A couple with a knack for historical renovations is on the brink of re-opening the beloved Simrell's bar, with a fresh name and a back to basics feel. Ken Ramsay and Joe Everhart are calling their latest landmark restoration a reboot of the original Simrell's Italian restaurant from 60 years ago. With their new restaurant and bar, Alimentari Da Pes...

Indianapolis-based Delco Foods of Indiana is making plans to open a cheese-processing, printing and warehouse facility in Whitestown that will have more than 130 employees. The Italian and specialty foods distributor plans to spend more than $5 million to equip a new, 150,000-square-foot building it will lease at the intersection of Perry Worth Roa...

Rosati’s Pizza, an Illinois-based chain specializing in Chicago-style pizza, is coming to Carmel in early 2019. Franchise owner Jim Duda, of Carol Stream, Ill., attended Purdue University before opening his first restaurant, Millie’s Pancake Shoppe, in Addison, Ill. According to Duda, who often visits friends and family in Hamilton County, Carmel i...

Nelle leggi dei numeri che governano l’armonia dell’universo vede una sfida continua di un gioco in cui, ogni volta che risolve un rebus, è come se superasse sé stesso: il 29enne matematico palermitano Alessio Sammartano, che ha scelto le falde dell’Etna per la sua istruzione universitaria, oggi fa ricerca da post doc e insegna come visiting assist...

The new Per Bacco has gleaming mahogany and stone walls. It has a wood-fired pizza oven visible behind the new bar. And it will have the same delicious food. Bruno and Marisa Cataldo have making and serving pizzas in their own restaurants on Elkhart’s west side since 2000. On Dec. 11, 2010, they opened Per Bacco, a sit-down Italian restaurant at 28...

An accomplished author and presenter credited with inspiring a new generation of people searching for their ancestry is the recipient of the Indiana Historical Society’s (IHS’s) 2018 Willard C. Heiss Family History/Genealogy Award. Carol Faenzi of Indianapolis was honored at IHS’s annual Founders Day dinner on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Eugene and Mari...

Picture an artist in your mind. Is that person male? Probably. The majority of famous artists most people can name off the top of their head are men. But that doesn’t mean that women haven’t had an important place in the history of art. And while most of them have yet to make it into the textbooks, a new illustrated database should go a long way to...

For the past nine years that Ciao Bella has been in Northwest Indiana, restaurant owner Giuseppe "Joe" Scalzo has been offering a varied mix of the flavors of Italy as well as a celebration of the rich Italian culture and lifestyle. "People thought I was crazy opening up after a recession but it's been great," said Scalzo. Ciao Bella, an Italian r...

Adam Vinatieri made history Sunday. Again. With a second-quarter 25-yard field goal against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, the Indianapolis Colts kicker became the NFL's all-time leading scorer, surpassing Hall of Fame kicker Morten Andersen (2,544). Vinatieri entered the game with 2,540 points and tied Anderson's mark with a first-quarter extra po...

Five years ago, Italy-based Italpollina made plans to open a biostimulants plant in Anderson with plans to expand. Italpollina officials on Friday had the official grand opening of their $10 million production facility in Anderson. “I never thought five years ago we would start a company and be opening a plant in the U.S. market,” Luca Bonini, CEO...