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Casa Italiana di Las Vegas in collaboration with the Windmill library proudly presents Italian American Baseball Family, winner of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award at the National Italian American Foundation 42nd Anniversary Gala in Washington, DC and finalist in the 2018 Sport Movies & TV World Championship in Milan, Italy, on...

Every day, people work, live and pray inside Pietro Belluschi’s light-filled, modern creations. The legendary architect shaped Portland’s skyline with revolutionary structures like the Commonwealth Building, which generated tinted glass-and-aluminum lookalikes across the globe. Oregon’s most revered designer and one of its most highly awarded citiz...

Pueo’s Osteria, an Italian-inspired eatery in Waikoloa, will celebrate its six-year anniversary with a red carpet entry on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, with complimentary amuse bouche, “6 for $6 each” late-night food specials and also drink specials. Since opening on Aug. 16, 2013, owners Jim and Christine Babian could not be more pleased with the succes...

Grand Army Tavern, Northeast Portland’s neighborhood-friendly cocktail bar and restaurant, will turn its front room into a new pasta restaurant next month, The Oregonian/OregonLive has learned. The new restaurant, Campana, was born from the restaurant’s occasional pasta nights. It will start with just three nights of service a week. But this is mor...

The 25-year-old from the great city of Rome may not be a household name yet, but big things are expected from him. Vianello has continued his stay in America for further professional boxing development by joining Joseph Parker coach Kevin Barry in Las Vegas. The Italian had previously been coached in California by Abel Sanchez. Currently 4-0 having...

For nearly 17 years, regional Italian food chain Casa Mia has been serving up hot, homemade food — chopped, baked and sautéed from a small kitchen in Yelm.  Even today, the hometown franchise’s mission for hospitable home-styled dining is greater than ever. “The Casa Mias are consistent. I think that we all support each other and we strive for good...

Dear Friends and Supporters of the Festa Italiana: After 27 great years celebrating our Italian-American heritage in Pioneer Courthouse Square, the Festa Italiana is retooling for a better and more sustainable future. We are currently evaluating new venues and new formats for our main event and we need your help. If you have any ideas about possibl...

A handful of Gonzaga players considered professional options versus returning to the Zags following the 2019 season. So did a member of GU’s coaching staff, minus the fanfare and headlines. Riccardo Fois found himself in Phoenix – staying at the same hotel where the Zags stayed at the 2017 Final Four – to interview for the position of player develo...

Joe Gambino, who rose from modest beginnings in New York to become the owner of one of the Valley's largest Chevrolet dealerships, died last month at his Phoenix home. He was 88. The longtime automotive enthusiast passed away June 28 surrounded by family, said his son, Joseph Gambino Jr. The senior Gambino, a Brooklyn native, grew up speaking a rar...

I prodotti di bellezza fabbricati in Italia piacciono sempre di più negli Stati Uniti. Il nostro Paese detta i trend e fa da influencer per il make-up e l'estetica di donne e uomini oltreoceano. Il successo passa attraverso l'incremento notevole delle nostre esportazioni di prodotti cosmetici che, nel 2018, sono aumentate di circa il 20% rispetto a...

Kim Jong Grillin’ owner Han Ly Hwang and longtime cook Reuben DeMarco will bring Italian cold-cuts and chicken Parm to Southeast Portland at a new sandwich cart, DeMarco’s Sandwiches. At the new cart, DeMarco and Hwang will serve a short menu of Italian-American subs inspired in part by DeMarco’s days cooking at Italian restaurants in Boston. So fa...

A new Italian restaurant has opened in Birch Bay, giving locals a chance to try a selection of authentic Italian dishes prepared by an experienced restaurateur. Since its opening on July 5, Scampi Osteria has already received praise for its menu that includes spaghetti and meatballs, eggplant parmesan, chicken parmesan, carbonara, lasagna, linguini...