NEWS FROM : GREAT LAKES  

A GVSU graduate from Europe is working to expand his bread-based business and spread some of his Italian culture to West Michigan along the way. Michele Minghetti, 25, co-founded Dante's Bakery with his brother Raffaele after graduating with a master's degree in business and administration in 2022. During his time at Grand Valley State, Michele...

At Mama Catena Vino e’ Cucina, or Mama Catena’s, as it’s affectionately called, diners are not only served with a traditional Sicilian affair, but they’re also treated to heaping portions of warmth, hospitality and family. The family behind the Italian restaurant in Euclid knows how unassuming their restaurant appears from the outside; tucked aw...

Has the show The Bear been making you crave an Italian beef sandwich? If the answer is yes, you should check out these places in Greater Cleveland, which all serve tasty Italian beef sandwiches. Gunselman's Tavern If you're on the westside, you should check out the Chicagoland Italian beef sandwich at this tavern. The sandwich contains a lot of thi...

No fewer than four local groups will host major events in Columbus’ name this month. The Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans will spearhead a daylong celebration on Oct. 10. Festivities will begin with a 9 a.m. Mass at the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii in Chicago, followed by a noon parade down State Street and a 3 p.m. reception at Casa Ita...

After opening on September 1 to the Detroit public, the 'LoveITDetroit' exhibit-installation is now also accessible on the metaverse (www.loveitdetroit.com). Presented as a "celebration of Made in Italy in the United States", the exhibition-installation was launched on the initiative of the Italian Consulate in Detroit, as part of the VI edition of...

When: Sun, September 25, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT - Where: Little Italy, 12510 Mayfield Rd., Cleveland, OH 44106 The Taste in Little Italy presents Meatball Crawl and Wine Tasting 2022. Together with Little Italy Small Businesses, Cleveland Montessori presents The Taste in Little Italy presents: The Meatball Crawl - a community event with...

Below is a list of the top and leading Italian Restaurants in Cleveland, OH. To help you find the best Italian Restaurants located near you in Cleveland, OH, we put together our own list based on this rating points list. - Luca Italian Cuisine – is an award-winning high-end restaurant with Cleveland’s most spectacular restaurant view.- Osteria Ital...

The Italian American Executives of Transportation have donated $6,500 from the proceeds of their 2022 fashion show to Casa Italia. The check was presented to Casa Chairman Ron Onesti by Fashion Show Committee Co-Chair Dr. Michele Monica Daly at the IAET’s July meeting. The event was also co-chaired by Theresa Cascio and Grace Galletta, with Jadon Q...

In the fall of 1872, nationwide orders for cast iron fell sharply, forcing cutbacks in coal mining. As a result, Ohio coal operators announced a large cut in miners' pay, effective January 1, 1873. Refusing the wage reduction the miners struck, and within weeks over 7,000 men had deserted Ohio's coal pits. Among the companies paralyzed by the walko...

A newly renovated Golf Mill Park in Niles was home to the return of the 122nd annual Feast of Maria SS Lauretana of Altavilla Milicia festival over Labor Day weekend with thousands in attendance. The event celebrates what the faithful see as a miracle that took place off the coast of Sicily in the year 1623. The legend says a ship with a heathen pi...

Sheboygan may be the bratwurst capital of America, but there’s a lot more to discover in this city’s vibrant food scene, including an Italian eatery that’s worth a special trip. Il Ritrovo Pizza is a combination Italian deli and pizzeria that wows food critics, as well as the pickiest young diners. Here’s a sample of what’s waiting for you at Il Ri...

Leading Italian designers are displaying their work in a downtown Detroit pop-up just blocks away from the new Gucci store. It’s one of many places to visit during the Detroit Month of Design. “LoveITDetroit” showcases the works of some of the most influential Italian and Detroit leaders of industry. The schedule of events includes guest speakers i...