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Chicago plaintiff’s lawyer Antonio M. Romanucci has joined civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump in representing the family of George Floyd, whose death last week sparked nationwide protests against police brutality. Romanucci — a founding partner at Romanucci & Blandin and the current president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association — stood at a...

INOX Market Service will invest $15 million to establish its North American headquarters in Delaware County, IN, creating up to 101 jobs by the end of 2024. The Padua, Italy-based company, which has operations in Europe, Mexico and India, will launch INOX Market North America (IMNA) and construct and equip a 139,800-square-foot facility in Muncie....

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Briana DiTommaso Cardone is an Italian/Greek American restaurateur. She and her husband and business partner, Salvatore, are the purveyors of the award winning restaurants, Mambo Italiano Ristorante and Wild Buffalo Italian Gastro Pub, both in the northern suburbs of Chicago. Briana was raised on an Italian vineyard in the Chicago area where she le...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles says its previously-announced $400 million investment in Kokomo will create nearly 200 jobs and retain 1,000 more. The automaker plans to repurpose an idled transmission plant in the Howard County city into what will now be known as the Kokomo Engine Plant. The facility will produce the GMET4 engine, which is used to power...

When: Wednesday, March 11th at 6pm - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450 Organized by the Italian & Italian American Professional Women Group of Chicago, in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago. Celebrate International Women’s Day and inspirecurrent and future women leaders of Italian...

The high-end Italian fashion and accessory company, Gucci, has set up a pop-up shop in Chicago, Illinois to help bring in the fun for NBA’s All-Star Weekend. The shop took some time to construct, but it was worth the wait when the doors opened. According to Gucci, the shop is “a dreamscape of nocturnal refractions and reflections, taking us into a...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce Chicago, in collaboration with the bank "Banca Popolare di Sondrio", is pleased to announce the opening of its new office located in Milan (at the Banca Popolare di Sondrio Milan office, in Via Santa Maria Fulcorina 1). This partnership aims at facilitating and promoting the growth of Italian Companies in th...

A growing Ferrara Candy is building a new distribution complex in DeKalb that is expected to employ 500 people by spring of next year. The Chicago-based candy company, which is investing more than $100 million in the project, will be DeKalb’s largest industrial employer once the complex is complete, a transformative development for the college to...

GUCCI GETS IN THE GAME: With a psychedelic-looking GG basketball, a West Loop pop-up shop and even a Gucci-themed pin showing up on Google Maps, Gucci is all set to kick off the NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago on Friday. Located at 160 North Morgan Street, the pop-up will feature the Italian fashion house’s rainbow-colored GG Psychedelic Collection...

Italian-born artist Claudio Orso first made his way to the U.S. in the 1990s, following a stint working in Mexico. He walked across the border then with little concern from customs officials. A couple of decades later, Orso, now an American citizen, works with immigrant students from Cleveland's Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy. "I...

Nearly 48 years ago, an Italian immigrant named Paul Cento came to the Circle City to pursue the American dream. In Italy, he was already known as a famous shoemaker who had made shoes for the likes of Sophia Loren and Pope Pius XII. But here in Indianapolis, he simply became known as the go-to man for all things shoe-related. And although he has s...