By Ron Onesti Today, this eighth day of May, is my birthday. Traditionally, I spend a couple of days in New York City, as this area is close to the top on my favorite places list. With 20 shows in 24 days at The Arcada, it doesn't look as if I will be able to go this year.   So, since I can't actually be there this time, I would like to tak...

Most of the immigrants went to the cities. New York, Buffalo, Rochester and other cities in the State of New York received large contingents. It must be remembered that immigrants almost always came to join others who had preceded them – a husband, or a father, or an uncle or a friend.   In western New York most of the first immigrants from...

For years neighborhood residents have known this space as Rex Hall, whereas Fordham University students refer to it as the Arthur Avenue Ballroom. The Belmont Society of Arts & Culture (BSOAC) has announced its plans to renovate this 4,000 sq. foot space in the heart of the Bronx's Little Italy and officially name it the Arthur Avenue Performin...

by Tracy   If you poll an group of New Yorkers, with the exception of those who live or work in the borough, how many can say they've been to the Bronx? A Yankees game doesn't count, and neither does a drive on the Cross-Bronx Expressway.   Sadly, many New York City denizens rarely stray beyond a 10 or 20-block radius because they are...

SAT, JAN 9, 2016 AT 10:00 AM. New York Italians Arthur Avenue Tour - Gino's Pastry Shop, Bronx, NY$25.00 GET TICKETS - by NEW YORK ITALIANSDear friends, Welcome in little Italy... in the Bronx!! Atmosphere of the past, what local residents call the "real" Little Italy in New York. Take a trip to rediscover ancient flavors w...

by Sarah Spigelman   This weekend, I went to foodie Disneyland. No, not Stew Leonard's. Another, less suburban, grittier, and infinitely more charming Foodie-land. I went to Arthur Avenue. I religiously followed Serious Eats' excellent suggestions. I tried all things yeasty, porky, and cheesy. I came home and, with friend...

NYC & Company, ente del turismo di New York, annuncia la nuova tappa dell'iniziativa Neighborhood X Neighborhood su due quartieri del Bronx: Arthur Avenue, con la sua tradizione italo-americana, e Fordham Road, sede di importanti attrazioni turistiche come lo zoo e i giardini botanici. "Arthur Avenue e Fordham Road, nel Bronx, sono una meta pe...

Thousands of visitors will flock to the Bronx's Little Italy this Sunday, as the neighborhood celebrates its annual Ferragosto festival — an Italian tradition that marks the end of the summer season with food and festivities.   The Ferragosto Festival is the largest annual event held in the Little Italy of the Bronx and it continues to grow...

A Bronx pasta legend whose meticulously handcrafted ravioli fed families for 80 years has died. Mario Borgatti, who owned the iconic Borgatti's Ravioli and Egg Noodles, passed away Oct. 8 at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, his family said. He was 97.   "He always said his success was the joy he gave to families who bought his pasta," said hi...

For the seventh consecutive year, Italian Club students ventured to Arthur Avenue in the Belmont District of the Bronx. The 41 students were accompanied by their chaperones, Mr. Adler, Mrs. Maccariello, Signora Lisa Siano and Italian Club adviser Signora Joan Scerbo Jenny on Wednesday, April 27.   The tastes, smells and customs of Italy...