NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

Charitable Italian American Organization of Lima wishes to thank the Limaland community and our sponsors for enabling us to produce another successful Italian Dinner. We were able to serve nearly 4,000 dinners, helping us to generate funds for many charities that we sponsor. Among its many philanthropic projects, CIAO of Lima continues to award nea...

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...

Dear friends from Indianapolis and vicinity. On June 14-15, 2013 I will have the pleasure to be the special culinary guest at the Indianapolis Festa Italiana. I'm so excited to be part of this wonderful event and look forward to come to your city. However, to make the event even more exciting, I will be needing a Nonna to cook with me on stage. Wh...

By Elizabeth Lowe   Local history was made last weekend as three Mt. Morris coaches, six athletes and two teams were inducted into the Mt. Morris Athletic Hall of Fame.   More than 200 people ─ including many from out of state ─ were in attendance for the first induction ceremony, which was "long overdue," said Mt. Morris Athletic Dir...

Did you know that an Italian American was the founding Director of the NY Metropolitan Museum of Art from 1879-1904? Join us for the Casa Italia Library Volunteers' legendary Coffee Break 2:30 pm Monday August 4 when our special guest will be professor of History at Anne Arundel College (MD), Frank Alduino  

A reading by Emidio Clementi, accompanied by musicians Corrado Nuccini and Emanuele Reverberi Thursday, October 9th at 6:00 PMInstituto Cervantes31 W Ohio | Chicago, IL   Introduction by Barbara Carnevali, niece of Emanuel Carnevali and accomplished philosopher. In Italian with English supertitles. Click here to RSVP. A trip through A...

La Camera di Commercio Italiana Americana di Chicago annuncia  FOOD & WINE EXPO 2015 L'evento di business e promozione dei prodotti agroalimentari italiani più importante del Midwest degli USA. Chicago, 11-12 Maggio 2015 Food Wine Expo e' il più importante evento di business e promozione del Midwest degli USA nel settore...

by Deb Terrill While visiting St. Louis, Bill and I had dinner on The Hill. The Hill is the old Italian neighborhood on the west side, and it feels very much like stepping back in time. There are a dozen or more restaurants, mostly old school red sauce joints, packed with diners at 5:30 and closed by 9 p.m.   We picked Zia's, but we were to...

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church at 1010 Ferguson St. in south Rockford will host its annual St. Joseph's Day Altar from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, March 16, in the basement church hall. The community is invited to partake in the festive traditional meal of meatless pasta, omelets, vegetables and Italian pastries. The church hall is handicap...

The Italian American Bar Association of Michigan (IABAM) will host a Pro Bono Day on Wednesday, May 20. "Volunteer attorneys for the IABAM will be available at no charge to provide general guidance on a broad range of topics, including immigration, family law, real estate, general business, and employment law," said Mark Aiello, secretary of t...

by Joseph S. Pete   An Italian beef and Italian sausage restaurant beloved in the South Suburbs for more than four decades is finally opening a Northwest Indiana location.   Enzo's Restaurant, which is known for charbroiling freshly house-made sausage over lump coal, is taking over the former Schererville Gyros, which closed earlier t...

The Comboni Missionaries will honor Umberto "Tony" Turano as Man of the Year on Nov. 21 at Porretta's Banquets in Chicago. (708-354-1999) "Tony Turano is a supremely successful businessman who has never forgotten his roots," says the Rev. Peter Premarini, MCCJ, superior of the Comboni Mission Center in LaGrange Park.   "We have chosen t...