Italian Cultural Center in Springfield hosts block party

Oct 19, 2021 184

BY: Sy Becker

The Western Massachusetts Italian Cultural Center in Springfield Sunday revived the concept of the neighborhood block party. A throwback to the days when each neighborhood celebrated its own identity. Although Sunday’s event was smaller than block parties of the past, 22News learned it could be just the start of a new era in neighborliness here in the cities South End.

“I really, really want to give back to the community, and this is our way of sharing with the community that we are here that we would love everyone to come on down to see us,” said Charles Becker, President of Western Massachusetts Italian Cultural Center.

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