Il Consolato Generale d'Italia a Chicago rende nota la pubblicazione di un avviso per l’assunzione di un impiegato a contratto, a tempo indeterminato, da adibire ai servizi di collaboratore amministrativo nel settore contabilità-manifestazioni culturali-traduzione, presso l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Le domande di ammissione alle prove per l’ass...

L’era atomica ha compiuto nei giorni scorsi 75 anni. Proprio il 2 dicembre 1942 gli Stati Uniti annunciarono con un messaggio in codice (“il navigatore italiano è sbarcato nel nuovo mondo”) che Enrico Fermi e i suoi collaboratori dell’Università di Chicago erano riusciti ad accendere la prima ‘pila’ atomica.  La ‘Chicago Pile-1’ aveva prodotto la p...

At the busy intersection of Oak Lawn and Cedar Springs, The Centrum building has been in the midst of major renovations. As part of those renovations, the Oak Lawn building will get several new restaurants. Locations of local burger joint Pints & Quarts and local coffee shop Mudsmith are scheduled to open soon, and Mille Lire, a new Italian restaur...

A distanza di 110 anni dal disastro minerario di Mononongah le vittime della piu’ grande tragedia dell’emigrazione italiana sono state ricordate anche a Washington grazie all’impegno di Padre Ezio Marchetto, dell’associazione Abruzzo Molise ‘Heritage Society", presieduta da Maria D’Andrea e dell’Ambasciata Italiana di Washington, rappresentata dal...

 Buona, The Original Italian Beef, has set a date of Dec. 6 for the long-awaited opening of its Oak Lawn restaurant. The restaurant at 6235 W. 95th St. will officially open at 10 a.m. Anyone lined up outside before the restaurant opens on Wednesday will get a free Italian beef sandwich. The family-owned, fast casual chain serves its signature Itali...

The most important Italian emigrant to the US, a marvelous person who spent her whole life helping their fellow Italians and not only them, and then acquired the American citizenship later becoming the first American saint ever: we're talking about Francesca Xavier Cabrini, the Patron Saint of Immigrants and Hospital Administrators. After being fun...

The Johnny's Italian Steakhouse experience now will be available down the tracks at the Abbey Station in Rock Island. Leadership from the Johnny's and its owner, Heart of America Group, joined Abbey Station co-owner Joe Lemon Jr. on Friday to announce the Moline restaurant now is the sole operator of events at the historic venue. Mike Whalen, found...

There is strength in numbers, the old adage goes, and nowhere is that more apparent than at Casa Italia in Stone Park, where more than a dozen organizations will join forces to stage the Casa’s fourth annual Christmas Village. The complimentary open house is slated for Dec. 3. The following organizations had signed on to participate at the time of...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the second edition of Prosecco Month beginning December 11th. The activation will see trade, press, and public events at multiple Eataly locations-New York Flatiron, New York Downtown, Chicago, and Boston- throug...

The Chicagoland Italian-American Professionals organization will present its second annual Festa Dei Cuccidati at Casa Italia on Dec. 10. The event will run from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Chandelier Room in the Community Center. Awards will be presented for the best homemade, locally-baked and available online cuccidati. The event will also feature...