Maserati North America, Inc. today announced it will celebrate Cento anni di Maserati- 100 years of Maserati- in true Italian style. This epic series of driving events to honor the Trident's 100th Anniversary will take place in key cities across America. Maserati owners and enthusiasts will be drawn from across the U.S. to showcase their finest au...

by Joseph S. Pete   An Italian beef and Italian sausage restaurant beloved in the South Suburbs for more than four decades is finally opening a Northwest Indiana location.   Enzo's Restaurant, which is known for charbroiling freshly house-made sausage over lump coal, is taking over the former Schererville Gyros, which closed earlier t...

The Comboni Missionaries will honor Umberto "Tony" Turano as Man of the Year on Nov. 21 at Porretta's Banquets in Chicago. (708-354-1999) "Tony Turano is a supremely successful businessman who has never forgotten his roots," says the Rev. Peter Premarini, MCCJ, superior of the Comboni Mission Center in LaGrange Park.   "We have chosen t...

by Dennis Polkow It is Sunday in Chicago, a day off for Riccardo Muti. Nonetheless, there is a busy day ahead.   Muti will have a piano rehearsal with four singers from Lyric Opera of Chicago who will accompany him and a brass quintet of Chicago Symphony Orchestra players to a juvenile detention center later in the day to give a concert, "b...

by C.J. Martello   Let me say that many of us have left Roseland but we've never left behind the people, places or good times that Roseland gave us. The rich history and connection that we have carried with us these many years is borne out in the respect we have for many of those we knew in our youth who are now elderly.   Among these...

2013 Women's Italian OpenLoretta BatesBrianne CanovaJune 3, 2013 Information on The 22nd Women's Italian Open for 2013 The 22nd annual Women's Italian Open will be held at The Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Club on Monday, June 3rd, with an 8am shotgun start. Lunch immediately following golf, in the club house.

by Daniel Gerzina   Mario Batali is excited to bring Eataly to Chicago. Very, very excited. Relaxing at the end of the bar at Otto in New York City (which Batali calls his "office"), the larger-than-life chef's eyes grew wider than his collection of Crocs when discussing the opening.   First things first: Batali says the Eataly team i...

by Frank Amaro Italian American War Veterans Post 1 & North Riverside Carson's provide 30 Christmas Trees to families in Berwyn. Christin Life Church in Berwyn will distribute them to families from the area that are less fortunate. Great Thanks to Robin Adams from Carson's, Pastor Josh from Christin Life, and the IAWV Post 1 for working toget...

Massimo Finazzer Flory returns to Chicago for recites and responds in the language of the time, with projected English texts, on the infancy of the genius of Leonardo da Vinci, his activities in the civil and military fields, as well as how to become a good painter. The performance touches on the relationship between painting and science, painting...

A fresh, nuanced perspective on a profoundly perplexing country: this is what Wallis Wilde-Menozzi's unique, captivating narrative promises-and delivers. The Other Side of the Tiber brings Italy to life in an entirely new way, treating the peninsula as a series of distinct places, subjects, histories, and geographies bound together by a shared sens...