Poor House Bistro & Little Italy San Jose hope you will join us and officially celebrate our partnership and Italian Independence Day on Sunday June 5th. Tickets are $10 and include a fantastic lineup of Jazz, Italian, and Zydeco music, a Full Bar and Italian & New Orleans food. Jay Meduri and Poor House have been the go-to venue for Live Music in...

For an explorer who never made it to California, Christopher Columbus has sparked plenty of controversy in San Jose lately. You can expect the latest to center around Columbus Park, a 10-acre site just south of Mineta San Jose International Airport that has quite a history over the past 75 years. But its future will be determined by a “reimagining”...

In the late 1480s, Leonardo da Vinci sketched out a clever design for a one-person helicopter propelled by an "aerial screw." You may have seen his drawings and wondered whether one of the choppers could ever take flight. Now we know the answer. The Italian genius was right.  Starting in 2019, a University of Maryland engineering team designed and...

Little Italy San Jose's coordination with Google and Poor House Bistro to move this historic home to our Museum lot will be complete this Saturday! Want to thank Google for their generosity and we are very excited to be working together with Jay and the entire Poor House crew in Little Italy for many years. The new spot in Little Italy actually wil...

Wednesday 12/15. 5:30PM - 7:00PM. Enoteca La Storia - 320 West St John St, San Jose (CA). Little Italy San Jose has an amazing wine club in collaboration with Enoteca La Storia. We are very excited to finally have an in person tasting event! We will be tasting through a fantastic lineup of Italian family owned wines hand selected from Mike Guerra a...

Promote and preserve Santa Clara Valley’s agricultural heritage by joining the DiNapoli/Mulcahy families in the restoration of the Beltramo Dining Room at the Little Italy San Jose Cultural Center & Museum. Our refurbished room will sit adjacent to the demonstration Kitchen (now under construction) which local and visiting celebrity chefs will use...

COM.IT.ES of San Francisco and the Italian American Heritage Foundation San Jose are excited to announce a new website dedicated to California’s Italian and Italian American experience. The Online Almanac of the History of the Italians of California (thealmanac.online) will launch on April 5, 2021. We invite all Italifornians© to become Members and...

Construction has begun on site at our Little Italy San Jose Cultural & Museum! Demo around the perimeter, chimney and basement is underway in preparation for the home lifting and foundation work for the "Italian Cellar" basement bar. Also got the massive antenna taken down. We saved 300 of the bricks from the chimney to be repurposed in our Little...

January 21/ Thursday / Columbus presentation by Richard DiGiacomo / 7pm PDT. Click here to join. Organized by the Italian American Heritage Foundation. Zoom Presentation by Richard DiGiacomo, regarding his research and book, The Critics of Columbus, The Character Assassination of a Great Explorer. This is a rescheduling of his October talk. Richard...

Little Italy San Jose has successfully launched a new Legacy Brick campaign that coincided with the groundbreaking ceremony for our Little Italy Cultural Center & Museum on November 6th. We want to thank the dozens of families who have already purchased a brick to honor their family and to support construction of our museum. These bricks will be in...