This is the open letter about the Columbus Obelisk that the Italian-American Civic Club of Maryland sent on July 22nd, 2018 to the Baltimore Mayor, the Baltimore City Council, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, and Honorable Nancy Pelosi; as well as all majors Italian-American associations in Baltimore, and the city press and media.  The letter include...

The United States tour of Angela Delfini Explains It All For You, a full-length one-woman show created by Angela Delfini and John Towsen, will kick off at the Baltimore Theatre Project (45 West Preston Street Baltimore, MD 21201) this fall. Performances will be Thursday, September 6 at 8pm and Friday, September 7 at 8pm. Tickets ($25) are available...

Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Baltimore, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. 1. Cinghiale - Osteria Topping the list is Cinghiale - Osteria. Explore the northern Italian dishes...

Colombo Bank has announced it will merge with FVC Bankcorp. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Colombo serves four locations, including the branch on Albemarle Street in Little Italy. First known as Apicella Bank, it opened in summer of 1914 in Little Italy. Advocating the banking needs of the neighborhood and community, the bank was, and contin...

When the Italian FREMM-class frigate ITS Alpino (F-594) sailed into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor earlier this week, the ship was not just on a good will tour but offered a chance for its builder to show off their entry into the Navy’s new frigate design competition.Alpino was built by Italian ship builder Fincantieri, which through its Marinette, Wisc....

Maryland Sen. Richard S. Madaleno stood on stage at a candidates’ forum in a Baltimore tap room surrounded by a formidable field of rivals seeking the Democratic nomination for governor: Ivy League grads. Accomplished lawyers. A Rhodes scholar. Yet when a question on Maryland’s $44 billion budget went to Madaleno, the event’s moderator joked: “Mayb...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #103 magazine of We the Italians! I'd like to start this editorial by celebrating all the Italian American soldiers who lost their lives, in all the American wars: Monday May 28 is Memorial Day. To pay my respect, this year I've interviewed somebody who not only beautifully represents the Italians who have fought or s...

The Little Italy Open Air Film Fest, a beloved Baltimore tradition since 1999, will be on hiatus for the summer of 2018, organizers have announced. But they hope that a new and improved festival will return in 2019. “Next year will be the 20th anniversary of the festival,” said Mike Castino, vice-president of the Little Italy Lodge of the Order Son...

The Little Italy Open Air Film Festival, a Baltimore summertime tradition since 1999, will not take place this summer, organizers announced Saturday. “I have just learned that there will not be a film fest for 2018,” Suzanna Rosa Molino, director of the Promotion Center for Little Italy, said in an email Saturday morning. For almost two decades, ou...

Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis has set a date for the grand opening of her new restaurant at the Horseshoe Casino. The celebrity chef made the announcement on Wednesday about her plans for GDL Italian by Giada. The Italian restaurant will open to the public on Tuesday, May 22. It will be on the second level of the casino and is the first eat...