Is it a crime to go to a red sauce Italian joint and fall in love with a salad? If it is, book me, because I can’t get enough of one offered at Caruso’s Grocery, which opened in the Pike & Rose development in December. When my tricolore salad arrives at the table, I stop for a few seconds to take in the prettiness of the assemblage of bright red ra...

The third Maryland edition of the film festival Il Cinema Ritrovato on Tour (Re-discovered Cinema on Tour) takes place from March 9 through March 12, 2023 on campus at College Park (ASY 2203), and at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. It features historic films about revolutionary movements for national independence from around the world...

The 2023 Scholarship Application is available here online. The La Famiglia Scholarship Program provides financial support for educational purposes to Little Italy Lodge (Baltimore, MD) members, spouses of a member, children, grandchildren, stepchildren or step grandchildren or wards of a member (designated as legal guardian). The 2023 Essay Questio...

There’s no shortage of landmarks in Maryland. From historic buildings, to forts, and more, the Old Line State is full of things to see (and do). The following landmark has been and iconic fixture in Maryland for decades, but not many people know that it was actually imported from Italy. Read on to learn more about this remarkable statue and conside...

Fells Point has welcomed a new addition to its collection of hot spots with the Prima Dopo Cucina and Cocktail House. The restaurant, which opened its doors just weeks ago at 1724 Thames St., offers Italian-inspired cuisine with an emphasis on house-made dishes and hand-crafted cocktails.  “Prima dopo” which means “before and after” in Italian, ref...

During the Fall Plenary Assembly, held in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on November 15, 2022, elected a new president and vice-president: Msgr. Timothy Broglio, Archbishop of the Military Services, and Msgr. William Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore. After three ballots the president was elected by 138 vo...

A popular Washington, D.C. Italian American restaurant will expand its operations into Montgomery County. Caruso’s Grocery started in May 2021 in Capitol Hill and will now expand the business to Maryland with a location at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda. The Italian American is a collaboration by chef Matt Adler and Michael Babin, Neighborhood Resta...

Golf wasn’t readily available for Ludovica Farina growing up in the southern part of Italy, with most of the major courses and top players clustered in the northern section. But that didn’t stop her from making the Italian National Team at 12-years-old and ultimately putting together a highly successful four-year career in College Park.  Growing up...

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...