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...

Congratulations to the newly elected Council of the Little Italy Lodge, a Sons of Italy organization, and to those elected to positions supporting the Lodge for the 2013-2015 term - Trustees, State Delegates and Arbitration Committee. The Lodge especially thanks the Nominations Board Chair, Barbara Goodman, and her committee.   The Nominatio...

It's amazing the linguistic nuances one discovers when speaking with an Italian woman now living on the Canary Islands. The salty sounding word cugina, for instance, merely means cousin. Vampiro is easily recognizable as the nocturnal nemesis vampire. And guapa? That particular word is synonymous with belleza, beautiful, lovely.   But add a...

Little Italy will soon have a new spot for sipping wine and nibbling on appetizers. Pane e Vino is set to open in a South High Street property directly next door to Cafe Gia, an Italian restaurant owned by Gia Blattermann along with her husband, the restaurant's executive chef, Gianfranco Fracassetti.   The location is not a coincidence. Bla...

  WTI Magazine #64    2015 July, 10Author : Maria Giovanna Galasso      Translation by:   With over 1,600 people in attendance and more than $20,000 raised for Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County, Maryland, the 3rd Annual Festa Italiana of Frederick was a great success. Held on May 30, 2015 on the beautiful grounds of historic Rose Hill Man...

In honor of their grandmothers who were devotees of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Mary Ann and Francis Blattermann, residents of Little Italy, donated a beautiful Our Lady of Mount Carmel statue to St. Leo's Church.   The statue will rest in a permanent niche in the back of the church near the elevator. When she was a child, Mary Ann Blattermann said...

LOOK WHAT YOU COULD WIN IN THIS: PASSAPORTO to LITTLE ITALY!   - 1840s CARROLLTON INN Includes 1-night stay for 2 in a luxury room, full gourmet breakfast served in the parlor or garden courtyard (up to a $350 value! The Inn is located one block north of Little Italy)- GERMANO'S TRATTORIA & CABARET Dinner for 2 plus 2 tickets t...

An exciting lineup of spring classes will begin March 10 & 12 at Pandola Learning Center on Stiles Street. Something for everyone ... learn to cook! Speak Italian! Take painting! Make jewelry! Make your own limoncello! And MUCH more.   Since 1996, the Rev. Oreste Pandola Learning Center (named in honor of its founder, a previous pastor)...

Vivo Trattoria and Wine Bar, a new Italian restaurant in the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, will open to the public Friday night. The 113-seat restaurant is New York-based George Martin Group's second in Maryland; the group also owns Grillfire in the same hotel. George Korten, the George Martin Group's founder and owner, said he chose the concept...