Italian space company Argotec is opening a manufacturing facility in Largo, Maryland, expanding its business to the U.S. Argotec is investing $25 million to launch its business in the U.S., the company announced Wednesday. The company plans to use the 20,000 square foot facility in Maryland to design, develop, build, test and operate satellites. Th...

Facci Ristorante, an Italian restaurant with locations in Turf Valley and Maple Lawn, will open a third dining room in Downtown Baltimore. The eatery’s owner signed a lease last week for space on the ground floor of 414 Light, Baltimore’s tallest building. The 44-story skyscraper, positioned across from the Inner Harbor, houses luxury apartment uni...

Hi Everyone! A trip to Di Pasquale's is something special. Di Pasquales is a 109-year-old business started in Highlandtown, but these day's located in a hip new area of Brewers Hill. But once inside the market, the exact same smells, flavors, and vibes that at one time brought Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," and that also hosted Andrew Z...

Elena Buttiero and Anita Frumento, Italian musicians from Liguria, are the protagonists of three concerts in Washington D.C. The events are promoted by the Allegro con Moto Association of Savona in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Washington, The Italian Cultural Society of Washington, by Georgetown University and by the D.I.V.E...

The largest Italian festival in Maryland is coming to Harford County with newly announced title sponsor and premier Italian cheese producer Galbani Cheese. The Galbani Maryland Italian Festival will take place at the Harford County Equestrian Center in Bel Air, Maryland from September 29 through October 1, 2023, and will feature a full schedule of...

The Italian Renaissance did indeed produce Renaissance men—architect-goldsmiths, sculptor-painters, statesmen-patrons and the like—but they were only part of the story. From the perfecting of perspective in 15th-century Florence to the peninsula-wide triumph of the Baroque two centuries later, women were distinguishing themselves in the arts as eve...

Italian Multinational Company Illva Saronno Holding S.p.A. has purchased a majority stake of the Baltimore, Maryland-based rye whiskey distillery Sagamore Spirit, the companies announced Thursday. Sagamore Spirit is a well-regarded rye whiskey brand, having won awards including a Double Gold Medal at the 2023 San Francisco World Spirits Competition...

Salisbury was once a stranger to Italian cuisine. That was, of course, until Vinny Bellia came along. Vinny, a man of Italian descent, had a hand in making Salisbury what it is today. The doors of his namesake eatery – Vinny's La Roma – opened on Nov. 28, 1978, at 934 S. Salisbury Blvd. The business became a staple in the surrounding community befo...

Headliners for the inaugural Maryland Italian Festival this fall will include Frankie Valli tribute act, Italian-American pop and rock performers, and other entertainers. From Sept. 29 through Oct. 1, the Society of Italian American Businessmen (SIAB) will host Maryland’s largest Italian festival at the Harford County Equestrian Center in Bel Air.

Baltimore, Maryland's Italian Disco has that "it" factor many restaurants seek. The restaurant serves Italian fare and tunes straight out of the '70s and '80s, giving it an old-school flavor with modern energy. There's a DJ spinning tracks, hot pizzas coming out of the oven, and drinks flowing from the bar. Owned by brothers Alex and Eric Smith and...