gennaio 2021
around the neighborhood
St. Leo's website redesigned

Livestream Masses
Not comfy attending church at St. Leo's in person?

Little Italy featured in
Baltimore Magazine
Little Italy was the featured story in January's Baltimore Magazine, covering 14 pages and included an assortment of vintage photos by Little Italy's own Thomas C. Scilipoti.
January cover of Baltimore Mag
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andiamo ... please support
Little Italy's restaurants
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Mmmmm, mangiamo ...
let's eat!
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Little Italy Lodge Update
  • January events have been canceled.

  • The Lodge may be offering a Valentine's Day carryout dinner, stay tuned.

  • 2021 membership dues can be mailed to 905 E. Pratt Street, Little Italy/Baltimore 21202 or to pay by credit card, email Renewal dues are $40 and $65 for new members along with a completed application found on

  • The annual Taste of Italy fundraiser is Sunday, September 26, 2021. Tickets go on sale in the spring and benefit the Little Italy Lodge Foundation.

  • Bravo!! The Little Italy Lodge Foundation 2021 awards have been increased to $32,000! Two $6,000 scholarships and four $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to winning college students. Deadline to submit applications is May 1, 2021. Visit
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$5 per ticket

31 chances to win in January!
28 chances to win in February!

Your ticket is entered
in daily drawings.

For tickets and details,
email Sue Walmsley,

This is a fundraiser for the Little Italy Lodge until it can resume its normal events and activities. Thank you for your support!
"What's so funny?" caption contest winners
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"I spent an evening pouring over and devouring every page of Italians in Baltimore. Thank you for gifting us these treasured memories ... memories that will surely be handed down for generations to come. Mille grazie."
~ Mary Jean DeLauney

"Thank you for sending the books ... what I saw was amazing. So many great pictures! I am so pleased to be a part of the book, I feel like a celebrity! Thank you for all your hard work in putting it together. Thanks again - it's wonderful!"
~ Janet Kaiser (pictured here with her nonna)
GET A FREE BOOK! When you order ANY three books on our online book shop, you'll receive a FREE copy of Baltimore's Own Little Italy Artist:
The Artwork of Tony DeSales - a $30 value.
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"This is a great publication. Keep up the good work. I enjoy reading this."

"I really enjoy the Promotion Center newsletter catching up with what is going on in the neighborhood and seeing familiar faces."
~ Elizabeth Muffoletto Factor
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"I am glad to support your publication and the awareness you
bring to the Italian American community in Baltimore."
~ Fred Militello, 212 Mortgage

Thanks Fred for sponsoring this newsletter monthly during 2021!

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