I can only imagine what Chauncey Smaldone, the youngest of the loan-sharking, book-making Smaldone brothers, would've said when Lou's Food Bar hung out its shingle down the street. For decades, Smaldone ran Gaetano's, a cherished Italian-American restaurant that his family founded in 1947, and he no ... More >>
Clyde “Flip Flop” Smaldone is resurrected as a religious artist.
The Colorado History Museum's current exhibition, The Italians of Denver, celebrates the numerous contributions to local culture made by the proud immigrant families who came here from Italy and settled primarily in the northwest part of town. Yet for one painting in the exhibition â€” "The Agony in ... More >>