Joe Benny’s, a Little Italy restaurant known for its distinctive Sicilian-style focaccia pizza, hearty sandwiches and jumbo meatballs, will close this spring after nine years in business. Owner Joseph “Joe Benny” Gardella shared the news in an emotional video posted to Instagram Thursday.   “I’m forcing myself to keep going because I love this, I l...

Sunday, May 7 at 1:30 pm at the Italian Center in Carmichael. Admission $10 / Refreshments Included / Doors Open at 1:00p. Federal Hill is Providence, Rhode Island’s “Little Italy,” one of America’s storied neighborhoods. This documentary film portrays the traditions and challenges of an Italian-American neighborhood. Once a bustling Italian enclav...

It's a quiet Monday evening in Cleveland's Little Italy, and snowflakes are falling at the corner of Mayfield and Murray Hill roads. Parking spaces that are normally difficult to come by in this ethnic enclave of the city are more available as the vibrant neighborhood recovers from a lively weekend. A woman's operatic ballad pierces the stillness,...

With COVID-19 in the rearview mirror and summer just around the corner, visitors from around the globe are expected to flock to Little Italy. While tourism is the lifeblood of the Lower Manhattan neighborhood, more people also equals more trash. With that in mind, New York City Council Member Christopher Marte, whose district includes Little Italy,...

San Francisco’s Little Italy, which locals call North Beach, is famous for its rich Italian heritage, countless trattorias, bakeries and cafes, a vibrant nightlife, and nearby city landmarks that include the historic Coit Tower at the top of Telegraph Hill. Situated between touristy Fisherman’s Wharf and the city’s bustling Chinatown, it’s a buzzy...

North Beach, San Francisco’s Little Italy, defies our urge to define it. For starters, there is no beach in North Beach. It's most famous sight, Coit Tower, is technically a part of the tiny Telegraph Hill neighborhood. Columbus Avenue, North Beach's main drag, edges up against San Francisco's Chinatown – the two neighborhoods most clearly overlap...

Back in the day Italian immigrants established enclaves in cities big and small across the U.S., and the Keystone State was no exception. Smaller cities in Western Pennsylvania, like Jeanette and New Castle, were heavily populated by Italian families. I grew up in New Castle in the 1950s and ‘60s where about half the city’s residents were of Italia...

The Bronx’s Little Italy, also known as Arthur Avenue, is a vibrant and historic neighborhood that’s well worth a visit. With its bustling streets, delicious food, and rich culture, Little Italy is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the Bronx. If you happen to have a personal injury case in the Bronx, you may want to consider reaching out t...

US architect Morris Adjmi took cues from tenements that once housed Italian immigrants to create a new mixed-use building with a decorative brickwork facade. Rising seven storeys, Grand Mulberry is located on a storied site in Manhattan's Little Italy neighborhood. To design the new building, architect Morris Adjmi took cues from the area's history...

Historically, coastal cities in the United States have been a haven for immigrants around the world. During waves of massive immigration, many Italians left their homes and sojourned across the Atlantic to New York City. While the northeast of the US is well known for its large immigration population, many Italian immigrants traveled further south...