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Little Italy News

SDSU football team travels to their ‘Italy’ in San Diego

Posted: April 7th, 2017 | Columnists, Featured, Little Italy News | No Comments

By Christopher Gomez | Little Italy News San Diego’s Little Italy is known for its scenic streets, European-style piazzas, Italian charm and — welcoming football players? We’re not taking about soccer, but American football players! Last month, the San Diego State University (SDSU) Aztec Football team headed to the Little Italy neighborhood to learn about and […]

Home of the ‘American Dream’

By Chris Gomez | Little Italy News San Diego’s Little Italy is the largest Little Italy community in the nation and has been reviving over the last 20 years under the leadership of the nonprofit organization, the Little Italy Association. The Little Italy neighborhood has turned multiple Italian’s vision of an “American Dream” into a beautiful […]

Interactive app wins preservation award

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Columnists, Featured, Little Italy News | No Comments

Offering ‘a glimpse of the past using the technology of today’ By Chris Gomez | Little Italy News Little Italy Association’s mobile application, created to bring the neighborhood’s ancestors’ stories to life through augmented reality and historic tours around the community, is putting Little Italy on the digital map! The Little Italy San Diego Interactive […]

Welcoming visitors with a ‘Mona Lisa smile’

Posted: September 2nd, 2016 | Columnists, Featured, Little Italy News | No Comments

By Chris Gomez | Little Italy News Little Italy’s very own Washington Elementary STEAM Magnet School students, under the direction of instructor Jayne Barnett, are making Little Italy slightly more colorful this September with a new public art installation — a 20-by-20-foot “Mine-A-Lisa” painting mural. The masterpiece will be displayed on the corner of West Grape […]