A new Italian restaurant has made its debut in the Elliot Park Hotel. Located at 823 Fifth Ave. in downtown Minneapolis, the newcomer is called Tavola Italian Kitchen + Bar. The restaurant offers Tuscan-inspired cuisine and farm-to-table specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Morning offerings include the Maialino Breakfast pizza with cochini...

Pasquale Presa says his restaurant, Pasquale’s Neighborhood Pizzeria, is a labor of love and an expression of his passion for Italian cuisine, his family and Rochester. Presa, who opened the restaurant in 2016 at the corner of First Avenue and Fifth Street Southwest, explains that it represents all that has been and is important to him. “I was born...

For the fourth year, the ICC is supporting an outstanding student from the University of Minnesota, Department of French & Italian who is spending one semester in Italy. This scholarship continues to fulfill our mission to promote Italian language and culture to all people of Minnesota. The Massimo Bonavita Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of...

John Gagliardi, who won more college football games than any coach in history, turning St. John’s into a powerhouse, has died Sunday, Oct. 7, at the age of 91. Gagliardi won 489 games in his 64 seasons, 60 of them leading the Johnnies. He won four national championships, in 1963 and 1965 (NAIA), and 1976 and 2003 (NCAA Division III), before retirin...

As Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated across Minnesota with parades, powwows, and feasts, it is worth revisiting the fact that a memorial to Christopher Columbus stands on the grounds of the Minnesota State Capitol enshrined by the power of the state. Some who know of the memorial, most prominently Native American activists and their allies, hav...

A captivating entertainment for all ages, the Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura of Chicago proudly present The Great Duel Between Orlando and Rinaldo for the Beautiful Angelica’s Sake by the Italian theatre company Associazione Figli d’Arte Cuticchio for the first time in the Twin Cities. This is a...

Un rappresentante del Consolato Italiano di Chicago sarà a Minneapolis per facilitare il rilascio dei passaporti biometrici per i cittadini italiani residenti nel Minnesota, Northern Iowa e Western Wisconsin. La visita del rappresentante avverrà venerdì, 2 novembre p.v. dalle 9,00 alle 17,30 nella sede dell’Italian Cultural Center a Minneapolis. Le...

The Basilica of St. Mary’s most lasting structure isn’t the wooden shed where its first parishioners attended Mass in 1868. Nor is it the majestic co-cathedral where parishioners now worship on the edge of downtown Minneapolis. Rather, its leaders say, it’s the Basilica community, who, for 150 years, have worshipped, served, welcomed immigrants and...

Thursday October 4, from 18:30 to 20:00 CDT. Cotroneo Wine & Spirits, 2148 3rd St, White Bear Lake 55110, MN. Get tickets here www.theitalianculturalcenter.org. Sample wines of Alto Adige, Veneto and Piemonte from the esteemed Leonardo LoCascio Selections Portfolio. Registration is limited to 20 so sign-up today. Lead by Instructor and member of Th...

Dopo lavori di ristrutturazione e ammodernamento, il Minneapolis Sculpture Garden è stato riaperto lo scorso anno completando l’integrazione del Giardino con il campus del Walker Art Center. Si tratta di uno dei musei più rinomati per l’arte contemporanea negli Stati Uniti, e si caratterizza per la sua interdisciplinarità, comprendendo sia le arti...