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...

The Italian Cultural Society presents the Annual Awards Gala Dinner. This year’s theme is “Italian Creativity, Fashion & Design”, which is well-known and appreciated all over the world. A fashion show by Franca Bartoli, a local Italian designer, will open the evening. Some of the most influential Italian brands will be represented at the Gala as we...

A new Italian restaurant called Trattoria Da Lina opened its doors this past week on Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park, according to the Main Street Takoma organization. Dolci Gelati Cafe co-founder Marcello Minna is the owner of the new restaurant. The restaurant will serve a variety of pasta dishes, entrees like fish and steaks, sweet treats like cre...

Join the University of Maryland’s Department of Classics for the annual NIAF Pellegri Distinguished Lecture, featuring Professor Orlando Patterson of Harvard University, on Thursday, April 13, at 3:30 p.m. The lecture will explore the parallels and continuities between America and Ancient Rome’s approach to “Freedom, Slavery and Redemption.” For mo...

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 Society of Italian American Businessmen together with Saint Margaret Parish in Bel Air have donated $8,000 to the Harford Community College Foundation. This gift is designated to support student scholarships for Harford students enrolled in Continuing Education Allied Health programs. Harford Community College students Jamila King, Amy Selig, a...

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...