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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    Euro Basketball

    For the first time, two European Clubs will face-off against each other in NBA arenas. EA7 Olimpia Milano will be playing Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv at Madison Square Garden on October 4th. Euro Classic is sure to be a historic event, and will be a great way to kick-off Italian Heritage and Culture Month. Tickets are available at Ticket Master, and you can use code “Fiero” to access special offers.

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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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    Stepping Out on Arthur Avenue, A Community Health Fair Event

    Come to Arthur Avenue on Sunday, July 26th for a community health fair put on by SBH Health System! The day will be fun filled with free activities like zumba and tai chi, health screenings, bouncy castle, theater skits and more! Of course the event wouldn’t be complete without the authentic products and services of our local merchants. The event will be on Arthur Avenue from East 187th Street to Crescent Avenue from 11AM-4PM.


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    • At Terranova Bakery on East 187th Street.

    • Had the extreme pleasure last night to go to "little Italy" last night and dine at San Gennaro's restraunt...My only words for the evening would be OUTSTANDING! the gentleman who seated us was very gracious and the owner/chef prepared the most delicious meals for my family to enjoy,and enjoy we did!! I worked 30 years for the city and never stepped foot in the Bronx,( worked Brooklyn/Queens) and I now have found my new stomping grounds for having an enjoyable time.....OUTSTANDING!

    • At Liberatore's Garden in the Arthur Avenue Retail Market.

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