NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

Turin, Italy-based Fidia S.p.A. moved its North American operations in Troy to a new 14,000-square-foot building in Rochester Hills. Fidia designs and builds numerical controls and high-speed milling machine systems for the production of complex-shaped parts for the automotive, aerospace and energy markets.   "Because our market share a...

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian and the city of Evanston are joining leaders of other progressive cities, universities and cultural institutions around the world to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day.   Celebrated on the second Monday of October, Indigenous Peoples' Day celebrates the contributions of Ind...

The Little Italy Redevelopment Corporation and Cuyahoga Art & Culture are proud to host the 2016 Summer Art Walk where Culinary Arts Meet the Fine Arts. The event will take place the first weekend in June, beginning Friday June 3 at 5:00 pm. Friday hours are from 5:00-9:00 pm, Saturday June 4 from noon- 9:00 pm, and Sunday June 5 from noon...

Effebiquattro Milano inaugura un nuovo SHOWROOM monomarca a Chicago nel centro della città, grazie alla lunga collaborazione con il rivenditore Euroluxe Interiors Lcc, e a testimonianza degli importanti obiettivi di crescita e sviluppo con la prevista apertura di 59 showroom monomarca. Numerosi i modelli di porte presenti, i più rappresentativi so...

This month, we sat down with Laura T. Wilson, chef and restaurant owner. Laura told us all about her professional training, how her European experiences influence her food, and shares a recipe for her Perfect Red Sauce. Read on for more about Laura and all that La Dolce Vita has to offer! 1. We know from your bio that you're a trained chef from Le...

Chicago is famous for food, but it's not just deep dish pizza that gets mouths watering. The city's flavorful sandwiches are a must-eat for both locals and visitors to the Windy City. One of the classics, Chicago Italian Beef, originated on the South Side of Chicago, is made with tender Italian beef, thinly sliced and piled high on a sub.  ...

"The Italian American studies program—along with other interdisciplinary programs—will educate our students about fundamental cultural differences. They will gain an appreciation for the ways in which Italian Americans have enriched life in this great country." -ARTHUR LURIGIO, PHDProfessor and faculty scholar; associate dean for faculty, College...

Italy's Reflex & Allen Group, a manufacturer of pneumatic, electrical and fluid systems for truck and engine markets, announced plans on July 30th, 2013 to locate its operations in Indianapolis (indiana), creating up to 97 new jobs by 2014.   The Italy-based company located and equipped its first U.S. facility at 2655 Fortune Circle West...

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic announced Friday morning that Ravizza Packaging, a third-generation, family owned manufacturing company based in Turin, Italy, will open its U.S. headquarters in Akron as part of plans to sell its patented Simplicita Bag Smart throughout America.   Ravizza Packaging, founded in 1982 by Roberto Ravizza and his fath...

Nuovo Comites anche a Detroit.   I consiglieri eletti per la Lista "Italia Unita" sono: Ruggirello Domenico (140 preferenze); Lo Iacono Giovanni (128); Castaldi (Roselli) Anna (103); Mancini Domenico (102); Orlando Giovanni (99); Previti Sebastiano (87); Catalano Giovanni (80); Cardin (Silverio) Celestina (Tina) (79); Di Ponio Anthony (64);...

by Brett Hickman   Pizza Barra, Rich Labriola's latest restaurant, hit the Oak Brook Promenade (3011 Butterfield Rd.) today at 4:00 p.m. Featuring a menu from Chris Macchia (The Florentine, Coco Pazzo), Pizza Barra will attempt to satisfy a wide variety of pizza lovers with their Chicago thin crust, pan-style and coal-fired "Neapolitan-ish"...

Passione e fantasia! Sounds like a Felini movie. But when pizza entrepreneur and dough magician Gino Rago, owner of Panino's and Via Pizzeria 1-2-3 in Chicago, pronounces the words in his native tongue, it's clear he's melodically accenting a committed way of life. I met Gino and his lovely wife, Tina, for the first time last week and I'm not exagg...