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  • San Gennaro may be the beloved namesake of the annual feast in Manhattan's Little Italy, but it's the world-famous cannoli eating contest that is among its most venerated highlights. The 85th Annual San Gennaro Feast, New York City’s longest-running, biggest and most revered religious outdoor festival in the United States, is held Thursday, September 15, through Sunday, September 25, 2011, on the streets of historic Little Italy, the lower Manhattan neighborhood which served as the first home in America for hundreds of thousands of Italian immigrants who came here seeking to improve their lives beginning in the early part of the 20th century.
  • The 85th Annual Feast of San Gennaro, New York City’s longest-running, biggest and most revered religious outdoor festival in the United States, will be held Thursday, September 15, through Sunday, September 25, 2011, on the streets of historic Little Italy--the lower Manhattan neighborhood which served as the first home in America for hundreds of thousands of Italian immigrants in the early part of the 20th century. This year however, there also are those who want to celebrate San Gennaro their own way by respecting tradition but progressing with our ever changing times. In the northernmost block of the San Gennaro Feast (at Mulberry Street between Prince and Houston Streets) an innovative cultural and interactive program has been devised.
  • Los Angeles's Little Italy
    Art & Culture
    Darrell Fusaro(February 25, 2010)
    Author Marianna Gatto likens tracing the history of Italians in Los Angeles to that of “chasing ghosts,” since much of the history hasn’t been preserved
  • Is there an “authentic” Little Italy, and if there is, what does it look like? To the first part of the question, I say "No." The second part is more complex, as Italian neighborhoods real and imagined, are presented as spectacles for tourists and unfortunately are seen as representations of “real” Italian Americans.
  • Life & People
    Marcello Sajia(November 03, 2007)
    120 pannelli in cinque sale al terzo piano del museo di Ellis Island. Momenti della storia siciliana, un secolo e mezzo di un flusso migratorio narrato in diversi aspetti attraverso cui, anche i più informati, potrebbero scoprire di non saperne abbastanza. Il professor Saija ideatore e curatore della mosca ci spiega il percorso
  • Life & People
    Natasha Lardera(October 08, 2007)
    YOURGUIDE to the Italian Restaurants of America’s Little Italy Neighborhoods -una guida dei migliori locali di tutte le Little Italy sparse negli stati Uniti. Gli autori sono Jim Molis e Charles Kelley, specialisti in guide specializzate, hanno infatti in precedenza pubblicato una guida sui pub irlandesi non solo in giro per l’America ma anche in Europa, che si concentrano su locali e cibi etnici. Si parte quindi con il North End di Boston, per poi passare a Federal Hill a Providence, Wooster Street in New Haven, Arthur Avenue nel Bronx, Little Italy e Mulberry Street a Manhattan, South Philly a Filadelfia, Little Italy a Baltimora, Little Italy a Chicago, The Hill a Saint Louis e North Beach a San Francisco.
  • Art & Culture
    Simona Frasca(September 24, 2007)
    La proiezione napoletana di "Closing Time", il documentario della giovane filmaker Veronica Diaferia sulla chiusura del negozio di Rossi a Mulberry Street, ha regalato alla città italiana uno degli eventi più intensi della sua storia perché le ha restituito il racconto della vicenda avventurosa dell'editore musicale Ernesto Rossi...
  • Life & People
    Michael Anstendig(September 24, 2007)
    The small store is abuzz with activity. Two phones ring non-stop, the cash register clangs, four employees cut, slice and wrap orders of cheese and cured meats and customers are lined up nearly out the door, because four employees called in sick. Yet despite the apparent chaos, owner Lou DiPalo is unruffled, even serene. He looks tenderly at an elderly customer across the counter and in a hush voice assures, “Call me Friday. Tomorrow I’m making...

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