Memorial Mass

Address
627 East 187th Street

A Memorial Mass will be held for Tonino Sementilli at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on Saturday, December 4th at 10:30am.

Tonino Sementilli, owner of Amato Pharmacy, cared deeply about the welfare of our neighborhood. He was actively involved in local civil initiatives and was passionate about helping the youth of our community. Over the years he provided countless job opportunities and skill training to many of them. All who knew Tony knew he had a heart of gold, and he impacted so many people each and every day. Tony was a member of Sempre Avanti, whose mission is to provide support and resources to Italian individuals, businesses, organizations, and associations, both in the US and Italy.

Phone Number
718-295-3770
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Bronx Little Italy Tree Lighting Ceremony on Small Business Saturday

Address
Ciccarone Park 2426 Hughes Ave Bronx, NY 10458
Time
Starts: 11/27/2021 4:00 pm / Ends: 11/27/2021 6:00 pm

The Belmont BID welcomes the return of the Holiday season with its annual tree lighting ceremony. Join us on Small Business Saturday, November 27 in Ciccarone Park from 4 -6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend, as we will be singing Christmas carols while eating Italian cookies and drinking hot chocolate. Children will also be able to meet Santa Claus and participate in a toy giveaway! The child must be present, and is first come, first served.

Phone Number
718-294-8259
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Italian Heritage Celebration

Join us in Bronx Little Italy to celebrate Italian heritage on Monday, October 11th. Enjoy live performances from “The Belmont 4” in D’Auria Murphy Triangle from 12-3pm and “Pane E Cioccolato” on East 186th Street from 1-4pm. Explore our deliciously authentic neighborhood full of century old artisan food shops, retail, and world class restaurants.

Phone Number
718-294-8259
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Paulie’s Push

Address
East 186th St at Arthur Ave Bronx, NY 10458

As tribute to flight attendants and crew members killed in the September 11th attacks, former flight attendant Paul “Paulie” Venuto will push an Airline Beverage Cart from Boston Logan Airport to Ground Zero, NYC. The Belmont BID is honored to welcome Paulie as he makes a stop on Arthur Avenue as part of his 200-mile 20-day journey. Show your support for Paulie’s remarkable testimonial to his fallen crew members. Learn more and donate here.

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Ferragosto 2021

Address
Arthur Avenue from East 187th St to Crescent Ave
Time
Starts: 09/12/2021 12:00 pm / Ends: 09/12/2021 6:00 pm

The Belmont BID plans to welcome back visitors and host Ferragosto in our world famous neighborhood on Sunday, September 12th from 12-6pm. Ferragosto is a way to convene our customers and supporters in a festival-like atmosphere and share what we have to offer as an authentic Little Italy. It’s a day filled with rich culture, delicious food, amusing entertainment and great fun! Learn more here.

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The Belmont 4 at Piazza di Belmont

Address
Arthur Avenue & East 187th Street

With warm weather here and Piazza di Belmont, dedicated outdoor dining space on Arthur Avenue activated, the BID is delighted to welcome The Belmont 4 to the neighborhood! The group will sing doo-wop, Italian favorites, hits from the 50’s through today, and take requests, as they stroll up and down the streets of our historic district. The Belmont 4 will be in the neighborhood on the last two Fridays (6-8pm) and Saturdays (6:30-8:30pm) and Sundays (2-4pm) of every month Piazza di Belmont is activated, May-October. We’re so excited to have their cheerful presence and vocals add to Piazza di Belmont’s welcoming atmosphere.

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Piazza di Belmont

Time
Starts: 04/30/2021 6:00 pm / Ends: 10/31/2021 9:00 pm

Bronx Little Italy is thrilled to welcome you back to Piazza di Belmont, the piazza-style al fresco dining plan. Beginning Friday, April 30th through the fall, Piazza di Belmont will welcome visitors back to our outdoor dining weekend plan on Arthur Avenue which will be closed to vehicular traffic from East 188th Street to Crescent Avenue from 6pm to 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 1pm to 9pm on Sundays. The street is open to traffic and parking for shoppers during the day. Restaurants in Bronx Little Italy will also continue to provide daily outdoor dining as part of New York City’s Open Restaurant initiative.

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Celebrations

Address
627 East 187th St Bronx, NY 10458

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church will host a variety of celebrations in honor of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel from July 9th through July 18th. On Sunday, July 18th, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Feast Day will include a block party on Belmont Ave at East 187th St with food, entertainment, and games.

Phone Number
718-295-3770
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UEFA EURO 2020 Watch Party

Address
Adams Place at Crescent Avenue

Head to Bronx Little Italy for the UEFA EURO 2020 watch party. Join us for a fun time as you watch your favorite team play on large screen TVs while enjoying fare from our local eateries. Tuesday, July 6th at 3pm, Wednesday, July 7th at 3pm, Saturday, July 10th at 8pm, and Sunday, July 11th at 3pm. Special thanks to NYC Councilman Mark Gjonaj, NYC Councilman Oswald Feliz, and US Congressman Ritchie Torres.

Phone Number
347-398-6161
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Tony Morante Book Signing

Tony Morante, former tour director and educator of the New York Yankees will be visiting Bronx Little Italy for book signings. On Saturday, June 26th from 12:30pm-3pm at Artuso Pastry Shop and on Saturday, July 10th from 12pm-2pm at the Arthur Avenue Retail Market. His book, Baseball The New York Game, How the National Pastime Paralleled US History, is available now. Proceeds to benefit The Bronx County Historical Society.

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