Around the turn of the 19th Century, 26 of the 27 ranches on the Carson River between Dayton and Weeks (south of Silver Springs) were owned by Italians. Many of these hardworking Italian immigrants had first been attracted to the silver and gold strikes and they settled in the upper Comstock towns. One such family, the Pedroli/Quilici family settle...

The menu boards at the new Paisan’s Old World Deli & Catering in South Reno are 5 feet tall. In case people need to view them from a distance. Owners Angie and Mike Angelis are expecting a line. And why shouldn’t they? For a quarter century, the original Paisan’s has drawn enthusiastic diners to its storefront on Longley Lane, to the events it cate...

When you first hear the term “Little Italy”, Nevada isn’t exactly the first place that comes to mind. However, you’ll be surprised to find out that our state is, in fact, home to its very own Little Italy. In fact, this region of Nevada is deeply historic and it played a huge impact in creating the community that you can visit today. Not only is th...

On Oct. 2, the Reno City Council voted unanimously to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday in October, replacing any official recognition of Columbus Day. Members of American Indian Movement Northern Nevada hailed the move as a show of honor and respect toward Native Americans, but local Italian Americans say they were blindsided b...

For the 38th year, the Eldorado is bringing the sights, sounds and flavors of Italy to THE ROW in the Heart of Reno during the Eldorado Great Italian Festival. Held each year during Columbus Day weekend, the festival is a celebration of Italian culture and traditions and includes live entertainment, a sauce cooking contest and of course, pasta – lo...

The city of Reno has become the newest municipality to make the move from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day. During its regular meeting Oct. 2, Reno City Council unanimously approved the establishment of Indigenous Peoples Day. It will be recognized the second Monday in October every year, in place of Columbus Day. According to a news release...

Tucked along Flint Street in Reno’s cultural core is a beautiful mansion exhibiting a signature Colonial style: The home at 442 Flint Street was designed by Frederick J. Delongchamps, one of Nevada’s most famous architects, and is commonly known by longtime locals as the Hardy House. But since 2008, it has operated as arte italia, a destination for...

On View: Sept 27 - Dec 29, 2019. Gallery Hours: Fri - Sun, 12 to 5 PM. Admission: Free of charge. arteitaliausa, 442 Flint Street, Reno, NV 89501. NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960, an extraordinary exhibition that poignantly portrays life in Italy through the lens of photography before, during, and after World War II. Experience this...

NeoRealismo: The New Image in Italy, 1932–1960, the most comprehensive curated collection of journalistic images capturing the faces of Italy after World War II, will be on display at arteitalia (442 Flint Street, Reno) September 27 through December 29, 2019. This free exhibit documents not only Italy’s economic and social conditions in the mid-20t...

Finding high-quality Italian handcrafted ties and accessories in the Biggest Little City is now easy. All you have to do is log onto the Pasquale lovinella website. He spends hours on the second floor of his Damonte Ranch home, where makes ties one cut and stitch at a time. He uses the skills he learned as a child in his Italian hometown of Orta Di...