NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

Ohio Sen. Joe Schiavoni is the next lecturer in the Memories of a Lifetime series, presented by the McGuffey Historical Society. He will speak at 10 a.m. Saturday in the meeting room at Kravitz’s Deli, 3135 Belmont Ave. Admission is $6 ($5 for society members). There will be a raffle to benefit the society, and music by Dolores DePietro. Reservatio...

Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm. The Scarab Club – 217 Farnsworth, Detroit, MI 48202. Registration is required by October 16th. This event, mainly in Italian, is open to the public. Prof. Stefania Spina (Università per Stranieri di Perugia): "Fiumi di parole. L’italiano liquido ed informale dei social media". ("Rivers of words. The flow of f...

Oconomowoc will soon be home to a new authentic Italian restaurant on the first floor of the Eagles Landing condominium building at 128 W. Wisconsin Ave. Lago Su Bella owner Mike Bertrand said the restaurant will be authentically Italian and not the typical spaghetti and meatballs- and lasagna-type restaurant. “We’re going to have real deal Italian...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2018 Dante Distinctive Citizen Award is Maria Harris.  The purpose of the award is to honor members of the community who strive to promote the Italian language and culture with great energy and passion.  Maria immigrated to the United States from Italy with her...

Diners looking for a delicious authentic Italian meal won't go wrong visiting Pucci's Restaurant and Pizzeria. The restaurant, which has served food fans for more than three decades, is located at the corner of Indianapolis Boulevard and Ewing Avenue on Chicago's Southeast Side, only a stone's throw from the Indiana border.  Dishes served at the...

Autilia Di Nunzio used to say she came from a remote Italian village of 400 people – “if you counted the chickens.” She survived wartime danger and deprivation and made a new life in America, where some of her proudest days included becoming a citizen and watching her daughters graduate college. Mrs. Di Nunzio, 90, died Thursday of complications fr...

Si sono concluse domenica 7 ottobre con un Gala Banquet presso l'Italian American Cultural Society (IACS) a Clinton Township, una delle città residenziali dell'area metropolitana di Detroit, le manifestazioni del Columbus Day 2018 programmate dal Committee Celebration presieduto da Tony Vivona. Gremitissima di ospiti, oltre cinquecento, l'ampia Sal...

For a long time, Milwaukee-style pizza meant one thing: cracker crust, a lightly sweetened sauce, plenty of toppings and cut into squares. Though the moniker of “Milwaukee-style” often draws consternation from pizza purists who correctly argue that this style exists in other places, there’s no doubt that we gravitate to that favorite style and have...

Phyllis Santucci will be honored as Outstanding Member of the Year at the Calabresi in America’s installation dinner and scholarship awards ceremony on Oct. 13 at The Carlisle in Lombard. A member for 16 years, Santucci has been actively involved in many CIAO events, particularly the group’s annual trip to Calabria. “Phyllis continues to spread the...

When: Monday, October 29, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago Author Anthony Cardoza will be interviewed by Professor Franco Andreucci, former Professor of contemporary history at the University of Pisa A History of Modern Italy addresses the question of how Italy's modern history--from its prolonged process...

  Interested in trying some new Italian restaurants in Chicago? You're in luck: we've found the freshest businesses to fill the bill. Here are the newest places to check out the next time you're in the mood for Italian food. Pasta Passion (4647 N. Lincoln Ave., Lincoln Square) Pasta Passion features an open kitchen where it makes fresh pastas and o...

Italians, Italian-Americans and even Italian cars and scooters were out in full-force for Monday’s 65th Annual Columbus Day Parade sponsored by the Civic Committee of Italian Americans. Temperatures climbed into the mid-80s, drawing crowds to see the more than 150 floats, drill teams and marching bands make their way down State Street. Gov. Bruce R...