Two brothers are bringing their love of Italian cooking to Marine City with the opening of a new pasta food truck. Alex Christie, owner of Endless Pastabilities, LLC, and his brother, Anthony Christie, the manager of the business, will open their food truck at the parking lot at 319 South Parker St., next to the Sunoco gas station. For the first fe...

The Detroit Pistons were active early and often on Thursday night in the 2022 NBA draft. Their third selection, in the second round at No. 36 overall, is wing Gabriele Procida, who played for Fortitudo Kiğılı Bologna in Italy's top league, Serie A. Procida averaged seven points and three rebounds for Fortitudo Bologna in 18.5 minutes per game over...

A new restaurant is coming to downtown East Lansing and hopes to change the smell of the storefront that once housed Collegeville Textbook Company. The book store, which was located at 321 east Grand River Ave., closed during the pandemic. “We have three kinds of pizza, Detroit style pizza, the thick square pizza, regular American style pizza with...

The Consulate of Italy in Detroit hosted Italian National Day 2022 to celebrate the 76th Anniversary of the Republic of Italy on Thursday, June 2, 2022. From vintage Italian cars to the most delicious Italian food, we couldn’t resist attending the event to help celebrate the anniversary! The event took place at the Detroit City Airport, and the wea...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Michigan (IACCM) proudly announced the results of its 2022 scholarship competition at its monthly meeting on June 1 at the San Marino Club. The Honorable Joseph Toia, Macomb County Circuit Court, has been chairman of the IACCM Scholarship Committee for the past twenty years and once again presided over th...

At Mare Mediterranean in Birmingham, you’ll be greeted by a video wall playing scenes of people dancing underwater. While sitting at your table, you’ll be distracted by the people who appear to be regulars filling the loud and lively dining room. You’ll strain at times to hear your companions over pulsating electronic music that seems more fitting...

Local families will get the chance to go on an epic pirate adventure to discover buried treasure with the arrival of Cirque Italia's Water Circus in Fort Gratiot later this month. The Italian entertainment company will provide live shows at the Birchwood Mall, 4350 24th Ave., from May 26 to 30. Tickets range from $10 to $50. To purchase tickets, se...

There are potential plans to bring a new pizzeria and bocce courts to downtown East Lansing. Coratti's Pizzeria Bar and Bocce would be at 321 E. Grand River Ave., offering food and licensed alcoholic beverage sales. A public hearing on site plans and special use permit requests is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, before the East Lansing Planning C...

On Sunday, May 22, 2022, the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan in collaboration with the Consulate of Italy in Detroit will present Pomeriggio con Paganini to commemorate the famous violinist and composer Niccolò Paganini who died on May 27, 1840. Born on October 27, 1782 in Genoa, Italy, Paganini was a child prodigy and is regarded one of the gr...

The Foundation N.O.I. (Nuovi Orizzonti Italiani) – Ente Gestore for the promotion of the Italian Language and Culture within the Jurisdiction of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit- announces the opening of a position as Executive Director of Italian Language Programs beginning September 1st, 2022. Candidates are asked to provide NOI Foundation Board...