Henry “Carl” Musso, the patriarch of the Pueblo County farming family and one of the pioneers of the iconic roasted Pueblo chile, was laying in a Denver hospital room 11 years ago and told he was dying. It was prostate cancer — they caught it late and it metastasized into his femur — and his doctors told him he probably wouldn’t leave that room ali...

Parts of Colfax Avenue have changed with the times, but the best parts not only haven’t—and with any luck, they never will. The history of Denver’s most infamous stretch of pavement is writ large in mid-century architecture, complete with gaudy neon signage, and entrepreneurs who respect it by bringing new life to old structures are guaranteed some...

As the city begins to blossom back to life, there may be no better symbol of the renewed energy than McGregor Square. Situated across the baseball stadium, the growing development is already teeming with life — with attractions that include a new Tattered Cover Book Store, a truly mammoth sports bar and an increasing number of restaurants. The incr...

A man has been supplying cheese for pizza companies Domino’s, Pizza Hut, Little Caesars and Papa John’s for decades. And last but not least, it also provides the cheese for Hot Pockets, lasagna from Stouffer, and the baked ziti for Smart Ones. All that cheese comes from Leprino Foods and its founder, the mysterious 79-year-old billionaire James Lep...

The enticing scent of herbs, spaghetti sauce and Italian sausage is a familiar one for many members of the Pueblo community, often greeting the familial owners of a small storefront on Elm Street by name as the customers purchase meats, cheeses and other Italian staples. This Saturday the Gagliano family, owners of Gagliano's Italian Market & Deli,...

Today marks a saucy new holiday for the town of Eagle. At Tuesday’s town council meeting, Eagle mayor Scott Turnipseed will officially proclaim June 22 to be Pasta to the People Day in honor of Pastatively, a local Italian restaurant that recently closed down.  “Whereas, the pasta loving people of this prime piece of paradise proudly proclaim their...

A Fort Collins gelato business owner hasn't let a fire at his store stop him from doing what he loves by coming up with a unique way to deliver his sweet treats. Some may never realize the work that goes into making one small cup of creamy Italian gelato, but for owner of City Park Gelato & Amore, Paul Pellegrino, it’s all he’s ever known. "I’m a t...

As a family restaurant, Scalzotto Italian Restaurant is proud to offer a variety of Italian pizza and pasta options to meet the tastes and preferences of guests visiting the restaurant. Founded in 2015 by Giancarlo & Tonia Scalzotto, Scalzotto Italian Restaurant has evolved over the years and now it has been recognized as one of the best restaurant...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to another wonderful issue of our magazine. Things are getting better in Italy, as we tell you twice a week in our video and audio podcast We the ItaliaNews, which we encourage you to watch or listen to all the time. This past June 2, Italy celebrated 75 years of our Republic. At that time Italy chose the Republic and decide...

The poll has closed and the results are in, here are the top four Italian restaurants in Grand Junction according to you. We recently asked you to help us find the best Italian food in Grand Junction by voting for the best Italian restaurant. The results are in and we're ready to reveal the best places to get pizza, pasta, and more in Grand Junctio...