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Little Italy in New York City is a popular attraction for visitors to the Big Apple. It once spanned 30 blocks in the lower east side, boarded by Lafayette and the Bowery and Kenmare to Worth Street. Today, it is north of Chinatown, restricted to solely Mulberry Street. People will know recognize it as the location of films like The Godfather, Mean Streets, and Analyze This.

Italian Neighborhood Guide: Exploring Mulberry Street, New York City’s Little Italy

La nuova forza politica guiderà il Paese nella legislatura dei prossimi 5 anni. Fiducia dal governo USA.

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Italy has elected a hard-right coalition led by Giorgia Meloni, the leader of the natioanlist Fratelli D’Italia (Brothers of Italy) party. Early results on Monday show that the party, which has its roots in the post-World War II neo-fascist Italian Social Movement (MSI), netted 26 percent of the parliamentary vote during the country’s national elections.

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A state of 3.5 million residents situated between New York City and Boston, Connecticut is rich in Italian tradition in many of its cities, but none has a wider national influence than New Haven. In fact, some in “the nutmeg state” say that “Elm City” is home to the best pizza in America.

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On Sunday, September 25th, the feast of San Gennaro comes to a close. This ends the 10-day festival of local food vendors like Lucy’s Steaks, Danny on the Corner Hot Zeppoles, and so many more. There have been religious processions of the statue of San Gennaro down Mulberry street, while street performers play, and eating

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Discovering new music has never been easier thanks to Spotify. With curated playlists like “Top Songs – Global” and “Top Songs – US”, we can easily plug into what everyone else is listening to. While American artists often dominate these charts, Italian artists enjoy competitive streaming on Spotify, too. Meanwhile, evergreen artists like Andrea Boccelli and Luciano Pavoratti attract millions of monthly listeners on the platform.

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It wasn’t 94,000 fans filling Wembley Stadium for Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte in April, or even 19,000-plus packing Madison Square Garden a week later for Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano, but when 37-year-old former super middleweight champion Giovanni De Carolis turned back the clock to hand Daniele Scardina his first pro loss in front of 5,000 people in a sold-out Milan Arena, it was a sign that maybe the sport of boxing is still alive and well in Italy.

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New York City’s 96th San Gennaro festival was in full swing at 1 pm on Wednesday when the Third Annual Zeppole Eating Contest was set to begin. The crowd was standing room only at the stage on the corner of Mott and Grand Street, just off the main festival route on Mulberry Street.

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Milan is widely regarded as Italy’s fashion capital, home to world-renowned luxury designer brands such as Giorgio Armani and Dolce & Gabbana. The northern industrial city has carved a spot out for itself as one of the world’s top fashion cities, joining the ranks of legendary giants such as New York City, Paris, and London to form a group known as the “Big Four.”

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San Gennaro is one of the patron saints of Naples, Italy and his feast day is celebrated each year on September 19th in Italy and beyond. When you hear the name San Gennaro, you might be transported to memories of street festivals and the delicious smell of zeppole, sausage and peppers. In Italy, San Gennaro is profoundly connected to the history, tradition, and religion of Naples. But who was San Gennaro and why do we celebrate this famous saint?

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For the people of Danbury, CT the San Gennaro festival that took place last week was not only a story of tradition and heritage but also one of triumph. While festivals dedicated to the patron saint of Naples have existed in other American cities for generations, (Manhattan’s Little Italy is celebrating its 104th 11-day festival this week) Danbury’s five-day long celebration was its first ever.

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