Local News

St. Rocco’s Festival Will Look A Little Different This Year

September 2020 |
In what would have been its 106th year, St. Rocco Church’s parish festival is amongst the long list of events around the world that has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. While festivalgoers may not get to see the annual greased pole...

Washington Place Bistro and Inn Closes

August 2020 |
Cleveland, OH. Washington Place Bistro and Inn has closed. A "perfect storm" led Scott Kuhn of the Driftwood Restaurant Group to shut down the restaurant and seven-room inn that he has owned for 10 years in Cleveland's Little Italy...

La Scala Bistro Owner Lalli Dies of COVID-19

August 2020 |
Columbus, OH. La Scala Italian Bistro and Vittoria Prime Italian Steakhouse will go on without their owner, William Lalli, who died Sunday from complications of COVID-19. He was 67. “Everything is going to remain open, just like he would have...

America’s Last Little Italy: The Hill

August 2020 |
Traveling overseas isn’t in the cards this year. However, I’m still planning a trip to Italy. A trip to America’s last “Little Italy” – The Hill, a neighborhood where Italian can still be heard spoken in the shops and you can smell the intoxicating...

Coming Soon: Home Bistro, Opening This Summer in Little Italy

August 2020 |
Victor Morenz e la moglie Emily Gilbert apriranno un ristorante in Piccola Italia tra qualche settimane. Benché sia un periodo terribile per aprire un ristorante, loro sono fiduciosi che avranno successo. Il ristorante, Home Bistro, sarà similare...

Cleveland’s Little Italy Struggles To Adapt To New Restrictions in Tight Quarters

August 2020 |
The cancellation of The Feast of the Assumption delivers third blow to the neighborhood. Con la quarentena, i commercianti in Piccola Italia stanno soffrendo. Il padrone di La Pizzeria spiega che i ristoranti sono in una situazione brutta con la...

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July 2020 |
Weekends got a little sweeter for Cleveland’s Little Italy neighborhood this summer. A new food cart, Mount Granita, will serve up Italian ice in the neighborhood every weekend, Thursdays through Sundays, according to a press release. The new...

Carl J. Matt June 27, 1933 – June 4, 2020

July 2020 |
Carl J. Matt of Jeannette, PA passed away Thursday, June 4, 2020 at the age of 86. He was born June 27, 1933, in Jeannette, a son of the late Carl and Anna Mento Matt. Carl was a veteran of the Korean War having served with the U.S. Army. He was...

Rev. Fr. Arcangelo Manzi, O. De M. September 19, 1938 – April 21, 2020

July 2020 |
The Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy mourns the loss of a dear Friar, Father Arcangelo Manzi, O. de M., who entered into eternal life on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 after being infected with the Covid-19 virus. Father Manzi died in Marymount...
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