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...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan and the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, under the auspices of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit, with the support of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies, presented Musica Degenerata.  The event took place on January 28 at Temple Beth El.  Every year the Dante Alighieri Society (DAS) of Michigan o...

Dominic S. Moceri, the family patriarch and founding partner of Moceri Cos. in Auburn Hills, died Wednesday at his Florida home. He was 86, and, as a builder, left a legacy of tens of thousands of homes since the 1950s across southeastern Michigan. "Some people build houses, we hope to build homes," said one of Moceri's six sons, Dominic J. Moceri....

Motorcycles are cool. But the Ducati brand is, objectively speaking, the coolest. Jim Harp, an electrician from Smiths Creek, recently put down a $500 deposit on his second Italian motorcycle in Birmingham.  “How do I compare my old one to the new one? It’s like a flip phone versus the iPhone X,” he said. “Ducati just has a mystique.” Known for its...

Chef Jenna Arcidiacono is something of a culinary maestra. Her restaurant Amore Trattoria Italiana has been a West Michigan favorite for nearly nine years (and was recently named one of Grand Rapids Magazine’s top 10 restaurants in Grand Rapids in 2017). The only thing she’s known for more than her bright pink hair and electric personality is her f...

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...

Nel quadro delle attività promozionali del quinto Summit mondiale di SelectUSA (area di Washington, D.C., 20-22 giugno 2018) Il Consolato Generale degli USA a Milano organizza tre seminari informativi sugli investimenti negli Stati Uniti che si svolgeranno a Torino (27 febbraio ‘18), Verona (28 febbraio ‘18) e Firenze (1 marzo ‘18) e che vedranno l...

Gelindo Sandre has a lot of great stories, precious memories and many things he still does to keep fit and happy. He fondly remembers his parents, his own journey to North America and the jobs he did during his career. He’ll gladly share the secrets to growing the robust Italian tomatoes he uses to make sauce, or to making the wine he still enjoys....

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...

Fiat Chrysler announced Thursday that it will up its investment in the United States and pay some of its employees special bonuses after the recent tax code overhaul. CEO Sergio Marchionne said in a statement that these announcements reflect the company's ongoing commitment to manufacturing in the U.S. He also cited the recently signed tax bill as...