Italian fashion house Gucci has launched a $1.5 million U.S. university scholarship program that is aimed at students who are “traditionally underrepresented” in the fashion industry. The program, which is set to run four years, is part of Gucci’s multi-pronged effort to boost diversity following the uproar earlier this year over a $890 sweater tha...

The New York strip steak I ordered recently at Bar Verona stands out as one of the tastiest steaks I’ve enjoyed in years. Topped with garlic-herb butter and grilled medium-rare as specified, my steak came with whipped potatoes and roasted Brussels sprouts with bacon. Based on this entrée and other items sampled, I have high hopes for this upscale-c...

Just as chef and owner Andrew Carmellini intended, San Morello in the Shinola Hotel is a neighborhood Italian restaurant. Only the neighborhood is the buzzy, busy, scooter-infested community that is downtown Detroit.  While it's on the ground floor of the Shinola, San Morello has an identity beyond "hotel restaurant." With an entrance right on Wood...

The tastes, music and culture of old-world Italy -- along with some modern features -- will come alive this weekend at Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights. Festa Italiana, a three-day celebration that begins Friday, has national and local entertainment, along with a Friday night fireworks show, an expanded Family Fun Zone and more. "We've...

Nel ricordo del professor Dean Michael Lynn, idolo tra gli studenti della Wayne University e pietra miliare del progetto qui a Gagliano Aterno (L’Aquila), così come nell’omaggio dell’ex governatore Giovanni Pace, davanti ai suoi familiari, si è aperta la 14esima edizione del “Summer language program” promosso dall’ateneo del Michigan. Ogni anno, ne...

Gli Sbandieratori Ducato Caetani di Sermoneta negli Stati Uniti d’America. La trasferta del gruppo per due festival dedicati alla cultura italiana di cui saranno ospiti d’onore. Si tratta della “Festa italiana” di Detroit, in programma dall’11 al 14 luglio, dove in qualità di “ambasciatori del folklore” italiano, sfileranno per le strade della gran...

Vince & Joe's Chef Angelo Loria came in on The Nine to make fresh ricotta cheese to fill cannoli shells along with Pasta alla Norma to preview their upcoming annual festival "Festa Buon Appetito." Watch in the video player above.  The gourmet market is celebrating their 6th annual Festa Buon Appetito on Sunday, July 7th, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The...

Matt Costello and his wife have talked about settling down and starting a family. But, for now, home is where the hoop is. After winning Mr. Basketball at Bay City Western in 2012 and helping Michigan State University reach the Final Four in 2015, basketball is now Costello's job. And his work has taken him across the country and around the globe....

Lee A. Iacocca, the visionary automaker who ran the Ford Motor Company and then the Chrysler Corporation and came to personify Detroit as the dream factory of America’s postwar love affair with the automobile, died on Tuesday at his home in Bel Air, Calif. He was 94. He had complications from Parkinson’s disease, a family spokeswoman said. In an in...

On Thursday, June 20, 2019, Festa della Musica was celebrated for the first time in Detroit.  The event was organized by the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan and the Italian American Club of Livonia Charitable Foundation, with the collaboration of the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan and Tuesday Musicale of Detroit, under the auspices of the Cons...