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...

A little slice of Italy can go a long way. A festive meal at a fine Italian restaurant is a memorable way to celebrate a birthday, retirement, or other special occasion. And, who could forget a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Tuscany? But sometimes, just opening the box on a hot, gooey take-out pizza, loaded with your favorite toppings, is all that’s ne...

Visitors to Park Potomac can now get a taste of Italian-style coffee. Filicori Zecchini opened with regular hours last week after a soft opening in July. The chain, which traces its beginnings to Bologna in 1919, now has several U.S. locations, including a few in New York City and one in Baltimore. Filicori Zecchini specializes in a “softer and smo...

A Christopher Columbus monument in Baltimore was vandalized overnight on Monday by protesters rallying against “hate-filled monuments,” the Baltimore Brew reported. Protesters smashed a hole in the monument, rendering its inscription, “Sacred to the Memory of Chris. Columbus Oct. XII MDCC VIIIC,” unreadable, the Brew reported. The destroyed monumen...

Museum of Fine Arts-Washington County announces that Daniel M. Fulco, Ph.D., has accepted the position of Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator of the Museum.  Dr. Fulco graduated from Connecticut College, New London, CT, with a degree in Art History and a Museum Studies Certificate (2004). He served as Assistant Director and Curator of the New Britain...

Nilo L. Vidi, who spent nearly 50 years making sure Baltimoreans’ knives remained sharp, died Friday from complications of dementia at his Woodbine home. He was 89. The son of Pietro Vidi, also a knife grinder, and Maria Ferrari Vidi, a homemaker, Nilo Louis Vidi was born in Pinzolo, a small village in the Italian Alps, and spent his early years th...

One of Baltimore's most beloved communities will soon get its own private security force in the wake of a citywide crime wave, a business leader said Tuesday. Gia Blattermann, owner of Cafe Gia on Eastern Avenue and High Street in Little Italy, said she has been in discussions with officials at the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore to add an extr...