini. And I want to especially thank the Mayor Stothert for the invitation to come and I look forward to meet her in person," Stefio said in Italian. The Carlentini heritage in...

Denver is losing its old-school red-sauce joints. The latest to throw in the towel? Dino's Italian Food, which has been serving at 10040 West Colfax Avenue for almost six decades, growing from a small storefront to a sprawling, 240-seat restaurant.But Dino's is closing at the end of September, the owner revealed earlier this month. The rambling Lak...

The circus captures the imagination of young and old alike. For another year, Zoppé: an Italian Circus will bring this ageless form of entertainment to Fraser from July 22 to Aug. 1. The circus takes places in a touring Big Top with international circus professionals, and features “acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning an...

If I had to choose a favorite dish from the lunch buffet at Sweet Basil, it would be the teriyaki chicken and rice. It was $9 and well worth the price plus whatever gas it took to get out there. My meal came with two breadsticks that my daughter decided she would review. She said the breadsticks were “decicish“. In adult speak, that’s delicious. A...

Intellectual Quotient (IQ) is a score that is obtained through a test designed to measure or assess intelligence, that is, an individual's cognitive development. Obviously this is not an absolute indicator of intelligence, but a high IQ is linked to many genius minds. That of an average individual is between 85 and 115; a score above 130 indicates...

“A big part of playing the game is improvising. It’s using your instincts and your awareness of what’s going on around you—how you’re feeling at that moment, and what you’re seeing and sensing,” observes Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli. The avid music fan, who names Phish, the Grateful Dead, Greensky Bluegrass, JRAD and Spafford among his cu...

When: Thu, Jul 21, 2022, 6:00 PM CDT - Where: The Conservatory, 315 East 5th Street, #Suite 2, Des Moines, IA 50309 About this event Come & sit at our table and enjoy an Italian evening of Good Entertainment featuring vocalist Gina Gedler & comedian Willie Farrell, Good Food prepared by Christiani's Catering, Good Conversation with friends of the I...

When you think of gondolas you typically think of Italy, right? Well, you don't have to travel all the way to Italy to experience a gondola ride, although that would be really cool. You can take a beautiful gondola ride right here in Minnesota. I feel like Stillwater gets brought up a lot when we're talking about unique things to do or see in Minne...

Vinnie Pasquantino’s major-league debut is finally near. The Kansas City Royals called up the 24-year-old slugger from the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers on Monday after trading Carlos Santana. The left-handed hitter entered the MLB’s top 100 prospects list at No. 98 one week ago on June 22 after a hot start to the season. And as the Royals begin the...

Italian point guard Matteo Spagnolo is going to the Minnesota Timberwolves after being selected No. 50 overall in the 2022 NBA draft. Spagnolo showcased his upside this past season with Vanoli Cremona in Italy's top division, averaging 12.2 points and 2.6 assists per game while on loan from Real Madrid. The 6'4" guard knocked down 44.1 percent of h...