Fort George G. Meade held a joint wreath-laying ceremony last Sunday in memory of the two Italian and 33 German World War II prisoners of war buried at the post cemetery. Fort Meade Garrison Commander Col. Michael A. Sapp and Command Sgt. Maj. Andre Welch welcomed Rear Adm. Axel Ristau, German Military Attaché, Brig. Gen. Stefano Messina, Italian M...

Sunday December 4th, at 2:30 at the ICS Headquarters 4833 Rugby Ave. Bethesda, MD 20814. RSVP Here. In collaboration with Georgetown University, Department of Italian & OSDIA (Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America). This event is free. Please consider an end-of-year donation. Light refreshments afterwards. If you live far from the ICS, you c...

Tony and Sonya Marciante, the owners of Chef Tony’s Restaurant, located at 5225 Pooks Hill at Promenade Towers in Bethesda, announced they will blend the Chef Tony’s brand with the “wonderful accolades of Amalfi Restaurant.” Chef Tony’s Restaurant serves seafood, Mediterranean and tapas. Some of its menu items include braised Icelandic cod, “Dad’s...

Maryland men’s soccer’s Luca Costabile didn’t know anything about college soccer in June. He played for an academy in his home country of Denmark and spent a year in the fourth division of Italy before former teammates who made the switch to the United States convinced him to listen to offers from American colleges. Costabile signed to a recruiting...

It’s the eggs that make the difference, says Nino Germano, chef and owner of La Scala on Eastern Avenue in Little Italy. The eggs of his childhood were laid more than 50 years ago in the old country, uova harvested in the Sicilian backyard of Nenna Fazio, his grandmother. “The eggs over there are very different,” he said. “We were organic by being...

As one of the greatest accumulations of Italian American talent in a duel for the Lombardi trophy, we will be exploring Super Bowl 47 in honor of Italian American Heritage Month. Super Bowl 47 occurred in 2013 and was a battle between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens. Although often less in the limelight, the Team Owners are critica...

Baltimore’s Little Italy is a hexagon-shaped Italian-American enclave east of Inner Harbor. It is the southernmost Little Italy in the eastern United States, and comparable to both Boston and New York City’s Little Italy in terms of culture and restaurants. The streets are lined with a mix of old-school Italian restaurants, which easily stand out a...

Tom Riford (in photo), Deputy Secretary of Maryland, presented a Secretary's Citation to the community of Little Italy. Accepting on the neighborhood's behalf was resident Giovanna Aquia Blattermann (on left), president of Little Italy Community Organization/LICO, an Italian immigrant, and proprietor of Cafe Gia; and Lisa Regnante (middle), vice pr...

Former district attorney and county commissioner Michael Marino made a return visit to the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners Thursday with a request: Restore the Columbus Day holiday in Montgomery County. The well-known county lawyer was joined by more than 25 other area residents donning “restore Columbus Day” name tags in solidarity. Marin...

On Saturday 8 October at 6pm an unusual tour of original Baroque music concerts for hurdy-gurdy and harpsichord will kick off in New York at Saint John's in the Village (218 W 11th St, New York, NY 10014). The program is entitled "The Baroque Hurdy-Gurdy at the French Royal Court" and the protagonists will be the Italian musicians Francesco Giusta...