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Combonis to honor Rose Mary Ranallo

The Comboni Mission Center will honor Rose Mary Ranallo on Nov. 25 at Porretta’s Banquets ...

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Capriati re-imagines Italian radio

After 25 years of hosting an Italian radio show in Chicago, Pasquale “Pat” Capriati was ...

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Casa instructor Giovanna “Jackie” Dimetros

It only seems like Casa Italia’s popular language and cuisine instructor, Giovanna “Jackie” Dimetros, is ...

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Activist storyteller Tori Hagerty

A trip to Ghana in the summer of 2011 was a wakeup call for Tori ...

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Four C Notes to host a very Valli Christmas bash

The Four C Notes will pay tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons at ...

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Pompeii celebrates season with song

In keeping with the spirit of the season, the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii ...

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Ballet Légere to stage 33rd “Nutcracker”

  Now in its 33rd year, Ballet Légere’s production of “The Nutcracker” is the longest ...

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New theater troupe stages stirring debut

One of the most stirring moments in “Piano Piano: Stories From My Father,” comes when ...

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Columns

How long does it really take to buy a home?

That’s a huge question, especially for buyers who are looking to close at a specific ...

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The ‘great unwind’ begins

The Federal Reserve kept rates steady in September but announced that it would begin to ...

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So what should we call grandpa?

Shakespeare asked, “What’s in a name?” but we should be asking, “What IS his name?” ...

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A Merry ‘Grustoli’ Christmas!

Italian traditions don’t come and go. That’s why they’re traditions, and one way or the ...

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