As long as there have been Italians in Buffalo, newspapers have been writing about Italian festivals. Each Italian Catholic parish or transplanted Italian community often held many religious-based celebrations and festivals that mirrored those celebrated back in Italy. In the neighborhood that stood in the area now known as Canalside – but then kno...

In 1898, the Societa Santa Maria Maddalena di Mutuo Soccorso was founded by settlers from Atrani, a village along the Amalfi coast. Originally intended to function as a mutual aid organization, assisting those in need within its community of members, it soon expanded its philanthropic interest beyond that goal. Antonio Cannelli in his 1921 book, "L...

Immigration from Italy to Pennsylvania Pennsylvania was a popular destination due to employment opportunities in industries such as steel, coal, and railroads. As Italian immigrants settled, they carried with them a wealth of culinary traditions and formed tight-knit communities known as "Little by MrMrsItaly." Food Traditions in Little Italy Littl...

When it comes to Providence’s Federal Hill neighborhood, people typically think of Italian food, and maybe the area’s history as an Italian, and before that Irish, neighborhood.   But after The Providence Journal put out our call for questions last week as part of our What and Why RI series, it became clear that there are at least a few people out...

Sunday, August 6, 2023; 11am to 4pm. Granite State Minerals - 227 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH. Please click here to reserve your ticket now, as the number of attendees is regulated. This is a free ticketed event. Step right up to a most vibrant and lively celebration—the Little Italy Carnival, where the spirit of festivity fills the air with laug...

It’s 10 a.m. on a Wednesday morning and I’m on the line at Mike’s Deli – one of the best-known food stores and cafés in the Arthur Avenue Retail Market in Belmont, the area known as “the Little Italy of the Bronx” – deciding between an order of rice balls or eggplant rollatini to go with my dinner later that evening. The deli’s founder, the much-lo...

It's a big summer for the Little Italy Farmers Market, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. For sisters Anastasia and Aliechia Post, farming is a long-standing family tradition. "It started in the late 1800s with potatoes and oats," said Anastasia. "One year potatoes, one year oats. And we've always had apple trees." And bringing th...

Nestled in the heart of downtown San Diego, Little Italy has emerged as one of the city's most vibrant and sought-after neighborhoods. Steeped in rich history and offering a unique lifestyle, this thriving community has become a top choice for buyers in today's Downtown San Diego condo market. With its roots tracing back to the late 19th century, L...

San Diego is known for its farmer markets, but one stood out in the eyes of one travel website. Little Italy Mercato was nominated as one of the ten best farmers markets in the country. “USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards are renowned for recognizing exceptional establishments and attractions across the United States, and the nomination of L...

Little Italy is expanding east. Known for its made-to-order New York-style pizza and homemade pastas, the original location is in Midtown at 1495 Union Ave. A second location opened about five years ago in Downtown Memphis at 106 GE Patterson Ave. There is also a Bartlett location at 7717 U.S. 70 that, like the Downtown restaurant, is independently...