September 9-10 2023 Detroit, MI, United States

Basil Russo, John Viola, and the IAFL team conducted a special seminar in Detroit last weekend at the request of Italian Consul Allegra Baistrocchi. Its purpose was to bring together future leaders of the Italian American community and offer them a platform to collectively express their pride in their heritage, to formulate plans as to how they can...

Italy has been a main protagonist on the opening day of the Detroit Auto Show 2023. “Italy is synonymous with automotive”, underlined the Italian consul in Detroit, Allegra Baistrocchi, who organized the Italian presence as part of the Mobility Global Forum, a two-day symposium attended by managers and experts in the sector to discuss changes in th...

After the success of the 2022 edition, the Consulate of Italy in Detroit and the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan are about to launch their presence at the Detroit Month of Design through the project called “LoveITDetroit”, that, in its second edition, won the grant "City of Italian Creativity in the World" established for the first time by the...

Michigan boasts a rich culinary landscape influenced by immigrants and giving rise to unique and beloved dishes such as the pasty. These creations, rooted in cultural traditions from across the globe, have found a special place in the hearts and palates of Michiganders. And among these culinary treasures, while perhaps not as widely celebrated as t...

Dear friends, as you know we do not stop even in August, and this is the editorial for the hottest month of the year. We are working on some new things that will see the light of day soon, and I hope to be able to announce some of these new things as early as next month. On July 29 I had the honor and pleasure of attending the John Fante Festival,...

Two popular events are coming to Iron Mountain. Tour de Dickinson and Iron Mountain’s Italian Fest will both be on Saturday, Aug 12. Tour de Dickinson is a bike race for riders of all ages. All proceeds from the event will go to help support Dickinson Trail Network’s programs and services. Italian Fest will be a family-friendly celebration of Iron...

The Italian Festival has a rich history in Ishpeming, MI. What started out as a fundraiser for the Italian American Mutual Aid Society, turned into a fun celebration of heritage, food, and camaraderie. The St. Rocco-St. Anthony Society’s Italian Fest makes its return to Al Quaal for the 124th year. TV6′s Tia Trudgeon chats with the society’s Presid...

With a craving for some Italian cuisine, my wife, Taylor, and I decided to venture into Bay City and visit the well-known, highly-recommended Brooklyn Boyz. It was my first time eating in Bay City and Brooklyn Boyz was the first business I noticed as we drove down Midland Street. What caught my eye as we approached the restaurant was a collection o...

Company executives, area officials and a host of other well-wishers gathered Thursday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new North American headquarters of Tecnoform, the Bologna, Italy-based suppliers of high-end cabinetry to the RV, marine and residential luxury furniture markets. The new facility is a 172,000-square-foot production, warehousin...