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Local Restaurants Offer Delicious Meals - and Help - During Crisis

May 2020 |
Leone's Pony Express Pizza Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, LEONE’S PONY EXPRESS PIZZA at 3031 GRAHAM Rd. in Stow, OH shut down operations as of March 22 at 9 p.m. “It is with much regret and concern in making this decision, but in the best interests...

When You Get Out of Quarantine, What Will Be the First Thing You Eat?

May 2020 |
Yahoo Finance recently posted an article with the above title. It is something everyone reading this right now has certainly thought about, perhaps even salivated over. The author of the article, Jayson Derrick, a staff writer for Benzinga (a...

Stay Hopeful

May 2020 |
Little Italy Cleveland’s TOLI has the cutest message of hope in their windows. From Tavern of Little Italy’s Facebook page: TOLI's littlest crew decided they wanted to show the neighborhood some HOPE during this difficult time when we need it the...

Bridging Italy and the U.S. Through a Cooking class

April 2020 |
Quest’articolo tratta di una donna che voleva frequentare una lezione di cucina nordica del Lago Maggiore. Ma, lei non ha prenotato la lezione in anticipo, ed allora, mentre era in italia, non ha potuto segiure la lezione. Quando è ritornata a...

Nacy A. Panzica

April 2020 |
Nacy A. Panzica, age 92, beloved husband of the late Rosemary (nee Bontempo), loving father of Anthony M. (Cindy), Timothy I. (Donna), Mary Beth R. Link (Don) and Laura A. King (John), dear grandfather of Mark Panzica (Rena), Lisa Minotas (Brian),...

Geraci's Owner: "We Need to Stick Together, Support Local Business When We Can, Because We Don't Know Who's Coming Out of This"

April 2020 |
Bucky Spoth is part of a third generation of family members who have been owners of Geraci's Restaurant, the University Heights Italian institution that expanded to Pepper Pike and Mayfield Village in the last few years. His maternal grandparents...

Cleveland Chef Michael Symon Wants to Help You Cook Good Food at Home During the Coronavirus Shutdown

April 2020 |
Cleveland's own Michael Symon has launched a series of free, live cooking demos this week to help people who are social distancing at home get in the mood to make food. “I know everyone is cooped up in their homes trying to get through this crazy...

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan: a PLIDA Certification Center

April 2020 |
The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan is a PLIDA Certification Center (Italian Language Project Dante Alighieri), a very important accomplishment for the Metropolitan Area of Detroit. There are 350 Certification Centers in 74 countries in the...

LGI's calendar - Things to do

April 2020 |
Regular meetings of Solon Italian Club: Last Wednesday of each month      7:30 p.m., Solon Community Center New members welcome. Contact Mike Rhea at (216) 337-8407 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need...
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