Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari is still recovering from two surgeries on his left knee, but said at Eurocamp in Treviso, Italy, that he is hopeful that he will be fully cleared to play by the start of training camp in September, via NBA.com's Scott Howard-Cooper.   Gallinari is still recovering from two operations on his left knee t...

There was plenty of heart and just as much “soul” Saturday as the Sons of Italy Lodge 2738’s 16th Scholarship Awards and Citizen of the Year Gala drew more than 400 patrons to the Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center.   The night’s theme was “We Honor Our Italian Ancestors from New Orleans,” a nod to the fact that many Sicilian immigr...

by Andra Zeppelin   Paul and Aileen Reilly, siblings and partners extraordinaire at Beast + Bottle, are finally ready to unveil details of their upcoming restaurant, Coperta. Until a recent chat, the two have kept the particulars of the new Uptown restaurant under wraps.   The chef chatted with Eater to share everything from design to...

Since 2007, chef Andrea Frizzi has made loyal fans out of the diners that visited Il Posto, his Uptown restaurant. Now, the Italian chef whose cuisine focuses on dishes from Northern Italy is preparing to move the restaurant onto a larger stage in RiNo. "The time has come for the restaurant to grow not just for me but more importantly for my staff,...

A new Colorado-based distributor is offering North American dealers an array of Italian brands, both well known and obscure in these parts.   Italian Bicycle Group N.A. is distributing brands including: Almarc Nuova, Artigiana Selle, Barco Cicli, Bistark, Cecchini Team (Chakra, Gold Race and Olympic Ring), Chiossi Cicli, Ciclitorino, Ciocc,...

Go ahead, take a spoonful. Or even two. Lynne and Massimo Romeo, as well as their sons Mirko and Gabri, won't mind one bit as you sample their delicious gelato. They know you'll be coming back for more.   #Ciao offers a repertoire of 40 gelato flavors, with 18 on hand at any one time. The top three best-sellers, Lynne says, are dark chocolat...

by Amy Bounds   Local Italians — and Italians for the day — celebrated their culture Sunday at Louisville's Memory Square Park, which was decked out in red, green and white decorations for La Festa. Hosted by the Louisville Society of Italian Americans, the 26th annual festival honors the city's Italian roots, raises money for scholarsh...

by George Demopoulos   An Italian fast-casual chain is saying "ciao" to Cherry Creek in favor of a spot on Colorado Boulevard. Mici Handcrafted Italian will depart from its home of seven years at 3030 E. Second Ave. at the end of the year and reopen at 727 Colorado Blvd., the former home of Boulevard Burger & Tap across from Tr...

Mid-level casual-dining chains continue their gradual exodus from Boulder, with the city's 20-year-old Olive Garden location the latest to shutter.   The Italian-American restaurant at 2685 Pearl St. closed over the weekend, joining the ranks of national casual-dining chains — among them Chili's, Applebee's and TGI Fridays — that have closed...

The Glenwood Springs City Council on Thursday adopted a proclamation honoring Henry "Hank" Bosco. The honor for his lifetime achievements also included a congratulatory letter from U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and a Congressional Tribute prepared by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton.   The tribute was also read by Tipton on the floor of the U.S. House...