Michelangelo's famed frescos from the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City are on their way to downtown Green Bay. "Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition" is coming to the KI Convention Center, 333 Main St., Nov. 18 through Jan. 3, according to information posted on the touring event's website. Visitors will have the chance to stan...

Last spring, we sat down with Sarah and Zak Baker, the husband and wife team behind Ca’Lucchenzo Pastificio & Enoteca, a West Side mecca for housemade pasta and regional Italian dishes. Our conversation centered around their culinary backgrounds and the experiences that made opening their own restaurant possible. But we promised to bring them back...

Those recently inspired by Emma D’Arcy’s favorite cocktail — a negroni sbagliato with prosecco in it, if you missed that buzz — will have a new place to try it this coming week. Amara, the third project from Rule No. One Hospitality, officially opens for “aperitivo hour” and dinner on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 670 N. Midvale Blvd. inside Hilldale shoppi...

Thursday, October 13 at 7:30pm - UWM Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts - 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI. FREE Presenting a CineConcert featuring the groundbreaking 1911 silent film L’Inferno, accompanied live by Stefano Maccagno (piano) and Furio Di Castri (double bass) on the mesmerizing musical score composed by Maestro Maccagno....

Against all odds, Milwaukee's Festa Italiana is returning in 2022, though not at the usual time and place. Organizers have come a long way to get to this point. They first canceled the Italian-themed festival originally scheduled for April of 2022. But in a surprise announcement, organizers revealed the festival would indeed be held - this time at...

Anyone immersed in Wisconsin food culture knows what makes up a great supper club—a relish tray, quality food, and excellent service. West Allis is home to what I would like to call an Italian supper club, Caterina’s Ristorante at 9104 W. Oaklahoma Ave. Rolling up, the building gives off longevity and authenticity, which is exacerbated by the insid...

Off the main drag and down a quiet Bay View side street lays a hidden gem of the Milwaukee dining scene. You will be charmed by the ambiance the moment you enter Santino’s Little Italy. From the welcoming hosts at the door, the simple elegance of the decor, the fantastic food, and the delightful Sofia Loren films playing, silently, on screens throu...

Sheboygan may be the bratwurst capital of America, but there’s a lot more to discover in this city’s vibrant food scene, including an Italian eatery that’s worth a special trip. Il Ritrovo Pizza is a combination Italian deli and pizzeria that wows food critics, as well as the pickiest young diners. Here’s a sample of what’s waiting for you at Il Ri...

Taking inspiration from the street festivals that once took place in the Italian Third Ward, Festa Italiana will host its 2022 festival on the grounds of the Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago Ave. After canceling the festival on the Summerfest grounds in 2020, 2021 and 2022 fears were that Festa – the oldest of the lakefront ethnic festivals...

Hurley's annual end of summer party - Festivale Italiano - is set for Saturday on Silver Street. Three blocks of Hurley's main street will be blocked off most of the day and into the evening allowing for all sorts of fun, food and entertainment, according to Hurley (WI) Chamber of Commerce officials. Several area restaurants and other concerns will...