There's a phrase you'll hear often here in Little Italy, from third-generation locals to fresh-faced newcomers: This is my neighborhood.   One of the most tight-knit, traditional neighborhoods thriving on Cleveland's east side, Little Italy is a bite-sized goldmine for hearty cuisine, a classy nightlife and a place to appreciate local arts....

Severance Hall, Reinberger Chamber Hall A special free concert by Maestro Matteo Fedeli in conjunction with Consular initiatives organized for the YEAR of the ITALIAN LANGUAGE in the USA Maestro Matteo Fedeli, "the man of the Stradivarius," brings the enchanting sounds of the best Stradivari violins ever made to the most prestigious concert halls...

By Linda Chojnacki Nick and Antonietta Carnevale have brought a true taste of Italy to Northeast Ohio with Molisana Italian Imports in Broadview Heights. The Carnevales have owned the store for 20 years and showcase the finest in authentic Italian meats, cheeses, wines, gelato, and more. The Carnevale's historyAntonietta and Nick are originally f...

Lately, Detroit has been several times in the news that describe the relations between Italy and the United States. The merger between Fiat and Chrysler, the default of the city, the feared risk of closure of the Italian Consulate have often brought in the foreground the city that once was the richest in America, while today lives a difficult momen...

The AP® Italian Reading will take place June 12-18, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the third year after the AP® Italian has been reinstated as a course and, after the excellent results of the two previous years, we are once more all looking forward to this year's Reading with great anticipation.   The Chief Reader, the Q...

By Ed MeyerRino Ricchiuti, who was born in Italy in 1970 and emigrated with his parents to the United States when he was 15 months old, came to the Italian-American Festival of Summit County with his own family Sunday to savor the friendships he has made here — and the food.   Ricchiuti, his wife, Nicole, and their children — Giustina, 9, Lu...

Baldo (Ubaldo) Campana, 90 years old, passed away peacefully, at Mercy New Life Hospice in Lorain, on Friday, April 24th 2015. He was born January 1 1925, in Lorain, where he lived his entire life. On August 24 1946, he married his loving and devoted Mary (CambriaCampana Baldo).   Baldo and Mary raised five children, Tom, Jim, Joe, Caro...

'Celebrate America' was the theme of the Italian American Cultural Club's July 13 dinner and business meeting held at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville where discussion was held on the club's upcoming 90th anniversary celebration set for Oct. 11 at St. Florian Hall, beginning at 3 p.m.   Cost of the event will be $25 for members and $30 for g...

The story of the Zaccardelli's quest for the American dream is one fortified with generations of demonstrated persistence and determination. Ilvio Zaccardelli is one of five brothers born in the small village of Goriano Sicoli in southern Abruzzo. He and the rest of his siblings followed the lead of their uncle, Guglielmo Zaccardelli, who came to t...

It's shaping up to be an extra special summertime event sponsored by the Italian American Cultural Club on Aug. 2 at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. The club invites everyone to its ninth-annual Una Serata - Festa delle regioni Italiane, which translated means "An Evening at the Festival of Italian Regions."   Something new is going o...