You can get a taste of more than 25 different Italian meats, pastas, salads and desserts at the Holy Rosary Italian Street Festival. Lisa Meister, kitchen team lead of the Holy Rosary Italian Street Festival Committee, joined us today to show how some of the festival favorites are made. She says they’re also looking for volunteers. Here’s more from...

The chefs at the Nesso Italian kitchen have a goal of pulling authentic taste out of local ingredients, but now they have some new reasons for people to come and visit the downtown restaurant. Even though the restaurant, like many others, was in need of support, the COVID-19 pandemic gave the restaurant a reason to help support the community. They...

Lawrence Green, the owner of Maialina Italian Kitchen & Bar, says the restaurant brings Old World, traditional, “comfort,” Italian food and caters it to the new generation. They’ve been bringing that strategy to their customers’ tables since July 2019 from 1103 Prospect St. However, he says after a successful first six months in business, they’ll n...

Sam Montalbano, a well-known community volunteer and former Sangamon County Board member, will be honored Wednesday – Veterans Day -- with dedication of a flag pole in his name outside Little Flower Catholic Church and School. "He’s been a really involved member of the parish, an usher at the church for 50 years," said Bill Moredock, principal of t...

This weekend marked a historic moment for Ducati as their Italian rider Lorenzo Zanetti took a phenomenal victory at the MotoAmerica Superbike Championship at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, fending off the advances of the best superbike racers in the United States and making a memorable U.S. debut for the Ducati Corse-supplied Panigale V4 R SBK. The...

A favorite fine-dining Italian restaurant will start serving downtown again. Nesso Italian Kitchen reopens Tuesday, bringing back seafood, fresh pasta and locally sourced meat and veggie dishes to its digs at The Alexander hotel. The dinner-only restaurant, 339 S. Delaware St., has been closed since March, save for a brief carryout operation before...

October 12 2020 Roma, Italy / The United States

“No race is won until the tape is crossed and I realized that all the time. It’s hard luck, but it’s all in the game. I did my best, and since I’ve lost out, I’m for the man who picked the prize.” – Ralph De Palma after the 1912 Indianapolis 500  Few scenes across the decades of the Indianapolis 500’s history would more greatly move those that witn...

About three years ago, Justin Jones’ love of hospitality and coffee led him to open Georgia Street Grind in downtown Indianapolis. Then, after finding success with what he calls his “proof of concept” at that location, he decided to turn his attention to bringing a new kind of coffee shop to the city: a neighborhood gathering place, inspired by cla...

Following the Daytona and Road Atlanta rounds, the 488 Challenge Evos of the North American series will return to the track as scheduled over the weekend of 26 July. The venue will be Indianapolis instead of Laguna Seca as previously planned. However, the latter will play host from 25 to 27 September after the fourth race of the season at COTA from...