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Paolo Pininfarina, the internationally celebrated Italian engineer, designer, and businessman, and famous head of Pininfarina SpA (short for Carrozzeria Pininfarina) headquartered in Cambiano, Turin, Italy, has been awarded The American Prize for Design for 2024 by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for...

The Madison Italian Workmen’s Club was listed on the State Register of Historic places, announced the Wisconsin Historical Society on Friday. The clubhouse located at 914 Regent St. was added to the register on May 24 and was presented with a certificate by State Historic Preservation Officer, Daina Penkiunas. The Workmen’s Club was formed by 42 or...

More than $70 million in Italian cars will be on display in downtown Green Bay this weekend—ready for automotive enthusiasts and anyone curious about Italian cuisine and entertainment! More than eight decades of Italian automobiles in every shape, size and color are being carefully prepared, polished and parked for this weekend's Festa Italiana.  A...

Ferrero North America, part of the global sweet-packaged food company the Ferrero Group known for Keebler®, Butterfinger®, Nutella®, Kinder®, Tic Tac®, and other well-loved brands, today celebrated the opening of its first chocolate processing facility in North America and third globally. The 70,000 square foot expansion to Ferrero's manufacturing...

As the incoming president of the DuPage County Chapter of the Justinian Society of Lawyers in Illinois, Kira N. Albrecht already has one goal: to bring back monthly or quarterly meetings held at restaurants, so members can socialize while enjoying appetizers and refreshments. “That kind of stopped during COVID, but I want to revive it,” she says. A...

Italian flag carrier ITA Airways opened its newest international route, a nonstop connection between the airline's fortress hub at Rome's Fiumicino Airport (FCO) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) on Sunday. The inaugural flight departed at around 15:00 in the afternoon from Chicago and is set to touch down shortly after 07:00 on Monday...

Ferraris are elite vehicles that most of us can only marvel at. We know well that the closest we’ll get to one of these sporty foreign jobs is by visiting a showroom. Even then, we won’t qualify for a test drive. Thankfully, the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum in Cleveland is offering an up-close view of this fantasy automobile during its “Ferrari: T...

Italian waste-to-energy company EBC Energy is making significant strides in the U.S. market with its recent expansion to Grand Rapids, Michigan. This move comes as the company seeks to leverage the U.S.'s vast market potential and navigate the saturated European waste-to-energy sector. EBC Energy's strategic decision to establish a business develop...

Event date: The March 14 2024, 18:00 (Local time) - Place: Design Museum of Chicago, 108 N State St, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60602 On the occasion of the Italian Design Day (IDD), and within the context of the thematic series In Futuro: a Survey of Possibilities, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in Chicago, in collab...

At almost 77, Paul Rinaldi of Chiarugi Hardware in Chicago’s Little Italy thinks about retirement every day. It is a reasonable idea after 56 years in business and a cancer diagnosis two years ago. Yet six times a week, with his wife, Carole, who has her own health challenges, the couple still drives up to two hours every day from their home in sub...

The Italian Trade Agency pulled together a representation of what was undoubtedly some of the best Italian menswear and accessories for the Chicago Collective last week. But of course, because they’re Italian, the presentation went way beyond fabulous fashion to include a true lifestyle statement. Each day, the ITA lounge became a bustling scene, o...

Chicago Lawyer Magazine presented its 2023 Person of the Year Award to Patrick A. Salvi II, the Chicago managing partner at the law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard. The honor is bestowed annually upon a newsmaker, trendsetter or legal leader, according to the publication’s managing editor, John McNally. Salvi’s efforts to finalize an overall se...