The Official Site of Businesses of
Arthur Avenue Known As LITTLE ITALY IN THE BRONX ™

Bronx Little Italy

Business Guide Updates During COVID-19

 The health and safety of our visitors, customers, residents, employees and larger community comes first and foremost. Please be safe and diligently follow health guidelines recommended by officials. During this time, our individual merchants have enhanced their cleaning protocols, as has the BIDs private sanitation team who are providing increased cleaning services throughout the neighborhood.

 Little Italy in the Bronx is an open-air shopping venue, that provides plenty of space for social distancing on our streets and sidewalks. Our essential businesses remain open with fresh products made daily. In addition to food products, our business district is comprised of pharmacies, convenience stores, and liquor stores with dry goods, essential products, and non-perishable items that are in stock. 

A variety of our essential businesses are offering curbside pick up, pick up, take out, and delivery services, but please call ahead to confirm.

Please see below for a business guide of our essential businesses, and important information regarding COVID-19. For the open restaurants and delicatessens listing, please click here.


Business Guide

General Information & Resources

  • Wash your hands with soap and water often, for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer when you are not able to wash your hands.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when sneezing or coughing, and throw the tissue away immediately.
  • If you are sick, stay home. Self-monitor by checking yourself for fever, and remaining alert for cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat.
  • Visit the NYC Department of Health website for further information.

Information for Businesses

  • Financial Assistance
    • NYC Employee Retention Grant Program & NYC Small Business Continuity Fund. More information here.
    • The federal government has authorized the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to issue the Economic Injury Disaster Loan and the Paycheck Protection Program for businesses impacted by COVID-19. More information here.
  • List of Essential Businesses via Executive Order 202.6
  • Guidance & Frequently Asked Questions via NYC Small Business Services available here.

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 580-203
Mt. Carmel Station
Bronx, NY 10458
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