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Maserati North America today announced its January 2017 sales results, solidifying the luxury Italian automaker as the number one premium brand for year-over-year sales in the United States with an increase of 69.3 percent for January, compared with the same month in 2016. Maserati sold 889 units last month in the United States, up from 525 units i...

Dal 1 gennaio 2017 si e’ operativamente avviata l'integrazione logistica dell’Agenzia Nazionale del Turismo presso l'ufficio di Chicago dell'ICE-Agenzia sito al 401 North Michigan Avenue.  La collaborazione prevede l'utilizzo, per la durata di 1 anno, dello spazio di circa 23mq - precedentemente adibito alle aziende italiane utilizzatrici del servi...

What do Microsoft, GE, and the Chicago Police Department have in common? They're all working to reach community and team members in a more meaningful way with the help of a Chicago-born tech entrepreneur with deep Sicilian roots. MeetApp North America co-founder and CEO Sal Camarda has taken his smartphone app from a lean startup to a company...

By Kevin Martin Frank Pelusi, the owner of Fashion Dry Cleaners and Tailoring in the 1700 block of East 28th Street in Lorain, is retiring and has decided to close the business after nearly 70 years. Pelusi's business is believed to the longest standing business in continuous operation on 28th Street and perhaps south Lorain. He wants to than...

Lorenzo Bonomo, professore ordinario di Radiologia all'Università Cattolica di Roma, diventa Socio Onorario della RSNA, la Società di Radiologia del Nord America, che riunisce oltre 54.000 membri provenienti da 136 Paesi del mondo.   L'importante riconoscimento gli è stato conferito il 30 novembre, a Chicago, in occasione del 101° Congresso...

By Maureen O'Donnell Fred Piattoni operated seven Powder Puff hair salons, headed a top cosmetologists' association and helped draw as many as 80,000 people to Chicago for the nation's second-largest beauty show.   During his career, he witnessed explosive growth in the beauty business, thanks to postwar prosperity, product innovations and...

by David Witter What do you get when you mix an Italian kid from Baltimore with classical music, Motown and jazz and add a little marinara sauce on the side? Timoteo Camponeschi, better known as Slim Manicotti, aka Slim Man. A singer, songwriter, instrumentalist, cook, author, TV personality and all around Renaissance man, Camponeschi has recorde...

The Italian Evening@Pack Expo, to be held on 7 November, will host the presentation of an exclusive study conducted by Euromonitor on the opportunities offered by the US market   Pack Expo International, a leading international event in the field of processing and packaging to be held in Chicago from 6 to 9 November is the next promotional s...

When: Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 4:00 to 6:00 pmWhere: The Chicago Cultural Center | 1st Floor Garland RoomCosts: $10 for Non-members - Free for WorldChicago members! To register please contact ajennings@worldchicago.org (mailto:ajennings@worldchicago.org). Stefano Boeri, a Milan-based architect will talk about the "Bosco Verticale," a project...

When: Tuesday October 18, 2016 from 6:00 pmWhere: Italian Cultural Institute, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450, Chicago, IL On the Occasion of the 16th Annual Italian Language Week in the World, Editor Marinella Mascia Galateria (University of Rome - La Sapienza) will present "Paola Masino: Dressing the Past Outfits, Dreams and Memor...

Alexander (Alessandro Vincenzo) Capraro nacque a Pietrabbondante (oggi provincia di Isernia) il 7 gennaio del 1895 da Vincenzo e Maria Vitullo. La registrazione della sua nascita fu regolarizzata dinanzi al Sindaco di allora Ruggiero Di Salvo. Giunse in America nel 1905 viaggiando, con i suoi genitori, sulla nave " Sicilian Prince". La fa...

By Francesca Bezzone Most of you probably know him better as "Chef Boyardee," the name and face behind a popular brand of Italian style canned foods. Established in 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio, by brothers Ettore, Mario and Paul, "Chef Boyardee" (spelled phonetically to help Americans with the pronunciation of the Italian surname) came to be after cus...