Rochester's Italian-American community is celebrating it's 150th anniversary this year.  On Saturday, the Little Italy Festival kicked off at the Marina Auto Stadium. It honors St. Anthony of Padua on his feast day weekend and features the International USL League professional soccer match, Italian tenor AAron Caruso and fantastic food.  Silvano Or...

A new mural in Rochester now welcomes people to the Little Italy Historic District in the city. The mural was unveiled Tuesday at the Flat Iron Cafe on State Street. It features the likenesses of former Governor Mario Cuomo and stars including Frank Sinatra and Madonna. "Today is about the business owners and community stepping up and putting their...

A new documentary about New Haven’s Little Italy is part fond recollections, part Ken Burns, and fully committed to the stories of everyday neighborhood residents. That’s the pitch that local filmmaker and reporter Steve Hamm made on a recent episode of WNHH’s “Deep Focus” for his new movie, The Village: Life in New Haven’s Little Italy. The movie...

Sun, June 24, 2018. 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM PDT. Little Italy San Jose - 323 West Saint John Street - San Jose, CA 95110. Last years Boss of the Sauce event was such a success, we decided this is going to be a yearly event. $25 includes a passport to try pasta from all of our participating restaurants and a tasting from gourmet Italian vendors .Beer, Wi...

Festa Italiana on Taylor Street is being replaced this year by Little Italy Festa (Aug. 16-19), presented by Onesti Entertainment. Star Events, which puts on festivals around the city, took over Festa Italiana in 2014 from Onesti Entertainment, which is run by events producer and Little Italy native Ron Onesti. Onesti created the original festival...

The Little Italy Festival will be hosted at Marina Auto Stadium on Saturday, June 16, starting at 11 AM, as a prelude to the regular season USL match between Toronto FC II and Indy Eleven. Frankie Scinta will be flying in from Vegas to perform live at 9 PM during the festival, as a special guest with the James Brown Experience, and will sing a hear...

Downtown will seem like Little Italy this Saturday for the inaugural Festa Della Reppublica, Fitchburg's Italian Festival. "I'm always interested in anything that's going to make downtown buzz," said Tamar Russell Brown, gallery owner, founder and lead curator for Gallery Sitka. The festival will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. this Saturday on Main Stre...

C’era una volta Little Italy, il quartiere italoamericano più famoso d’America, casa di migliaia di italiani emigrati qui dalla fine dell’Ottocento agli anni 50, ultima ondata migratoria massiccia. Fu in quella porzione nella Lower East di Manhattan che si stabilirono gli italiani, soprattutto del Sud: i siciliani a Elizabeth Steet, Mulberry street...

The South 9th Street Italian Market Festival returned in all its glory this past Saturday and Sunday. Festival-goers stuffed their faces with the city’s finest cannoli, ravioli and Mexican mango flowers while watching groups of people with Crisco clumps in their hair grunt and grimace as they climb atop each other to scale a 30-foot greased pole to...

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...