The Little Italy Neighborhood
The Little Italy neighborhood of Baltimore is located between the Inner Harbor and Fells Point. You can get to Little Italy from the Inner Harbor by Water Taxi or a short walk down Pratt Street or over the canal bridges to Eastern Ave. There are two parking garages in Little Italy: Little Italy Garage, 400 W. Central Ave and PMI Garage, 815 E. Pratt Street, near Albemarle.
Little Italy got its name from the Italian immigrant families that moved into the area. The neighborhood is still home to a large Italian community.
Little Italy is one of Baltimore’s most active restaurant districts. Dine in one of the neighborhood’s many Italian restaurants. To find out about the restaurants in Little Italy, you might want to visit About.com’s list of popular Little Italy Restaurants or The 10 best Italian Restaurants in Little Italy with user reviews.
There are outdoor movies on Fridays during the summer. The movies are shown at the intersection of High and Stiles Street. The movies start at 9:00. There is live music before the movie, starting at 7:00. Dine in one of the local restaurants before the movie, or get take out and have a picnic. Bring a chair or blanket.