October, the month we mark Columbus Day, is also Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month. That combined with the recent celebrations around the 125th anniversary of beloved pastry shop Veniero’s inspires a closer look at the East Village’s own historic Little Italy, centered around First Avenue near the beloved pastry shop and cafe. While not n...

Anyone who visits New York City, Italian or not, is drawn to Lower Manhattan’s Little Italy on Mulberry Street. Just below SoHo, this shrinking historic neighborhood has been frequented by tourists and Italian-Americans alike for its culture, shops, and, of course, food. But catch the B train 24 stops uptown to the Bronx, and you’ll be in a differe...

Culture and cuisine always reign in San Jose’s Little Italy, but this Sunday the food and fun will spill out onto the streets and into the plazas. The party on Almaden Boulevard — the Little Italy Street Festival — is the fourth annual for this historic district. Admission is free, with hours from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Among the highlights: Local phila...

Tuesday October 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM. HOW FIRES END Book Launch at Ferrara Bakery & Cafe, 195 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013. Marco Rafalà will be in conversation with Idra Novey, author of Those Who Knew. The moderator will be poet & editor Hafizah Geter. This event is free and open to the public. It includes free pastries, food, refreshments, &...

On Saturday, September 21, the Manhattan College Italian Club visited the biggest Italian block party of NYC in no other than Little Italy. Students gathered on one of the last days of the festival to educate themselves on the history of San Gennaro and how it originated all while enjoying the raved, authentic Italian food and free entertainment. F...

When the Los Angeles City Council approved a motion a year ago recognizing a “Little Italy” historic designation for San Pedro, the zigzagging boundaries and the point of it all left some folks scratching their heads. While Italians have been among the largest European ethnic group to settle in the port community, an obvious physical landmark that...

Columbus Celebrations, Inc. will be holding an Italian Heritage Festival in Baltimore's famous Little Italy on October 6, 2019, between the hours of 12:00 noon and 5:00 p.m. The festival will be held on Stiles and Exeter Streets and will be preceded by a Mass at St Leo's Church at 9:30 a.m., a Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Columbus Piazza at 11:00...

A bakery in Bay Ridge is celebrating nearly 15 years of business, and its signature chocolate cake continues to be a big hit. At Little Cupcake Bakeshop all the cakes are handmade. "No machines are making anything here," says head baker Salvatore Lobuglio.Lobuglio says he and his family used childhood memories as inspiration to open the Bay Ridge s...

Rocky Colavito made a point of spending time with his fans when he played in Cleveland. Soon those fans will have more than memories to remember their beloved hero. A life-size statue of Colavito is being created by noted sculptor David Deming and will be placed in Tony Brush Park. It's an appropriate setting for the image of Rocco Domenico Colavit...

It is our pleasure to inform our community that Councilman Joe Buscaino has extended an invitation to all the Italian-American community to participate to the celebrations that will be held in Downtown LA as well as in Little Italy in San Pedro. Here is a copy of his message to the community:Dear Friends, it is with great pleasure that I invite you...