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

February 2021

February 2021

Arthur Avenue on NY1
February 14, 2021: NY1
Indoor dining returns to NYC with an extended curfew, until 11p.m. now. Robert Paciullo, owner of Zero Otto Nove, and Peter Madonia, owner of Madonia Brothers Bakery and the chairman of the Belmont BID, are featured and are hopeful that the capacity will increase to 50% soon. Customers offer support and are hopeful that Little Italy will thrive soon. Watch more, here.

Arthur Avenue on News 12 Bronx
February 13, 2021: News 12 Bronx/Brooklyn
Arthur Avenue is featured in this segment on the reopening of indoor dining. Now that the restrictions on indoor dining have been lifted, customers can once again frequent their favorite restaurants, cafes, and bakeries. Regina Delfino, owner of Mario’s Restaurant, and Peter Madonia, the chairman of the Belmont BID, are featured as well. Watch more, here.

Arthur Avenue and Roberto’s on Fox 5
February 12, 2021: WNYW-TV Fox 5
New York City restaurants have reopened indoor dining! Roberto Paciullo of Roberto’s is interviewed and is enthusiastic to reopen. They are following the protocols of temperature checking, contact tracing, and a 25% capacity, and are hopeful that more and more people will start to eat out again. Watch more, here.

Love Stories of Tra Di Noi and Tino’s Deli
February 12, 2021: News 12 Bronx
Italian food pairs well with romance! Owners Lori Coletta and Marco Coletta, of Trattoria Tra Di Noi, share their love story of nearly two decades. A block away on Arthur Avenue is Tino’s Deli, where the owners Rosa and Giancarlo Paciullo, who began their love story as pen pals, share their story as well. Watch more, here.

Valentine’s Week on NY2C
February 12, 2021: NY2C
In this Valentine’s Day special, NY2C includes Ivana’s Pizzeria for its heart-shaped pizzas to order this holiday. Tino’s Delicatessen is included for its hearty sandwiches and delicious Italian foods. Check out their gift baskets too! Watch more, here.

10 Valentine’s Day Weekend Date Ideas in the Bronx
February 11, 2021: BronxMama
There are so many ways to celebrate love this weekend in the Bronx. You can order a heart-shaped pizza from Ivana’s Pizzeria or you pick up a Valentine’s goodie box from the Bronx Beer Hall! Check out these and other restaurants in Little Italy to show the love this weekend. Read more, here.

Mario’s Restaurant on the Tamron Hall Show
February 9, 2021: Tamron Hall Show
Regina Migliucci-Delfino, the owner of Mario’s Restaurant in the Bronx, talks about her family business and carrying on the legacy after her father passed. Watch her interview on the Tamron Hall Show on National Pizza Day and check out their delicious pizza! Watch more, here.

18 New Black-Owned Restaurants In NYC
February 9, 2021: The Infatuation
Roc-N-Ramen is one of just a few black-owned businesses in the Belmont section of the Bronx. It is ramen restaurant that is a fusion between Japanese and Caribbean flavors. They have a location in New Rochelle, but if you’re in NYC, check out its 187th Street location! Read more, here.

18 Actually Romantic Things to Do This Valentine’s Day
February 8, 2021: Grub Street
This Valentine’s Day marks the beginning of indoor dining, “and if you want to take a nice, old-timey, romantic drive over to Arthur Avenue, there’s also Ivana’s Pizzeria. They’re offering a specialty heart-shaped pie.” Read more, here.

Best Off-Campus Outdoor Dining on Arthur Avenue
February 8, 2021: Spoon University
Check out this article of all the best outdoor dining spots to check out this spring on or near Arthur Avenue! The featured restaurants are Trattoria Zero Otto Nove, Enzo’s of Arthur Avenue, and Antonio’s Trattoria. These restaurants have delicious foods everyone should check out to enjoy while supporting local business! Read more, here.

Your Guide To An Epic 2021 Valentine’s Day Whether You’re Staying In Or Going Out
February 5, 2021: idk tonight
Ivana’s Pizzeria in the Bronx is listed on this article of things to do this Valentine’s Day. You can give your partner a “pizza” your heart by gifting them with a heart-shaped pizza. You can eat it outdoors or order it out for delivery! Read more, here.

NYC Date Ideas For Winter You’ll Both Actually Enjoy
February 1, 2021: Thrillist
Ivana’s Pizzeria in the Bronx is featured in this article listing the best date ideas this year. They are selling what everyone needs this Valentine’s Day – a heart-shaped pizza! The shop was founded by married couple Antonio and Ivana Ferri, and is now operated by their two sons, Frankie and Corrado. Read more, here.

Love Stories from Arthur Avenue and Heart Shaped Pizzas
February 1, 2021: BronxMama
Rosa and Giancarlo Paciullo of Tino’s Deli and Lori and Marco Coletta of Tra Di Noi share their love stories and working together as a couple. Also, just in time for Valentine’s Day, Ivana’s Pizzeria on Arthur Avenue will be providing heart-shaped pizzas to celebrate all of the love. Read more, here.

My New York Story
February 1, 2021: New York Lifestyles Magazine
New York Lifestyles Magazine gives a great interview to Arthur Avenue’s Maria Di Rende, the owner of Enzo’s Restaurant. She discusses taking over the family business, growing up in the Belmont section of the Bronx, opening the restaurant while raising a family, and more. Read more, here.