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In the News 2014

Bronx Little Italy

December 13, 2014 : Always Add Love

Read the Always Add Love website, where Deidre wrote about her recent experience to Bronx Little Italy. She goes into great detail about the authenticity of the neighborhood and the rich history it has. Some of her stops included Mike’s Deli, Giovanni’s Pizzeria & Restaurant, Casa Della Mozzarella, Teitel Brothers, Biancardi Meats, and Terranova Bakery. Read more about her trip and the places she visited and food she ate, Bronx Little Italy.

An Insider’s Guide To NYC’s REAL Little Italy

October 27, 2014 : Business Insider

Many have heard about the “real” Little Italy in the Bronx, however some have yet to visit the neighborhood. Jackie Bryant explains that this is the real deal for anything Italian, and that the changes of the neighborhood only add to its coolness. She reviews many of the must see businesses including Calandra Cheese, Vincent’s Meat Market, Emilia’s and Randazzo’s Seafood to name a few. Read more about her recommendations and must try products, An Insider’s Guide To NYC’s REAL Little Italy.

“See Your City” encourages New Yorkers to explore the five boroughs

October 15, 2014 : Metro

Dreaming of an Italian getaway? NYC & Company, the city’s tourism marketing organization has a better idea for you: Arthur Avenue, an Italian enclave in the Bronx. NYC & Company recently launched their “See Your City” campaign, which is a three-month long effort to get New Yorkers to explore neighborhoods across the five boroughs. The “See Your City” website features attractions of the neighborhoods and good starting points. Read more about the campaign, “See Your City” encourages New Yorkers to explore the five boroughs.

Savor the Authentic Flavors and Culture of Bronx’s Little Italy

October 10, 2014 : NYC Neighborhood Development

Walking through the Belmont section of the Bronx, often referred to as Bronx Little Italy, is a truly unique experience. The vibrant community consists of world-class restaurants, high quality artisan food shops, and specialty stores carrying superb handmade and local and imported items. Read more about the neighborhood’s sense of authentic culture, Savor the Authentic Flavors and Culture of Bronx’s Little Italy.

New York: Sticking A Fork In Nostalgic, Italian New York

September 6, 2014 : Toni On! CBS New York

Toni On! loves New York and travels to different parts of the city to show viewers hidden city secrets, cool stuff to do and where to get the best treats. Recently Toni visited Arthur Avenue and she certainly left happy. Watch some clips from her trip here, Sticking A Fork In Nostalgic, Italian New York.

Push to get tourists to venture into NYC neighborhoods pays off

July 6, 2014 : am New York

Since 2013, NYC & Company has been featuring lesser known areas of New York City in order for the neighborhoods to gain more tourism. As previously mentioned, Arthur Avenue was featured in the program, and NYC & Company is proud to announce that their efforts have paid off. When the program first started, the goal was for the city to attract 55 million annual visitors by 2015, however that figure will be met by the end of this year. Read more about the program, Push to get tourists to venture into NYC neighborhoods pays off.

In New York, the Real Little Italy in the Bronx

May 17, 2014 : Obsession

Bronx Little Italy was recently visited by French writers. In the French online publication, Obsession, they document their time here and talk about the places they visited including Cosenza’s Fish Market,Casa Della Mozzarella, Borgatti’s Ravioli, Mario’s Restaurant, Roberto’s, and De Lillo’s Pastry Shop. Read more about their trip in the French article, In New York, the Real Little Italy in the Bronx.

The 10 Best International Food Markets in NYC

May 7, 2014 : Gothamist

The Arthur Avenue Retail Market is more like a food mall affair, with stalls serving up specialty goods like sausages, cheeses, dried meats and pastries. You can also purchase fresh and dried pastas, breads and foccacias, along with tons of oils, vinegars, sauces and vegetables. Read more about the market in, The 10 Best International Food Markets in NYC.

Italy in Our Own Backyard – The Real Little Italy in the Bronx

May, 2014 : The Three Tomatoes

If you really want to experience Italy, head to the Belmont section of the Bronx, which is known as the “Real Little Italy.” You will delight in the stores and restaurants on Arthur Avenue and the surrounding streets, all family owned businesses for three and four generations. This is the real deal, as a group of Tomatoes found out on their recent excursion. Read more, Italy in Our Own Backyard – The Real Little Italy in the Bronx.

Belmont Society of Arts & Culture Rises in the Bronx

Spring, 2014 : Fine Art Magazine

The Belmont community has meant so much to so many people over the last century and a half, serving as a home for wave after wave of immigrants in search of a new life, and a new beginning. The Arthur Avenue Performing Arts Center is formed of that same tradition, to give to a new voice to new ideas in the arts and culture of the community and beyond. Read Belmont Society of Arts & Culture Rises in the Bronx.

Shopping for Easter at Biancardi Meats

April 13, 2014 : The Journal News

Many shoppers come to Bronx Little Italy to do their Palm Sunday and Easter Shopping. The Journal News focuses on Biancardi Meats and their dizzying array of choices. Read Shopping for Easter at Biancardi Meats.

New York City’s 25 Most Iconic Pizzerias

March 17, 2014 : Eater

In honor of Pizza Week 2014, Eater did an article featuring New York City’s 25 Most Iconic Pizzerias, and Zero Otto Nove right here in Bronx Little Italy on Arthur Avenue made the cut. Read New York City’s 25 Most Iconic Pizzerias.

Nonprofit mounts push to transform Rex Hall into the Bronx’s Lincoln Center

March 17, 2014 : Daily News

The Belmont Society of Arts & Culture envisions E. 187th Street’s Rex Hall as a cultural hub for Bronx residents, complete with cinema hall, theater space and arts programs. “It’s a platform for new voices, new artists — whether it’s film, whether it’s theater,” said artistic director Anton Evangelista of the proposed Arthur Avenue Performing Arts Center. “And it’s right in the heart of the neighborhood.” Read Nonprofit mounts push to transform Rex Hall into the Bronx’s Lincoln Center.

Arthur Avenue Performing Arts Center needs your support to open its doors!

March 13, 2014 : Rockethub

The Belmont Society of the Arts & Culture (BSOAC) and the Belmont Business Improvement District (Belmont BID) will be working together to renovate a 4,000 sq. foot space and officially name it the Arthur Avenue Performing Arts Center. The goal of the Belmont Society of Arts & Culture is to transform and split this old banquet hall into a multi-functioning space: (a) as a cinema screening facility, (b) an exhibit hall, dance, recital, and theater space, and (c) as a multi-media education center. Read Arthur Avenue Performing Arts Center.

Belmont BID: Selling Authentic Italian Traditions

March 8, 2014 : Norwood News

Norwood News interviews the Belmont BID’s Executive Director Philip Marino, and Assistant Director Alyssa Tucker about the neighborhood. They discuss what makes Bronx Little Italy authentic and how the neighborhood has changed over the years. Read Norwood News Belmont BID: Selling Authentic Italian Traditions!

Biting the Big Apple Borough By Borough

February 25, 2014 : InterContinental Hotels Group

The list of places to go and attractions to see in New York City is quite large. New York City is one city every family should take a vacation to, and in this article you’ll find your family’s guide to the top places to visit and kid-friendly restaurants to try in each area. Of course Arthur Avenue is mentioned as a go to stop in the Bronx. Read Biting the Big Apple Borough by Borough.

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