NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

Fontano's Subs has been a staple in Hinsdale since 1990 and is the third sandwich restaurant the Fontano family opened.   On a recent Wednesday, Kathleen Devine arrived at Fontano's with her three sons, still in their uniforms from Notre Dame Catholic School in Clarendon Hills. They had just gotten haircuts in Hinsdale, and were squeezing in...

By Mitch Hotts What does legendary rock star Paul McCartney have in common with outgoing state Rep. Anthony Forlini? They both have been named as honorary knights and have the prefix of "sir" in front of their names. Sir Anthony Forlini was conferred as a knight in the Order of the Star of Italy by Maria Luisa Lapresa, the Consul of Ital...

Caro utente, sono lieto di porgere con questo messaggio il benvenuto ai visitatori della pagina web del Consolato d'italia a Detroit. Tramite questo strumento, cerchiamo di offrire una possibilità in piu' a quanti italiani o americani e non solo desiderano o hanno necessità di accedere ad ulteriori informazioni sulle relazioni e contatti tra i du...

In Italy and Indiana, Cereplast is realigning itself and lowering its expenses. Cereplast is moving its European headquarters to its office in Milan, Italy and is closing the office in Bönen, Germany in order to strategically focus the Company's efforts on the most immediate and dynamic markets for bioplastics in Europe.   These changes are...

Lately, a trip to Italy might not be as pricey as we imagined it would be. At least, a little taste of what Italy would be like is what you'll find at Cibrèo. This newly opened, Italian-themed restaurant holds happy hour from 3-6 p.m. every Monday-Friday offering guests a wide array of appetizers, beer, wine, and signature cocktails. After enterin...

If you haven't yet heard Opera Per Tutti in performance, it isn't because they've not yet been to your part of the city. Since their first formal appearance in March, 2007, the company has performed in Beachwood, Solon, Akron, Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Hts., Bainbridge, Rocky River and multiple sites in Cleveland, including Little Italy.   St...

Ferzan Ozpetek e Paolo Virzì hanno 'guidato' la pattuglia italiana presente in forze al Chicago International Film Festival, importante appuntamento arrivato alla cinquantesima edizione. Insieme ad "Allacciate le cinture" del regista nato in Turchia ma naturalizzato italiano, e "Il capitale umano" di Virzì, sono stati proiettati anche "Tir" di Albe...

by Elena Pinceti   Sandra Lotti, chef-owner of Toscana Saporita, embodies the essence of the Italian spirit in her warmth, her zest for life, and her passion for great food. These qualities, combined with her outstanding skill as an enthusiastic teacher, make Toscana Saporita the perfect place to learn the art of Tuscan cooking.   Cel...

Visitors to the Cleveland Museum of Art's Italian Trecento gallery will notice that it is dominated by a painting from Tuscany. An altarpiece painted by the Sienese artist, Ugolino di Nerio da Siena (about 1280-1349), forms a major sightline object in that gallery.   Dating to about 1317, the altarpiece has survived nearly 700 years relative...

Italian-American performer Max DeTogne will play the title role in a unique rendition of “Jesus Christ Superstar” being staged by Theo Ubique in Chicago. Artistic Director Fred Anzevino will unplug the legendary rock opera, presenting an acoustic performance in the cabaret setting of the No Exit Cafe.   “We feel our intimate space in the No...

In August it was announced that Iorio's Gelato will be opening up at the new Trowbridge Lofts, and now they're happy to announce they'll be opening to share their artisan Italian gelato and coffee drinks next week, starting with a ribbon cutting grand opening celebration at 9 am on Tuesday, November 10.   Iorio's (pronounced "ee-or-ee-oes")...

When: July 31 at 6:00-7:30 p.m.Where: "Opera in the Italian Garden" 990 East Blvd.- Cleveland, OH 44108 For information: 216-916-7780 250 chairs but bring your own to ensure a seat.   The popular, free concert "Opera in the Italian Garden" will be presented on the lawn of the beautiful Renaissance Italian Cultural Garden Sunday, July 31 at...