Scottsdale residents, meet Meat the Ball. The Italian restaurant focused on meatballs will hold a grand opening for its new location near Scottsdale Road and Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard on Nov. 7. The full-service eatery was created by Pomo Restaurant Group, which has opened Valley restaurants Pomo Pizzeria, Luna Gelataria and Mora Italian. The 1,...

Although the International Stars College Showcase welcomed baseball players from all over the world, the 19 Italians ballplayers participating were the largest group from any of the countries represented during the program in Phoenix, Arizona from October 1-11, 2019. Led by International Stars College Showcase Technical Director Mauro Mazzotti, the...

An authentic Italian restaurant will open its doors in Carefree on Saturday. Pizzicata is an Italian restaurant located in the Historic Spanish Village that features a Roman take on food, according the restaurant’s website. Owner Federico Venturini and his wife, Viola Tagliaferri, moved from Umbria, Italy, to open Pizzicata along with local busines...

Scottsdale/Phoenix enjoys a vibrant food and wine culture. But also due to its great weather year-round, is home to top aerobatic pilots and two of the busiest general aviation airports in the United States. Scottsdale/Phoenix’s energetic outdoor spirit is the perfect location to push the limits and celebrate the victory with diverse fine foods and...

The Maggiore Group is introducing a new restaurant concept spearheaded by Phoenix legend, Tomaso Maggiore. Formerly, Tomaso’s When In Rome, the restaurant group has plans to open Tomaso’s Italian Kitchen on September 18, 2019 and it will be a modern-casual rendition of Italian institution, Tomaso’s. Tomaso’s Italian Kitchen will bring approachable...

An Italian real estate company that has long eyed development outside the Grand Canyon's South Rim again is seeking permission to improve forest roads and run utilities to its property in the tiny town of Tusayan. Stilo Development Group USA and Tusayan asked the U.S. Forest Service this month to grant easements to two pieces of land where Stilo pl...

One of the top incoming players or the 2019-20 season, according to Sports Illustrated, the Italian born sensation Nico Mannion is ranked No.6. He will be the leader for Arizona Basketball this upcoming season and will look to take the Wildcats on a deep run in March. Only a freshman, expectations will be high for him but great players live up for...

Need more pizza in your life? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top pizza outlets in Phoenix, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike. 1. Nellos Pizza Topping the list is Ahwatukee Foothills's Nellos Pizza, situated at 4710 E. Warner Road, Suite 10. With 4.5 stars out o...

The owners of State 48 Brewery have plans to open a fifth location -- a brewpub -- and an Italian restaurant in north Phoenix. Owner Mario Rana told ABC15 that both concepts, State 48 Rock House Brewery and Mia Osteria, would open at The Shops at Norterra near Interstate 17 and Happy Valley Road. Both concepts will open in the complex across from t...

Last week, the New York Times called Sebastian Maniscalco “the hottest comic in America.” People magazine described him as a comedian’s comedian. And in 2017, Forbes named him to its list of the world’s highest-paid comedians after he brought in $15 million between June 2016 and June 2017. His fans describe him in one word: Hilarious. The 46-year...