Ridgewood’s Italian street festival may return for four days after years of being scaled back

Mar 15, 2019 137

BY: Mark Hallum

Ridgewood’s Fresh Pond Road Street Fair will be restored to its four-day glory this September after Community Board 5 voted in favor at its Feb. 13 meeting. Long-time organizer of Ridgewood’s Fresh Pond Road Street Festival, Tony DiPiazza, asked that the full scope of the street fair be restored on the grounds that it has a history of being well-managed and could be an economic boon to local business.

DiPiazza, who helped found the Italian American festival, said the four-day bash in the streets has been scaled back to two days in recent years due to road work projects on Fresh Pond Road, but now that it’s completed  he called on Community Board 5 at the Feb13 meeting to approve the full five blocks to be provided for this year’s celebration.

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SOURCE: https://qns.com

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