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Jason Hansen and Peter Sebastian, who own Estelle, recently opened a pizza and sandwich shop known as Mario’s in St. Paul. They put chef Evan Vranian in charge of the kitchen, and he’s got a sandwich that you need to know about. Oh, There’s Pizza?Mario’s also makes a great pan pizza that some might compare to Detroit style. While it’s baked in squa...

Some people living in Pueblo chose to protest a Christopher Columbus monument located on Abriendo Avenue, while indigenous people and activist groups gathered as far away from the statue as they could. Activists say for them, Columbus represents colonialism, exploitation, and racism. Pueblo is known for its ethnic diversity, which includes a large...

Marking the first collaboration between The Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Uffizi Galleries, the exhibition includes paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, decorative arts, and a selection of ancient Roman marble statues. It is the largest and one of the most comprehensive shows on Botticelli ever staged in the United States, featuring works...

Open for lunch Monday through Friday and dinner on the second Saturday of each month, Giuseppe's offers elegant Italian dining well south of The Hill on Grand Boulevard. The Dutchtown restaurant at the Meramec Street intersection offers a selection of pasta dishes as well as chicken, steak and veal entrées, with large, hearty portions. Appetizers i...

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West is pleased to host the debut presentation of stunning images of Italy’s legendary cowboys who have worked the land in the Maremma region, just outside Florence and Rome, for centuries. This special exhibition, titled "Italy’s Legendary Cowboys of the Maremma, Photographs by Gabrielle Saveri," opens to the public...

Traffic might have been a little lighter going to work on Monday on some Colorado roadways, since state employees had a paid holiday. So did some other workers, including Adams County staff. But an informal on-the-street survey in Colorado Springs showed most people were unaware of Monday’s holiday. For the third year, the first Monday in October w...

Despite mediation sessions, monthly protests and weekly visits to city council meetings, there remains no resolution to the question some Puebloans have asked for years: Will the Christopher Columbus monument within the Mesa Junction neighborhood be removed, or stay where it's been for more than 100 years?  Representatives from community organizati...

RigaTony's, a new Italian restaurant, just opened in the former Uncle Joe's Steakhouse location on First Street, and while recent maintenance issues have temporarily closed its in-house dining areas it is still providing pick-up and delivery. Restaurant owner Tony St. John, a native of Havre who only recently returned, said their dishwasher broke d...

Mici Italian, The Denver-based family-owned destination for pizza, pasta, salads and more, is celebrating National Pizza and Pasta month throughout the whole month of October with free pizza and pasta at their Arizona and Colorado locations.  COLORADO This October, the Miceli siblings invite the Denver area to celebrate National Pizza and Pasta mon...

An official delegation of the City of St Louis including Michael J Cross, President of the St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities (far left), and Jack Baumann, CEO of Guidester Travel (center left) presented Deputy Mayor Anna Lisa Boni with a Resolution from the City of St Louis at the City Hall of Bologna during the celebration of the 35th anniversary o...

When: 12 Oct 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Where: Weisman Art Museum, 333 E River Road Minneapolis, MN 55455. The exhibition on show at the Weisman Museum of Art, “Capturing Change: The Urban Images of Berenice Abbott and Giovanni Battista Piranesi”, offers a rare opportunity to admire together the works of two masters, twentieth century American...

As Denver’s great chefs go, so goes the city’s fine-dining scene—at least in the case of Sapore Prime Italian, which debuted in Littleton this past March. The kitchen is helmed by Brent Turnipseede, who honed his chops (and filets and strips) at downtown’s Guard & Grace and West Highland’s American Elm before moving from the Mile High City to Littl...