Use a smartphone to diagnose eye diseases and share images with other specialists in a cloud network. The possibility will soon be available using a device called D-eye designed and built by Si14, a laboratory from Padua run by incubator M31 that will be presented October 10 to 21 at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Ch...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce invites you to Italian Luncheon Lecture series: November 9-10-11, 2015   Monday Nov. 9, 12:00-1:00pm Lecture & Italian LuncheonDesign Excellence in the Region of Lazio, Italy, click for more infoPaolo D'Arrigo, Board Member, Interior Design Association of Italy (ADI) at Interna...

by Nikitta Foston   Thousands gathered at a church in suburban Chicago on Wednesday to visit a display holding the remains of Maria Goretti, an 11-year-old Italian girl who became the Roman Catholic Church's youngest saint. The skeleton of Goretti, who was stabbed to death during an attempted rape in 1902, was encased in a wax statue ly...

The Induction Committee of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) announced today the inductees for the Class of 2013. This year's class includes: former Chicago Blackhawk Eddie Olczyk, who played 17 seasons in the NHL, accumulated almost 800 points, and was elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2012; Johnny Antonelli, fiv...

By John Ruane Sometimes you attend an event and the thought of it is gone the next day. Sometimes it stays with you, like Doug Buffone's wake and funeral. Having grown up in the 1960s in Chicago, the teams of that era were best known for two players, Dick Butkus and Gayle Sayers.   They were incredible football players and so much fun...

by Lou Carlozo   DiPieroYou've got answers? Frank DiPiero has questions: lots of them. An affable and curious guy by nature, DiPiero has turned pride in his Italian-American identity into a shared Internet radio experience with a light-hearted name: "Keepin' It Real with Frankie D."   For him, it marks another step in his effort to pr...

Open since December 2, Eataly, the larger-than-life castle of consumption, has become the buzz not only in Chicago but the entire Midwest. No one, even Eataly bigwigs Mario Batali, Joe and Lidia Bastianich, or Adam and Alex Saper, could have predicted the amount of popularity this Italian emporium has garnered thus far.   Due to 120,000 visi...

L'evento business e promozionale piĆ¹ importante del Midwest degli USA Con il Patrocinio del Consolato Generale d'Italia a ChicagoIn collaborazione con ENIT Nord America e ITPC (Italian Travel Promotion Council) Su richiesta degli operatori di settore di Chicago, le date di Italian Expo 2014 sono state spostate al 23-24 Ottobre 2014. &n...

Children ages 4 to 13 years old can immerse themselves in the wonders of Italian language and culture through a wide range of enjoyable and educational activities on the beautifully landscaped grounds of Casa Italia. Our program focuses on teaching your children the Italian language through songs, games, storytelling, movies and skits. Children ca...

For the month of June, Eataly Chicago is celebrating the World Cup the way we know best: with Eatalian food! We've selected 16 highly competitive, high quality products and now it's your turn to VOTE for the winner. Every other day, 1 match will take place at Eataly Chicago and will be featured on Eataly Chicago's Facebook page and here on the Eat...