Few neighborhoods have had as much of an imprint on the fabric of New York as Little Italy. As the preferred district for newly arrived Italian immigrants in the 19th century, Little Italy became a center of cultural, culinary and eventually, criminal organizations. Join us on a quick exploration of the essential Little Italy. Along the way, we’ll tell stories of bakers, cheesemongers, pizza pioneers and ruthless mafiosos.
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Antonio Ferrara started Cafe A. Ferrara in 1892 so he and his friends would have a place to to sip espresso and play Skopa (an Italian card…
Pina Alleva immigrated to New York from Benevento, Italy (an hour east of Naples) in 1892. After quick success in selling her homemade rico…
The Cydwoq shoe boutique is the current tenant of what used to be the Ravenite Social Club, headquarters of the Gambino mafia family.
Lombardi's is a legendary pizza restaurant. Whether you are hungry or not, or have time for a meal, it is worth taking a moment to enjoy it…
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Aug 23, 2019
Alexis. You have photograph of Alleva in you tour that I would like to buy a digital copy of. I am an artist living in Denver CO. And I have a client who has a personal connect to Alleva. I would like to use your photograph in creating a custom work of art. Please contact me if this would be possible. Thank you for you time. Michael Rieger. Michael@lapisarts.com 720-331-6402. Www.lapisstudiodenver.com
Apr 17, 2019