Italian construction company Salini Impregilo has signed a $153 million contract to build a tunnel in Cleveland, Ohio, it said on Monday.   Salini, which is working on other four projects in the States including a metro line in San Francisco, will build the 4.5 km Dugway Storage Tunnel as part of its accord with the Northeast Ohio Regional S...

My 5-year-old stuffed spaghetti in his mouth like it was some kind of contest. My 3-year-old happily devoured her pepperoni pizza.   And my husband and I clinked drinks in the sunshine, savoring a moment of leisurely serenity with two normally picky, occasionally whiny eaters. (This was a treat, and not just because we didn't have...

One of Cleveland's most historic radio stations has been broadcasting an entirely new message for the last six months. AM 1260, which in its heyday in the 1960's and 70's was known as the Rock and Roll station WIXY 1260, has become "The Rock," Cleveland's Catholic Radio station.   AM 1260 The Rock went on the air in early May, when a group o...

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...

On Saturday, July 26, the Solon Italian Club will once again participate in the Solon Home Days parade, which will be held at a different time than previous celebrations, when the parade took place on Sunday afternoon.   Club members and their families are invited to join in on the float in this year's parade, and should be prepared to assem...

Everyone can remember a teacher who made a difference in his or her life. During National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2-6, you can recognize your favorite teacher by posting a message to #ThankATeacher. Marco's Pizza is encouraging its customers to do the same, and is also distributing 250,000 Free Pizza Certificates for teachers to schools acro...

Il Consolato Onorario di Cleveland rimarrà chiuso dal 18/6/2013 al 16/7/2013. Per ogni eventuale aiuto, si prega cortesemente di contattare il Consolato d'Italia a Detroit.   Fonte: Italian Consulate in Detroit

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...

Believe it or not, the city of Cleveland has a sister city. And not just any city in the world--an Italian city! Vicenza is located in the northeast region of Veneto and tends to be overshadowed by its better known neighbors Padova and Venezia to the east, and Verona to the west.   Although most Americans have never heard of Vicenza, any res...

History tells us that more Italians immigrated to the United States than any other Europeans, and that more came from Sicily than from any other Italian region. With them, too, the Sicilians brought many traditions, customs, and foods that are still popular today.   One such food is the cannoli, a Sicilian pastry dessert. Historically, these...