Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus
Little Italy’s restaurants need indoor dining to survive pandemic
According to Eater NYC, around 1,000 restaurants in NYC have permanently closed due to rent payments piling up.
Special Report: In Our Backyard
Soho -Elizabeth Street Garden
Episode 2: Treasured green space vs affordable housing for seniors
Healthy foods are everywhere in Little Italy’s San Gennero Feast
Meat alternatives are also becoming popular among vendors
Some Little Italy’s families can’t get next generation to join them
The generations of families that have been the foundation of the neighborhood is thinning
Crowds are thin, but hopes high at Feast of San Gennaro
A few idle visitors walked by to check out the various homemade pizzas lining the picnic table style stand for the family’s bar. They walked away empty-handed.
Little Italy has shrunk, but its spirit remains
Little Italy still boast the best cannolis and nostalgia for those who stayed.
NYC Cold: Bad Weather brings big business to plumbing store
The brutal winter is this shop’s good fortune.
Big business in Little Italy
Ferrara, a Little Italy espresso bar, has remained a constant in an ever-changing neighborhood.
As Little Italy changes, some resist
Vincent Cirelli likes familiarity. He is 59 and has had the same moustache since he was 16.