NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

American art deco, streamline, Machine Age, mid-century modern and op/pop furnishings, fashion, architecture and art will share the spotlight with Italian Futurism and Memphis designs next weekend in Sharonville.   The 20th annual 20th Century Cincinnati, the biggest and best show of its kind in the region, will feature 75 national dealers s...

Il Comitato della Dante Alighieri del Michigan festeggia il 90mo anniversario della Fondazione domani 1 novembre alle 18.30. Il Consiglio direttivo ha organizzato per i soci e gli appassionati della lingua e della cultura italiane una Serata di Gala per celebrare la ricca storia del Comitato locale in uno dei luoghi più belli di Detroit. Il ri...

by Frank Witsil   Andiamo owner Joe Vicari is on the move again. After leading his restaurant group through a sluggish economy, Vicari hopes to give it a more casual feel to attract younger customers — and generally freshen up the restaurants as Detroit recovers.   At the same time, he said, he wants to hold on to the things that...

The Michigan Accordion Society will host "La Nascita di Roma," a music show and dinner dance celebrating the "Birth of Rome" at Villa Penna, 43985 Hayes in Sterling Heights. A 12-piece orchestra will perform under the direction of Michele Ramo featuring many local Italian singers. The event features a premium family style dinner, musical show and d...

"This was our first completion in the World Pizza Games in Vegas and it was tough competing with the 230 exceptional pizza artisans from all over the world," said Bruno Brunetti. "It was an honor to compete in those divisions and a thrill to see us do so well, along with Leonardo taking Top 10 overall in the Italian Neapolitan Pizza Division." &nb...

Thursday September 24, 2015. Please join us for a private reception celebrating the acquisition of Vincenza Pusateri Bondi's trousseau and textiles collection. Vincenza emigrated from Sicily to Indiana in 1910, bringing with her artfully embroidered textiles she had been creating since childhood. This collection, which is over 100 years old, serves...

The Italian American Executives of Transportation will honor Ron Onesti as Man of the Year and Sonny Nicotera as Humanitarian of the Year on Nov. 21 at Alta Villa Banquets in Addison. (708-212-1051) "Ron and Sonny are cut of the same cloth," says IAET President Vito D'Ambrosio.   "They brings passion, skill and intelligence to bear on p...

Join the Italian American Bar Association at our 84th Annual Winter Gala on December 12th at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Gather with friends and colleagues to congratulate this year's distinguished Greco, Rancilio, and President's Award honorees, and this year's scholarship awardee. Once again IABAM will be supporting the local charity Friends of...

No need to fly across the Atlantic for an authentic Italian experience this summer. Festa Italian can be "your ticket to Italy." The sights of Italy will even be at the festival, including recreations of the infamous Trevi Fountain and Michelangelo's David sculpture.   Enjoy Italian cuisine like pizza, gelato, pasta and baked goods. Som...

ROCKFORD (WIFR) – Attorney Frank Perrecone will be honored as the Italian American Man of the Year 2013 at the Ethnic Heritage Museum on Sunday June 2nd, 2013. The event will take place at the museum, located at 1129 South Main St. in Rockford from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Admission is free, refreshments will be served and the presentation will be held at...

Chicago's Lincoln Park is one of the priciest neighborhoods in the city. But it's also home to a sacred place honoring a champion of the poor. The shrine and chapel dedicated to Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini had been shuttered for a decade, and there were concerns that it might never reopen. But it has. The site was rededicated on Sunday with a mas...

by John Quinn   If we were to believe poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Miles Standish, military advisor to the Plymouth Colony, was smitten with the lovely Pilgrim maid, Pricilla Mullen. Rather than woo her himself, he sent his roommate, John Alden, to speak to her on his behalf. Bad move. John also loves Pricilla and the love triangle takes...