Stratford University in Little Italy between Central Avenue and Lloyd Street continues its growth and strengthening of its relationship with Little Italy. Through a lease arrangement, the college has renovated the main floor of Saint Leo's School on Stiles Street.   The entire floor has been painted and the classrooms have been upgraded with...

Franco's Italian Bistro opened last fall in the Frederick Road location that had previously been Regions. Regions was valiant but slightly complicated, with an ambitious globe-traveling menu of small and large plates. Franco's Italian Bistro is simple, straightforward and, from what I could tell, a big draw for the Catonsville community. &nbs...

Forget any comparison to the movie "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs." Baltimore's meatball forecast is sunny and bright. In late February, 8 Ball Meatball opened a Fells Point restaurant specializing in an assortment of the golf-ball-size rounds. And a year ago, Meatballs, Etc. presented its own menu devoted to the food in Glen Burnie. The r...

On Monday, June 3, 2013, the Lido Civic Club of Washington DC will once again host the annual Italian American Open at beautiful Norbeck Country Club, 17200 Cashell Road, Rockville, MD 20853. The Italian American Open is a showcase event for the Lido Civic Club, which has hosted and organized the event since 1998. Founded by the Holy Rosary Church...

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...