Baltimore City District 1 Councilman Zeke Cohen (on left) and Maggie Masters, Staff Assistant, joined the February 13th general meeting of the Little Italy Lodge to personally deliver a much-delayed Baltimore City check to the Lodge, presented to Christopher Pisano, Lodge President (on right). Representing payment of over three years of ground rent...

Looking for something more fun and adventurous to do on Mother’s Day? Make it a destination event and drive down to Little Italy in San Diego! Better yet, stay for the weekend to acquaint yourself with this extraordinary place and enjoy everything it has to offer. San Diego’s Little Italy has such a fascinating and rich history – it was at one time...

Spring has arrived, bringing back San Diego’s signature sunshine and making it the ideal time to bask in the picturesque charm of one of the city’s beloved neighborhoods: Little Italy. While it’s fun to explore the variety of local boutiques and shops around the neighborhood, it’s equally as exciting to discover scenic views and outdoor establishme...

In San Pedro's Little Italy, construction is underway in earnest for a new public plaza steps from the L.A. waterfront. Piazza Miramare, which officially broke ground in late 2022, occupies a site at 6th Street and Harbor Boulevard, adjacent to San Pedro City Hall. The space, which was previously known as Pepper Tree Plaza, is being rebuilt as a mo...

Cent’ Anni opened somewhat quietly in Little Italy just before Thanksgiving. But the buzz around this hard-to-find Italian Amaro bar is growing louder and louder. It’s easy to see why the intimate 40-seat space is getting attention. The name has Cent Anni, which means “may you live 100 years,” and suggests a story. Cent’ Anni is pronounced ‘chent a...

The Italian American Museum, is set for a grand reopening of a brand new facility this spring in its new home in where else… Little Italy.  The Museum is dedicated to telling the history of Italian Americans in New York City, as well as celebrating Italian and Italian American culture in the modern world. Professor Joseph V. Scelsa founded the Ital...

A new Italian restaurant is putting the finishing touches on its prime corner of Little Italy with the goal of opening next month. Roman Wolves is landing at the junction of Fir and Kettner in the Broadstone building replacing the Heights, a short-tenured modern European restaurant that took over the space from Cafe Gratitude, which shuttered in ea...

Dear friends, What a January! Divided between Italy, Florida and California, our January has been full of beautiful things and people. First, the new yearbook of We the Italians is available, with the 23 interviews (in Italian and English) published during 2022. You can find a preview and buy a copy here. In 2023, we interviewed 20 people, friends...

Italian-Americans are wondering if the 120-year-old church that houses the statue San Gennaro that is at the center of one of the longest running street fairs in the United States has been saved–or if the final death toll will sound. In a rare move, the Archdiocese of New York on Jan. 1 rescinded the merger of Most Precious Blood into the parish of...

I’m pretty sure there used to be a Subway franchise in this nonglamorous Little Italy location. Laurel Street marks the northern border of the neighborhood, where restaurants and piazzas give way to industrial zoning and backed up airport traffic. In fact, this storefront sits on the ground floor of a large, airport long term parking garage, and lo...