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A new pizza restaurant is opening on The Hill this week. Pizzeria da Gloria will open for curbside service on Wednesday at 2024 Marconi Avenue. It will serve up hand-crafted pizzas cooked in a wood-fired oven and will feature local beer and natural wine. Owner Joe Kurowski found his passion for pizza after attending a masterclass in Rome. He ended...

AMERICA’S LAST LITTLE ITALY: THE HILL, the award-winning documentary about one of St. Louis’ most iconic neighborhoods, is set to make its television premiere on Monday, November 30, at 7 p.m. on Nine Network PBS.  The movie, which debuted this past summer as part of the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase, tells the story of The Hill, the Italian-Americ...

Renewed efforts to change the name of Northwest Denver’s Columbus Park to La Raza park are moving forward. The proposal is expected to be filed for consideration as an ordinance next week. “What you see here today at the park is not what was here 50 years ago,” Arturo Rodriguez, a longtime advocate for changing the name of the park said. “I think t...

Lunedì 2 novembre, in un'atmosfera piena di aspettative in vista di un'elezione presidenziale statunitense altamente contestata, il Senatore italiano Luigi Augussori ha visitato i leader della comunità italiana di St Louis. Non capita certo tutti i giorni che un senatore italiano visiti St Louis e non è assolutamente previsto alla vigilia di un eve...

EXCLUSIVE LIVE EVENT FROM ITALY! Join us on Saturday, November 21, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a conversation (in English) with the Giusti Family, the world's oldest producer of Aceto Balsamico di Modena. Register here. The "Great Deposit of Balsamic Vinegar of Giuseppe Giusti" is the oldest acetaia of the world, founded in 1605 in the town of Mod...

A new restaurant in Greeley is setting its sights on offering authentic homemade Italian cuisine to the community. Capri Restaurant, located at 1825 9th St. in Greeley, is scheduled to open Wednesday with a large menu offering freshly made dishes inspired by cuisine from Italy. The building where Capri sits was once a well-loved Italian restaurant...

With international travel far on the horizon, we’ve all been looking for local attractions to help fill the void while getting to know our own backyard a little bit better—and, when you start looking, there really is quite a bit of natural and historical splendor not too far from home. Case in point: the arrival of an international touring exhibit,...

On behalf of the entire Italian Community of St Louis, we would like to express our gratitude to the Iaccarino Family and Casa Don Alfonso - St Louis for their generosity in supporting our local Italian and Italophone community. We are, moreover, honored to begin a partnership with such an esteemed and storied Italian restaurant which shares our va...

Today is opening day for Napoli Italian Eatery, the first solo restaurant for well-known Wichita chef Jeremy Wade. The restaurant, which Wade is opening with his fiance Courtney Mathews, has taken over the former Fetch Bistro space at 7718 E. 37th St. North and is serving a menu of Italian specialties Wade describes as rustic yet modern. It feature...

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival is alive and well despite the challenges of COVID-19. The 42nd annual event will be held virtually November 1–8 and is offering a lineup of 14 authors. Virtual passes can be purchased individually, or an all-access pass is available for $95. Sports will take the screen Wednesday, November 4, at 7 p.m., as Post-Dis...

A little more than one month after Corinth Square’s Urban Table permanently closed, a new restaurant for the space is on the horizon. Va Bene, an Italian eatery and product from Louie’s Wine Dive founder and Kansas City restaurateur Whitney VinZant will open at 8232 Mission Road this winter, according to a press release. VinZant said in a release t...

Beginning next weekend, the Italian Film Festival USA - St. Louis will be back for a new online edition! From 23 OCTOBER until 21 NOVEMBER, the Italian Film Festival will offer a variety of recent feature films, documentaries, and short films. To view the titles they have selected, please see the website of the Film Festival: http://italianfilmfest...