By Erik Zygmont   Baltimore City's ambitious Light City festival – a showcase of multi-disciplinary talent set to bold light displays and music in multiple locations – includes an installation at St. Leo the Great Church in Little Italy. Pallottine Father Bernie Carman, pastor, said he was enjoying the display.    "It looks...

A well-known restaurant in Salisbury that was destroyed by fire earlier this year, is re-opening at a new location. The Daily Times reports that Fratelli's Italian Restaurant will re-open at it's new location at 925 Snow Hill Road in February 2015; the building that once housed Waterman's Cove, is currently undergoing renovations.   A f...

That fantastic new booming voice heard from the pulpit of Saint Leo's of late is that of Deacon Doug Kendzierski who says he is thrilled to be assigned to Saint Leo's parish in a neighborhood where he once hung out.   Memory pulls him back to his high school days [Archbishop Curley] when "my girlfriend lived on High Street. I was a city boy;...

In the Spring of 2013 Maestro Matteo Fedeli, on the occasion of the Year of Italian Culture in the USA, performed in over 15 concerts all over the USA including New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Cleveland and Buffalo. Matteo Fedeli will perform at St. Paul's Church in Baltimore with his precious Antonio Stradivari Bazzini 1715 violin.   FOR...

Walking around the property at West St. Mary's Manor in Drayden, a group of Italian exchange students primarily from Milan had an opportunity to experience nature hands-on with help from American students and teachers.   Edoardo Valentinis, 13, said he enjoyed seeing the open spaces. Valentinis is one of 54 Italian exchange students visitin...

Il Faro on line - Il Gruppo Grimaldi inizia il 2015 con una novità assoluta, a partire dal mese di febbraio, un nuovo servizio diretto collegherà il porto di Civitavecchia con gli scali nordamericani di Baltimora e Halifax per il trasporto di automobili ed altra merce rotabile.   Grazie all'impiego di quattro navi ro/ro-car carrier, che hann...

UNICO National has announced that it will be presenting its coveted Dr. D.M. Nigro Memorial Award for Amateur Athletics to Ryan Arcidiacono, Villanova's NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player of 2016 at the UNICO National Convention to be held in July in Cambridge, Maryland. The award is presented annually to an outstanding amateur athlete of Ital...

Italy's Alenia Aermacchi has been awarded a $141 million contract by Lockheed Martin for the production of components for the Joint Strike Fighter, as well as for the assembly of the first complete wing for the aircraft, the firm said.Alenia Aermacchi will provide components for the JSF central fuselage, wing and wing box, the firm said in a statem...

Photographer Harry Connolly stood up in front of the parishioners at St. Leo the Great Church in Baltimore's Little Italy, and he nervously introduced himself. He explained to the congregation that, if they were willing, he'd like to wander the neighborhood during the year ahead, taking pictures of the local residents.   They approved – skep...

It took an Italian restaurant to bring Oktoberfest to Bethesda. The Piazza Beer Garden officially opened on Cesco Osteria's patio yesterday. It's a very attractive outdoor space – how many times do you get to say that in Bethesda? – with flowers on every table and colorful flower boxes hanging on the fence. Small lights are strung on trellises over...