Gianni Russo to Be Honored as Little Italy's 'Man of the Year' at Mulberry Street Mall Ribbon Cutting, 5/25

May 18, 2013 732

Summer in Little Italy will officially start on Saturday, May 25, with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 12 Noon marking the opening of the Mulberry Street Pedestrian Mall, it was announced by Ralph Tramontana, President of the Little Italy Merchants Association (LIMA) which has operated the Mall since its creation 25 years ago. The ceremony will take place at the corner of Mulberry and Canal Streets.

A number of elected officials will participate in the ceremony, including NYC Comptroller John Liu, Councilwoman Margaret Chin, who represents the Little Italy and Chinatown communities, and Upper West Side Councilwoman Gale Brewer, who is running for Manhattan Borough President. They will join LIMA officials and other local business owners in cutting the ribbon signifying the start of Summer in Little Italy. Actor-singer Gianni Russo, a native New Yorker and former resident of Little Italy, will be presented with The Key To Little Italy by LIMA in recognition of being named "Little Italy's Man of the Year."

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