"Serata Italiana will capture the essence of modern day Italy, while honoring our rich history and Columbus Day," says Event Chair and IHSI Past President, Ralph Tambasco. "All are invited to attend and help us celebrate – Italian style!"   Guests will enjoy an evening of Italian food, music, entertainment and "Italian style" fun celebrating...

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana — A team of American and Italian neuroscientists has identified a cellular change in the brain that accompanies obesity. The findings could explain the body's tendency to maintain undesirable weight levels, rather than an ideal weight, and identify possible targets for pharmacological efforts to address obesity.The findings, pu...

Although Indiana has had an Italian connection from the very beginning – Enrico Tonti accompanied the explorer LaSalle in 1679 and Francesco Vigo assisted George Rogers Clark in exploring Indiana, it was only after 1880 that Italian immigrants were attracted to the state in any numbers. Indianapolis' first Italians came from the Lombardy, Liguria,...

South Shore Orchestra will host their 9th Annual Wine Dinner on January 31, 2015 featuring Nicholis wines from Valpoicella, Italy at Bon Femme Cafe in downtown Valparaiso.   You are invited to experience an evening with a 5 course gourmet meal from one of Valparaiso's finest restaurants paired with 5 distinctive wines including "Amarone", t...

LLC plans to increase its capital investment program at the Kokomo Transmission Plant in Indiana by $266 million, to increase capacity for its TorqueFlite eight-speed transmissions. It marks the sixth investment program since 2009 for that location, totaling nearly $1.8 billion, the automaker indicated. Kokomo Transmission mach...

by Jolene Ketzenberger A maître d'? In a little strip mall Italian restaurant? I was surprised too, but happy to see that Ristorante Roma, which opened in December in Carmel's Monon Square plaza, has someone in charge of the dining room.   And not just a person who leads you to a table and hands you a menu. I'm talking about someone who's a...

Holy Rosary Catholic Church presents the ethnic event of the summer, the 30th Summer Italian Street Festival. Friday, June 13th and Saturday, June 14th, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm, the historic Holy Rosary Catholic Church, located at 520 Stevens Street and surrounding Lacy Park, will once again transform into an outdoor Italian festival and cele...

INDIANAPOLIS – Retired Indiana National Guard Maj. Gen. Dave Harris was presented with the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Jan. 18 in Washington for his work with the Italian government in 2009 and 2010. While assigned as the Kosovo Force chief of staff, Harris was instrumental in reforming political and military relationships between KFOR...

by Jenna Fryer   Alex Zanardi received a hero's welcome at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the famed race track where he has never turned a single lap. The beloved Italian was greeted warmly wherever he went Friday after he was feted by former team owner Chip Ganassi, who presented Zanardi with the car called "Old Midnight" that Zanardi wa...

L'Ambasciatore d'Italia a Washington, Claudio Bisogniero, era nei giorni scorsi nell'Indiana ( all'interno della circoscrizione consolare di Detroit) per una serie di incontri. Dopo la visita alla fabbrica di telai per automobili da corsa Dallara, il diplomatico ha incontrato il Governatore dell'Indiana Mike Spencer ed il sindaco della citta', Gre...