Following the tragic collapse of Baltimore‘s Francis Scott Key Bridge in March, a collaborative team has proposed a design for its replacement. The team comprises Carlo Ratti Associati — the architecture firm led by architect and MIT professor Carlo Ratti — WeBuild, an Italian construction group, and Michel Virlogeux, a French structural engineer....

Downtown Bethesda is not hurting for Italian restaurants. No fewer than 13 pasta houses, trattorias, delis, and pizza shops—some several decades old—are within a three-quarter-mile radius of the genre’s latest arrival, Aventino. But there’s nothing remotely like this Rome-inspired newcomer from the folks behind Bloomingdale’s beloved Red Hen and th...

The Italian company that helped rebuild a bridge that collapsed in Genoa in 2018 says it is ready to do the same in Baltimore. WeBuild Group said in a press release Friday that it had sent a preliminary design and plans to US officials for the reconstruction of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore, which fell apart in late March after a cargo...

Larry Olmo left his successful corporate career to cultivate a life of wine and cheese. At the same time his sons opened a successful landscaping and construction business, Larry opened an Italian market, The Olmo Brothers Nursery and Farm. This isn’t like any Italian market you have been to unless you've been to Italy. As soon as they arrive at 17...

April 17, 2024, marks the 500th anniversary of the first entry of someone from the Old World into New York Bay. It was, of course, an explorer from the lands now called Italy: Giovanni da Verrazzano. We the Italians could not miss this very important date with history. We talk about it with admiration, pride and gratitude, hosting a great researche...

AC Milan is delighted to announce that the Men's First Team will be travelling to the United States of America this summer on a pre-season tour, which will see the Rossoneri taking part in the 2024 Soccer Champions Tour. The 2024 exhibition series will see five of the world's most iconic clubs - AC Milan, FC Barcelona, Chelsea, Manchester City and...

Baltimore City District 1 Councilman Zeke Cohen (on left) and Maggie Masters, Staff Assistant, joined the February 13th general meeting of the Little Italy Lodge to personally deliver a much-delayed Baltimore City check to the Lodge, presented to Christopher Pisano, Lodge President (on right). Representing payment of over three years of ground rent...

Three of South Baltimore’s newest restaurants–Limoncello Pizzeria, THB Bagelry + Deli, and Facci–have at least one thing in common: The owners all hail from Monte di Procida. This small town outside Naples, Italy not only has a presence in South Baltimore, it has a huge influence on the Italian restaurant industry across Maryland. Monte di Procida...

Facci, an Italian restaurant with locations in Maple Lawn and Ellicott City, is opening a third location at the 414 Light St. tower in Inner Harbor/Otterbein. Facci takes over a 4,500 sq. ft. space vacated by vegan restaurants Double Zero and Liora. Facci was started 14 years ago by Luigi Palma-Esposito (Gino Palma), who is a native of Monte di Pro...

Notice is hereby given that the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia intends to appoint a new Honorary Consul in Baltimore who will be called upon to carry out primarily functions of assistance in favor of Italian citizens and protection of Italian interests in the territory of competence. Compatriots who may be interested in this position ar...