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

May 2017

May 2017

Cat stuck in tree attracts crowds of tourists on Arthur Ave. in the Bronx
May 24, 2017: New York Daily News

The well-loved cat Zucchero, a neighborhood favorite who spends his days lazing around Italian specialty items at Cerini Coffee & Gifts, drew a crowd when he was temporarily stuck in a tree on Tuesday. Luckily he climbed down safe and sound, to the delight of onlookers. Read more, Cat stuck in tree attracts crowds of tourists on Arthur Ave. in the Bronx.

Mayor de Blasio Visits Small Businesses Along Arthur Ave
May 24, 2017: New York Daily News

On his visit to Arthur Avenue, Mayor de Blasio stated it’s important to support small businesses. Arthur Avenue is legendary not just in the Bronx, but in the entire city. This incredible community means a lot and has some of the very best food in all of New York City. The area is an Incredible source of pride for the Bronx. To view the full speech, Mayor de Blasio Visits Small Businesses Along Arthur Ave. For a written summary please read more, City Hall in Your Borough: Mayor de Blasio Announces Small Businesses Seeing Fewer Fines, Opening Faster.

De Blasio raves about Arthur Ave. cannoli, lauds drop in small business fines in Bronx borough tour
May 23, 2017: New York Daily News

On his visit to Arthur Avenue on Tuesday, Mayor De Blasio sampled freshly filled cannoli at Madonia Bakery, got a demonstration on making mozzarella at Mike’s Deli, and practiced pouring beer at Bronx Beer Hall. The Mayor also discussed the drop in small business fines, the importance of getting to know people in the community, and his Italian heritage. Read more, De Blasio raves about Arthur Ave. cannoli, lauds drop in small business fines in Bronx borough tour.

A food tour of Arthur Avenue, the Bronx’s Little Italy
May 5, 2017: CNN

Danielle Oteri and Christian Galliani are a married couple who founded a tour company called ‘Feast on History.’ An Italian-American, Galliani grew up shopping in the neighborhood, and the couple has all the insider tips. Their favorite stops are Calandra Cheese, Joe’s Italian Deli, Addeo & Sons Bakery, Egidio Pastry, Calabria Pork Store, and Mario’s Restaurant & Catering. Read more, A food tour of Arthur Avenue, the Bronx’s Little Italy.