Event by Ferndale Area District Library and Ferndale Area District Library - Art. Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7 PM EST. Price: Free. Link: http://tiny.cc/parducci. From Detroit’s Woodlawn Cemetery to Eastern Michigan’s campus, and even here in Ferndale at the Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church, the breathtaking architectural sculptures of the late ar...

Effective Thursday, February 25th, 2021 the office of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit will be moving to the new location at 400 Renaissance Center - Suite 950 (ninth floor), Detroit, MI 48243. Full operation of the offices cannot be guaranteed in the days immediately following the relocation, but it will resume as soon as possible. Limited to eve...

We’re back with another Takeout Tuesday and this week we’re featuring two places with one owner. Victor Ventigmilia told us all about Ventimiglia Italian Foods and their sister restaurant Mangiabevi Urban Italian. Ventimiglia’s is a grocery store and deli with award-winning sub sandwiches. They are known for their classic Italian sub and their eggp...

In 1999,  then-President Bill Clinton nominated Marianne Battani for a position on the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan. Now, after a 40-year career in law, she's stepping down from her role as a federal judge.  “It has been my great joy to work with you and to create so many friendships,” Battani, 76, said in a farewell lett...

On a 40-acre plot of land in Howell, in the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, stands the humble foundation for the establishment of a worldwide network of health care facilities that St. Pio of Pietrelcina set in motion nearly 70 years ago. In 1956, Padre Pio, as he is best known, founded Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, or Home for the Relief of Suffer...

October 12 2020 Roma, Italy / The United States

This story begins, as so many do these days, on Twitter. Last May, Nicole Tersigni, a Detroit-based writer, logged onto the social media platform at the end of a long day. She was tired and frazzled from looking after her 8-year-old daughter, who was home sick at the time. “So I go online just to kind of scroll through Twitter and zone out for a li...

His family is Italian and he’s from Chicago. Now he’s brought his homemade Chicago-style Italian beef sandwich family recipe to Metro Detroit. We tried the food at Matt & Mo’s Italian Beef in Hazel Park to see if it’s as good as a place we crave when we go to Chicago, Portillo’s. The food stand is located inside Doug’s Delight Ice Cream Shop at 241...

Though its name and location both recall a heavy industrial past, Milwaukee Caffe in a former automotive manufacturing neighborhood in Detroit is all about executing the finer details of coffee from within a small but welcoming space. From co-owners Carlo Liburdi and Ashley Davidson, the small shop opened last month in Detroit’s Milwaukee Junction...

The Consulate of Italy in Detroit is hosting a new #AsktheConsul event. This time, you can ask questions about all of our Consular Services. Also, following this public online event, if you have questions regarding your own specific case, Consul Manca will answer them in private on Facebook Messenger.Join us on June 23, from 11 am to 12 pm for the ...