Michaelangelo's restaurant in Little Italy turns 12 years old in May, which is as good excuse as any to re-visit this chapel of Northern Italian cuisine with its French, Swiss and Austrian influences. You know the hallmarks: Rich meats, pastas and soups made with polished techniques that retain faithful, rustic flavors. I haven't been in five years...

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Department of Modern Languages and Literatures Program in Italian and Department of Physical Education and Athletics, in collaboration with the CWRU Film Society and CWRU Spartan Baseball are proud to present a “Celebration of Italian American Baseball” on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Strosacker Auditorium beg...

If you hold the stereotype that a very good restaurant cannot be located in a staid office park, Luca West will change your mind. Luca and Lola Sema opened the western outpost of Cleveland's Luca Italian Cuisine late last year on busy Detroit Road in Westlake. Sequels in movies and restaurants are not sure bets, but the suburban location is humming...

The Cleveland Museum of Art - 11150 East Boulevard - Cleveland, Ohio 44106 - Sun, 02/25/2018 to Sun, 05/20/2018. Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe is the first exhibition to exclusively examine view paintings—more or less faithful depictions of a given locale—that also depict contemporary historical events. Throughout th...

Tito Francona, a former All-Star who played for 15 seasons in the major leagues and was the father of Terry Francona, the Cleveland Indians’ manager, died on Tuesday night at his home in New Brighton, Pa. He was 84. The Indians announced his death. Francona played for Cleveland for six seasons. A left-handed-hitting outfielder and first baseman, Fr...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) congratulates Hon. Basil Russo, NIAF Board of Directors Member and National President of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America (ISDA), on his recent honors from the American Nationalities Movement and the Cleveland International Hall of Fame. Russo was honored by the American Nationalities Movemen...

Located in a tiny strip-mall on Memphis Avenue, Aldo's isn't the kind of restaurant that makes you stop and take notice from the outside. Step inside, and it's another story. The aromas and warm, welcoming atmosphere will instantly win you over. And that's before you even try Aldo's fantastic, wide-ranging Italian menu. Opened more than two decades...

Umberto P. Fedeli plays to win. It doesn’t matter if he’s functioning as president and CEO at The Fedeli Group, as a board member at the Cleveland Clinic or as a trusted confidant who has been asked by a friend for help. It’s the way he approaches every facet of his life. “It’s ultimately about performance,” Fedeli says. “I have no interest in gett...

Piercing winds and arctic temperatures make it official: We’re in the thick of winter. But Backyard Bocce promises to transport you to summer days of cookouts and warm weather get-togethers. Opened in September, the 2,900-square-foot Flats East Bank oasis features three turfed courts and activities such as giant Connect 4 and Skee Ball to play whil...

Little Italy is one of Cleveland’s most popular neighborhoods. With all the culture and excitement, it is the perfect place for a restaurant like Nora. Nora is a mid-range Italian spot that locals have been falling in love with since it opened it doors in 2016. It does face a bit of competition due to the number of Italian cuisine options within th...