After years of living from project to project, Torrey DeVitto finally has a home base in one of Dick Wolf’s famously long-running series. When the hit drama “Chicago Med” returns to NBC later this year, the doctors at the fictional Gaffney Chicago Medical Center will face off against the same coronavirus pandemic their real-life counterparts have b...

Chicago writer-director Lucia Mauro will premiere her new film, “I Have a Name,” online at 7 p.m. on Dec. 9. The one-hour documentary is co-produced by In My Brother’s Shoes Inc., the nonprofit film organization founded by Mauro and producer Joe Orlandino, and Jacqueline C. Hayes, founder and president emerita of the Chicago HELP Initiative (CHI)....

I am the son of a proud World War II veteran, Squad Leader Sgt. Albert J. Onesti, #36682557, Unites States Army, 179th Infantry, 45th Division "Thunderbirds" -- with battles in Rome, Southern France, Anzio. My hero. For the first 10 years of my life, I lived in the building my grandparents settled in upon their emigration from Italy in 1911. It was...

FACETS will feature three Italian short films as part of this year’s Chicago International Children’s Film Festival. Films will be presented online through Nov. 22. Tickets are $15 for the general public and $13.50 for FACETS members. To purchase tickets, click here. The Italian films presented during this year’s festival are “Baradar,” in which tw...

After making a highlight-reel grab, the Cubs’ infielders know they just have to get the baseball into the vicinity of first base most of the time. Anthony Rizzo will take care of the rest. Rizzo’s skills as a defender paid off again on Sunday night, when he was the recipient of the 2019 Rawlings Gold Glove Award for first base in the National Leagu...

The Associazione Regionale Campania di Chicago celebrated its 30th anniversary on Oct. 18. Founded to promote the culture and customs of Naples and the Campania region, the ARC has a long list of accomplishments. The group has hosted the first North American conference of Neapolitan associations, crowned the first Miss Campania a Chicago, promoted...

This lecture will provide an opportunity to celebrate Raphael in 2020, the 500th anniversary of his death. We’ll talk about Renaissance food, starting with a virtual tour of “Casa Raffaello” in Urbino, exploring the kitchen and common spaces. We will also discuss the historic food of today’s Marche region, focusing especially on a renowned cheese t...

Italian retail and dining experience company Eataly will offer same-day delivery of food to consumers living in and around four American cities where the Italian market currently operates. Founded in 2007, Eataly operates 39 Italian markets in 11 countries around the world. Eataly locations offer an expansive marketplace, restaurant and even cookin...

10,00 USD Buzzing Taylor Street is the heart of Chicago’s historic Little Italy. Join us for a one-mile walk around this hub of the Italian-American Community. From soaring church steeples to colorful autumn trees, we'll see the spectrum of beauty that Little Italy offers on this two-hour tour. All is socially distanced and outdoor, with options to...

The Chicago White Sox have hired Tony La Russa to be their next manager. The team made the announcement on Thursday afternoon. La Russa, 76, hasn't managed since winning the 2011 World Series with the Cardinals. He jumps past Astros skipper Dusty Baker (age 71) for the title of the oldest manager in baseball. The oldest manager in MLB history was C...