Magnifico! It’s one of the words that has been used to describe this year’s edition of the Italian Film Festival USA of Metro Detroit. “This was an incredibly successful edition,” said Enzo Paglia of Washington and a member of the committee that organizes Detroit’s version of the annual film festival that began in St. Louis in 2004 and currently ha...

Michigan’s only Ferrari dealership debuted  its $5-M expansion when it opened for business on Monday inside a 53,000sqf store in the Detroit suburbs. Cauley Ferrari, in West Bloomfield, put the finishing touches on a makeover to match the luxury sports cars it has been selling there since Y 1999, said Jeff Cauley, co-owner and GM of the dealership....

Domenica 3 giugno 2018 si celebra la XV Giornata Nazionale dello Sport, una grande festa aperta a tutti che si svolge ogni anno dal 2003, la prima domenica di giugno. Una giornata all’insegna di chi ama e pratica lo sport e della promozione di tutte le discipline sportive coinvolte, con eventi e manifestazioni in molti Comuni italiani e da quest’an...

In search of a new favorite Italian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian restaurants around Detroit, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs. 1. Ottava Via: Topping the list is Ottava Via, a Corktown restaurant serving freshly made pizza, pasta and other Italian fare....

Imagine your family is of humble means and you aspire to become an #Opera singer, a career that requires costly ongoing training. You wonder how you’ll manage conservatory or university tuition, private lessons and all the rest. You win first prize in a vocal competition. A jury member takes you under her wing and assumes your intensive training, e...

Joe Vicari will head out early this Easter Sunday as he’s done on that holiday and most others since 1982 to greet his guests at Andiamo in Bloomfield and Detroit and six other Detroit eateries he owns to thank them for their business. He’ll also thank his employees for working the holiday, knowing the toll being away from family takes. The life of...

When “At War with Love” kicks off the Italian Film Festival at the Detroit Film Theatre on Wednesday, it will be a happy accident for educator Elena Past. The Wayne State University associate professor teaches a course called Mafia Movies, and the 2016 mix of comedy and drama is a perfect fit for it. “I scheduled the class long before this opening-...

Yesterday, the Director of the prestigious Detroit Institute of Arts, Dr. Salvador Salort-Pons, was awarded the honorific title of Officer of the Order of the Star of Italy for his contribution to the friendship with Italy and his precious collaboration with the Consulate of Italy in Detroit in the promotion of Italian culture and art. Ieri il Dire...

A few images of the event commemorating the International Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Beth El Temple of Bloomfield Hills, MI. After a presentation on Italian Judaism and on the Holocaust in Italy by University of Michigan Professor of Near Eastern Studies Gabriele Boccaccini, the musicians Davide Casali (clarinet) and Elisa Frausin (piano) pre...

Lamborghini unveiled the 2019 Urus worldwide in Sant’Agata Bolognese last month in Italy. Now it’s here on North American shores at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, having made its debut at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. The super SUV is powered by a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine making 650 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque sent through an ei...