Arthur Avenue in the Bronx Is New York’s True Little Italy

Oct 07, 2019 1060

BY: Felicia LaLomia

Anyone who visits New York City, Italian or not, is drawn to Lower Manhattan’s Little Italy on Mulberry Street. Just below SoHo, this shrinking historic neighborhood has been frequented by tourists and Italian-Americans alike for its culture, shops, and, of course, food.

But catch the B train 24 stops uptown to the Bronx, and you’ll be in a different Little Italy altogether. Arthur Avenue, located in the Belmont neighborhood, has been a place of flourishing Italian-American culture for about a century. 

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