Celebrities

 Your family is from Mola di Bari. What traditions have they passed down to you? There are [a lot] of people who are from Mola di Bari that also reside in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. Our traditions are all around us, even today. We have our lives filled with Italian traditions from Mola di Bari. One of the biggest […]

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B96’s Showbiz Shelly: “Anything is possible!”

by Maryann Pisano on December 30, 2017

Tell me about growing up on the North Shore. I grew up in Wilmette on the North Shore. I went to New Trier High School. At New Trier, I was mostly interested in volleyball. On a whim, I decided to try out for a radio show with my friends my freshman year. We ended up […]

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Where did you grow up and go to school? I grew up in Cicero and North Riverside. I went to St. Mary’s School, Komarek Elementary School and Riverside Brookfield High School. I went to Northern Illinois University. When did you become interested in politics and attending law school? I became interested in politics when I was […]

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Actress Carla Abruzzo: From Melrose Park to Hollywood

August 4, 2017
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Where did you grow up and go to school? I grew up in Melrose Park. I went to Trinity High School. I graduated from Columbia College Chicago. I graduated with a degree in fine arts and a concentration in fashion design. What part of Italy is your family from? They’re from Sicily and Calabria. I […]

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Pat Capriati and John Conenna Take the Radio World by Storm with Domenica Insieme

July 14, 2017
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When did Domenica Insieme begin? Pat: At least 20 years ago. How did it begin? Pat: When I was 15, I started a band called Diamanti. Since I’m in a band, I found it easy to communicate to people. I did a commercial with Mona Lisa Boutique, which is my wife’s boutique, for a radio station. […]

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20 Facts YOU Should Know About Anthony Rizzo #GoCubs

November 8, 2016
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  His full name is Anthony Vincent Rizzo. His birthday is August 8, 1989. He’s 6’3″. He is Italian American. He was born in Fort Lauderdale. He attended Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. His parents are John and Laurie. He has a brother named John. He is a fan of the ‘Rocky’ movies. In his […]

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The Chicago Cubs Took Home the World Series #GoCubsGo

November 7, 2016
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  I have been a Cubs fan since I was born. I was so excited when the Cubs made it to the World Series. When the Cubs won, I was at Underpass Restaurant & Lounge with my daughter who is 15. We had a rush of emotions. All I could think about what was that […]

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BREAKING: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have SPLIT

September 20, 2016
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Brangelina is officially over!  The couple that everyone has grown to love and admire have officially called it quits. Jolie’s representative told Us Weekly: “Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for dissolution of the marriage. This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting at this time, and asks that the family […]

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“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Book Review

August 23, 2016
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A new Harry Potter book hasn’t been released since 2007. Since then, Muggle fans all over the world have been dying to find out what happened to Harry and company after the last book ended. Well, on July 31, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” was released. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” was written by John Tiffany, […]

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Nick Brose’s Second Album ‘Two’: Edgier and Hotter Than Ever

March 31, 2016
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It has taken Nick Brose two years to write his newest album “Two,” but this album was definitely worth the wait.  With a new sound and killer vibes, “Two” proves to be everything that you’ve waited for.  This new album hits iTunes April 19. “When the Sun Comes Out” This track was nothing like Brose has […]

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