NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

As a youngster in a first-generation Italian-American family in Roseland, eating out wasn't something we did very often. As a matter of fact, if I try really hard I can only recall an occasional First Communion or Confirmation that led to some fine dining, Roseland style, at Pesavento's.   As a result, finding our way out of the family kitch...

Si e' svolta ieri 8 gennaio 2013 presso il Glass Pavilion del Museo d'Arte di Toledo (Ohio) la cerimonia di restituzione all'Italia di un vaso etrusco risalente al periodo 520-510 A.C.."La collaborazione con le autorita' americane in questo settore e' una nostra priorita', non solo per il valore artistico ed economico delle opere, ma anche perche'...

KENOSHA — The Italian American Society, 2217 52nd St., will celebrate its 89th Columbus Day banquet Oct. 13. State Rep. Peter Barca, D-Kenosha, will be the master of ceremonies. Each year the society honors an American of Italian decent whom they feel has attained much success and has brought honor and respect to the Italian heritage.  ...

These days, there are a few remnants of the Italian influx that surged to Harrison Street west of downtown Elkhart starting in the early 1900s. There's Michael's, the eatery at the corner of Harrison and Sixth streets that, for 55 years, has served up Italian fare. There's Siciliano's, formerly another Italian restaurant, now a liquor store....

ParkOhio announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Saet S.p.A., headquartered in Milan, Italy, for €16.7 million (approximately $20.7 million) in cash. Saet S.p.A. was owned by Star Capital SGR S.p.A., located in Milan, Italy, and other minority owners. The acquisition was previously announced on November 17, 2014. Saet revenues are...

by Eloise Marie Valadez   Hearty, flavorful comfort foods are the perfect meals for fall dining choices. And when it comes to Italian recipe selections, there's nothing like a robust pasta dish, hearty meat recipe with accompanying root vegetable selection, or a hot soup packed with delicious ingredients for cooler weather meals.   No...

La Lanterna, a long-gone restaurant from Detroit's past, is primed to make a comeback near its former location when it opens on the first floor of the Albert building in Capitol Park later this year.   The northern Italian-style restaurant opened in what is now the Malcolmson Building in 1956 by Italian immigrant Edoardo Barbieri. In 1978, B...

Please join Hon. Stefania Giannini - Italian Education Minister; Hon. Renato G. Turano - Senator of the Italian Republic; H.E. Adriano Monti - Consul General of Italy for a Concert to benefit the promotion and teaching of the Italian Language Program at Casa Italia AP Program and the Chicago Area Schoo...

Saugatuck, the once working class, mostly Italian-American section of Westport—the area state officials in the 1950s figured it would be easier to build the Connecticut Turnpike through rather than affluent Greens Farms—got its just deserts today. At the opening of a Westport Historical Society's (WHS) exhibition titled "Saugatuck @ Work—Haven of...

Members and friends of the Columbus Day Celebration Committee will attend a Memorial Mass at 11 a.m. in honor of Christopher Columbus at Historic Holy Family Church, 641 Chrysler Drive (located on the service drive of I-75 South, the Lafayette Exit) in downtown Detroit.   Following Mass, there will be a fellowship in the lower level of the c...

By Ted Roelofs   In the grainy black-and-white photo, taken c. 1920, Pietro Frustaglio sits with his miner's hat in his lap, erect and proud, surrounded by miners that are taller than him. Documents say he stood 5-foot-3 and weighed 147 pounds, dimensions that might not suggest a lifetime of hard physical labor.   But the Italian...

La prima conferenza-expo sulle eccellenze tecnologiche italiane negli Stati Uniti si terrà a Detroit il 9 e 10 maggio 2016 presso la Wayne State University. Aziende italiane leader mondiali nell'ingegneria e nell'innovazione tecnologica tra le quali FCA - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Brembo, Comau, Magneti Marelli, Esaote presenteranno i loro pr...