Jean Leisher has until the end of March to learn how to make tiramisu from the man who may have invented it. She’d never cooked professionally until this year. But today, she’s working in the kitchen of Piedigrotta, an Italian bakery bordering Little Italy. Her teachers are Antonio and Bruna Iannaccone, who have owned the shop since 2002, but are n...

La Famiglia Scholarship Program of the Little Italy Lodge is accepting 2017-18 applications from high school students whowill attend full-time at an accredited college or university. The fund, in place since 1999, has awarded over $137,000 in scholarships to young Italian-Americans. Four $3,000 awards will be distributed. The chief fundraising sour...

Downtown Baltimore's newest coffee shop Filicori Zecchini is set to open April 24 on the bottom floor of the PNC building at 1 E. Pratt St. The nearly 100-year-old Italian coffee company is taking over about 1,700 square feet previously occupied by Nature's Table, a soup, salad, wrap and smoothie restaurant that closed in 2015 after less than three...

Promotion Center for Little Italy is looking for motivated people willing to donate time as a Little Italy Ambassador to help achieve our mission of promoting and raising awareness of Baltimore's Little Italy. Whether you can donate an hour a month or 20, consider joining our team! Ambassadors will: speak highly of Little Italy; consistently promot...

The Italian Cultural Center of Maryland in collaboration with the Evesham Park Neighborhood Association is proud to present the third edition of Pasquetta 2017: Baltimore Easter Egg Roll. Evesham Park. Baltimore, MD - April 17, 2017 - 11 AM to 3 PM In Italy, the day after Easter, we usually have a "scampagnata", a picnic, where "you meet with frien...

With a turnout larger than usual, Saint Leo's Church hosted its annual Ravioli & Spaghetti Dinner March 5, serving over 1,100 sit-down meals in the school hall and close to 1,000 carry-out dinners. When usually the dinner ends at 6 pm, the last diners were seated at 7:15! In attendance once again was Governor Larry Hogan, along with the parish's fo...

2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS - The La Famiglia Scholarship Program will award four academic scholarships totaling $12,000 [two $4,000 and two $2,000] for the 2017-2018 school year. This program benefits Little Italy Lodge members and their families who desire to continue their education at an accredited college or university. Applications are soon avail...

Sunday, March 5, 12 - 6 pm. School Hall, Hosted by Saint Leo's Church. Your willingness to volunteer for Saint Leo's is what makes it possible for the parish to host the twice-annual Ravioli Dinners. Don't miss out on the FUN! Ravioli-making sessions: Saturday, February 11, Saturday, February 18, 9 am. These two sessions need many hands to help pro...

Baltimore has a very lively Little Italy, and a promotion center that does a lot of interesting and important things to represent and promote what's Italian in "The city that reads", as once somebody nicknamed it. The President of this Promotion center is a young successful Italian very proud of his roots. We're thankful to Gianni Andracchio for...

Join Baltimore's Italian community in the longest-running parade and commemoration in the country to honor Christopher Columbus - in its 125th year! The day-long festivities begin with 9:15 am Mass at Saint Leo's, 10:30 am Wreath Laying Ceremony at Columbus Piazza (President St/Eastern Ave), 11:30 am brunch at Little Italy Lodge (for paid ticket ho...