New York’s City’s largest festival, The Feast of San Gennaro, begins this Thursday, September 13th and runs for 11 days until September 23rd, 2018. This year marks the festival’s 92nd anniversary since it began in 1926, when groups of Italian immigrants settled in what is now known as New York City’s “Little Italy.”  The New York City festival, an...

Street fairs are a New York City tradition, but there’s nothing like the Feast of San Gennaro. At 92 years old, Little Italy’s annual tribute to the patron saint of Naples is New York’s longest-running street festival, a raucous 11-day affair when 10 blocks of Mulberry Street are taken over by endless booths of authentic Italian food, unique vendor...

San Gennaro approda negli States, grazie alla Saint Gennaro Foundation of Boston, ente no profit, presieduta da Pasquale Trotta, e rappresentata in Italia, per i rapporti con la Santa Sede e le altre istituzioni religiose, da Antonio Grilletto, che ha fatto realizzare in Italia un busto di bronzo dorato del Santo ispirato a quello venerato presso l...

With new eating contests and WCBS-FM radio personality Joe Causi in the line up for 2018, the San Gennaro Feast marches into its 92nd year in Little Italy. The City's longest-running and largest street festival starts on Thursday, Sept. 13, and runs for 11 days until Sunday, Sept. 23. Food is omnipresent at the San Gennaro. And restaurants like Il...

The 92nd Annual Feast of San Gennaro will be held in NYC’s historic Little Italy, the lower Manhattan neighborhood which served as the first home in America for hundreds of thousands of Italian immigrants. The Feast kicks off on Sept. 13 along Mulberry Street, and lovers of all things Italian will flock to the former immigrant enclave to celebrate...

The bi-annual San Gennaro Feast has had its license pulled and its event planned for May has been canceled after a Las Vegas Metro Police undercover investigation revealed a vendor at the festival sold alcohol to minors. This will mark the first time in nearly four decades that the event featuring thrill rides and Italian food has been canceled. Fe...

Organizers of the twice-yearly San Gennaro Feast announced they are canceling next month’s event because of licensing issues. The festival was scheduled for May 9-13. The Clark County Department of Business License suspended the business license of the San Gennaro Feast and the liquor license of its caterer, the Las Vegas Horse Expo, said Anthony P...

Celebrating their 38th anniversary in Las Vegas, Nevada, the San Gennaro Festival Celebrating their 38th anniversary in Las Vegas, Nevada, the San Gennaro Festival is the biggest Italian food and music festival held bi-annually in Las Vegas, Nevada in honor of Saint Gennaro, the Saint of Naples, Italy. The festival features a wide variety of ethnic...

Weaving my way south on Mulberry Street between Houston and Canal, with the Feast of San Gennero in full swing, is a little bit like stepping back in time. I remember the 1960s and 70s, when Manhattan’s Little Italy was still a vast and lively neighborhood filled with colorful shops and enticing restaurants. In his 2004 New York magazine article “A...

The 91st Annual Feast of San Gennaro has kicked off in Little Italy. CBS2’s Elle McLogan got in on the action and met some of the people that make the event so special—long-time neighborhood residents and historians, cooks and restaurateurs. Among the personalities is Tony Danza, celebrity partner at Alleva Dairy, New York’s oldest cheese shop. “It...