Buon 140th anniversario, Saint Leo's ... In the 1880s, the Archdiocese of Baltimore had decided to establish an all-Italian parish as it had earlier for Irish and German immigrants. Generations of Italians have been baptized, confirmed, married and buried from our historic parish of Saint Leo the Great, the first church in Maryland - and among the...

The Feast of San Gennaro returns to Manhattan’s Little Italy neighborhood this week after last year’s event was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Kicking off on Thursday, the 11-day celebration began in 1926 as a way for immigrants in New York to maintain the Italian tradition of honoring the patron saint of Naples, Saint Januarius, wit...

The Little Italy district of Hammonton is home to three long-standing social organizations with origins deeply rooted in the town’s Italian-American heritage. While the facades of these buildings may be familiar to residents, the interiors of said structures are often only seen by a select few. According to the society’s website, the meeting hall w...

The clams, sausage and peppers, fold-over pizza slices, rainbow cookie chocolate donuts (a must-try!), and enough pasta to feed an army will soon be dished out to thousands of San Gennaro Feast-goers in Lower Manhattan’s Little Italy. “The Feast of All Feasts” will run from Sept. 16 – 26, and 2021 will mark the 94th celebration of this historic and...

Tourists not familiar with this end of NYC will call it Belmont, but the Bronx neighborhood known as Arthur Avenue is a true, old school Little Italy. It’s home to a string of century-old red sauce joints and family-run shops that serve a diverse clientele — from the Italian regulars and families who have been coming for decades, to all the welcome...

October 2nd 2021, 5-10 PM. 6th Street, Downtown San Pedro between Centre St & Palos Verdes St. Join us for this free event, an outdoor street fair dedicated to Italian culture in Los Angeles' new Little Italy district in Downtown San Pedro. There will be local vendors selling Italian treats, beer and wine, live performances and so much more! This e...

For the 55th year, the streets of Clinton, Indiana are filled with colors of the Italian flag as they prepare for their Little Italy Festival. This event first started in 1966 but was cancelled last year due to COVID. Italian and American flags flood the downtown streets as organizers and community members are putting the finishing touches on this...

Boston’s North End streets filled with thousands of visitors and the smell of delicious Italian food all weekend long. Sunday was the culmination of the yearly four-day festival for Saint Anthony’s Feast and St. Lucia’s Feast. After a year off due to COVID restrictions, the feasts were back in full force this year, bringing in projected crowds of o...

Federal Hill may be Providence’s Little Italy, but there’s a little Italy floating through the Providence River downtown. It’s a gondola. Yes, Providence. Not Venice. To be a gondolier in Providence, however, there are a few rules:  You get an Italian name, you memorize a repertoire of songs — in Italian, of course — and you log at least 20 hours o...

After a year off, organizers tell 12 News they're excited to celebrate the Northside of Endicott once more. Little Italy Endicott's Annual Gusto! Italian Fest makes its return to the village Friday from 5 to 9 p.m., the event will be held along Witherill Street between Oak Hill Avenue and Hill Avenue. Organizers said Thursday there will be between...