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E' cominciata a Houston la serie di Webinar #weareISSNAF organizzati dalla Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF) in collaborazione con l'Ambasciata e la rete diplomatico-consolare italiana negli USA. La nuova serie si prefigge di affrontare temi specifici ma importanti nel panorama scientifico odierno attraverso conve...

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents found a piece of art this month in Dallas that had been stolen from an abbey in Italy 18 years ago. The painting, called “The Assumption of the Virgin Mary,” was created by Italy’s Giuseppe Pappini in August 1851. ICE officials said the painting was stolen from the Abbey of Santa Maria in Sylvia in Se...

With his contract expired, Mike D’Antoni has informed the Houston Rockets that he is leaving the team, as Adrian Wojnarowski has reported. There has been a lot of speculation about his future and the Rockets wanted to keep him, however, there are already rumors about D’Antoni moving to the Pelicans and having the chance to coach a young team which...

Dear Friends, in an effort to protect our patrons, community, and volunteers Little Italy’s 93rd Annual Italian Festival Scheduled for October 3rd has been cancelled. As disappointed as you are, please know that the volunteers and families of Little Italy are devastated as well. Remember that nearly 100 years of tradition for us has been disrupted...

Pesto Ristorante, the Italian cafe started by Alejandro and Norah Santoyo on Judson Road in 2012, opened its third location today, taking over the former downtown home of Bella on Houston, which closed earlier this year. Known for the buttery, pan-fried shrimp that Alejandro Santoyo adapted after 18 years at the popular Italian restaurant Paesanos,...

Dal prossimo 12 settembre sarà attivo un nuovo collegamento aereo di America Airlines Cargo tra Fiumicino e Dallas Forth Worth, scalo in cui la compagnia ha il suo hub principale. Il servizio vedrà impiegato un 777-200 e avrà frequenza bisettimanale (con partenza da Roma il lunedì e il sabato alle 10, e decollo dallo scalo statunitense a ogni giove...

Michelin-starred Italian restaurant Carbone is expanding to Dallas. The New York City red-sauce restaurant with a “lust for excess” is expected to open in the Dallas Design District on Dec. 1. “We love Dallas and have always felt that it would be an incredible home for Carbone,” says Jeff Zalaznick, managing partner for Carbone’s parent company Maj...

Tony's Italian Delicatessen in Montgomery will be opening a second location near the intersection of Kuykendahl and West Rayford roads in Spring in late 2020, restaurant officials announced via Facebook on Aug. 18. The announcement comes just a few weeks after restaurant officials announced delivery service would be expanded to the Spring area, whi...

Before fusion cuisine became a trend in the restaurant industry, John Russo II of Russo’s Restaurant in Marble Falls was combining the foods and flavors of his Lithuanian-Italian heritage with the regional tastes of wherever he was living. That started on the East Coast, where he grew up in New Jersey.   “I come from a huge family that liked to eat...

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Dallas, Texas, recovered a 19th century painting Wednesday that was stolen from the Abbey of Santa Maria in Sylvis in Sesto al Reghena, Italy, in May 2002. The painting called “the Assumption of the Virgin Mary” was created by Italian artist Giuseppe Pappini...

Imagine living in Italy and thinking, “I think I’ll move to Marshall, Texas.” Seems unlikely but it’s what a businessman did in 1896. It was all because of a railroad. Mark Scirto explains in this week’s Mark in Texas History. The Ginocchio Hotel was built for Charles Ginocchio. The establishment of the railroad in Marshall led to rapid growth in H...

If there’s truly a cuisine representative of America’s melting pot culture, it’s the Cajun and Creole cooking of Louisiana and the Texas Gulf Coast, which incorporates French, Spanish, Caribbean, African, Native American, Italian, and many other culinary influences. Cousins Matt and Nic Patrizi of Patrizi’s Italian food trailer, and the newly opene...