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An Afternoon in Little Italy

Back in my home town of Cleveland, I met up with Elise, my best friend from high school and we spent an afternoon in Little Italy. Walking up Murray Hill Road approaching Mayfield, the main streets that comprise this original … Continue reading

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Little Italy Cleveland Celebrates the Feast of the Assumption

Ever since 1898 the annual celebration of the Feast of the Assumption has been  the highlight of the Italian-American community in Cleveland’s Little Italy. Occurring in August to coincide with Aug 15,  the Catholic feast day of the  Assumption of … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a special day for me, not only because I am a mother and a grandmother, but because I am blessed to still have my mother, who just celebrated her 90th birthday. She is a very special woman … Continue reading

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Traditional Easter Dishes in Italy

I love writing for the Italian-American monthly newspaper La Gazzetta Italiana which is headquartered in  Cleveland, Ohio my home town. I wrote an article  for the April issue on Traditional Easter Dishes in Italy and yesterday it  appeared in the … Continue reading

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