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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Undefeated featherweight Gio Mioletti

Giovanni “Gio” Mioletti won a unanimous decision on April 28 at the UIC Pavilion, beating ...

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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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Linguistic entrepreneur Gianluca Butticè

When Gianluca Butticè moved from his native Sicily to the U.S., he faced the challenges ...

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Mt. Carmel to celebrate 124th feast

The Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church will celebrate 124 unbroken years of devotion to ...

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Festa Italiana to light up lakefront in Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s venerable Festa Italiana will celebrate 40 years of family, fun and tradizione from July ...

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Mokena gears up for fourth annual Festa Italiana

The fourth annual Mokena Festa Italiana will be held on July 16. Last year’s event ...

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Gala to fete centenary of Mother Cabrini

The National Shrine of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini will celebrate the life, legacy and mission ...

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Reappraising the appraisal process

So you’re placing your home on the market. This can be an emotional time because ...

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The upside to chaos

Chaos in Washington is keeping a lid on mortgage rates, which contributes to affordability. The ...

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A genealogist is always prepared

When I’m not writing columns, I have a 9-5 job. Well, an 8-6 job. Some ...

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Ready. Set. Reunion!

Once again, it’s time to get your nostalgia on! The Annual Pullman Family Reunion Picnic ...

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