Weaving my way south on Mulberry Street between Houston and Canal, with the Feast of San Gennero in full swing, is a little bit like stepping back in time. I remember the 1960s and 70s, when Manhattan’s Little Italy was still a vast and lively neighborhood filled with colorful shops and enticing restaurants. In his 2004 New York magazine article “A...

The 91st Annual Feast of San Gennaro has kicked off in Little Italy. CBS2’s Elle McLogan got in on the action and met some of the people that make the event so special—long-time neighborhood residents and historians, cooks and restaurateurs. Among the personalities is Tony Danza, celebrity partner at Alleva Dairy, New York’s oldest cheese shop. “It...

Take a look back at some photos of the Feast of San Gennaro! The first feast in New York City took place on September 19th, 1926. Immigrants from Naples, Italy settled along Mulberry Street in Little Italy, and carried the traditions they had followed in Italy to honor the Patron Saint of Naples.When the feast originally started it was a one-day st...

Italian culture and cuisine will be celebrated during Belmar’s fifth annual Feast of San Gennaro, to be held on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17. The three-block area of Main Street between 10th and 13th Avenues will serve as the festival’s hub from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on both days. Attendees will enjoy a plethora of authentic Italian...

For the 91st time the Feast of San Gennaro, a faith-based celebration honoring the Patron Saint of Naples, Italy, takes place in the neighborhood of Manhattan affectionately known as “Little Italy” (Mulberry Street between Canal and Houston Streets; the festival stage is located on the corner of Grand and Mott Streets). It is a much-anticipated eve...

For the month of September, Commerce Street will be known as Sen Gennaro Way. The renaming of one of Yorktown Heights’ main thoroughfares coincides with the return of the Feast of San Gennaro. The third annual festival celebrating Italian heritage will be held on Commerce Street/San Gennaro Way from Wednesday, Sept. 13, to Sunday, Sept. 17. The hig...

The first Feast of San Gennaro celebrated in New York was held on Sept. 19, 1926, as Italian immigrants from Naples observed the martyrdom of Saint Gennaro, who died on the same date in 305 A.D. Since then, the festival has grown into a massive, 11-day affair. The 91st annual Feast of San Gennaro will be held in Little Italy from Sept. 14 through S...

Dorothea LaScala has lived in northern Westchester with husband, William, for more than a half-century. I’ve lived in Yorktown for less than half that time. The LaScalas moved to Yorktown from New York City in 1963. Our family moved here 30 years later. It didn’t take me long to find out why Dottie LaScala is one of the area’s most beloved resident...

This year marks the 91st anniversary of NYC beloved Feast of San Gennaro in Little Italy, which will take place September 14-24. City Guide is a proud sponsor. It's the largest and longest-running festival in the country, a celebration of the Patron Saint of Naples, as well as a celebration of Italian immigrants, welcoming some one million visitors...

A good, old-fashioned street festival can be just the thing a New Yorker needs as the seasons change. Well after Bikers For Bini at the Mall and shortly after the 41st Festa di Santa Rosalia wraps up on Monday, August 28 in Bensonhurst — that feast runs from 68th St. to 75th St. — so begins the build-up to the San Gennaro Festival in Manhattan's Li...