Italian Community Center

Want to get involved in socio-political activism? Check out these activities that peacefully push back against discriminatory, reactionary or authoritarian actions and policies of the far right. more

Oct 31, 2017 5:15 PM Saving Our Democracy

Right on its heels is the Italian Film Festival: April 28-30 in the UWM Union Cinema. more

Apr 18, 2017 4:01 PM Film Reviews

From its modest beginnings forty years ago, Festa Italiana has grown into the largest Italian event of its kind in America today. As the first ethnic festival to take place in Henry Maier Festival Park, Festa was a “coming home" party fo.. more

Apr 12, 2017 9:15 PM Around MKE

Jack Grassel and Jill Jensen discuss their new album and forthcoming concert at the Italian Community Center. more

Aug 4, 2015 8:00 PM Off the Cuff



The 20thannual Italian Community Center Taste of Italy will be held Sunday, April 19.The event allows attendees to sample over 40 types of Italian food andbeverages and serves as the main fundraiser for the non-profit ICC. The eventwill run fr.. more

Apr 13, 2015 2:59 PM Around MKE

On the eastern edge of Milwaukee’s trendy Third Ward, practically at the front gates of the Summerfest grounds, Cafe La Scala has been quietly turning out Italian favorites at budget-friendly prices for several years. Although more

May 14, 2014 1:19 AM Dining Preview

Two words are almost guaranteed to make Miller Park Executive Chef John DiMartini cringe: fast food. Since taking over the park’s kitchens, he’s pushed back against the perception that stadium food has to be junk food by more

Apr 3, 2014 5:31 PM Dining Preview

Big-box retailers have been stomping out mom-and-pop stores everywhere, but Milwaukee's Rockhaus is bucking the trend by finding a niche selling and servicing musical instruments. Not that Rockhaus' owner truly was looking to create a niche... more

Jan 18, 2011 12:00 AM Off the Cuff

Solomon Juneau, Milwaukee’s first mayor, scores pretty high as far as founding fathers go. Born in 1793 in Repentigny, Quebec Province, Canada, a small farming community near Montreal, Juneau signed up as a voyageur at the age of 15 or 16. ... more

Jul 7, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE