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Italian Singer’s Video a Success

“It’s going to be beautiful,” predicted Giovanna Gattuso, commenting on her 3rd showing of The King is Naked, which had its premier opening in Little...
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Italian Hero John Basilone Is Not Forgotten

In the middle of Little Italy, in downtown San Diego, stands a sunny piazza with a constantly running, beautiful water fountain. In the front of the...
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Little Italy Legends in San Diego

Strolling along the streets of Little Italy, it is not unusual to see banners with photographs of famous Italians. What is unusual is to see banners...
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The Little Italy Residents Association

“Little Italy as a community, has the highest quality of life in the downtown area,” according to Annie MacMillan Eichman, President of The Little...
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Sculptor Giorgio Atzori, Still Going Strong

Professional sculptor and former chef, Giorgio Atzori perfected his first sculpting lessons working alongside his grandfather who managed a quarry in...
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Convivio Offers Italian Culture

Convivio, San Diego's Little Italy non-profit organization, was founded in 2003 to promote all things Italian. It was formed to encourage and promote...
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Association Promotes Italian Growth and Awareness

Established in 1996, The Little Italy Association (LIA) was formed to expedite the revitalization and beautification of one of the oldest, and most...
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Staying true to your roots: the experiences from the second generation

Driving along India Street in Little Italy, among the many boutiques and restaurants that line the one-way streets that are common to many...
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Convivio Center honors heritage with lecture series

When the Convivio Center first opened its doors little more than one year ago, it had one main vision. Connection. Not only did it want to connect...
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The Secret Ingredient is Love: Cookies Con Amore

Baking always played a large role in Fernanda Capraro’s childhood in the village of Sant Elia in southern Italy. Her next-door neighbor Angelo played...
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Fringe Festival Showcases Sicilian Stage Drama

The second annual San Diego International Fringe Festival launched on Thursday, July 3. Boasting more than 75 shows, 200 artists and close to 400...
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Bridging the generations of UNICO, San Diego Chapter

It is said the only constant thing in life is change. That may be true, but knowing that doesn't make change any easier. Being the person to bring...
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The Riches of Italian culture and heritage: the House of Italy

The year was 1935. The United States was in the midst of the Great Depression, yet San Diego opened the doors to its iconic Balboa Park for its...
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Serving up Little Italy on a platter: Taste of Little Italy 2014

There are several different neighborhoods in San Diego: There's Hillcrest, North Park, Downtown... Each offers a unique personality and character to...
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Experiencing the real Italy with Laura Massoni

Ready for a vacation? Where would you like to go? Odds are Italy is somewhere on your list of must-see travel destinations. Italy is on most people's...