By Janet Podolak Barbara Snow, longtime foodie and three-decades-long Mentor resident, discovered many close-to-home connections when putting together her Little Italy Food Tour. Examples include the Anthonys, operators of Anthony's Ristorante and Wine Bar, who live in Mentor, and Mayfield Village Councilman Bill Buckholtz, operator of Murray...

The Reinberger Chamber Hall in Cleveland, will be hosting, on Sunday April 28th, as part of the planned events for the Year of Italian Culture in the USA, and sponsored by the Consulate of Italy in Detroit and the National Association of the Artistry of Italian Violin Making (A.N.L.A.I) the concert of violinist Matteo Fedeli, entitled 'A Stradivari...

By Tawana Roberts The Cleveland Challenge Cup of Bocce is more than a sporting event. Chris Brassel, Wickliffe Italian-American Club operations manager described it as an Italian festival. The 33rd annual 2016 Pat O'Brien Chevrolet Cleveland Challenge Cup of Bocce will be from Aug. 26-28 at the Wickliffe Italian-American Club, 29717 Eucl...

by Sam Allard   Italy struck first blood at the FedCup tennis tournament this afternoon with two decisive wins beneath the gilded mezzanines of Cleveland's Public Auditorium downtown. In order to come away victorious, team USA will have to win all three matches tomorrow afternoon.   The United States' Christina McHale fought valiantly...

ParkOhio (NASDAQ: PKOH) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Milan, Italy based Star Capital SGR S.p.A. and other minority shareholders to acquire Saet S.p.A headquartered in Turin, Italy for approximately €18.4 million (approximately $22.9 million) in cash. The transaction is expected to close by December 22, 2014, s...

Italy will face either Spain or the Czech Republic in the April semi-finals after reaching the World Group's last four for the fourth consecutive year.   With veterans and Fed Cup stalwarts Sara Errani, Roberta Vinci and Flavia Pennetta all excusing themselves from the tie, captain Corrado Barazutti headed a team of relative unknowns, with w...

By Steven Litt   A $1.6 million renovation has brought the historic but underused Alta House in Little Italy back to luminous vitality as the new home ofCleveland Montessori School, previously housed at nearby Holy Rosary Church.   On a gray Wednesday morning, the school's second day in its new home, parents pulled up at the East 125t...

Today's culture spotlights the food industry. Celebrity chefs, TV reality food competitions, local "foodie" restaurants, and "farm to table" eateries dominate the market drawing regular consumers to become fanatics over what used to be just a cheeseburger. Another phenomenon, not new to the game, is the ever-popular food truck.   From as ear...

  WTI Magazine #46    2014 October, 29Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   I just came back from a couple of very intense weeks in the US, between New York, New Jersey, Ohio and Illinois. I've met several beautiful friends in the Italian American community, I've attended important events, I've had very positive feedbacks about what We t...

Movies are a wonderful way to tell stories, and in the US many millions of people – either of Italian heritage or not – love to be told stories about and from Italy. That is why cinema is one of the most important tool of the promotion of our culture in America. Every year, hundreds of events involve the showing of an Italian movie somewhere in th...