Farmer’s Table, a thriving East County restaurant, will open a second location in Little Italy later this summer. Its owners, cousins Alberto Morreale and Vincenzo Loverso, are both veteran local restauranteurs — Morreale operates the Fig Tree Café locations around town as well as Farmer’s Bottega in Mission Hills and Loverso owns several Gaslamp r...

Little Italy, which has become the undisputed go-to destination for dining, will be getting its first food hall as part of a soon to debut piazza in the heart of the downtown San Diego neighborhood. Little Italy Food Hall, as it's being called, is conceived as a mini version of the foodie-friendly public markets that have mushroomed in popularity a...

There are still many Little Italys in the United States. Some of them are just a few blocks now, other are what's left of the urbanization that brought large roads in the middle of many American cities after the war, several times crashing an Italian community. Every one of them is a place where a big Italian heart has been, is and hopefully always...

The Italian American Museum cordially invites you to attend: Giorno Del Ricordo (Day of Remembrance). A recital featuring live music and reading from the book entitled "That One Tin Trumpet of the Eastern Italian Border". Presented by Mario Fragiacomo (Trumpet, Flugelhorn and Live Electronics) and Luisa Brencella (Narrator). Historical presentation...

If you were dining out in Little Italy or just getting out of class at the University of Illinois-Chicago last Thursday and noticed a larger than usual police presence, this is your answer.  A suspicious package report led to a SWAT investigation that shut down streets between Loomis and Laflin, including the restaurant- and bar-lined corridor of T...

The Little Italy Festival has a home for this coming summer. Rochester’s Little Italy Festival is scheduled to be held at Capelli Sport Stadium on June 16. This will be the fifth year for the festival. The festival is billed as a “neighborhood celebration” featuring music and food from many cultures that form part of the Little Italy neighborhood. ...

This piazza, as is often found in Italy, will be directly across from the neighborhood church which is St. Ambrose on the Hill. We feel that this will become a tourist attraction for all of St. Louis and will help stabilize the Hill for years to come. The design is by Anthony Frisella of Frisella Nursery. The cost of the 5013C piazza to this point...

Following Friday’s weekly prayer gathering at Most Precious Blood Church (113 Baxter St.) in Little Italy, I learned that the Comunità di Sant’Egidio will be moving their hebdomadal prayer services to the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral at 273 Mott Street in Nolita, New York. Starting Friday, February 2nd, anyone interested in participating...

Near the corner of Baxter and Canal Streets, on the border of New York City’s Little Italy and China Town, stands the Church of the Most Precious Blood (113 Baxter St.). Once a bustling National Parish serving the burgeoning Italian American community of Lower Manhattan, this historic house of worship lies sadly neglected with, considering the rece...

One year ago a leading Federal Hill restauranteur launched the idea of branding Federal Hill as “Little Italy” and now he is fed-up with the lack of progress.  When Gianfranco Marrocco presented the idea to the fellow business owners, the idea received strong support from the Federal Hill Commerce Association, city officials, and State Representati...