Visit Detroit's Italian sites on this bus tour from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The tour leaves from Eastpointe at 16600 Stephens Road (one block from Gratiot). The tour will include a luxurious coach bus, significant Italian homes in Grosse Pointe, the Italian Art Collection at the DIA, lunch at Mario's and more.   Visit Lake Shore and Jefferson th...

  WTI Magazine #28    2014 May, 1Author : Sandra Tornberg      Translation by:   On March 28 the Italian Heritage Society and the Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan (FADM) sponsored the Michigan première of the film La Mia Strada ("My Road"), a beautiful feature-length documentary by Michael Angelo DiLauro.    

By Henry Foy   Fiat-Chrysler is leaning heavily towards a new US headquarters and public listing, its chief executive has suggested, as the newly-combined carmaker eyes New York capital markets. Fiat took full control of Chrysler in a long-awaited buyout announced on New Year's day, creating the world's seventh-largest carmaker by sales, wi...

The Italian American Alliance for Business and Technology, under the auspices of the Consul of Italy in Detroit, Dr. Maria Luisa Lapresa, cordially invites you to join us for an exciting programProspects for Mutual Growth in Italy and the USA.The Joint Venture As a Business Development Tool.Enjoy a Wine Reception and Strolling Dinner.Wednesday, Oct...

Sostenere il programma AP Italian e premiare gli studenti della Società Dante Alighieri del Michigan che sosterranno l'esame AP nel 2014.   Questo l'obiettivo del Consolato italiano a Detroit che, insieme alla "Dante", ha organizzato un incontro con Luigi Datome, giocatore italiano di pallacanestro della squadra dei "Detroit Pistons", il cui...

By Daniel Bethencourt   In what could be dubbed an act of criminal irony, a statue of Christopher Columbus in downtown Detroit was vandalized just in time for this year's Columbus Day. The statue, located at Jefferson and Randolph right next to city hall, was splashed with fake blood, and a hatchet was taped to his forehead as if it had...

Tony Ciccone, co-owner ofCiccone Vineyard and Winery, talks with Greening of the Great Lakes host,Kirk Heinze, about the challenges faced by the wine industry and its impact on Michigan's economy.   Michigan apple growers may have benefited from the low temperatures during the winter of 2014, but grape growers and wine producers did not. The...

When Pierette Simpson was nine years old, her grandparents sold everything in their native Italy to bring her to America. But along the way, The Andrea Doria luxury liner collided with another ship, The Stockholm, and sank. A lifeboat saved Simpson and her family. But 51 people died, and the captain was unjustly blamed for the catastrophe near Cape...

Alfa Romeo is still scheduled to return to the U.S. with the 4C in the second quarter, and more Alfa models will arrive in calendar year 2015, to be sold both in Maserati and "best performing" Fiat dealers, Chrysler and Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne said in an hour-long press conference at the North American International Auto Show.   Marchionn...

Singers Piero Barone, Ignazio Boschetto and Gianluca Ginoble were discovered when the three singers appeared individually on Italy's televised singing competition – "Ti lascio una canzone." The show's creator/producer Roberto Cenci had the lads perform as a trio during the program's fourth episode, thus launching the group's career. Now Il Vol...