San Morello is a difficult one to review. On one hand there's a dearth of high-quality Italian food in Detroit, so the nearly four-month-old restaurant at Grand River and Woodward avenues is a welcome addition. There are also few chefs in town of Andrew Carmellini's caliber — he's the recipient of multiple James Beard Awards, and won a Michelin sta...

Presented under the auspices of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit, the Italian Film Festival USA will open in Detroit in just a week! On April 3rd, at 7:30, join us at the DIA's Detroit Film Theatre for "Benedetta Follia" (Blessed Madness), a 2018 comedy by and with Carlo Verdone. The Metro Detroit edition of the festival will continue until May 5t...

The Federazione Abruzzese del Michigan is proud to present comedian ‘Nduccio, direct from Pescara, Italy, on March 29, 2019. The event will take place at the Italian American cultural Center, 43843 Romeo Plank Rd Clinton Township, MI 48038. Dinner will be served at 7:00 PM, and the show will begin at 9:00 PM. 'Nduccio performs for audiences all ove...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan announces that as of March 1, 2019 it has been named a PLIDA Certification Center (Italian Language Project Dante Alighieri), a very important accomplishment for the Metropolitan Area of Detroit. There are 350 Certification Centers in seventy-four countries in the world. PLIDA is a language certification prog...

For the first time, the Emerald Theatre in downtown Mount Clemens will be part of this year's Italian Film Festival USA of Metro Detroit. The historic theater, which first opened in 1921, will host free screenings of the best contemporary films in Italian cinema April 19-20.  The festival will open Wednesday, April 3 at the Detroit Institute of Art...

L'estate 2019 vedrà da Bologna, Napoli, Roma, Venezia partire e arrivare molti aeromobili da e per l’America. Tra low cost, compagnie italiane e a stelle e strisce come l’American Airlines che dal 6 giugno fino a settembre, collegherà Bologna e Philadelphia. Dall’Italia saranno 10 i voli diretti verso gli Stati Uniti nella stagione estiva 2019 offe...

There were not many jobs around town when Tony Lombardo got back from the Army in the early 1950s. Lombardo took great pride in serving his country. But amid a stubborn, deep recession that gripped it, there was not much a young man could do to make a living. "So, a friend of mine says, 'Tony, why don't you go to barber school.'" Lombardo said to...

The Embassy of Italy and the diplomatic-consular network in the USA commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth, throughout the country, starting in the Capital. Ambassador Armando Varricchio underlined the leading role played by Italy in the defense of human rights and in the fight against racism,...

Interesting lecture by Professor Gabriele Boccaccini on the life of Luigi Ferri. The conference - Luigi Ferri: The Survival of a 12-year-old Italian Child at Auschwitz - at the University of Michigan was organized to mark the 2019 Holocaust Remembrance Day in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, the Italian Cultural Institute...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Detroit, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges. 1. Supino Pizzeria Topping the list is Supino Pizzeria. Located at 2457 Russell St., the Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, is the highest ra...