NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

Interviews are set to begin next week to fill 100 jobs at the new Andiamo Restaurant in downtown Fenton set to open in early 2019. Located in the three-story Horizon Building at 102 West Silver Lake Road, Suite 1, the Italian eatery will hold open interviews beginning 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 and every weekday through Friday, Jan. 18 a...

The Italian-American Society will hold the first spaghetti dinner of the new year on from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 3 at the club, 644 S. Chestnut St., Ravenna. The meal is open to the public for $9 per person. Dinner includes spaghetti, homemade sauce and meatballs, bread and butter, dessert and coffee.  Carry-out orders can be placed by calling 330-296-35...

Che bello! Theater RED proudly announces a new addition to the company! Eric Welch joins Theater RED as Artistic Associate following his collaboration with the company in June of 2018 for the Wisconsin premiere of I'LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS. Eric Welch directed this one-woman comedic romp as a co-production with his theater company,...

A couple with a knack for historical renovations is on the brink of re-opening the beloved Simrell's bar, with a fresh name and a back to basics feel. Ken Ramsay and Joe Everhart are calling their latest landmark restoration a reboot of the original Simrell's Italian restaurant from 60 years ago. With their new restaurant and bar, Alimentari Da Pes...

Francesco Antonio D’Alimonte nacque a Roccamorice, in provincia di Pescara, il 30 marzo del 1871 da Alfonso e Maria Giuseppa Di Martino. Il 18 ottobre del 1900 sposò la compaesana Maria Napoleone nata il 22 aprile del 1881 dai “contadini” Antonio e Regina Ruggieri. L’atto di matrimonio fu certificato dall’allora sindaco di Roccamorice Amadio Ventur...

Tuesday, January 15th 6:00pm - Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, 500 N Michigan Ave Suite 1450, Chicago, IL. Presented on the occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the Death of Leonardo da Vinci. The first of a series of lectures at the Italian Cultural Institute by Professor Giovanni Aloi (School of the Art Institute of Chicago) Leonardo da Vi...

A new Italian spot has made its debut in the neighborhood. The fresh arrival, called Bricks Wood Fired Pizza, is located at 64 S. Grove Ave. The pizza place uses a wood fired oven. Choose to make your own pizza or opt for the provided menu options. Like the white arugula pizza with prosciutto and Bufala cheese, or the veggie pizza with tomatoes, pe...

After 49 years, Sabatino's is closing its doors for good. A red awning on Irving Park Road has long marked the entrance to the Italian-American institution on the Northwest Side. Its sign, which for decades displayed congratulations for weddings and graduations, now simply reads, "THANK YOU FOR 41 YEARS." A festive and busy lunch hour was served wi...

A special Christmas Eve ceremony is planned Monday to dedicate a 4-ton granite memorial to the 73 victims of the Italian Hall tragedy - the worst disaster this small village has ever seen. The dedication service, planned for noon, comes on the 105th anniversary of the terrible event, which occurred during a 1913 Christmas Eve party for the families...

Il 1° dicembre scorso si è svolta la Festa di Natale del Secinarese Club of America, una delle tante attività proposte a Detroit dal Club del Michigan per promuovere la cultura abruzzese in America e rinsaldare il legame tra i secinaresi d'oltreoceano e la loro terra d'origine. La festa, riporta il Consiglio regionale degli abruzzesi nel mondo, “è...

Air Italy will launch Milan-Chicago flights on May 14, a month after the carrier begins California service. The announcement comes amid protests from U.S. network airlines that accuse Air Italy of being a proxy for 49% owner Qatar Airways. Air Italy will fly three times per week between O'Hare and Milan. With the route's launch, the carrier will fl...

Instead of another low grade fast food burger, or a sad sandwich eaten at your desk, upgrade your lunch experience into one of Michigan's Best. Amore Trattoria, one of Michigan's Best Italian restaurants, is now open for lunch. Amore, one of Grand Rapids most beloved restaurants, opened in 2010. Through the hard work of owners Maurizio and Jenna Ar...