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Three memorial and celebration events are planned next week for Paulina D. Megale Beard, whose family is sharing this remembrance: "Heaven just got a whole lot better. Paulina Domenica Megale Beard ("Nonni") 90, of Seattle, passed away June 22, 2016 at home, surrounded by family.   Paulina was born in Coos Bay, Oregon to Italian immigra...

By Mauro Battocchi In the city of Salt Lake City, the Italian language is alive and kicking. Take, for example, these two students below from the University of Utah. Italian has truly opened doors in their scholastic and personal lives and, as you can tell from their video interviews, they are very enthusiastic about this special language.  ...

Sunday is our historic annual BBQ at the Club. Please help us celebrate the reopening of the Club's outdoor patio and bocce ball courts. It has been many years since we've been able to use the patio. Our president, Angelo Cassaro along with Jimmy Gerard and Ben Spano have pulled out all the stops to insure that this is a memorable event.   T...

Real Salt Lake returns from its lengthy road trip to Rio Tinto Stadium with next week's U.S. Open Cup match June 14 against third-division Wilmington. The club will also christen the renovated stadium pitch with its first-ever friendly against an Italian power.   Series A's Inter Milan will visit RSL and Rio Tinto Stadium on July 19 at...

Seattle's Italian-American community is running a full page ad in The Seattle Times Monday as part of its new effort to counter the city's newly created Indigenous People's Day. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray plans to sign the measure replacing Columbus Day with the new commemoration Monday.   Read more   Source: http://mynorthwest.com...

One of the biggest restaurant openings of the year on the Strip, Carbone effortlessly fulfills its promise to provide a distinctive experience. The building blocks that come together to make it unique—dramatic design, warm service, favorite Italian-American foods, tableside service for several dishes—can be found at a handful of other Vegas eaterie...

Mākena Beach & Golf Resort welcomes back Castello Banfi Winery for a seven course Winery of the Month dinner on Saturday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Molokini Bar & Grille.    The wine dinner will pair the internationally-acclaimed wines of Castello Banfi, as well as other wines from the Banfi Vintners portfolio, with a special...

Gli Stati Uniti, si sa, sono pieni di città dai nomi italiane, di solito sorte durante la prima grande emigrazione italiana della seconda metà del 1800. Ci sono decine di Firenze, o Florence, Napoli, alcune Venezia o Venice, e persino una Parma, nell'Ohio.   Anche Modena ha le sue gemelle americane, in Pennsylvania, nel Wisconsin, o nello st...

In the season of funnel cakes, fried bacon and elephant ears, you'll find us lining up for a more Italian fried snack. Panzerotti come from Puglia, the country's Southeastern heel, and are commonly described as mini, deep-fried calzones. Think of them as crescent-shaped Pizza Rolls, only better.   The city's first proper taste of panzerotti...

Since Borders in Redmond Town Center (RTC) closed almost five and a half years ago, the space had remained vacant. This has recently changed with the opening of Ducati Redmond. The elevator and stairs of the space were removed and the Italian motorcycle dealership — which had its grand opening on Saturday — has taken over the first floor of th...

The Scottsdale City Council has approved plans to demolish most of the upscale shopping center known as The Borgata and replace it with condominiums.   Built in 1981 to resemble an Italian village, the Borgata is considered a Scottsdale landmark. But on Monday, the City Council signed off on a general plan amendment and rezoning to allow th...

by Michael Kiefer   From big-city Rome to small-town Umbria, you can't walk 40 feet without passing an Italian cafe with an array of panini laid out in a case. They may be squarely set in crustless white bread (cut diagonally like Mom did); eclair-size torpedo-shaped rolls or crusty rectangles that look like leavened matzoh, sandwichi...