NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

As a superbly trained and deeply committed teacher of the Italian language, Kelly Matthews won the Midwest Award for Leadership in the Teaching of Italian Language and Culture, sponsored by the Italian Consulate. The primary element of her winning application had to do with the way that her Italian classes are involved in the community, evidenced b...

Il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Chicago rende nota la pubblicazione di un avviso per l’assunzione di un impiegato a contratto, a tempo indeterminato, da adibire ai servizi di collaboratore amministrativo nel settore contabilità-manifestazioni culturali-traduzione, presso l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Le domande di ammissione alle prove per l’ass...

Italy has invaded West Baraboo. A year after opening the American cuisine eatery Chomp, its owners have transformed the establishment into an Italian restaurant. Fratelli’s Neighborhood Italian Restaurant opens at 3 p.m. Friday. Hailey Borota, who owns the restaurant with a silent partner, said she sees a niche in the local restaurant market for...

On Friday November 17, the IACS was proud to host the Macomb County Chamber of Commerce and OneMacomb for their Annual Diversity Luncheon.  Pam Lavers Deputy Macomb County County Executive, directs the efforts of OneMacomb, an initiative focused on making Macomb a more welcoming and inclusive community.  Pam shared that there are 116 languages spok...

L’era atomica ha compiuto nei giorni scorsi 75 anni. Proprio il 2 dicembre 1942 gli Stati Uniti annunciarono con un messaggio in codice (“il navigatore italiano è sbarcato nel nuovo mondo”) che Enrico Fermi e i suoi collaboratori dell’Università di Chicago erano riusciti ad accendere la prima ‘pila’ atomica.  La ‘Chicago Pile-1’ aveva prodotto la p...

At the busy intersection of Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs, The Centrum building has been in the midst of major renovations. As part of those renovations, the Oak Lawn building will get several new restaurants. Locations of local burger joint Pints & Quarts and local coffee shop Mudsmith are scheduled to open soon, and Mille Lire, a new Italian restaur...

A distanza di 110 anni dal disastro minerario di Mononongah le vittime della piu’ grande tragedia dell’emigrazione italiana sono state ricordate anche a Washington grazie all’impegno di Padre Ezio Marchetto, dell’associazione Abruzzo Molise ‘Heritage Society", presieduta da Maria D’Andrea e dell’Ambasciata Italiana di Washington, rappresentata dal...

In the sixteenth-century, the splendor of the Renaissance blossomed across Italy as a new Holy Roman Empire stretched its wings from the Urals to the Atlantic. This special  brings listeners wonderful sixteenth-century Christmas music from the Venetian world of Giovanni Bassano and Gioseffo Zarlino, moving westward to the Milan of Franchinus Gaffur...

 Buona, The Original Italian Beef, has set a date of Dec. 6 for the long-awaited opening of its Oak Lawn restaurant. The restaurant at 6235 W. 95th St. will officially open at 10 a.m. Anyone lined up outside before the restaurant opens on Wednesday will get a free Italian beef sandwich. The family-owned, fast casual chain serves its signature Itali...

The Johnny's Italian Steakhouse experience now will be available down the tracks at the Abbey Station in Rock Island. Leadership from the Johnny's and its owner, Heart of America Group, joined Abbey Station co-owner Joe Lemon Jr. on Friday to announce the Moline restaurant now is the sole operator of events at the historic venue. Mike Whalen, found...

There is strength in numbers, the old adage goes, and nowhere is that more apparent than at Casa Italia in Stone Park, where more than a dozen organizations will join forces to stage the Casa’s fourth annual Christmas Village. The complimentary open house is slated for Dec. 3. The following organizations had signed on to participate at the time of...

The colors and textures of the city of Rome, Italy, will be on the walls of the studioROMA gallery in the exhibition titled Frammenti opening Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at 617 Franklin Street, Michigan City. Frammenti is the Italian word for fragments. The photographs, paintings and rubbings created by Matthew Kubik find beauty in the crumbling walls...