Celebrating Fat Tuesday with the Dante Alighieri Society of Jersey City

Feb 29, 2020 717

Carnevale culminated Tuesday evening at the Annual Dante Alighieri Society’s famous Martedì Grasso, or Fat Tuesday, celebration in Jersey City, New Jersey (562 Summit Ave.). A New Orleans’ themed party replete with shiny beads, colorful masks, and swinging jazz music, revelers stuffed themselves one final time before the penitential season of Lent with a veritable cuccagna of delicious southern Italian and spicy Cajun specialties, including jambalayachili con carne, and porchetta.

Warmly welcomed, the Fratelli della Santa Fede (Brothers of the Holy Faith) were given a tour of the clubhouse, which boasts two bars, a smoking lounge, a brand new billiards table, and a stocked wine cellar.

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