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When: Thu, Jul 21, 2022, 6:00 PM CDT - Where: The Conservatory, 315 East 5th Street, #Suite 2, Des Moines, IA 50309 About this event Come & sit at our table and enjoy an Italian evening of Good Entertainment featuring vocalist Gina Gedler & comedian Willie Farrell, Good Food prepared by Christiani's Catering, Good Conversation with friends of the I...

Among Italy’s most scenic coastal walking trails, the nine-kilometer (5.6 miles) ‘Pathway of the Gods’ winds its way through vertical cliffs and man-made terraces hundreds of meters above the sparkling waters of the Amalfi Coast.   It begins at the main square, Piazza Capasso, in the tiny village of Bomerano, where you’ll find signs for ‘Sentiero d...

Ciao Bruto!, a new Italian wine and specialty food shop next to the Idlewild Wines tasting room in downtown Healdsburg, has opened with a curated selection of European wines and Italian foods such as honey, chocolate, organic pasta, olive oil, lentils, chickpeas, polenta and 40 varieties of tinned fish. Ciao Bruto partner Thomas DeBiase, director o...

Imagine watching the sunset over Sardinia’s cliffs from your own private lighthouse or waking up to seagull cries from a medieval pirate fortress. With many people feeling a lingering caution about crowded, cramped places ever since the pandemic, it’s no wonder ordinary hotels are so over. That’s even more true when you have the opportunity to expe...

Sparta UNICO had its Annual Trip of a Lifetime to Italy drawing in March and Congratulations to Barbara Antonini Stote from Sparta...   Our prize winner for the Trip to Italy.   Barbara was notified today, and her first words were "OMG I never win anything".    Well Barbara you and your loved Husband Lenny are going on a fabulous Trip to Italy!  An...

When we first decided Piedmont was a must-visit, we had my milestone birthday in our sights, plus visions of all-we-could-eat truffles to go along with the rich red wines we planned on drinking. “We” being me and three of my close friends and fellow wine travelers. Together, we had already done trips to the Loire and Alsace wine regions. This was t...

Massimo Zanetti Beverage USA, one of the largest vertically integrated coffee companies in North America, and the North American operating unit of the Italy-based Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group, will consolidate and expand operations at its roasting facility in the City of Suffolk, Virginia. The $29.1 million project is expected to create 79 jobs....

Sophie Minchilli was raised in Rome with a view of the Colosseum from her kindergarten classroom, and she enjoyed fresh pasta lunches. She explains the Italian notion of dolce far niente — the sweetness of doing nothing.  Endless lunches, walks, and summers at the beach are Minchilli’s earliest memories that inspired her to embrace the lifestyle of...

John and Joe Palma are down-to-earth brothers, internationally known for their expertise in luxury and exotic cars. A few numbers dramatize their career: $270,000, 5 to 6 years and zero. The $270,000 figure is the highest price that any client spent for renovations, with the 1960 Silver Cloud II then rightfully earning a first place in touring at a...

The Boston Celtics have needed to add some size with shooting to the team’s frontcourt rotation, and they finally obtained it with the signing of veteran forward Danilo Gallinari. Long a target of the Celtics, the two parties finally teamed this week: The Italian revealed he will sign with Boston for a two-year deal with a player option in the seco...

Opera Festival of Chicago returns for its second season. The three-week festival will feature fully staged productions of Gioachino Rossini’s L’Inganno Felice and Giuseppe Verdi’s Il Corsaro – the first time each has been performed professionally in Chicago in modern history. We also pay tribute to the legendary Italian soprano Renata Tebaldi, hono...

Italy on Monday declared a state of emergency for areas surrounding the river Po, which accounts for about a third of the country's agricultural production and is suffering its worst drought in 70 years. The government decree will allow authorities to cut through red tape and take action immediately if they think it necessary, such as to impose wat...