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...

Long considered the lesser of the two terminals at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in terms of food options, the North Terminal is finally getting some well-deserved updates. Among the latest improvements: a brand new outpost of metro Detroit favorite Cantoro Italian Market Trattoria. The location, which opened in April inside the North Terminal’s pre...

On May 5, Consul Manca attended the “Concert of the Finalists” organized by the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan. This event concluded the Italian Songs and Arias Vocal Competition for Michigan High School Students, which has now reached its 25th edition. The ten young finalists performed in front of a large audience of Italians and Italian-American...

On Friday, June 14th, the Italian car designer Leonardo Fioravanti was presented a Lifetime Design Achievement Award at the EyesOnDesign Car Show event. Fioravanti designed numerous Ferrari’s most iconic models, including the famous Ferrari Daytona, Dino and Berlinetta. Fioravanti, the 7th Italian to receive this remarkable award, was recognized fo...

Un funzionario del Consolato italiano a Detroit sarà a Cleveland, nello Stato dell’Ohio, il prossimo 25 giugno per rilevare le impronte digitali dei connazionali che hanno bisogno di rinnovare il passaporto. Il servizio è dedicato ai connazionali che siano iscritti all’Aire e siano registrati nello schedario anagrafico del Consolato. Il funzionario...

Fiat Chrysler says construction is set to begin immediately on a new $1.6 billion assembly plant on Detroit's east side. A representative of the automaker told state officials Tuesday that vehicles are expected to start rolling off the line at the plant by late 2020. The Detroit City Council on Tuesday approved land deals and community benefits agr...

Join us on June 2 for the 2019 Giornata Nazionale dello Sport! The first Sunday of June, the Italian National Day of Sport is celebrated in Italy and all over the world. The Detroit City FC is joining the Consulate of Italy in Detroit in celebrating the event! A youth soccer exhibition with Italian-American children will take place at halftime of t...

A former Novi restaurant owner, who turned a pop store into one of Metro Detroit's most popular Italian restaurants, died yesterday at his home in North Carolina. Frank J. Maisano, 78, formerly of South Lyon, was the well-known, gregarious frontman for Maisano's Italian Restaurant in Novi, initially a Town Club Pop Store that he and his wife Jackie...