There were not many jobs around town when Tony Lombardo got back from the Army in the early 1950s. Lombardo took great pride in serving his country. But amid a stubborn, deep recession that gripped it, there was not much a young man could do to make a living. "So, a friend of mine says, 'Tony, why don't you go to barber school.'" Lombardo said to...

The Embassy of Italy and the diplomatic-consular network in the USA commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on the centenary of Primo Levi’s birth, throughout the country, starting in the Capital. Ambassador Armando Varricchio underlined the leading role played by Italy in the defense of human rights and in the fight against racism,...

Interesting lecture by Professor Gabriele Boccaccini on the life of Luigi Ferri. The conference - Luigi Ferri: The Survival of a 12-year-old Italian Child at Auschwitz - at the University of Michigan was organized to mark the 2019 Holocaust Remembrance Day in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, the Italian Cultural Institute...

Craving Italian food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Detroit, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges. 1. Supino Pizzeria Topping the list is Supino Pizzeria. Located at 2457 Russell St., the Italian spot, which offers pizza and more, is the highest ra...

Il 1° dicembre scorso si è svolta la Festa di Natale del Secinarese Club of America, una delle tante attività proposte a Detroit dal Club del Michigan per promuovere la cultura abruzzese in America e rinsaldare il legame tra i secinaresi d'oltreoceano e la loro terra d'origine. La festa, riporta il Consiglio regionale degli abruzzesi nel mondo, “è...

Hotly anticipated new Italian restaurant San Morello is preparing to debut on Tuesday, December 18 at the corner of Woodward Avenue and Grand River in Detroit. The restaurant is the first spot from New York-based hitmakers NoHo Hospitality Group in Detroit and anchor to the soon-to-open Shinola Hotel. NoHo Hospitality’s team includes James Beard Aw...

When: Thu, Nov 29 from 6:00 PM to  9:00 PM - Where: Detroit Institute of Arts - Rivera Court, 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit , MI 48202 Join Dr. Maria Manca, Consul of Italy in Detroit, Dr. Eve Straussman-Pflanzer and Dr. Alan P. Darr for private tours of the Grand Tour of Italy gallery suite followed by a celebration of Italian art, wine and cuisine i...

Da Nuoro a Detroit, passando per Perugia, Roma e Tokyo. E già pronta, per l’ennesima volta, a ripartire. Ha stregato studenti e studentesse dell’università di Sassari, Maria Manca, 36 anni e una carriera diplomatica già avviata, coronata il 16 marzo del 2017 dalla nomina a Console d’Italia a Detroit, responsabile per gli stati dell’Indiana, Kentuck...

Detroit è la principale città del Michigan. Affacciata sul fiume omonimo che la separa dal Canada, con Windsor che la fronteggia sulla sponda canadese, Detroit fu fondata nel 1701 da un ufficiale francese, Antoine Laumet de la Mothe, che la eresse come insediamento fortificato - Fort Detroit - in posizione strategica, nella regione dei grandi laghi...

Church bells toll at the corner of Selden and Cass on an unseasonably warm October evening in Detroit while the square aquarium of a restaurant across the alley buzzes with tony Italian energy. It’s 9 o’clock — prime dinner time in Rome, and apparently in Detroit, too, even on an otherwise unremarkable Tuesday evening. Matthew Stafford and his back...