The oldest cheese shop in Manhattan's Little Italy — and considered the oldest in America — may soon close for good. After 130 years in business, Alleva Dairy on Grand Street has filed for bankruptcy, as the owners are locked in a months-long battle with the building's landlord over back rent. That same landlord is also refusing to honor the remain...

Our Annual Marco Polo Dinner will honor two treasured Lower East Side museums: The Museum of the Chinese in America on Centre Street, and the Italian American Museum on Mulberry Street. Both will be represented by their respective Presidents: Nancy Yao and Joseph Scelsa. Purchase Your Ticket Today! The awards dinner will take place on the evening o...

Returning Sunday October 2nd, 2022! 5th Annual Little Italy San Jose Street Festival: enjoy 14 Italian Food vendors, Top Notch Italian Entertainment from both the East & West Coast, Wine Tasting and stroll the expanded park footprint to view our Italian luxury cars and Arts & Craft vendors. 100% of the proceeds go toward the current construction of...

St. Francis of Assisi 93rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner: Sunday October 2nd. After a 2 year hiatus, the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church Spaghetti Dinner in Little Italy, Arkansas has returned and hope to see you there! ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHOLIC CHURCH ADDRESS: 33223 Highway 300, Little Italy, Arkansas 72135. Reserve Now here. The dinner this...

Imagining Little Italy’s annual Feast of San Gennaro without the spicy links from Lucy’s Sausage is all but impossible. Maybe that’s because the pork peddler celebrates its 95th year in business this month, making it one of New York’s most iconic Italian-American businesses — you don’t end up in a “Godfather” movie for nothing — just one year young...

When: Thu, Oct 6, 2022 at 6:00 PM - Where: Montvale Public Library, 12 Depiero Dr, Montvale, NJ, 07645 In celebration of Italian American Heritage Month, join us for a screening of America's Last Little Italy: The Hill, which explores the roots of the Hill neighborhood in St. Louis, Missouri. Afterwards, join us for a discussion with Joseph Puleo,...

Benito One is the definition of a New York City old-school Italian restaurant. You’ll often find owner James Bari seated outside this small eight-table restaurant which dates back to 1968. In Manhattan’s Little Italy, multiple dining rooms and seating capacities over 100 are the norm. But Benito One feels intimate and exclusive without any pretense...

A couple of days ago, I noticed that the barber pole that had been fastened to the front of John Arena’s Barber Shop on Third Street for many decades was no longer there. How long it had been gone? I’d just be guessing. I saw it as a reminder that change continues, even in Hammonton, even in places like Hammonton’s Little Italy. I think John Arena,...

San Gennaro was Bishop of Benevento, Italy, and died a martyr in 305 AD during a religious persecution spearheaded by Emperor Diocletian. He signed his death warrant when he visited the deacons, Sosso and Proculo, and the laymen, Eutichete and Acuzio, in jail. The Proconsul, Timothy, had Gennaro arrested. He was tortured without wavering in his res...

Off the main drag and down a quiet Bay View side street lays a hidden gem of the Milwaukee dining scene. You will be charmed by the ambiance the moment you enter Santino’s Little Italy. From the welcoming hosts at the door, the simple elegance of the decor, the fantastic food, and the delightful Sofia Loren films playing, silently, on screens throu...