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A long-lost Caravaggio painting discovered in French in 2014 was unveiled in London

April 2019
A long-lost Caravaggio painting discovered in the attic of an old house in the southwestern French city of Toulouse in 2014 was unveiled in London last month. Believed to be worth more than $100 million, the painting depicts a naked warrior looking...


Morgan Motor Company is to be bought by an Italian Investment firm

April 2019
Morgan Motor Company, one of the last remaining British-owned carmakers, is to be bought by an Italian Investment firm. The 110-year-old classic sports car firm sold a majority holding to Italy’s Investindustrial which owns stakes in a broad range...


An Italian mafia "super-fugitive" has been arrested

April 2019
An Italian mafia “super-fugitive,” Marco Di Lauro, has been arrested in Naples after 14 years on the run. Considered the second-most dangerous man in Italy, Di Lauro (38) was arrested without a fight last month at his home. The operation involved...


MUST READ: The Milan Thriller Series by Jack Erickson

March 2019
“I love mysteries. I love reading them. I love writing them.” Author Jack Erickson recently spent some time with La Gazzetta Italiana, albeit virtually as he’s currently traveling Australia and Asia, giving us some insight into his life and...


March Birthdays

March 2019
In March we remember and celebrate many Italian-born history-makers. On March 6, 1475, one of the most famous Italian Renaissance sculptors of all time was born. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, commonly known as Michelangelo, exerted...


Little Italy: San Diego

March 2019
L’immigrazione italiana a San Diego assunse una connotazione importante dopo il 1950. A seguito dell’attività  della pesca del tonno, il nostri connazionali discesero  dalla Bay Area fino a San Diego. La comunità iniziò ad aumentare...


To Be or Not to Be an Italian Citizen: This is THE Question!

March 2019
NOIA Foundation and Western Reserve Historical Society hosted a presentation on recognition of Italian citizenship for individuals of Italian descent born in the United States. Despite an unusually brutal cold that gripped Cleveland for a few days...


James J. Malatesta Celebrates 100 Years

March 2019
By the grace of God, James Malatesta will turn 100-years-old on March 30, 2019. Jim was born in Syracuse, NY and moved to Cleveland’s Little Italy in 1924 at the age of 5. He is the oldest living graduate of Murray Hill School. Jim and his wife,...


An Invitation to Discover Our Ancestors' Traditions

March 2019
Please accept our invitation to re-discover our ancestors’ traditions at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel West. We continue to have Mass in Italian at 10 a.m. every Sunday and Stations of the Cross in Italian during Lent. We celebrate the changing of the...


Calling All Little Italy Homeowners and Gardeners

March 2019
Since March is the month of spring and blossoms, it’s time to think ahead to our yards and gardens. Little Italy has again been selected to be one of the Cleveland neighborhoods participating in GardenWalk Cleveland (GWC). The mission of GWC is to...


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