Tremont has always been a magnet for cool, where you expect a little bit of anything. The symbiosis results in an artistic vibe, home to a bookstore (Visible Voice) that stays open late, a nighttime art walk, and comfortable dive bars and veteran restaurateurs alike. Dante Boccuzzi’s niche is being different. The music lover-chef-restaurant owner h...

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Sandy Pianalto, former President & CEO of the U.S. Federal Reserve System's Fourth District, headquartered here in Cleveland. Sandy was born in Valli Del Pasubio, a small town in the Veneto Province in northern Italy. Her family immigrated to Akron in 1960, where her uncles had previously settled. Her...

More than anything, Josephine Todd’s route to becoming executive chef at Pastina Rustic Italian Kitchen was inevitable. It had to be, when you grow up around food and cooking and you become a sponge in the kitchen, taking it all in from an Italian mother and German-Irish father. “My family has been in the culinary industry,” said Todd, who lives in...

This week, Ciao Bistro (3800 Whitman Ave., 216-371-1007) will open in the attractive brick building that was briefly home to Cha Spirits and Pizza, which relocated from Battery Park at the tail end of last year. The spot on a quiet residential street in Ohio City was also home to Pastas and Pastries, an even shorter-lived restaurant concept. “This...

The 66th annual Cleveland Columbus Day Parade stepped off at noon today, with over a 100 floats winding their way through the tiny streets of Little Italy. The warm summer-like day started with a mass at the Holy Rosary Church. "Columbus Day recognizes the monumental historical event that began the process of over 500 years of worldwide immigration...

The 66th annual Cleveland Columbus Day Parade will step off at noon Monday, October 8. The parade will take place in Little Italy, where it moved in 2003 after decades downtown. The 16th parade in Little Italy will begin at Murray Hill and Cornell Roads and proceed north to East 125th Street and Fairview, then turn north on Fairview and march back...

In celebration of Italian Heritage Month in the city of Cleveland, the Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee is proud to honor the following outstanding Italian Americans for their contributions and service to our community. Tom Cirincione - Culture Tom Cirincione co-founded the Cleveland chapter of POINT (Pursuing Our Italian Names Togethe...

Sometimes, and often when it's least expected, you  stumble across a restaurant that just seems to radiate joy. There's that  frisson of buoyant anticipation as you walk in and an enveloping  happiness that accompanies you to whatever table happens to be open. It  doesn't matter which one, they all seem to be equally great. That  democratically dis...

The Cleveland Italian American Heritage Committee in partnership with the City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office and Cleveland City Council will host a ceremony in the Cleveland City Hall Rotunda on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 at 6 p.m. to celebrate Italian Heritage Month.   The ceremony includes honoring outstanding individuals and organizations within the Ita...

Si è conclusa a Cleveland, in Ohio, la 23esima edizione della convention di ITTONA, l’organizzazione che raccoglie i circoli degli emigrati Trenini-Tirolesi negli Stati Uniti e Canada. L’incontro, a cadenza biennale, quest’anno è stato curato dall’“Alpini Trentini Club” di Cleveland guidato dalla presidente Nancee Visintainer che ha aperto i lavori...