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LGI's calendar: things to do

September 2020 |
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Pittsburgh Little Italy Days

September 2020 |
Little Italy Days started in 2002 to celebrate Bloomfield’s Italian heritage, and create a destination spot for Italian-themed entertainment and food. The event has grown through the years and is now lasts four days. Sal Richetti, who was born and...

Columbus Italian festival Cancelled

September 2020 |
The Columbus Italian Festival Board announces the cancellation of the Taste of Italy to have been held on October 5, 2020 and the 41st annual Columbus Italian Festival to have been held October 9th through October 11th 2020. The safety of our...

La Gazzetta Italiana Urges You to Shop Local

September 2020 |
Many small businesses have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Some have had to close their doors for the final time. Others are hanging on by a thread just hoping the tide turns and a tidal wave of customers is able and willing to flow...

Cleveland Italian Film Festival 2020

September 2020 |
The Cleveland Italian Film Festival 2020 showcasing award-winning films from Italy comes to Cleveland Sept. 17 – Oct. 8, 2020 at the Atlas Cinemas Eastgate. All film tickets are $15 and showings are Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m.  We would...

New Installation Complete at the Italian Cultural Garden

September 2020 |
The Italian Cultural Garden, Cleveland’s public monument to Italy in Rockefeller Park, recently completed a $63,000 installation of 7 black granite medallions, 9 ft. in diameter, honoring famous Italians throughout the centuries in the Arts &...

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...
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