About 50 people gathered by the statue of Christopher Columbus in the eastern Inner Harbor on Friday afternoon to demand that Baltimore and Maryland officials replace his annual eponymous October holiday with Indigenous Peoples’ Day, honoring the native communities who were harmed by the European explorer’s voyages. Protestors bearing signs with me...

Bella Napoli serves great food at reasonable prices in a comfortable atmosphere. Tucked away in a shopping center at 350 Mountain Road, near Food Lion and Dollar Tree, this Italian gem has some of the best pasta and seafood in the Pasadena area. I enjoyed lunch with a friend on a Tuesday afternoon. The restaurant was fairly busy around 1:00pm, but...

L’Ambasciatore d’Italia, Armando Varricchio è intervenuto ieri sul tema “L’Italia e l’Unione Europea” presso l’Universitá del Maryland. Nel corso del suo intervento, davanti a numerosi studenti del College of Arts and Humanities e del Dipartimento di Lingue, Cultura e Letteratura, l’Ambasciatore ha ricordato la recente visita del Presidente della R...

Visiting DiPasquale's Italian Marketplace is an assault on the senses in the very best way. The Italian grocery and deli is known for both its sandwiches and the plethora of Italian ingredients available in the shop. It smells fantastic; looks wild, with stacks and piles of colorful foodstuffs in every corner; and is guaranteed to make stomachs gro...

Thomas D’Alesandro III, a former Baltimore mayor affectionately known as “Young Tommy” and member of a storied political family, died at his North Baltimore home Sunday of stroke complications. He was 90 years old. The oldest brother of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Mr. D’Alesandro was mayor for one tumultuous term, from 196...

Saturday October 26, 2019. 12:30 PM. Clifton Mansion @ Clifton Park, 2701 St. Lo Drive - Baltimore, MD 21213. The Italian Cultural Center of Maryland in collaboration with Civic Works is commemorating the 500th anniversary of the passing of Leonardo Da Vinci by giving you and three friends the opportunity to build one of Da Vinci’s brilliantly desi...

Sunday, October 20, 2019. 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM EDT. National Italian American Gallery at the Italian Cultural Center of Maryland, 315 Homeland Southway, Baltimore, MD 21212. Leonardo was a painter, an architect, an engineer, an inventor, a fantastic cook and a talented illustrator. For Luca Pacioli's "De Divina Proportione", Leonardo was the illustr...

Someone placed fake severed hands around the neck of a Christopher Columbus statue in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor neighborhood, bringing attention to the controversial explorer’s treatment of America’s indigenous population. The hands, which had been removed by 5 p.m., were bloody and were draped in front of the Italian explorer’s statue sometime Mo...

To celebrate the 19th edition of the Week of the Italian Language in the World, that this year will focus on "Italian and the stage" (“L’Italiano e il palcoscenico”), our October Social Meeting will host Prof. Cicali from Georgetown University who will present a talk on “Languages of the Italian theater, from Venice to Naples”. October 20, 2019 at...

Constantino Brumidi is Annapolis’ newest resident. A bronze statue of the Greek-Italian-American historical painter was erected at the Brown-Leanos Park at Westgate Circle as a donation to the city from the Foundation of Hellenism of America. The 500-pound statue arrived by air and was placed in Annapolis in late August. Brumidi (1805-1880) w...