Borough Hall hosts annual Italian-American heritage celebration

Nov 24, 2017 561

BY: Jaime DeJesus

Brooklyn knows how to celebrate Italian culture. Brooklyn Borough Hall once again played host to an Italian–American Heritage Month Celebration on Monday, October 23. The event, hosted by Borough President Eric Adams and the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, honored several Italian-Americans and featured singers and food from local Italian restaurants that have made an impact on the borough.

Marco-Polo Restaurant, 345 Court Street, played an integral role in organizing the event.“It went very well,” said Marco Chirico, co-owner of Marco Polo. “We had a great turnout and great representation for Italian-Americans, especially in Brooklyn and it’s great to embrace the heritage, follow your culture over the years and not to lose your Italian background.”

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SOURCE: http://brooklynreporter.com

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