NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

Looking for a tasty Italian meal near you? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt. Mangia! 1. Glorioso's Italian Market. Topping the list is Glorioso's Italian Market. Located at 101...

When: Thursday, January 24, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: PianoForte Studios, 1335 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL. RSVP at https://cosimocolazzorecital.eventbrite.com   Dispatrio refers to an imposed or self-chosen exile, a removal from one’s roots to find oneself elsewhere, where one tris to recreate the conditions of a new home and hearth. D...

With Christmas approaching, I look back fondly and with much nostalgia at the time I spent in my Nonna’skitchen, watching the preparation of  my favorite holiday treats: a chocolate-spice cookie, sometimes called, tatù; and the reigning queen of all holiday cookies, the cuccidati, a fig-filled sweet. I’m not sure whether I was more enchanted by the...

Boulder Journey School feels different from most other child care centers almost as soon as you walk through the door. In the hallways, there’s a kid-sized mail-sorting station, a giant metal spaceship trimmed with white and green lights, and a child-designed memorial for the school’s chickens, who were killed by raccoons a few years ago. Preschool...

Ferrara Candy is moving its corporate headquarters and 400 jobs from Oakbrook Terrace to the Old Main Post Office next year, becoming the second major corporate tenant to commit to the mammoth refurbished building straddling Congress Parkway. The candymaker, known for its Lemonheads and Atomic Fireballs, today announced the relocation plans, confir...

When. Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450. Free and open to the public. RSVP at https://vittorebochetta.eventbrite.com   Vittore Bocchetta, born in Sardinia in 1918, is an Italian sculptor, painter, and academic. Bocchetta was a member of the anti-fascist I...

What better way to spend a grey winter’s afternoon that a virtual tour of Italy? Starting in January our art scholar Rosa Di Grottole will present classes featuring new Italian cities to discover. Each day a different city and a different aspect of Italian culture. The presentations will be on the art, food and culture of Milano, Bologna, Napoli, M...

The trees are shaking off their browned leaves, there is a distinct chill in the air, everything is peppermint and gingerbread and all about Santa Claus. It feels as though our hands are always cold. The pinkness in my cheeks, chapped lips and transition to warm cups of coffee has me nostalgic. I’m not sure if it feels the same for you, but for me,...

Wednesday January 30, 8:30pm. Old Town School of Music, 4545 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago (IL). Entrance: Free. For tickets and more information, visit https://www.oldtownschool.org/concerts/2019/01-30-2019-wmw-beppe-gambetta/ Presented in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute. Beppe Gambetta is a guitarist, vocalist, researcher and composer...

Roselle contractor Stuart Caravello will ascend to the presidency of the Columbian Club of Chicago at a black-tie optional installation dinner on Jan. 26 at the Medinah Country Club. For reservations, call Mark Corrado at 847-337-6864. Caravello became a member of the Columbian Club in 2009. Since then he has chaired the trap shoot, co-chaired the...

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - RSVP at https://spectaclesofdeath.eventbrite.com   This series of lectures, "Sport, Spectacle, and Games under the Roman Empire", by Professor Sinclair Bell will look at the different ways in which sport and spectacle permeated the society and cu...

Applications for 2019 Program. Your Opportunity to Volunteer in Italy! Summer Camps organized by the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan in partnership with the Oratories of Lombardy Two Programs offered: 3 weeks and 6 weeks3 weeks – Plan to arrive in Milan Saturday, June 8, 2019 - Activities from June 10 to June 30, 2019! Plan your  return to USA...