The Piazza Miramare will have its groundbreaking on October 20,2022. The European-style piazza is located at the corner of S. Harbor Blvd. and W 6th St. in the “heart” of Little Italy of Los Angeles in downtown San Pedro, California. A beautiful fountain will sit at the North end of the Piazza and the east side of the Piazza will host “The Waterfro...

A local favorite restaurant, Little Italy, opened new doors in Harrisonburg on Friday. Sisters Sandra Diaz-Hernandez and Brenda Ayala are the restaurant owners and said this expansion is a continuation of her family’s long legacy in the restaurant industry. “This is a family thing,” Diaz-Hernandez said. “This is something that we know what we’re do...

It’s an episode 250 conversations in the making! This week, the Italian American Podcast marks its 250th episode, and we certainly have a lot to celebrate as we kick off another Italian American Heritage Month! We discuss John and Dolores’s recent trip to Sicily, where they experienced the island in ways few Americans ever get the chance to experie...

For many years, I’ve somehow found myself walking up Mulberry Street, popping into the same shops, seeing the same people, and eating at the same restaurants, multiple times a week. It’s a habit that formed when I wasn’t looking, and nowadays my legs go into autopilot as I cross through Little Italy en route to SoHo. It’s my form of meditation. It...

The oldest cheese shop in Manhattan's Little Italy — and considered the oldest in America — may soon close for good. After 130 years in business, Alleva Dairy on Grand Street has filed for bankruptcy, as the owners are locked in a months-long battle with the building's landlord over back rent. That same landlord is also refusing to honor the remain...

Our Annual Marco Polo Dinner will honor two treasured Lower East Side museums: The Museum of the Chinese in America on Centre Street, and the Italian American Museum on Mulberry Street. Both will be represented by their respective Presidents: Nancy Yao and Joseph Scelsa. Purchase Your Ticket Today! The awards dinner will take place on the evening o...

Returning Sunday October 2nd, 2022! 5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Street Festival: enjoy 14 Italian Food vendors, Top Notch Italian Entertainment from both the East & West Coast, Wine Tasting and stroll the expanded park footprint to view our Italian luxury cars and Arts & Craft vendors. 100% of the proceeds go toward the current construction of...

St. Francis of Assisi 93rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner: Sunday October 2nd. After a 2 year hiatus, the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Spaghetti Dinner in Little Italy, Arkansas has returned and hope to see you there! ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHOLIC CHURCH ADDRESS: 33223 Highway 300, Little Italy, Arkansas 72135. Reserve Now here. The dinner this...

Imagining Little Italy’s annual Feast of San Gennaro without the spicy links from Lucy’s Sausage is all but impossible. Maybe that’s because the pork peddler celebrates its 95th year in business this month, making it one of New York’s most iconic Italian-American businesses — you don’t end up in a “Godfather” movie for nothing — just one year young...

When: Thu, Oct 6, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Where: Montvale Public Library, 12 Depiero Dr, Montvale, NJ, 07645 In celebration of Italian American Heritage Month, join us for a screening of America's Last Little Italy: The Hill, which explores the roots of the Hill neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri. Afterwards, join us for a discussion with Joseph Puleo,...