On Friday, June 14th, the Italian car designer Leonardo Fioravanti was presented a Lifetime Design Achievement Award at the EyesOnDesign Car Show event. Fioravanti designed numerous Ferrari’s most iconic models, including the famous Ferrari Daytona, Dino and Berlinetta. Fioravanti, the 7th Italian to receive this remarkable award, was recognized fo...

Un funzionario del Consolato italiano a Detroit sarà a Cleveland, nello Stato dell’Ohio, il prossimo 25 giugno per rilevare le impronte digitali dei connazionali che hanno bisogno di rinnovare il passaporto. Il servizio è dedicato ai connazionali che siano iscritti all’Aire e siano registrati nello schedario anagrafico del Consolato. Il funzionario...

Fiat Chrysler says construction is set to begin immediately on a new $1.6 billion assembly plant on Detroit's east side. A representative of the automaker told state officials Tuesday that vehicles are expected to start rolling off the line at the plant by late 2020. The Detroit City Council on Tuesday approved land deals and community benefits agr...

Join us on June 2 for the 2019 Giornata Nazionale dello Sport! The first Sunday of June, the Italian National Day of Sport is celebrated in Italy and all over the world. The Detroit City FC is joining the Consulate of Italy in Detroit in celebrating the event! A youth soccer exhibition with Italian-American children will take place at halftime of t...

A former Novi restaurant owner, who turned a pop store into one of Metro Detroit's most popular Italian restaurants, died yesterday at his home in North Carolina. Frank J. Maisano, 78, formerly of South Lyon, was the well-known, gregarious frontman for Maisano's Italian Restaurant in Novi, initially a Town Club Pop Store that he and his wife Jackie...

Join us on May 21st at the DIA's Detroit Film Theatre as we celebrate Italian cinema and the Italian film industry! Starting at 4:30 pm, two contemporary Italian films, will be screened in the context of the second edition of #FareCinema (Making Cinema), an initiative promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation...

Long before 1400 Woodward Ave. became San Morello, downtown Detroit’s newest restaurant, it was home to a jewelry company. That became a menswear store, then a furrier, later a drugstore, and most recently, from 1997 to around 2012, a hair company called Eastern Wigs. But it first started as T.B. Rayl Co., a hardware store that occupied the buildin...

THE FUTURE OF HOLY FAMILY CHURCH IS IN JEOPARDY! Padre Pino Licciardi is being told to return back to Sicily on June 30, 2019 from the Archdiocese of Detroit, while other priests older then him are allowed to continue in the Archdiocese. This will leave Holy Family Church without a resident Priest and will become administered by Old St. Mary's Chur...

San Morello is a difficult one to review. On one hand there's a dearth of high-quality Italian food in Detroit, so the nearly four-month-old restaurant at Grand River and Woodward avenues is a welcome addition. There are also few chefs in town of Andrew Carmellini's caliber — he's the recipient of multiple James Beard Awards, and won a Michelin sta...