The Feast of San Gennaro is Back! September 16 ~ 26, 2021

 

 

Feast of San Gennaro 2019

The Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy will return this year, with its Grand Marshall, NYC Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro, honoring the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 and all of our First Responders and their families. The Feast is open from September 16-26th, from 10am to 10pm each day.

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Moe-the Butcher ~ Owner of Albanese Meats & Poultry in Nolita ~ Passes Away

 

 

 

Albanese Meats and Poultry Shop, 238 Elizabeth Street, NYC

Moe the Butcher, the much-loved owner of Albanese Meats and Poultry passed away today, April 8, 2020, just shy of his 96th birthday. Moe Albanese has been running the shop since he took it over in 1954 from his Mother, who ran the shop that she and her husband, Moe’s Father, opened in 1923.

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Renovation of The Italian-American Museum in Little Italy Set to Complete in Spring of 2022

 

 

 

Rendering of 185 Grand Street courtesy Oved Group

The Italian American Museum in Little Italy kicked-off 2018 with a presentation of architectural renderings and a model for its anticipated expansion, given by Dr. Joseph V. Scelsa, Founder and President.┬áNow, more than three-years later, here’s an update. The Museum is set to reopen in the Spring of 2022.

The Museum announced that the new structure topped off in November, 2020, and brick facade has been applied. All images below. The building, a seven-story mixed-use building, is located at 185 Grand Street (The Grand Mulberry) and includes 20 residential units above the Italian American Museum.

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