Mayor Ron Nirenberg has proclaimed Monday, October 14, “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” in San Antonio. “While indigenous people have endured past injustices, they continue to emphasize a respect for land, natural resources and cooperation among neighbors,” said Nirenberg as he read the proclamation at the city council meeting last Thursday. He asked San...

The Guglielmo Marconi Award, the Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America’s (OSDIA) highest honor, is named for the Nobel prize-winning Italian physicist who invented wireless telegraphy. It is presented biennially to an Italian American who has made significant contributions to the United States. This year’s honoree is U.S. Representative Thomas...

As we reported, San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina has been in serious talks to join European club Milano. Now a new report is out and it seems Messina's days in San Antonio may be coming to an end. According to a report via Sportando, the Spurs assistant coach is nearing a deal to sign with Italian team AX Armani Exchange Milano. "[T...

Deck ovens are magnificent beasts. The broad steel boxes turn out some of the best pizza in the country, from New York to Chicago to anywhere there’s a will to make pizza with a thin, toasted crust and a fat, chewy collar. Julian’s Italian Pizzeria & Kitchen is faithful to the church of the deck oven, and the pies coming from those ovens at the Ala...

California's Riboli family, of the historic San Antonio Winery in downtown Los Angeles is proud to announce the award of Wine Enthusiast's "American Winery of the Year". The 101-year-old San Antonio Winery has been a beloved fixture in the Los Angeles community bringing the taste of California and Italy's finest wines to the greater area and across...

The winds of change swept through the Sacramento Kings organization on Thursday, when lead executive Vlade Divac decided to relieve Dave Joerger of his head coaching duties. Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton is one of the front-runners for the position, but San Antonio Spurs assistant Ettore Messina would reportedly be highly interested in...

Sleuthing through dusty old papers and online newspaper archives, Charlotte Cox believes she has uncovered unknown details about the history of what we now call Fiesta San Antonio. And playing a lead role in the century-old drama was Pompeo Coppini, the Italian-born sculptor perhaps best known for the Alamo Cenotaph and the Littlefield Fountain at...

Any concert aimed at being an “orchestral tour of Italian classical music” is code for “opera.” And the San Antonio Symphony delivered opera Friday night like Domino’s delivers pizza. This classical series concert added an extra ingredient — food prepared onstage while an opera overture flowed from the orchestra led by Music Director Sebastian Lang...

Maybe San Antonio doesn’t offer a singular pizza type with trademark touches like the burned blisters of a pizza napoletana, the foldable perfection of a New York pie or the knife-and-fork dive of Chicago’s deep dish. But even without a signature style, our city is still a pizza kind of town. After all, the Alamo City pizza scene includes a spot wh...

Monte Vista is getting a new Italian-inspired restaurant in the new year when Carlucci’s opens in the short-lived home of Luz Mia Restaurante off McCullough Avenue. With a projected opening in mid-January, Carlucci’s will serve lunch and dinner, with a mix of handmade pastas, soups, salads and sandwiches, said Clay Bergman, who co-owns the restaura...