More than a dozen Toledo mayors have come and gone since 1957, but not much has changed at Inky’s Italian Food on North Detroit Avenue. Inky’s still gets all its ingredients from the same local providers that worked with the restaurant in the 1950s. The menu has not been updated in decades. Even the electric sign hanging from the roof dates back to...

Evans Automotive, Primary Aim and Midwestern Auto Group have once again teamed up to host the 12th Annual Italian Gathering. The Sunday, September 3rd event welcomes Italian motor vehicles and motorbikes of all vintages to the Wendy's International Corporate Grounds at One Dave Thomas Blvd., Dublin, OH 43017 from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Automobiles...

Who better to kick off the Warren Italian-American Heritage Festival than a man born in Italy who has traveled there more than 250 times. “To me, Italy is and will always be the most beautiful country in the world, and Italians are the most beautiful people,” Peter D’Attoma, who runs a Munroe Falls travel agency that makes trips to Italy, told a fi...

Summer festival season is in full swing and this weekend, the scene moves to Warren’s Italian-American Festival. There will be plenty of food and games. The Bocce tournament took place Friday night, right on the Courthouse lawn. All weekend long, there will be a large Italian American Culture tent, which focuses on the Italian tradition in the area...

Michael Del-Zoppo is doing what generations have before him in the kitchen of his century home off Mayfield Road: He kneads a ball of dough, then carefully rolls it out, slices it and then feeds it through a hand-crank pasta maker. Del-Zoppo will do this all day, as his mother did before him. He's making cavatelli - seven pounds for himself, 25 pou...

Whether you’re aware of the fact or not, the cool, creamy gelato that you’ve been enjoying for dessert at your favorite Italian eateries likely was handcrafted by Gonzalo Egozcue. For more than 20 years – both in Italy and here in the States – Egozcue has been making the product for other people, including Valerio Iorio, who operated La Gelateria i...

Primo Vino, the restaurant and wine bar in Little Italy that has been around 35 years, will close its doors Friday, Aug. 11. Robert Fatica and Carmen Armenti - the only owners the restaurant has known since it opened in 1982 - have sold the property, at East 126th Street and Mayfield Road. New owners are Jim Wymer, Matthew Wymer and Dave Swindell o...

The Italian American Cultural Club presented its annual scholarships at the July 10 meeting held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. The recipients were Jack Marx, Gabriella Capaldi, Anthony DeFallo, Lexi Biasi and Virginia Olszewski. The scholarships are awarded in memory of club members’ loved ones. Gabby Capaldi’s scholarship was presented by M...

FEAST HOURS: Saturday, August 12: Noon till Midnight. Sunday, August 13: Noon till 11:00 pm. Monday, August 14: 6:00 pm till 11:00 pm. Tuesday, August 15: Noon till 11:00 pm The parish of Holy Rosary Church in Cleveland’s Little Italy is ready to host the 119th Annual Feast of the Assumption starting Saturday, August 12th, through Tuesday, August 1...

Cleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona and his father, former Tribe player Tito Francona, have developed a new pasta sauce, Tito Francona & Son Pasta Sauce, which launches today. The sauce celebrates Tito and Terry’s love of Italian food and Northeast Ohio; a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the new sauce will go to Cleveland Indians Char...