A damaged monument to Christopher Columbus — believed to be the oldest in America — will be repaired and rededicated, a key Baltimore official said Monday. Eric Holcomb, the city’s director of the Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation, said it’s possible the monument will remain dedicated to the Italian explorer but also be reded...

Baltimore’s Italian-American community will hold its 127th parade honoring Christopher Columbus on Sunday afternoon. The festivities begin with a Mass at Saint Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church at 9:30 a.m., followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the Columbus Piazza at 11 a.m. The parade begins at 2 p.m. on Key Highway in South Baltimore, and ma...

Michael J. Martirano, 58, is a Frostburg native who lived in Howard County for 20 years and served from 2001 to 2004 as the county’s director of elementary schools and then as director of school administration for a year. He was named to his current position as the Howard County Public Schools interim superintendent in June after having served as S...

Baltimore City Council met with Italian American Civic Club (IACC) October 2 by the invitation of IACC President, Joe Di Pasquale, and Dr. Marc DeSimone, Chairman of the Board of Governors. Under discussion was the concerns of Baltimore's Italian-American community pertaining to the recent vandalism perpetrated against the Columbus Obelisk on Harfo...

One of the best things about the city of Baltimore is its diversity. If you walk a few blocks in any direction, you can go from the Inner Harbor on the Chesapeake Bay to eclectic neighborhoods such as Mount Vernon, Canton and Fells Point. One particularly well-known neighborhood within a neighborhood in Baltimore is Fells Point’s “Little Italy,” wh...

If pasta, calamari, cannoli and zeppole sound like a good time to you, Annapolis will be the place to be Sunday. The Festa Di Santa Madre Cabrini, otherwise know as the annual Annapolis Italian Festival, returns to 10 a.m. to 5 pm in Annapolis. The event is put on by the Annapolis Sons of Italy at the lodge at 620 Ridgely Ave. and is held in honor...

The Trio Lennon, with Luca Marziali, Roberto Molinelli and Alessandro Culiani returns to the DC area with a September 26, performance at the at the International Development Banks and on September 28, in Salisbury, Maryland. Founded in 1995, the Trio Lennon is composed of renowned soloists from the Marche region, and performs a repertoire that rang...

The owners behind Cafe Mezzanotte in Severna Park will be opening up a new Italian restaurant at the Magothy Gateway Center. In a release, the restaurant said “Capiche Street Food Italiano” is anticipated to open next month about three miles away from their current restaurant. The 2,400-square-foot restaurant will focus on “quick-service fast-casua...

The Italian Language Program is looking for Italian teachers for Bethesda, MD, D.C. and Virginia locations. We are also looking for assistants, interns, university students or high school students in need of SSL hours, who want to experience teaching or marketing/communication/event related jobs.Please find details on our webpage http://www.italian...

Some of the finest artists in the world are in Baltimore, but they won’t be in any museum — instead, they’ll be right on the streets of Little Italy. It’s called “Madonnari” and the tradition goes back 500 years. Andrea Starinieri recreates work of the masters at Madonnari and this weekend it’s being celebrated with a festival. About 40 artists are...