by Nathan Donato-Weinstein   After decades of plans that went precisely nowhere, San Jose's Little Italy is finally on its way toward becoming a bellisimo villaggio. The nonprofit Little Italy Foundation and Los Gatos-based SV Home in recent weeks have acquired five historic – if dilapidated – homes, along with a 10,000-square-foot lot, in...

The Italiano Villaggio Culturale at the Italian Family Festa was proud to be hosting the world premiere of the documentary film, "Pomodoro", by local filmmaker Michael LoVaglia. The film is a tribute to three generations of his family, and is a glimpse into a vanishing culinary art in the Italian American community, the making and canning of homema...

by Linda Zavoral   The venerable Paolo's, which in 1958 introduced then-agricultural San Jose to fine dining, is closing Aug. 8. Carolyn Allen, the daughter of owner and founding chef Jack Allen (born Giacchino Paolo Aiello), announced the news "with deep regret" on the restaurant's website Wednesday. "After six decades in downtown San...

by Claudia Astarita   Hackathon, one of the world's most famous computer programming events, always stands out as a significant challenge for the developers, designers and makers taking part. It is a popular competition lasting between 24 and 48 hours where teams have the chance to give life to their innovative ideas.   The contest wa...

By Roberto Natalini For the thirty-third year, the Italian American Heritage Foundation held its much-anticipated signature event, the Italian Family Festa.   The weather could not have been more cooperative for the two-day event, held at the Guadalupe River and Gardens Park, adjacent to San Jose's Little Italy, where San Jose's original It...

Little Italy San Jose is a 501c3 organization that is revitilizing San Jose's original Italian settlement dating back to the 1880's.   We have successfully raised funds and In Kind contributions to install a 31 foot Arch to anchor our developing Italian cultural district http://www.littleitalysj.com/archway.html This signature Arch for the L...

By Mauro Battocchi M31 LLC represents a high caliber business partner for Italian high tech Small/Medium Enterprises (SME's) in their US expansion. The San Jose based company, which also part of a group based in Italy, functions as an incubator to create commercially successful US subsidiaries of Italian ventures in four key industries: healthcare...

We are excited to announce the Italian Family Festa has a new home at HISTORY PARK SAN JOSE. The Festa will held August 27 and 28, 2016 with all the same great festivities you've come to expect. Here's a few of the many benefits of our new location: MORE shade! MORE tables! MORE parking options! MORE culture to experience! The HISTORY PA...

Join us for our Spring Fling Gala supporting the educational and cultural programs sponsored by the Italian American Heritage Foundation (IAHF).Saturday, April 11, 2015 - IAHF Cultural Center  - 425 No. 4th St., San JoseSocial 6 p.m. Dinner 7 p.m. Alfie Dreifuss and his MVP Show BandDancing 8:00 - 11:00 p.m.$75.00 per person, tables...

Little Italy has a lot of momentum with the opening of Bel Bacio Italian Café, the Real Estate purchase of two properties and land for an Italian Cultural Center, the remodel and Sale of two Historic Homes as Residential to two families (Welcome De Bernardo Family), and the groundbreaking of the Arch in January.   We have two Historic homes...