Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end Italian restaurants around Baltimore, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. 1. Cinghiale - Osteria Topping the list is Cinghiale - Osteria. Explore the northern Italian dishes...

DeNovo's Family Trattoria already does breakfast, lunch and dinner, and now they're adding dessert to the menu. The restaurant located in Ocean Pines did a practice run of its ice cream stand last year from mid-July to Labor Day. Now, the DeNovo's Ice Cream Bar is back for a full summer season. "We thought it would be a nice complement because we'r...

Colombo Bank has announced it will merge with FVC Bankcorp. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Colombo serves four locations, including the branch on Albemarle Street in Little Italy. First known as Apicella Bank, it opened in summer of 1914 in Little Italy. Advocating the banking needs of the neighborhood and community, the bank was, and contin...

Biagio DiMercurio, 89, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at his home. Born in Partinico, Sicily, on Feb. 25, 1929, he was a son of the late Giuseppa (Di Liberto) and Salvatore DiMercurio. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of more than 50 years, Caterina DiMercurio; and his brother, Gasp...

When the Italian FREMM-class frigate ITS Alpino (F-594) sailed into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor earlier this week, the ship was not just on a good will tour but offered a chance for its builder to show off their entry into the Navy’s new frigate design competition.Alpino was built by Italian ship builder Fincantieri, which through its Marinette, Wisc....

On May 27, 2018, Ellicott City, Maryland was hit with record rainfall and Main Street was once again washed away just two years after another devastating flood. In light of this historic flood, Squisito Pizza & Pasta of Ellicott City is making every effort to support familes affected and volunteers helping with clean  up efforts through fundraisers...

To the wonderful community that supported the Sons and Daughters of Italy Lodge #2225, we want to again thank everyone for coming out on that beautiful October Sunday last year and partaking in the delicious Italian food and desserts, local Italian heritage vendors, and Italian music that serenaded everyone throughout the day, making our 4th Annual...

The 1950s Brooklyn waterfront setting of Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge has long since disappeared. The container revolution, beginning in the 1970s, ended forever the traditional longshoreman’s role of manually loading and unloading cargo vessels, and the ships themselves now dock in New Jersey. The more recent gentrification of Brooklyn h...

A Montgomery County Italian restaurant long-beloved by the community is getting even more acclaim, thanks to a star customer -- Alex Ovechkin. Ovie has been singing praises for Mama Lucia and their Chicken Parmigiana. He has eaten their Chicken Parm -- with pasta, Italian bread and four sauces before every home game since his rookie year on the tea...

Maryland Sen. Richard S. Madaleno stood on stage at a candidates’ forum in a Baltimore tap room surrounded by a formidable field of rivals seeking the Democratic nomination for governor: Ivy League grads. Accomplished lawyers. A Rhodes scholar. Yet when a question on Maryland’s $44 billion budget went to Madaleno, the event’s moderator joked: “Mayb...