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In the News 2016

The Best Shops on Arthur Avenue, The Real Deal Little Italy
December 13, 2016 : Spotlight

The real Little Italy is located in the Belmont neighborhood of the Bronx! Family-run businesses give Arthur Ave and the surrounding streets a small village charm. This guide to the neighborhood includes local favorites like the Arthur Avenue Retail Market, Calabria Pork Store, Randazzo’s Seafood, Vincent’s Meat Market, Calandra Cheese and many others. Read more, The Best Shops on Arthur Avenue, The Real Deal Little Italy.

A Bronx Tale musical brings back memories for Belmont residents
December 5, 2016 : PIX11 News

The new musical, now playing on Broadway, upholds the true character of the neighborhood that inspired the original play and classic film. A Bronx Tale lets Belmont residents and visitors alike relive the Bronx of the 1960s. Read more, A Bronx Tale musical brings back memories for Belmont residents.

Where to Eat and What to Order in the Bronx’s Little Italy
November 29, 2016 : I May Roam

The restaurants in the Bronx’s Little Italy source their food locally. In fact, most suppliers are within walking distance in the “triangle” formed by Arthur Avenue, East 187th Street and Crescent Avenue. Homemade ravioli, airy red velvet cake, tender octopus, delectable risotto balls, raw shellfish, Italian tapas, fresh mozzarella, and margherita pizza are just a few of the neighborhood’s locally sourced delicacies. Read more, Where to Eat and What to Order in the Bronx’s Little Italy.

A New York si cena nei vicoli di Salerno
November 14, 2016 : la Citta

Even in Italy they’re talking about Chef Roberto Paciullo and his restaurants Zero Otto Nove and Roberto’s, both centrally located in the Belmont neighborhood. Read more (in Italian), A New York si cena nei vicoli di Salerno.

Lost in the Supermarket: Arthur Avenue Is the Biggest (and Best) Little Italy in America
October 10, 2016 : epicurious

Ever wondered what it’s like to shop and eat on Arthur Avenue? In this video, Adina Steiman takes us along as she visits the shops and restaurants on Arthur Avenue. From fresh cheese and meats, to bread and pastries, Steiman suggests you try it all! Read more, Lost in the Supermarket: Arthur Avenue Is the Biggest (and Best) Little Italy in America.

The history of Arthur Avenue, one of America’s “greatest streets”
October 6, 2016 : Brick Underground

As a thriving center for all things Italian-American, Arthur Avenue has now been designated one of the “Great Streets of America.” The American Planning Association deemed that Arthur Avenue’s cultural authenticity, exemplary planning, and remarkable food make for a unique and dynamic community. Read more, The history of Arthur Avenue, one of America’s “greatest streets”.

Bronx’s Arthur Avenue among ‘greatest streets in America’
October 4, 2016 : Fox 5 News New York

The famous Arthur Avenue, called the “Real Little Italy” of the Bronx, now has a new official title to add to its repertoire. Arthur Avenue was recently honored as one of the American Planning Association’s five greatest streets in America. Arthur Avenue is authentic, innovative, and boasts original character. Coupled with fresh bread, fresh meats, and fresh mozzarella, Bronx Little Italy will keep you coming back for more. Read more, Bronx’s Arthur Avenue among ‘greatest streets in America’.

Arthur Avenue in the Bronx Designated One of America’s Great Streets by American Planning Association
October 4, 2016 : New York 1

Arthur Avenue has joined iconic streets like Broadway in Manhattan and Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. as one of America’s greatest streets. The neighborhood’s vibrant and stable economy is flourishing and residents are hoping this designation will bring in more visitors and a renewed focus on planning for the future. Read more, Arthur Avenue in the Bronx Designated One of America’s Great Streets by American Planning Association.

Arthur Avenue to be recognized as one of ‘greatest streets’ in US
October 4, 2016 : News 12 The Bronx

Arthur Avenue was recognized as one of America’s greatest streets in part due to the delicious Italian food that entices visitors from all over. Arthur Avenue offers an effective combination of rich Italian heritage and exceptional city planning, visible in the number of restaurants and shops that abound in the compact area. Nevertheless, the renaissance, character, and culture of the neighborhood make it more than just a place to come and eat. Read more, Arthur Avenue to be recognized as one of ‘greatest streets’ in US.

Bronx’s Arthur Avenue Recognized As One Of The ‘Great Streets Of America’
October 4, 2016 : CBS New York

The naming of Arthur Avenue as one of the Great Streets of America by the American Planning Association will not surprise New Yorkers, who already knew that Bronx Little Italy is one of the best tourist destinations in the region. The Bronx is proud to celebrate Arthur Avenue and to welcome the rest of the country to enjoy this great neighborhood. Read more, Bronx’s Arthur Avenue Recognized As One Of The ‘Great Streets Of America’.

Arthur Avenue: Bronx, New York
September 2016 : American Planning Association, Great Places in America: Streets

Arthur Avenue is being named one of the 2016 Great Streets in America by the American Planning Association (APA). APA recognizes Arthur Avenue for its rich streetscape, authentic Italian culture, and numerous street fairs. The combination of vibrant heritage and well-maintained functionality set Arthur Avenue apart. Read more, Arthur Avenue: Bronx, New York.

Bye bye Bushwick: The Bronx is the city’s next new arts scene
Cheap rent, great transit, new and growing cultural organizations. It’s easy to be a working artist in the Bronx—and outsiders are beginning to take note
September 25, 2016 : Crain’s New York Business

New York City’s innovative arts scene is quickly spreading to the Bronx. Artists come for the affordable rents and plentiful work spaces available here. Ivan Gaete, a multidisciplinary artist from Chile, joined this trend when he moved to the Belmont area. New and exciting art is just one more reason to visit our neighborhood in Bronx Little Italy. Read more, Bye bye Bushwick: The Bronx is the city’s next new arts scene.

Old Italian Bronx neighborhood still has great pizza, memories: Dennis McCarthy
September 15, 2016 : LA Daily News

Bronx Little Italy is the place to go if you seek authentic Italian culture, food, and history. Families that grow up in the neighborhood pass down their businesses to the next generation, preserving the character and stories of the past in the present day. Whether you sample a slice of margherita pizza or a delicious cannoli, you’ll get a true taste of the Real Little Italy of New York. Read more, Old Italian Bronx neighborhood still has great pizza, memories: Dennis McCarthy.

Seven Tips for Great Customer Experience – From the Bronx
September 14, 2016 : Forbes

In Bronx Little Italy the businesses provide for a great customer experience in seven crucial ways: the area is reasonably small and well-defined, large variety of products, great prices, the stores are small and family-run, they’re filled with history, there are great meals on-site, and you can always strike up a conversation! Read more, Seven Tips for Great Customer Experience – From the Bronx.

Where to find Italy in America: The Bronx’s Arthur Avenue
September 2, 2016 : Italy Magazine

Walking around the Bronx’s Little Italy you’re sure to hear Italian spoken, smell tantalizing aromas of Italian food and see people shopping for their essentials like cheese, bread, meat, fish, pasta and pastries. The neighborhood still has its unique authentic feel which keeps people returning. Read more, Where to find Italy in America: The Bronx’s Arthur Avenue.

Five Restaurants to Try in Five New York Neighborhoods

June 23, 2016 : New York Eater

When in Belmont, New York Eater recommends visiting Madonia Bakery, Mario’s Restaurant, Roberto’s, Gurra Cafe and the Arthur Avenue Retail Market. Make a day of it and visit the New York Botanical Garden or the Bronx Zoo too!It’s Bronx Week! Read more, Five Restaurants to Try in Five New York Neighborhoods.

The Best Pastry Shops & Bakeries on Arthur Ave (NYC’s Real Little Italy)
June 21, 2016: Thrillist

For the best Italian pastries, you have to venture to Arthur Avenue, NYC’s superior mom-and-pop-shop-lines Little Italy. Must stops are Morrone Pastry, Gino’s Pastry Shop, Egidio Pastry Shop,  Delillo Pastry Shop, Artuso Pastry, and Madonia Bakery. Read more, here.

Bronx Little Italy and the Belmont Business Improvement District

May 5, 2016 : Daily News

It’s Bronx Week! Learn more about the history of Bronx Little Italy and the upcoming events the Belmont BID will be hosting. Read more, Bronx Little Italy and the Belmont Business Improvement District.

Visiting Arthur Avenue in the Bronx means Italian food

April 17, 2016 : The Columbian

A visit to Arthur Avenue means one thing: Italian food. An abundance of Italian products can all be found right here. Some of their favorites include Tino’s Deli, Madonia Bakery, Dominick’s Restaurant, De Lillo Pastry Shop, Borgatti’s, the Arthur Avenue Retail Market, and of course Mike’s Deli where Ohio Gov. John Kasich just satisfied his appetite for sandwiches and spaghetti. Read more, Visiting Arthur Avenue in the Bronx means Italian food.

3 Arthur Avenue Specialty Stores You Have to Check Out

March 31, 2016 : Westchester Magazine

Andrew Dominick returns to the Real Little Italy…with coolers and hot and cold bags. His three favorite specialty stores are Calabria Pork Store where he recommends the spicy sopressata, Addeo Bakery for their lard bread, and Mike’s Deli for its mozzarella. Read more, 3 Arthur Avenue Specialty Stores You Have to Check Out.

The real little Italy in New York City, in the Bronx

March 1, 2016 : Laura Peruchi

Journalist, Laura Peruchi, took a tour of Bronx Little Italy and was not disappointed!She enjoyed the small-town character and wonderful sights and tastes of places like Mike’s Deli, Cafe al Mercato, The Bronx Beer Hall, Madonia Bakery and Palombo Pastry Shop Cafe. Read more, The real little Italy in New York City, in the Bronx.

An intro to NYC’s five boroughs

February 24, 2016 : Attraction Tickets

Attraction Tickets Direct just shared an article featuring an introduction to the five boroughs. Bronx Little Italy was listed as a must see place to “grab a slice of Italian culture”. The shops in Bronx Little Italy are not only high quality, but a great value and simply cannot be missed! Read more, An intro to NYC’s five boroughs.

The Best Old-School Red Sauce Italian Joints in NYC

February, 2016 : Thrillist

Thrillist is sharing the best Italian restaurants in NYC to get red-sauce dishes. Their list includes Mario’s Restaurant which “delivers buttery linguine and clams, red sauce-covered spaghetti and meatballs, and painfully tender osso buco in absolutely insane portions” and Dominick’s Restaurant where “at this decades-old establishment the waiter is your menu – choose from one of your server’s selections or request your own personal favorite”. Read more, The Best Old-School Red Sauce Italian Joints in NYC.

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