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By Alia Blackburn   If you're looking for a slice of Italy... Look no further than Downtown Clinton! The Little Italy Festival is in full swing. The event has been a Clinton favorite since 1966. The Italian theme seemed natural at that time, since the city had a thriving Italian immigrant population.   While the festival is...

By Mitch Hotts What does legendary rock star Paul McCartney have in common with outgoing state Rep. Anthony Forlini? They both have been named as honorary knights and have the prefix of "sir" in front of their names. Sir Anthony Forlini was conferred as a knight in the Order of the Star of Italy by Maria Luisa Lapresa, the Consul of Ital...

Caro utente, sono lieto di porgere con questo messaggio il benvenuto ai visitatori della pagina web del Consolato d'italia a Detroit. Tramite questo strumento, cerchiamo di offrire una possibilità in piu' a quanti italiani o americani e non solo desiderano o hanno necessità di accedere ad ulteriori informazioni sulle relazioni e contatti tra i du...

In Italy and Indiana, Cereplast is realigning itself and lowering its expenses. Cereplast is moving its European headquarters to its office in Milan, Italy and is closing the office in Bönen, Germany in order to strategically focus the Company's efforts on the most immediate and dynamic markets for bioplastics in Europe.   These changes are...

Visitors to the Cleveland Museum of Art's Italian Trecento gallery will notice that it is dominated by a painting from Tuscany. An altarpiece painted by the Sienese artist, Ugolino di Nerio da Siena (about 1280-1349), forms a major sightline object in that gallery.   Dating to about 1317, the altarpiece has survived nearly 700 years relative...

An elevated platform surrounded by commercial, residential and office space designed with red brick to match the surrounding architecture won Rock Ventures' international design competition for the former site of Hudson's department store in downtown Detroit. "MINICity Detroit," designed by Davide Marchetti and Erin Pellegrino of Rome, Italy, won t...

The 2013 Columbus Italian Festival will celebrate and showcase all things Italian during its 34th annual rendition Friday through Sunday, Oct. 11-13 in Columbus' Italian Village outside St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 720 Hamlet St.   "Anything Italian will be here (and) it is fun for the entire family," said festival public relations...

by Lou Carlozo   Where other Chicago commuters see filthy expressway viaducts or bleak train station walls — that is, if they see them at all — muralist Tony Passero envisions possibilities: outsized felines with piano-key teeth; cubist creatures of red and orange in surrealistic tango; kaleidoscopic owls orbited by Technicolor eggs. Passer...

By Charita Goshay   The Stark County Italian American Festival will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year with a return to downtown Canton. The 2016 festival will be held June 23-25 at the Market Square green space in the 300 block of Market Ave. N. The festival has been held at the Stark County Fairground for the past 26 years,...

Italy's healthy, top quality Piedmontese beef has found its way to Royal Oak, MI. In a new video by Monty's Beef Company, owner Rachel Leemis bares her passion for the vegetarian-fed, free range cattle she first discovered in the Piedmont region of Italy and eventually brought back to Michigan. "What our company is really focused on," Leemis says,...

Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016 Hours: 1:30 p.m. Site: Ruggles Hall - Newberry Library - 60 West Walton Street - Chicago, IL Organized by: Newberry Library In collaboration with: https://www.newberry.org/renaissance-center-program-registration   Philosophers typically attribute the foundation of modern thought to René Descartes, w...

by Garret Ellison   The southern fusion thing was interesting, but ultimately not in the cards. Balwinder Bal, longtime owner of Bombay Cuisine in Eastown, has rebranded the other half of his dual establishment again at 1420 Lake Drive SE, abruptly dropping the new name, chef and cuisine installed just last summer.   Radix Tavern...