Allen Park, Michigan is just a few months away from authentic, hand-tossed Neapolitan Pizza, with a create your own option, fired to perfection in just 2 minutes. 1000 Degrees Neapolitan Pizza is coming to Allen Park, Michigan. Located at Independence Marketplace, adjacent to Lowe's, 1000 Degrees is looking to open this coming July 2015.   "...

by Nick Manes   An Italian auto supplier plans to invest in new capacity by adding a West Michigan, MiBiz has learned. INglass Group SpA, a San Polo di Piave, Italy-based supplier of molds for translucent plastic products such as tail light covers, has acquired undeveloped land on 74th Street in Byron Center to build a 105,000-square-fo...

Friday, January 23, 2015 (6 PM). Location: Villa Penna Banquet and Restaurant, 43985 Hayes, Sterling Hgts, MI 48313 The 3rd Annual Bocce with the Brothers fundraising event will feature a buffet dinner, cash bar, silent auction, live entertainment, plus unlimited bocce ball. Tickets are $50 and only available in advance by calling: Kristen a...

Are you looking for a fun place to take the family, meet up with friends or just stop by and watch a game... or multiple games at the same time? Someplace that offers authentic Italian cuisine as well as a number of other excellent entrees?   Meet Me At Monelli's is not just our tag line, it's what we're here for. In 2007, we opened Monelli'...

By Scott Brandenburg   Fourth-year Oakridge volleyball coach Kim Hanson was looking forward to the 2015 season knowing it could be one of the best teams at Oakridge in quite some time. Then Hanson saw Stefania Garofolo warming up on the first day of tryouts, and she grew even more excited.   Garofolo wasn't a player Hanson was or...

Il dato è impressionante ma la molteplicità degli eventi offre un panorama assai variegato della cultura italiana nel mondo sotto i più diversi aspetti in occasione dell'"Anno" negli Stati Uniti. E naturalmente non poteva mancare anche nel Michigan un omaggio al sommo Dante ed alla sua Divina Commedia. Un'opera vista attraverso un prisma che la res...

Make a Joyful Noise: Renaissance Art and Music at Florence Cathedral, on view at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) Feb. 6–May 17, 2015, offers a rare opportunity to see three exquisite marble carvings and other Italian Renaissance masterpieces by sculptor Luca della Robbia.   The reliefs are from the Cantoria (singing gallery) of Florence...

by Mitch Hotts   An "American Idol" and the daughter of an entertainment legend are the featured performers marking the return of Festa Italiana to Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights on the weekend of July 19-21.   It's a big homecoming for the popular ethnic festival, which traditionally had been held at Freedom Hill, but w...

By Leanne Smith There's a corner in downtown Albion that beckons to people with a sense of good times and belonging. The brick building there is a bit old-fashioned, but those who walk through its doors and catch a whiff of the pizza, steaks or roasting peanuts and cashews inside wouldn't want Cascarelli's to change a bit.   "This plac...

by Brian Calloway   With an assist from one of his all-time great players, Tom Izzo was formally named to another Hall of Fame on Tuesday. The Michigan State coach was one of the headliners of an eight-member Michigan Sports Hall of Fame class unveiled by former MSU point guard Mateen Cleaves at the Izzo Family Media Center at Spartan S...