San Diego's Little Italy is home to a vibrant Italian-American community. It's an historic neighborhood where San Diegans can experience the passion and artistry that inspires the Italian-American experience. Now, San Diego residents and visitors can immerse themselves in the history of where the San Diego Italian-American experience began. Convivi...

A rush of Italian culture, aromas, music and traditions will soon overtake the country’s oldest outdoor market. That’s right: South Philly’s 9th Street Italian Market Festival — a two-day, eight-block enduring celebration — will take place on May 18 and 19 from Fitzwater to Wharton Streets. Tens of thousands of people will flood the historic corrid...

It was an amazing achievement, we can say in retrospect – the construction and decoration of so many splendid Catholic churches between 1830 and 1940 throughout New York City and its surroundings. Italian churches occupy a special place here. Relative latecomers to the church building movement , the Italian immigrants succeeded in crafting a series...

Bravo, Little Italy is getting new bocce courts! These well-loved and popular courts on Stiles Street are being refurbished after having seen hundreds of bocce games and tournaments throughout the decades. How did this project evolve? The bocce courts were built in 1993 on behalf of the Little Italy Community Organization (LICO) for the community,...

The Little Italy neighborhood is gearing up for a big honor. This June, Rochester City Council will officially recognize the Little Italy Historic District on Lyell Avenue. In honor of the proclamation, Little Italy will hold a “Street Festa” on June 2 from noon to 8 p.m. “We’re just going to let the community enjoy themselves with some Italian mus...

George Ryon and Jack and Connie Hume love the culinary creations at Cornells in Little Italy. They are Italian-style classics—such as the house-made cavatelli served with meatballs, sausage or both. The hot antipasto for two is full of flavors, with eggplant, shrimp, clams, mushrooms, red and green peppers and homemade marinara sauce all in the mix...

Construction on our long awaited Little Italy San Jose Cultural Center & Museum is almost underway! We NEED YOUR HELP. We are looking for donated and partially donated labor from experienced contractors and construction management professionals to assist with this community improvement project. Email Joshua at jcmelander@yahoo.com or apply here 1)...

Visitors will notice the crisp chef hat with the blue stripe. It adorned the head of Bloomfield Groceria owner Rich Trocchio as he created a made-to-order hoagie for a customer Thursday. “You remember Isaly’s?” he asked, referring to one of Pittsburgh iconic family-owned dairies and restaurants. “This is an old Italy’s hat. It’s a classic.” Trocchi...

Some 40 pilgrims joined the Knights and Dames of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George, the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, and the Sovereign Military Order of Malta for the Third Annual Friday of Sorrows at the Shrine Church of the Most Precious Blood of Jesus in Little Italy, New York. The Most Holy Sacrifice...