About Our Neighborhood

The authentic Italian culture found in the vibrant community of the Real Little Italy in the Bronx, often known as Arthur Avenue, sustains a thriving business district that includes world-class restaurants, high-quality artisanal food shops and specialty stores carrying superb handmade local and imported items. We are also home to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church and the Enrico Fermi Italian Cultural Institute.

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    Ferragosto 2015

    From 12 noon until 6:00pm, the Belmont section of the Bronx will host their annual FERRAGOSTO festival that draws thousands of visitors from the tri-state area and beyond to the intersection of all-things-Italian at world-famous Arthur Avenue and 187th Street on Sunday, September 13, 2015. This ancient Roman festival dates back to 18 B.C. when the gathering was created in honor of the emperor, Caesar Augustus.

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    Bronx Little Italy Art Show

    The Belmont Business Improvement District proudly presents Bronx Little Italy’s First Art Show! We are currently looking for artists who would like to participate in our event. Email Us at info@bronxlittleitaly.com

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    Dancing of the Giglio & The Feast of Saint Anthony

    Belmont is bringing Italian tradition back to the Bronx with the “Dancing of the Giglio” in conjunction with the Feast of St. Anthony. The ancient tradition of the giglio originated in Nola, Italy in 409 A.D. and is still celebrated today.


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    • any relation to Jerry Addeo?, i went to Iona Prep with him in the mid 70's, played football with him... i was in the store a coupla months ago, and asked the women who were working the shift, they i looked at me like i was a crazy person or something :)

    • At Addeo Bakers on Arthur Avenue.

    • At Blue Mediterranean Restaurant on Arthur Avenue.

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