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With an Italian-born mother and American-born father, Nico Mannion is fluent in both English and Italian. But he's not sure if there’s a direct Italian translation for “Bear Down." "I don’t think there’s a translation,” he said. "I’ll get back to you on that one.” Mannion, who just led Phoenix Pinnacle High School to its second straight 6A state ba...

A partire da venerdì scorso, 1 marzo, i connazionali iscritti all’AIRE residenti nello Utah che hanno bisogno di richiedere il passaporto italiano potranno fissare un appuntamento presso gli uffici del Consolato Onorario a Salt Lake City. A renderlo noto è il Consolato Generale a San Francisco dopo che nella città è stata attivata la postazione per...

Nicole Brisson is grocery shopping on the Las Vegas Strip. The executive chef of Eataly Las Vegas, she's collecting ingredients as she moves around the sprawling new complex, which opened Dec. 27 at the Park MGM. First a stop at La Salumeria to pick up a selection of Italian cheeses and paper-thin strips of prosciutto and mortadella. Then a trip to...

When Harry’s Bar opened its doors in Venice, Italy, in 1931, Giuseppe Cipriani Sr., the Cipriani family patriarch, probably never imagined his quaint bar turning into a global restaurant and hospitality brand. Giuseppe Sr. was still alive and present for the family business’ early expansion—Hotel Cipriani opened in Venice in 1958—but he wouldn’t se...

The BYU men’s volleyball program often uses its strong connections overseas, its tradition of success and its far-reaching alumni network to attract some of the best international players it can get. But in the case of their latest foreign-born sensation, the Cougars got an assist from their own football program to land Davide (pronounced: DAH-Vee...

From Thursday, March 07, 2019 to Monday, March 11, 2019. Organized by Riverside Community College, Ventura Guitar Society, University of Southern Nevada and Casa Italiana, Desert Oasis High School. In collaboration with : Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles. Entrance: Free As a part of his "A guitar at the Opera" series, guitarist Carlo Fierens...

Leave it to restaurateur Grant Krueger to use gunpowder and 16th century tax collectors as inspirations behind the name of his third eatery in St. Philip’s Plaza. This and other secrets were recently revealed to me at Proof Artisanal Pizza and Pasta, 4340 N. Campbell Avenue. Krueger stopped short of calling them secrets, but acknowledged that the s...

Promising “an authentic Philly experience” for East Coast transplants looking to cool down, Philly Freeze-Me has debuted a menu inspired by the owner’s hometown and a nostalgia for flavors Las Vegas just didn’t offer. Located at The Twain Center on the corner of Twain Avenue and Swenson Street, the retail center is actively luring new casual-dining...

When they weren’t studying game film and breaking down opponents as Miami Dolphins teammates, Dan Marino and Damon Huard were busy devising their game plans for life after football. Rifle Arm, Deep Post and Dame and Daniel were names of potential wines and wineries doodled on their notes in the quarterback room before their vision became a reality....

Fendi is expanding its Roman empire . . . to Scottsdale, Arizona. The luxury fashion house just announced that it is building a collection of 41 bespoke Fendi Private Residences that will be come to market later this year and be completed in 2020. Each home will average 3,500 square feet, with the design and architecture spearheaded by architect Ma...

Sergio Pagni beat-out 23 other archers in the largest shootdown ever to take the compound open championship at the 53rd Vegas Shoot and win a first-prize cheque for USD 53,000. “I feel great. At the beginning of the  week, I said I was confident in my shot and I was sure to make 900. When I look back and see how many 900s were in the final with me,...

“Thinking of technology in a conscious way, as a broad development process that strengthens the ethical aspect, so investing in a sort of ‘slow and ethic technology’, means taking into account and evaluating all the consequences and impact on our society of every single innovation, referring to our values and always focusing on the individual” is t...