Aubry Bozzano and Sofia Console were crowned Miss Illinois United States and Little Miss Illinois United States respectively at a March pageant at the Copernicus Center in Chicago. The daughter of Anthony and Sherry Bozzano, 28-year-old Aubry lives in Chicago and manages integrated marketing campaigns for clients at a downtown ad agency.   "...

By Tom Robb   The mayor of Elk Grove Village's Italian sister city of Termini Imerese in Palermo, Sicily, stepped off a plane at O'Hare Airport yesterday (Wednesday) with a small delegation to visit his sister city and fellow mayor. Termini Imerese Mayor Salvatore Burrafato and a delegation of four others from Termini Imerese and the Pa...

On Sept. 2, board members and foundation trustees of the Columbian Club of Chicago presented Thomas Regan, S.J., dean, College of Arts and Sciences, and Arthur Lurigio, Ph.D., senior associate dean for faculty, College of Arts and Sciences of Loyola University Chicago, with a check to complete the club's $50,000 pledge to support the creation of a...

La CSO e il Maestro Riccardo Muti rendono omaggio a Verdi, nell'anno del bicentenario, con un evento: portare la musica del meraviglioso compositore italiano in diretta nel mondo. E' questa una manifestazione unica nel suo genere, sì un omaggio all'autore più eseguito nel mondo, ma anche un grande atto d'amore.   Infatti, nel bicentenario di...

By Janice Neumann Once known mainly for helping newly-arrived immigrants from Italy, the Order of Sons of Italy in America now raises money for research into various diseases.   Members of the Grand Lodge of Illinois and Wisconsin also appreciate good Italian food and its Orland Park branch is holding a Polenta and Italian Sausage Dinner to...

Chicago Sister Cities InternationalFriday, June 21, 2013 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM (CDT)Chicago, IL Join the Milan Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International for the opening reception of the exhibition Wings of Italy: Italian Aeropainting from 1910–1935.One of the earliest and most effective means of mass communication, the poster was the perf...

Located on a bustling stretch of Irving Park Road, Sabatino's is as mired in the past, with a clientele that keeps aging alongside it, as everyone says it is. When I stopped in at 6 p.m. for a Wednesday evening dinner, the first wave of early birders were already on their way out the door.   Though the sun was still shining, it felt very, ve...

June 16, 2015 - Tuesday 3:00 PMThe Hancock Observatory - 875 N Michigan - Chicago, Illinois 60611Advanced level of Italian Language is required in order to attend this course START DATE: Tuesday June 16 until Aug 25, @ 3,30pm-5,00pm - 10 WEEKS COURSE (Note: The week 29/6-5/7 there are no classes)   This course is designed for...

The great American Italian restaurant has changed in style probably more than any other genre of restaurant over the past several decades.   Even as recently as 50 years ago, the term "Italian restaurant" conjured images of red and white checkered tablecloths, carafes of middling chianti, and a red sauce-heavy menu with classics like chicken...

Supporting culture and the arts is part of Salvatore Ferragamo's DNA, and the Italian luxury house hosted a cocktail reception at its Michigan Avenue store last week to celebrate the upcoming 606 project.   The 606, named after the telephone area code all Chicagoans share, will convert unused urban space along the city's east-west Bloomingda...