Here's a great opportunity for spouses, members and children/grandchildren/wards of Little Italy Lodge members to receive recognition and assistance in paying the lofty cost of higher education. Two scholarships of $6,000 each are to be awarded for the 2016-2017 academic year. Applications materials must be received by the La Famiglia Scholarship C...

Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services, today announces the acquisition of U.S. company Master Metrology, Inc. and Gefran's Italian metrology assets. Respectively based in Towson (Maryland, USA) and Provaglio d'Iseo (Italy) and A2LA and Accredia accredited.   With an annual turnover of $2 million and 16 employees, incl...

By Paul McMullen   One-hundred and 12 years after newcomers to America prayed to St. Anthony of Padua to intercede in the face of impending disaster, Little Italy caught another break in the weather June 5. Heavy rain in the forecast didn't arrive until the Feast of St. Anthony Italian Festival was in its closing hours, well after a rel...

by Andrew Metcalf   Gusto Italian Grill, the latest entry to the burgeoning local fast casual scene, is set to open Thursday at the corner of Woodmont Avenue and Elm Street in Bethesda.   The Italian concept is modeled on the quick-service style and food quality of Chipotle. Diners will be able to choose from a wrap, pasta or salad an...

The official seal of the state of Maryland reads Fatti, Maschii, Parola Femine, which is Italian for "Manly Deeds, Womanly Words." It is the only state motto written in Italian, and Maryland also was the only state that was home to a signer of the Declaration of Independence who was of Italian heritage. William Paca's ancestors came to America dur...

What do you have in your basement, attic or storage room that tells the history of Little Italy? Your material could be used in the upcoming book: "A History of Little Italy, Baltimore: The Neighborhood." Old neighborhood NEWSLETTERS written by the late Tony DeSales, Little Italy artist? Old BULLETINS from St. Leo's parish? Vintage PHOTO...

In its annual donation of candy bags and warm weather accessories to St. Leo's two homeless dinners, Promotion Center for Little Italy bumped it up a notch this year to include a hat, pair of gloves and a scarf to EACH guest at the December 15th homeless dinner held at St. Leo's Church.   Team members of FAIRFIELD INN in Little Italy, p...

By Sarah Meehan The fun continues at Canton Crossing, where another restaurant will join the lineup of shops and eateries. Venti-Tre, a fast-casual Italian restaurant, will open early next year at the Boston Street shopping center. Venti-Tre is a spinoff of Fazoli's, a Lexington, Ky.-based Italian chain. The Canton location is Venti-Tre's fi...

An icon of Our Lady Our Lady paintingof the Immaculate Conception will be on display at St. Leo's Church in Little Italy in Baltimore during the Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Marian Prayer Program - after 11:30am Mass. The icon is a copy of the painting of Our Lady that graces the nave of the Basilica Cathedral Notre Dame de Quebec.  ...

Hey, Baltimore, in the mood for Italian tonight? How about a nice veal piccata or chicken Parmigiana with a side of linguine? Forget about it. Instead, we're having pork cheeks with celeriac puree and pea shoots, a local melon salad with peaches, red onions and brioche croutons, and spinach tagliatelle tossed with blue crab meat and ... butte...