Do you want to experience the “real Italy”? The popular Free Press Top 10 Takeover dining series is going global, building on culture and memories being shared at the dinner table among family and friends. This spring, the Detroit Free Press is looking to capture that feeling and is taking its popular Top 10 Takeover dining series global, heading t...

In 2005, the United Nations General Assembly called on nations to mark January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. 2023 marks the 78th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi German concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau by Soviet troops on January 27, 1945.  The Consulate of Italy in Detroit and the Dante Alighieri So...

The Detroit Opera - Detroit Opera House is having an incredible concert of Verdi’s Aida on the 30th of December and those of you that are in Michigan not miss the chance to hear the incredible Christine Goerke, Soprano directed by the fantastic Yuval Sharon. Not only is this a one night only event, but part of the proceeds using promo code VERDI200...

If you’re looking for a place to wear your boogie shoes, you need to check out Apt. Disco tucked in the upstairs of a building on Detroit’s east side. The new cocktail bar is located above its sister bar Lost River on Mack Avenue, and held a soft opening on Dec. 2. The theme of the bar is in the name: It’s an Italian disco bar that plays music from...

The building at 4120 Second Ave. has undergone quite a bit of changes over the past eight years. In 2014, the aging Tom Boy Market shuttered for good in that space to make way for the relatively short-lived Will Leather Goods, a high-end luxury leather goods store that met its demise in spring 2019. Later that year, plans for Sauce, a Neapolitan pi...

Conviviality, sustainability and innovation: the ingredients of the Italian cuisine for people’s health and the safeguard of the planet. The program in the United States: November 14 – 20, 2022. Before the week: DETROIT – from October 27 to November 15, 2022; BOSTON – November 9, 2022; SAN FRANCISCO – November 9, 2022; SAN FRANCISCO – November 10,...

To mark the first anniversary of BeIT, a global campaign celebrating all things “Made in Italy,” the Consulate of Italy in Detroit today relaunched its LoveITDetroit metaverse to host a world-first free exhibition of modern Italian art.    The virtual gallery showcases 13 paintings from the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (Nationa...

Wednesday November 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm EST. Shelby Township Library – Legacy Room (52610 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township MI). This intriguing talk is open to all. Free Admission & No advance registration required. The Com.It.Es Detroit, a non-profit Italian organization representing Italians living abroad, is pleased to present Steve Lehto, the aut...

The Consulate of Italy in Detroit provides services to Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, and of course, Michigan. The role of the diplomatic-consular mission is to protect the interests of and provide services to Italians when not on Italian soil. These services that are provided include legal matters, help for students, cultural awareness, and b...

Italian Consul in Detroit Paola Allegra Baistrocchi recently conferred the honor of Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia, Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy, upon Sandra DiNatale Tornberg. The award ceremony took place on September 26 at an event in conjunction with the LoveITDetroit installation organized by the Italian Consulate toge...