NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

On Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, The Italian American Human Relations Foundation of Chicago will recognize and honor former assistant coach to the NBA championship basketball teams, Johnny Bach.   Mr. Bach has distinguished himself in the fields of sport and education and also with an outstanding military record. The event will...

Eataly Chicago will open Il Tartufo, an Eataly pop-up truffle restaurant in collaboration with Urbani, Italy's leading truffle purveyor, on Friday, November 6. "While truffles are traditionally viewed as a luxury item, at Eataly, we feel that truffles are something to be enjoyed by everyone," says restaurant general manager Malory Scordato. &...

Sunday, December 13, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 5:30 PM (CST) - Monsignor Thiele Parish Center - 1510 N Claremont Street Chicago, Illinois 60622 Join the Scuola Italiana Enrico Fermi SIEF as we kick off the Holiday season with an afternoon filled with cheers and fun. Our children will write a letter to Santa and meet him, listen to traditional Ital...

Turin, Italy-based Fidia S.p.A. moved its North American operations in Troy to a new 14,000-square-foot building in Rochester Hills. Fidia designs and builds numerical controls and high-speed milling machine systems for the production of complex-shaped parts for the automotive, aerospace and energy markets.   "Because our market share a...

Mitchell Museum of the American Indian and the city of Evanston are joining leaders of other progressive cities, universities and cultural institutions around the world to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day.   Celebrated on the second Monday of October, Indigenous Peoples' Day celebrates the contributions of Ind...

The Little Italy Redevelopment Corporation and Cuyahoga Art & Culture are proud to host the 2016 Summer Art Walk where Culinary Arts Meet the Fine Arts. The event will take place the first weekend in June, beginning Friday June 3 at 5:00 pm. Friday hours are from 5:00-9:00 pm, Saturday June 4 from noon- 9:00 pm, and Sunday June 5 from noon...

Effebiquattro Milano inaugura un nuovo SHOWROOM monomarca a Chicago nel centro della città, grazie alla lunga collaborazione con il rivenditore Euroluxe Interiors Lcc, e a testimonianza degli importanti obiettivi di crescita e sviluppo con la prevista apertura di 59 showroom monomarca. Numerosi i modelli di porte presenti, i più rappresentativi so...

This month, we sat down with Laura T. Wilson, chef and restaurant owner. Laura told us all about her professional training, how her European experiences influence her food, and shares a recipe for her Perfect Red Sauce. Read on for more about Laura and all that La Dolce Vita has to offer! 1. We know from your bio that you're a trained chef from Le...

Chicago is famous for food, but it's not just deep dish pizza that gets mouths watering. The city's flavorful sandwiches are a must-eat for both locals and visitors to the Windy City. One of the classics, Chicago Italian Beef, originated on the South Side of Chicago, is made with tender Italian beef, thinly sliced and piled high on a sub.  ...

"The Italian American studies program—along with other interdisciplinary programs—will educate our students about fundamental cultural differences. They will gain an appreciation for the ways in which Italian Americans have enriched life in this great country." -ARTHUR LURIGIO, PHDProfessor and faculty scholar; associate dean for faculty, College...

Italy's Reflex & Allen Group, a manufacturer of pneumatic, electrical and fluid systems for truck and engine markets, announced plans on July 30th, 2013 to locate its operations in Indianapolis (indiana), creating up to 97 new jobs by 2014.   The Italy-based company located and equipped its first U.S. facility at 2655 Fortune Circle West...

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic announced Friday morning that Ravizza Packaging, a third-generation, family owned manufacturing company based in Turin, Italy, will open its U.S. headquarters in Akron as part of plans to sell its patented Simplicita Bag Smart throughout America.   Ravizza Packaging, founded in 1982 by Roberto Ravizza and his fath...