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Connoisseurs of Italian glass will have a rare opportunity to enhance their holdings on May 23, when the Chicago-based Wright auction house holds a single-owner sale of more than 100 works by luminaries such as Fulvio Bianconi, Ercole Barovier, Gio Ponti, Carlo Scarpa, and Thomas Stearns. “This collection, which was built by a Windy City couple ove...

Michigan’s only Ferrari dealership debuted  its $5-M expansion when it opened for business on Monday inside a 53,000sqf store in the Detroit suburbs. Cauley Ferrari, in West Bloomfield, put the finishing touches on a makeover to match the luxury sports cars it has been selling there since Y 1999, said Jeff Cauley, co-owner and GM of the dealership....

Negri Bossi North America is ditching its previously announced plans to construct a 36,000-square-foot building in Plymouth Township, Mich., for its new North American headquarters in favor of moving into a leased building in neighboring Canton, Mich. The Italian injection molding machinery maker, a subsidiary of Milan-based Negri Bossi SpA, said i...

E’ stata ufficializzata ieri l’acquisizione integrale dell’azienda americana Woodways – che produce arredi su misura in Michigan – da parte della Zordan di Vicenza, noto e storico player nella produzione di arredamento per i negozi monomarca dei più qualificati brand del settore lusso, in Italia e nel mondo (da Bulgari a Ferragamo, Karl Lagerfeld e...

Palos Park will again host its own version of the legendary street race Motogiro d’Italia to showcase the beauty of automobiles as a kickoff to Love the Park, the third annual fine arts fair May 19 and 20 at the Village Green on 123rd Street. “Art and the Automobile,” the theme of the first day of the fair, will begin with Motogiro d’Palos Park, a...

Arriva da Chicago la notizia che i vincitori dell’edizione 2018 del Premio per l’innovazione conferito dall’International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), che sarà ufficialmente consegnato in Australia a giugno durante il meeting annuale della società, sono due ricercatori dell’Unimore: la Prof.ssa Graziella Pellegrini, docente di Biologia A...

The Mario Tricoci Hair Salon and Day Spa has a new owner that may sound familiar: The Tricoci family. In 2001, the Italian-born Mario and his spouse-slash-business-partner, Cheryl, sold a majority interest to outside partners and investors. But, as of February 28, the family is back in charge. After launching the chain in the 1970s, the Tricocis co...

Italy-based manufacturer Riello will offer its high-efficiency wall-hung boilers in North America, including Family Pro, Residence Pro and Condexa Pro brands. The announcement was made at the AHR Expo in Chicago. Evergreen Products International, based in Mississauga, ON, has been appointed distributor of five condensing models for the region. “We...

Leonard F. Amari and John G. Locallo — partners in the Law Offices of Amari & Locallo — have been selected by their peers as Leading Lawyers in the category of Real Estate Law and Real Estate Taxes. Fellow partner Joseph F. Locallo III and associates Vesna Marusic and Vincent Oppedisano have been selected as Emerging Lawyers. The distinctions are e...

Maserati North America is bringing its full 2018 vehicle lineup to the 2018 Chicago Auto Show at the expansive McCormick Place complex. Two Levante vehicles, the "Maserati of SUVs," will be joined by the Ghibli sport sedan, the flagship Quattroporte executive sedan, and the legendary GranTurismo sports car. The show stand display will highlight the...

Motorcycles are cool. But the Ducati brand is, objectively speaking, the coolest. Jim Harp, an electrician from Smiths Creek, recently put down a $500 deposit on his second Italian motorcycle in Birmingham.  “How do I compare my old one to the new one? It’s like a flip phone versus the iPhone X,” he said. “Ducati just has a mystique.” Known for its...

When Chicago launched a massive plan in 2000 to overhaul all public housing in the city–knocking down high-rises like Cabrini-Green and slowly rebuilding new communities–residents resisted. They didn’t want to lose their homes, or the tight-knit communities that had formed over decades. But as the plan moved forward, they rallied around a new goal:...