Last night was the 9th (of the twelve) in person event being held in the month of September at 1001 Woodward Ave for the "LoveITDetroit" initiative. The LoveITDetroit initiative consists in a series of promotional activities to be structured in the form of a "Festival dedicated to Italian creativity" lasting one month, with a permanent installation...

After opening on September 1 to the Detroit public, the 'LoveITDetroit' exhibit-installation is now also accessible on the metaverse (www.loveitdetroit.com). Presented as a "celebration of Made in Italy in the United States", the exhibition-installation was launched on the initiative of the Italian Consulate in Detroit, as part of the VI edition of...

Leading Italian designers are displaying their work in a downtown Detroit pop-up just blocks away from the new Gucci store. It’s one of many places to visit during the Detroit Month of Design. “LoveITDetroit” showcases the works of some of the most influential Italian and Detroit leaders of industry. The schedule of events includes guest speakers i...

Dear friends of the Dante Alighieri Society, we are pleased to invite you to the end of summer potluck event by the Woodside Shelter on Belle Isle in Detroit on Sep 10 at 11 am. Chat with old friends, enjoy Italian food, and take a picture with the old Dante to compare it with the fully restored statue next year The event will take place rain or sh...

For the sixth edition of Italian Design Day, the Consulate of Italy in Detroit has launched a four-year campaign to promote the event with internationally renowned architect and designer Roberto Palomba and the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, starting this year with a project called LoveITDetroit. The installation, curated by Palomba Serafini...

The newly restored bust of Christopher Columbus was unveiled at the Italian American Club of Livonia (IACL) on August 29, 2022. IACL President Frank Luscri welcomed invited guests, members of the Italian American community, in addition to special guests Italian Consul in Detroit Paola Allegra Baistrocchi, Mayor of Livonia Maureen Miller Brosnan, sc...

Through its network of diplomatic offices, the Italian Ministry of Affairs promotes Italian language and culture around the globe. The Consulate of Italy in Detroit has a keen cultural focus and amongst the main events organized in 2022, “Love IT Detroit” will be a pivotal project taking place for the whole month of September, in vibrant downtown D...

If you’ve got a serious sweet tooth, there’s nothing better than digging into a tasty treat – particularly when it’s prepared with care by expert bakers. Michigan is home to plenty of great bakeries and sweet shops, but few can say they’ve been around for generations. One must-visit bakery in Michigan has the history, flavor, and service to back up...

Like in most countries, luxury labels don't operate a lot of standalone flagship stores outside of the major metropolises. So, when a brand as big as Gucci becomes one of the first international fashion houses to set up shop in Detroit, Michigan, it's gotta say something about the Motor City. Or at least its downtown area, which has experienced imp...

Who doesn't love the chance to travel to another country without getting on a flight? I know I love it. The tastes of Italy are coming to Michigan. If you are a gelato (or ice cream) fan, you will be excited to hear that Momento Gelato and Coffee is opening in Detroit. After taking time to learn about gelato on his many trips to Italy, owner Tom Is...