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...

For nearly 60 years, Brother Michael J. Rosenello called Wilmington home. The Oblate of St. Francis de Sales was an integral part of St. Anthony of Padua Parish, known primarily for his work at Padua Academy. Brother Mike, 92, died Sept. 20. He was a member of the Oblates for 71 years. The Padua community remembered Brother Mike at a prayer service...

Columbus Celebrations, Inc. will be holding an Italian Heritage Festival in Baltimore's famous Little Italy on October 6, 2019, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m. The festival will be held on Stiles and Exeter Streets and will be preceded by a Mass at St Leo's Church at 9:30 a.m., a Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Columbus Piazza at 11:00...

Authentic, Neapolitan-style pizza is such an integral part of the Italian culinary culture that The European Community has granted “Pizza Napoletana” STG (Specialty Tradition Guaranteed) status to distinguish it from non-authentic pizzas. The STG designation was officially defined Pizza Napoletana by the Italian government for the European Union on...