On Wednesday December 4th Professors Falvo, Amodeo, and Morando (Italian) interviewed Ms. Mackenzie Burnett (GVPT), named a 2014 UM Philip Merrill Presidential Scholar and National Innovation Scholar, to discuss her academic career, especially the role her high school Italian teacher played in her development as a scholar and student of Italian. &...

There's something new in Little Italy, and it's the talk of the neighborhood. It's a tribute to a summertime event there.   Ron Matz has more on the artwork, the artist and the man who made the festival possible. Little Italy's newest attraction is a large mural, a tribute to the neighborhood's famous film festival and the work of artist Ma...

Nell'ambito del progetto per la promozione degli investimenti e del partenariato in settori innovativi, l'ICE – Agenzia organizza una presenza istituzionale e missione di operatori e ricercatori italiani dei settori nanotech, cleantech, microtech e biotech alla manifestazione TechConnect World 2013, che si svolgerà a National Harbor, nelle immediat...

by Jennifer Brannock Cox Moving slowly through throngs of adoring patrons and friends, Vinny Bellia navigates hugs, handshakes and tearful goodbyes with purpose and a smile. And though his staff has the evening well in hand, his eyes routinely drift from the conversation to the food, making sure everything is as it should be for his guests....

It's all about family, fun and food. And it happens this weekend right here in Baltimore. Ron Matz reports Little Italy is cooking up a storm for the 84th Feast of St Gabriel.   All hail St. Gabriel, and that's what they'll do in Little Italy this weekend with plenty of good food and family fun in a big benefit for St. Leo's Church.  ...

Sometime in 1914, Luigi DiPasquale, who had left his home of Abruzzi, Italy, came to Baltimore and opened a corner store in Highlandtown. Ever the entrepreneur, he butchered and sold meats and also sold live goats tethered in the backyard. This week I spoke with his grandson, Joe DiPasquale, who continues the unbroken family tradition 100 years la...

The oldest of six kids in a tight Italian-American family from South Jersey Baltimore Ravens star Joe Flacco is one of the only Italian-American Quarterbacks in the NFL. Much less, he's the face of the franchise going forward and there's no other player on their team right now who is more valuable to the Ravens than Joe Flacco. He's good as well a...

by Latarsha Gatlin   Johns Hopkins University Professor Andrea Prosperetti, an authority in the area of fluid dynamics and underwater acoustics, has been awarded the 2014 EUROMECH Fluid Mechanics Prize by the Council of the European Mechanics Society.   Prosperetti, the Charles A. Miller Jr. Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engin...

The 4th annual SPRING SOCIAL organized by Promotion Center for Little Italy packed Germano's Piattini April 24th to fundraise for the nonprofit organization. The kindness and generosity of owners Germano Fabiani & Cyd Wolf provided yet another great venue to welcome event attendees as the restaurant donated 20% of bar sales and complimentary ap...

Parkdale High School, located in Riverdale, Maryland, needs a full-time Italian teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Qualified candidates need at least a Bacherlor's degree. Candidates should also be certified or be in the process of acquiring certification. Application materials can be found at www.pgcps.org. Should you have any questions about...