Canton Township was a much different place when Paul and Fay Palazzolo decided to open Palermo Pizzeria & Restaurant in 1981.  Very little development could be found along Ford Road west of Canton Center. Police officers would patrol the area and stop by the eatery on horseback.  But despite this, Paul Palazzolo said he had a feeling Canton would n...

April 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm EDT. “Feeling Italian” is a photographic project and book that  uses images to explore the multicultural identities and global citizenship. 89 pictures selected from an international Jury, together with personal stories and narratives (In Italian and English) show the complexity of the Italian identity in today’s global...

Fans of East Coast-style pizza now can get a taste of 'za from an Eastern Market favorite in Detroit's New Center.  Supino Pizzeria, known for its thin-crust pizzas, opened a second location on Woodward in New Center on Wednesday. It may look like New York-style, but owner Dave Mancini said customers told him the pizza is more New Haven-style, whic...

Joseph Girolamo has been called quite a few different things over the years. He's a father, a brother, a great-great-grandfather, a union man, a soldier during World War II and so much more. Now he's adding centenarian to that list. Girolamo will celebrate his 100th year on this earth March 9. His family rented out DeLuca's Restaurant in Westland s...

March 7 @ 4:30 pm-6:00 pm EST. Virtual webinar. This presentation is free to the public. Event presentation by Erika Caturegli. Registration is required, here. Organizer: Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan. As March is internationally recognized as a month to remember and celebrate women’s rights, this Caffè Cultura will focus on an important arti...

Detroit-style pizza is enjoying a moment in the national spotlight right now, just as the brick-and-mortar restaurant where it all began celebrates 75 years in the square pizza business.  Buddy's Pizza will honor the milestone with events and specials throughout 2021, including the first annual National Detroit-Style Pizza Day on June 23. Since 201...

Event by Ferndale Area District Library and Ferndale Area District Library - Art. Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7 PM EST. Price: Free. Link: http://tiny.cc/parducci. From Detroit’s Woodlawn Cemetery to Eastern Michigan’s campus, and even here in Ferndale at the Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church, the breathtaking architectural sculptures of the late ar...

Effective Thursday, February 25th, 2021 the office of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit will be moving to the new location at 400 Renaissance Center - Suite 950 (ninth floor), Detroit, MI 48243. Full operation of the offices cannot be guaranteed in the days immediately following the relocation, but it will resume as soon as possible. Limited to eve...

A popular fast-casual restaurant chain with deep roots in the Windy City is ready to leave its mark on the Motor City. Portillo's will open its first Michigan location on March 16 in Sterling Heights at 14425 Lakeside Circle. Portillo's, famous for its Italian beef sandwiches, Chicago-style hot dogs and chocolate cake, has more than 60 locations in...

Eric Nittolo has lived in Northern Michigan for much of his life. Now, he’s setting out to open his own restaurant in Lake Leelanau, Nittolo’s Pizza, to celebrate good company and good food. “My son Dominic is spear heading it and my whole family is just going to be involved in the summer,” said Nittolo He says for their grand opening on Saturday,...