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By Maureen O'Donnell Fred Piattoni operated seven Powder Puff hair salons, headed a top cosmetologists' association and helped draw as many as 80,000 people to Chicago for the nation's second-largest beauty show.   During his career, he witnessed explosive growth in the beauty business, thanks to postwar prosperity, product innovations and...

CIAP #15 Presents Spring Networking and Beer Tasting Eataly Style. The board of directors of CIAP in conjunction with Eataly Chicago are excited to present this year's first event, Spring networking and Beer tasting led by one of Chicago's foremost brewmasters, Eric Dixon. Eric will explain Eataly's unique approach to brewing "Italian Style" b...

by Jon Chavez   The three-day 2014 Italian Business Forum in Toledo this week ended Wednesday night with an odd mix of boxing, wine tasting, a pork roast, and music at the host site, the Park Inn by Radisson downtown.   But the underlying purpose of the forum — to encourage Italian companies to pursue business opportunities in Toledo...

Mario Tricoci, 73, is founder of the Chicago-based Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas. Mr. Tricoci, who lived in Italy until he was 17, finds new inspiration when he returns to Europe to visit, and he elevates trendy looks by replicating them with clothes and accessories from high-end designers. What do you wear to work?We are in black and w...

Lorenzo Bonomo, professore ordinario di Radiologia all'Università Cattolica di Roma, diventa Socio Onorario della RSNA, la Società di Radiologia del Nord America, che riunisce oltre 54.000 membri provenienti da 136 Paesi del mondo.   L'importante riconoscimento gli è stato conferito il 30 novembre, a Chicago, in occasione del 101° Congresso...

Toledo, known for auto manufacturing and glass production, may be on its way to earning a reputation as an international city.   Next month the city will play host to a two-day gathering of 20 businesses and officials from Italy seeking business and investment opportunities in northwest Ohio.   Read more   Source: http://w...

Uno dei prodotti più popolari in America negli anni '50 è stato senza dubbio il "vagone rosso", immortalato anche in uno dei disegni del grande illustratore Norman Rockwell. A creare il Radio Flyer, cioé il carrettino rosso noto a tutti i ragazzi americani nati negli anni '40, fu Antonio Pasin, un veneziano emigrato negli USA nel 1913, all'etá di 1...

by Jennifer Noblit   The Italian Gathering will celebrate its 10th year with one of the biggest names in Lamborghini. Retired test-driver and brand ambassador Valentino Balboni will help roll out the 2015 Italian Gathering from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, on the grounds of Wendy's Corporate headquarters, 1 Dave Thomas Blvd.   O...

Range Kleen Manufacturing, one of the largest manufacturers of replacement range accessories, has partnered with Italian cookware company Moneta. The Moneta line offers affordably priced, high-quality cookware lines with Italian design and heritage that complements Range Kleen's Berndes line, which is made in Germany.   Range Kleen's pa...

Katherine Amari O'Dell and Joseph F. Locallo III have joined their illustrious fathers as partners at the Law Offices of Amari & Locallo. O'Dell graduated from Queen of All Saints Grade School, Regina Dominican High School, Northern Illinois University and The John Marshall Law School. A former assistant Cook County State's Attorney for three year...

Pirelli sempre più americana, e sempre più legata alle automobili premium: è quanto emerge da un'analisi delle gomme della casa italiana presenti nei diversi stand del Salone di Detroit (13-26 gennaio 2014).   Ci sono pneumatici pensati in modo specifico per il mercato USA, come i P Zero Nero All Season, adatti a vetture sportive e montati s...

Speedway town officials and government leaders in Varano de' Melegari, Italy, have solidified a sister-city relationship to provide students in both cities with educational and entrepreneurial opportunities locally and abroad. The two cities established a business partnership through Dallara Automobili, which operates its only U.S. location on...