On Saturday, Feb. 12, Bryn Du will welcome back the Taste of Italy Tour to campus. The fundraiser supports Bryn Du’s historic preservation and community programming efforts, and is open for all to participate. Just like in past tours, the public is invited to place orders for homemade Italian food from The Berwick, a well-loved caterer that is ofte...

A Taste Like Memory is now available on Prime Video as part of the Prime Video Direct content submission portal in the U.S and the U.K. A Taste Like Memory is a labor of love documentary told through cooking, storytelling and home movies. It's a celebration of food, family, ancestry and the things that bond us to each other. An Italian American fam...

The Italian Diaspora Archive Resource Map Working Group has worked over the last year and a half to evaluate the presence, accessibility, and visibility of archival resources in the Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia tri-state area. Our goal has been to move in incremental steps toward the creation of an accessible, searchable digital resource t...

Easton Town Center has announced Italian luxury fashion house Gucci will be coming to the shopping center's North District this spring. It will be the brand's only freestanding Gucci location in the state. The 5,000-square-foot storefront, most recently home to Henri Bendel, is adjacent to luxury brands Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. at 4120 The S...

With David Ortiz’s election to baseball’s Hall of Fame announced Tuesday, it’s natural to begin speculating on how long it might be before Cleveland sees another enshrinee in Cooperstown. It’s hard to believe that four years have already passed since Jim Thome’s election. Kenny Lofton has an outside chance if the Today’s Game Committee puts him on...

LaRosa's has reopened in the city of Fairfield, Ohio, with a comprehensive renovation of its location on Camelot Drive near Dixie Highway, according to a press release. The hallmarks of the remodel include a bright, modern 143-seat dining room and a beverage station. A pick-up window has been open for weeks, a feature LaRosa's has been adding to it...

Conceptual plans for a modern, five-story luxury condominium development called Casa d’Angolo, or “corner house “in Italian, were sent back to the drawing board by the Cleveland Landmarks Commission yesterday. The recommendation came despite a member of the development team predicting the proposed condos would become a Little Italy landmark equal t...

Stage and film actor Steven Scionti, and his wife, producer Kimberly A. Ray, decided 2½ years ago to leave behind the hustle, bustle and expense of Los Angeles and move to Kimberly's native Northeast Ohio to settle down for a quieter life. The couple now lives in Uniontown, close to where Kimberly, whose maiden name is Read, grew up in Green. After...

The city of Columbus is requesting bid proposals to develop balanced historic contextual material that could potentially mean the "conditional" return of the city's hastily removed Christopher Columbus statue, which for more than six decades sat outside City Hall. A special 14-member statue committee created by the city and the Columbus Art Commiss...

This is the motto of the Ohio Regional Music Arts Cultural Outreach (ORMACO), a nonprofit whose mission is to bring the arts to rural, marginalized, or disadvantaged communities lacking in cultural opportunities. Through grants, donations and underwriting from area businesses and individuals, they have been offering educational outreach programs, w...