by Matt Mueller   Every band, big or small, has at least a small group of devoted fans cheering it on and supporting it on its way to the spotlight. The retro "nu-wop" family band The Bronx Wanderers is no different – save for the fact that some of those devoted fans just happen to be music and entertainment icons from their hometown neighbo...

Each Monday, the Kenosha News takes a look at the life of a Kenosha County resident who recently died. We share with you, through the memories of family and friends, a life remembered. A quiet superstar. That is how one of Violet Salerno's sons described his mother.   "She didn't discover penicillin or run a marathon," said Greg Swartz. "She...

È da quando ho iniziato la mia collaborazione settimanale con AlessandriaNews che desidero parlarvi della Milwaukee italiana e di come sia possibile essere italiani senza, molte volte, averne il passaporto.   Oggi vorrei farvi conoscere questo aspetto di Milwaukee, che magari non è conosciuto come la Milwaukee di Happy Days, ma per me è dive...

By Katie O'Connell For Michael Glorioso, his family's original market at 1018 E. Brady St. was more than a business — it was "the heart of his family." Michael grew up in an apartment in the back of the store. His father, Teddy Glorioso, was one of the three brothers who helped open the shop on Feb. 14, 1946.   Every day, the store was...

by Bobby Tanzilo   We love to think of the Green Bay Packers as America's team (suck it, Dallas), but it becomes clearer and clearer that the Pack may actually be the world's team when it comes to American football. In spring, I saw a guy clad in green and gold atop the Great Wall of China and, now, a friend in Italy, Fausto Batella, ha...

Once again, OnMilwaukee.com readers have chosen Ristorante Bartolotta in Tosa Village as Milwaukee's best Italian restaurant. That makes six in a row for this Bartolotta gem. Though Bartolotta's has branched out into steaks, seafood, French food, gastropubs and beyond, Ristorante Bartolotta has been there from the beginning. For nearly two decades...

Festa Italiana is accepting recipes in its second annual Chef's Choice Recipe Contest. Recipes for Italian appetizers are due June 15 and can be submitted by mail or email. A Festa food committee will select the top five recipes based on ease of preparation, creativity and appearance. The five participants will be notified by mail and asked t...

Festa Italiana is excited to announce The Flag-throwers of the Florentine (Sbanderatori dei Borghi e Sestieri Fiorentini) are returning direct from Italy to perform at this year's festival, taking place July 17-19, 2015 at Henry W. Maier Festival Park. This dynamic group of 16 will entertain audiences daily with a colorful show of choral exercises,...

by Dan Curd   No other country has had a greater impact on American taste than Italy. Even though in recent years we've been bombarded by globalization and multiculturalism, the Italian brand remains strong. Currently, modern Italian cooking is in fashion, spawning restaurants like Lombardino's, Cento and Osteria Papavero.   Yet for...

Riscoprire legami dimenticati e farli fruttare come nuove opportunità di relazioni culturali ed economiche.   Questo lo scopo delle "Giornate dell'Emilia-Romagna negli Stati Uniti" che vedono la presidente della Consulta degli emiliano-romagnoli nel mondo Silvia Bartolini impegnata negli Stati Uniti insieme con l'Assessorato all'Agricoltura...