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

December 2021

December 2021

December 2021

Local legislators pushing ‘to-go’ cocktails to help businesses struggling through the pandemic
December 30, 2021: CBS New York
Local legislators are renewing their push to bring back to-go cocktails saying it’ll bring a big boost in the bottom line for restaurants already affected by the pandemic. Enzo’s of Arthur Avenue shares that to-go cocktails are a good way to make up for the losses, while still keeping employees and guests safe. Read more, here.

Arthur Avenue Abuzz with Last-Minute Shopping For Christmas Eve Feast of Seven Fishes
December 23, 2021: CBS New York
Arthur Avenue is bustling with shoppers as they stop in the neighborhood to get everything they need for their Christmas Eve and Christmas Day meals. Whether it’s fish, bread, pasta, cheese, or pastries, people come from all over to pick up quality products. For some, a stop in the neighborhood is a family tradition. Read more, here.

Shopping Arthur Avenue for Christmas
December 21, 2021: Fordham News
It’s the most wonderful time of the year on Arthur Avenue. The neighborhood is filled with shops to get the best gourmet treats. Struffoli and roccoco cookies from Gino’s Pastry Shop are a must, as is Lycryma Christi del Vesuvio and Vov from Mount Carmel Wine & Spirits. You also can’t forget fresh pasta and ravioli from Borgatti’s, meat from Peter’s Meat Market and fresh fish from Randazzo’s Seafood. For anything else, Teitel Brothers has got you covered! Read more, here.

Bronx Little Italy Gift  Baskets
December 20, 2021: FOX 5
There’s less than a week until Christmas, and if you’re still looking for gifts, the businesses of Bronx Little Italy have you covered. Marie’s Fresh Roasted Coffee has a great gift basket for the coffee lover, Tino’s Deli has a gift basket filled with meat, cheese, and other gourmet products, and Borgatti’s has a packed pasta tote full of fettuccine! Watch more, here.

10 Most Uncommon Spots for Gifts in NYC That You Haven’t Thought Of Yet
December 18 2021: Secret NYC
Arthur Avenue is a great place to pick up a gift to bring a little taste of the European lifestyle to their home. From coffee makers to olive oils, there’s something for everyone. Read more, here.

Shortage on Imported Italian Products
December 15 2021: News 12 The Bronx
It’s busy at Teitel Brothers as people shop for their holiday staples. Across the nation, products like Nutella, tomatoes, and imported olive oils have been impacted by shortages, however due to great relationships with suppliers, Gil Teitel, owner of Teitel Brothers, shares that they stocked up early this year, and are able to meet the demands of their customers. Watch more, here.

Holiday Train Show and GLOW Light Show at the NYBG
December 14 2021: Mommy Bites
The Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden is back and celebrating its 30th year, and the GLOW Light Show has been expanded. They’re great exhibits to combine with a trip to Arthur Avenue, which is just a short distance away! Read more, here.

Gourmet Food Baskets from Bronx Little Italy
December 12 2021: WABC-AM Joan Hamburg
Gourmet food baskets are the perfect gift this holiday season. You can pick up baskets in-store or online from local businesses like Mike’s Deli, Joe’s Deli, Tino’s Deli, Borgatti’s Ravioli & Egg Noodles, Marie’s Fresh Roasted Coffee Beans & Gifts, and Calabria Pork Store. All featuring special items sure to be enjoyed by anyone on your list!  Listen more, here.

Community Leaders: Come to Belmont for the Holidays
December 5, 2021: NY1 Spectrum News
The Belmont BID, The Bronx Zoo, and The New York Botanical Gardens are encouraging local residents to spend their money in the Bronx this Holiday season. Foodies should visit restaurants on Arthur Avenue for a taste of Bronx’s Little Italy.  The Bronx Zoo is resuming their Holiday Light show while the Botanical Gardens are resuming their Holiday Train Show.  Watch more, here.

Holiday Gift Guide Three – The Magic of Giving
December 3, 2021: NJ Urban News
If you want to give the gift of food this holiday season, check out Little Italy! Little Italy in the Bronx has its own pasta sauce and products available for purchase, and you can also get delicious foods or gift baskets from Mike’s Deli, Joe’s Italian Deli, Tino’s Delicatessen, Borgatti’s Ravioli & Egg Noodles, Calabria Pork Store, and Marie’s Fresh Roasted Coffee Beans & Gifts. Read more, here.

Light Up the Holidays in the Bronx
December 1, 2021: New York Lifestyles Magazine
The late Poet Ogden Nash, who later apologized for “The Bronx? No Thonx” squib, takes a figurative journey to Bronx Little Italy, the Bronx Zoo, and the New York Botanical Gardens to celebrate the Holidays. Read more, here.