New cannoli eating contests, the return of a kids' pizza-making contest and Chef's Choice Recipe Contest, chef demonstrations, wine tasting and a variety of new vendor foods all will await hungry visitors July 17 to 19 at Festa Italiana, known as much for its food as anything else, at the Summerfest grounds. The Cannoli Championship Showdown at 3:...

Hosting over 30 acts, Festa Italiana is this summer's destination for Italian entertainment – and more! Ranging from traditional Italian music and opera, to Italian pop and new takes on the classics, jazz and even rock-and-roll, this year's festival will have festivalgoers off their feet and singing, "It feels good to be Italian."   For this...

Club ItaloAmericano of Green Bay recently hosted the 10th annual WisItalia Awards Banquet, where the local club was honored for promoting events that encourage Italian heritage in the greater Green Bay area.   Lisa Joy Meli, Italian language teacher at Preble and East high schools was presented with the 2013 Teacher of the Year Award, and ch...

by Laura Peters   A new heating, ventilating and air conditioning company has opened its doors in Verona, the first U.S.-based plant for an Italian company. The Italy-based Provides invested $6.1 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation, Provides US, Inc., which added 18 jobs.   As the facility continues to ram...

Club ItaloAmericano of Green Bay is hosting the tenth annual WisItalia Awards Banquet. The banquet will be at the Black & Tan Grille of Green Bay located in the Historic Bellin Building, 130 East Walnut Street.       Club members and guests will gather at 5:45 pm at the Nicolet Bank parking lot for a 'Passeggiata' (Italian fo...

With the opening of Rosati's Sports Pub in Newville, four experienced restaurant franchise owners, including two Rosati family members, are bringing traditional Italian-style cooking to a new location. In recent years, the building at 723 E. Ellendale Road has been a number of bar and grills.   Finn's Bar and Grill closed in 2011, Doc...

Food. Family. Fireworks! Festa Italiana 2013 will be held July 19-21 on Milwaukee's lakefront! At Festa, Tutti Italiani! #FestaMKE Festa Italiana Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 2, 2013...Festa Italiana is excited to announce this year's festival dates Friday, July 19 – Sunday, July 21, at Henry W. Maier Festival Park (Summerfest ground...

A Catholic Mass of celebration will be held in honor of Romano and Lida Lenci's 65th wedding anniversary at Holy Rosary Church on Nov. 29. Afterward, the celebration will continue with a family party at Fireside Restaurant. Although their families were acquainted with each other for several generations, Romano Lenci and the former Lida Del Fra...

Fino a dieci anni fa il mercato principale di Ducati era l'Italia. Ora, vuoi per la crisi, vuoi l'esplosione del marchio a livello mondiale, gli Stati Uniti rappresentano una delle fette più grandi del mercato globale di Borgo Panigale.   La presenza di moto bolognesi in alcuni dei più celebri film hollywoodiani hanno accelerato di molto il...

Santino's Little Italy, an Italian restaurant serving pizzas from a wood-burning oven, plans to open in two weeks at Bay View's northern edge, 352 E. Stewart St. Santo Galati said he expects it will open to the public Jan. 19 or 20; the exact date is expected next week, as is the finalized menu. Galati described the prices as moderate, startin...