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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    The Jolly Holidays Visit Bronx Little Italy

    The Jolly Holidays  will be visiting Bronx Little Italy in December and spreading holiday cheer through their traditional caroling. The Jolly Holidays will be in the neighborhood December 11-13, from 7pm-9pm, and December 18-20 & 23-24 from 6pm-8pm. The Jolly Holidays will be walking around the neighborhood and making stops in Ciccarone Park as well as all of the businesses of the community.

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    Santa Visits Bronx Little Italy

    Santa and his elves will be visiting Bronx Little Italy and distributing candy canes throughout the neighborhood. Santa will be here from 11am – 4pm on December 5, 12 & 19.

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    Christmas Tree Lighting

    The Arthur Avenue Retail Market will be giving out hot chocolate before the invocation prayer and tree lighting. Special guest Dominic Chianese will be autographing provided calendars.


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