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 Arthur Avenue (The Bronx) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arthur Avenue in the Bronx is the site of one of New York City's "Little Italies", in the Fordham section of the Bronx.
A Bronx Tale was about, but mostly not filmed, in the area.
The area near East 187th Street is full of Italian stores, delis, shops, and restaurants, though it has transitioned in recent years due to include a growing number of Albanian cafes and now Mexican restaurants as well.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arthur_Avenue_(The_Bronx)   (137 words)

  
 La Bella Strada-The Bronx Journal, Nov. 2000
Arthur Avenue was in fact named after Chester Alan Arthur, the 21st President of the United States of America.
In fact, the “Retail Market” built on Arthur Avenue in 1940 is still considered the heart of Belmont, where out of approximately 62,133 residents, about 20,740 are of Italian origin.
Miss Wolfe was an ardent admirer of the President of the United States Chester A. Arthur, and in Madison Square-where the Lorillards once had a town house-there is today a statue of President Arthur that was donated by the heiress in the 1890’s.
www.lehman.cuny.edu /deanhum/langlit/tbj/nov00/a5.htm   (1001 words)

  
 eG Forums -> Quick Report on Arthur Avenue
We made a quick trip up to Arthur Avenue (Little Italy in the Bronx, for those who are unfamiliar with it, centered around the intersection of 187th Street) the other day and bought a few nice items.
For the Shaws, Arthur Avenue be closer, but Di Palo's seems unbeatable to me for it's home made cheeses and it's supply of olive oils, particularly the novellos from small producers.
Next, the Calabria Pork Store, 2338 Arthur Avenue, (718) 367-5145, where there are handmade sausages hanging from the ceiling (coded to indicate age) and the old world feeling runs deep.
forums.egullet.org /index.php?showtopic=9769   (3369 words)

  
 Inside Bay Area - Travel
The epicenter of the neighborhood runs along the grid of Arthur Avenue between 186th and 189th streets and Crescent Avenue.
The culinary jewels of Arthur Avenue unfolded deliciously before my eyes four years ago, when a friend took me along on one of her shopping expeditions.
Heralded by travel brochures as "The Real Little Italy," Arthur Avenue is an Italian neighborhood without peer in the New York metropolitan region, not only for the extensiveness of specialty shops and markets, but because of its affordability.
feeds.theitalynews.net /?rid=85e1ebae7e049d37&cat=145bb158ac2f80f2&f=1   (501 words)

  
 Maps & Neighborhoods - Bronx
The Bronx has its own Little Italy (Belmont-Arthur Avenue Local Development Corp., 718/933-6968 or 718/295-2882) on Belmont and Arthur avenues.
The Bronx Culture Trolley  is a free program of the Bronx Council on the Arts (718/931-9500) that runs on the first Wednesday of each month (except January) providing travel in a replica of an early 20th-century trolley car.
The Bronx has a greater percentage of green space than any other urban area in the country:  24% of its 42 square miles is parkland.
www.nycvisit.com /content/index.cfm?pagePkey=430   (990 words)

  
 U.S. Congressman José E. Serrano, Representing the 16th District of New York
It also includes Belmont, a Bronx "Little Italy" and site of an old-fashioned food market on Arthur Avenue; Belmont now has a growing number of Albanians.
While Bronx County still has the third-highest percentage of single mothers in America, and while rates of childhood asthma are among the nation's highest, low-income families in the Bronx are now finding it possible to work their way up.
The Bronx's population grew from 200,000 in 1900 to 430,000 in 1910--enough, had the borough been independent, to rank as America's sixth largest city--and 1.2 million in 1930.
www.house.gov /serrano/district.shtml   (880 words)

  
 The Italian Chef - Restaurant Review - Rigoletto
Some refer to Arthur Avenue as the "Little Italy" of the Bronx, but those in the know will tell you that it is much more authentic than Little Italy.
Recently, eight of us took a trip to historic Arthur Avenue in the Belmont section of the Bronx for a holiday meal.
In addition to the shops on Arthur Avenue, there are a few great restaurants including Rigoletto's.
www.italianchef.com /rigoletto.html   (473 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Arthur Avenue Cookbook : Recipes and Memories from the Real Little Italy: Books: Ann Volkwein
Arthur Avenue winds its way through the heart of the Bronx.
Having worked in the Bronx for many years, I always knew where the REAL Little Italy was located - on Arthur Avenue.
The Arthur Avenue Cookbook also invites you to savor the memories of the neighborhood's most colorful residents, restaurateurs, and shop owners, and those of their families -- many of whom have lived in the neighborhood since it first came into being.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0060567155?v=glance   (1137 words)

  
 village voice > nyclife > Neighborhoods by Chanel Lee
Belmont, the "Little Italy of the Bronx," evokes memories of old New York: women shopping at outdoor markets along Arthur Avenue, kids lapping up gelati in the summer heat, old men slapping down dominoes in front of Joe's Deli.
Boundaries: Fordham University to the north, the Bronx Zoo and Southern Boulevard to the east, Tremont Avenue to the south, and Grand Concourse to the west.
Mug'z Sports Bar, 2478 Arthur Avenue, is a great spot to catch a Yankee game, and also caters to the college crowd.
www.villagevoice.com /nyclife/0221,lee2,34939,15.html   (753 words)

  
 Clang, Clang, Clang Goes The Free Bronx Tour Trolley At City Hall
The free Bronx Tour Trolley was launched through the efforts of former Councilwoman June Eisland and continues under the guidance of Councilman G. Oliver Koppell, along with Councilwoman Madeline Provenzano, Chair of the Bronx Delegation.
The Bronx Tour Trolley brought a special delivery of holiday cheer from the borough of the Bronx to the steps of City Hall last month.
The Bronx Zoo and The New York Botanical Garden attract visitors from a wide range of demographics both foreign and domestic.
www.bronxzoo.com /426208/187063   (947 words)

  
 Arthur Avenue on Hempstead Turnpike
Arthur Avenue is on Hempstead Turnpike about a half mile west of the Wantagh Parkway.
She informed me that her son-in-law had recently opened a restaurant called Arthur Avenue in East Meadow.
The wall murals are interesting and reflect the eponymous Italian Bronx neighborhood.
www.antonnews.com /syossetjerichotribune/2000/01/14/opinion   (453 words)

  
 I Love The Bronx!
An Arthur Avenue institution for over 20 year’s, Pasquale’s Rigoletto is as authentically Italian as this bustling neighborhood.
Umberto’s adds to the neighborhood’s appeal with a bright, bustling location at the corner of Arthur Avenue and 186th Street which pipes Italian standards out onto the sidewalk, while happy patrons feast on seafood and pasta and watch the game on the plasma screens.
Stories about the bride who abandoned her wedding in the upstairs catering hall to join Clint Eastwood at his table; and celebrities who call for Mario’s pizza to be express shipped to the West Coast help make this one of Arthur Avenue’s most famous and colorful spots.
www.ilovethebronx.com /where_to_eat.asp   (4790 words)

  
 New York
To celebrate the centennial of George Washington's inauguration in 1889, a large plaster arch was erected at the base of Fifth Avenue in Washington Square.
"The Ninth Avenue Festival is always held on the weekend following Mother's Day in May," declares Lili Fable, president of the Association and owner with her son of Poseidon Bakery, a family business on Ninth Avenue for 80 years.
Now the name Clinton -- for Governor Clinton who had lived in the neighborhood-- is promoted for the streets west of Eighth Avenue between 34th and 57th.
www.journal-usa.com /NYPart.htm   (5006 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Just Above My Head: Books
Arthur-the gay gospel singer who sometimes would just as well have a drink or a man than sing the gospel, but who sang it so well when he chose to.
Some chapters become extremely poignant when this issue is brought up here and there and when Black Arthur cannot accept to love and be loved by white Guy, just because Guy is white and considered by principle as an accomplice of what the lords of the white « race » have done in history.
He hardly can discriminate between the white corn and the white chaff, and the white chaff is the workers, those who create the riches of the white corn.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0385334567?v=glance   (1786 words)

  
 I Love The Bronx!
The intersection at the Grand Concourse is the borough’s crossroads, and Fordham University and Belmont-Arthur Avenue, the Bronx’s Little Italy, are within walking distance.
The Arthur Avenue Retail Market has fresh take-home or eat-in Italian delicacies, attracting shoppers from throughout the region; The Enrico Fermi Culturall Center features special events; and The Belmont Italian American Playhouse interprets the community experience in original, critically acclaimed productions.
Norwood is an urban community surrounded by green spaces—Bronx Park, the New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx River to the east, Woodlawn Cemetery to the west, Mosholu Parkway to the south, and Van Cortlandt Park to the north.
www.ilovethebronx.com /thingstodo.cfm?prmCategoryIDs=10   (1491 words)

  
 Bronx View - Belmont
In 1940, the first enclosed "Retail Market" in the Bronx was built on Arthur Avenue in an attempt by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia to abolish peddling from pushcarts.
No story about "Little Italy" in the Bronx is complete without inclusion of The Belmont Italian American Theatre which produces the finest quality classical Italian and contemporary Italian-American theater, as well as new works from writers of all ethnic backgrounds.
"Little Italy in the Bronx" is less well known than "Little Italy in Manhattan," but that might be just the reason that the "flavor" of this charming neighborhood has changed so little over so long a time.
www.bronxview.com /belmont   (286 words)

  
 recipes, italian food, little italy, restaurants
Shop our online store, buy from the same stores you would visit on Arthur Avenue.
Belmont is home to some of the world's most celebrated cultural institutions including the Bronx Zoo, New York Botanical Garden, Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Fordham University, and wavehill.org.
This is a list of the Italian merchants of Arthur Ave (Little Italy).
www.arthuravenuebronx.com   (313 words)

  
 Italian Specialty Foods Italian Sausage Specialty Fresh Sausage
Arthur Avenue, in the Bronx, New York is one of the few remaining "Little Italys" in the country.
At Arthur Ave Specialties the products you order do not come from a single warehouse or store but are actually purchased for you on a per order basis.
Welcome to Arthur Ave Specialties, "your online source for Italian specialty foods and items".
www.arthuravespecialties.com   (227 words)

  
 Arthur Avenue Walkabout -- Zerve: New York
Visit The Arthur Avenue Retail Market: the first enclosed market in the city.
Once the home of the landed gentry (the Lorillards of tobacco fame) it became a mecca for Italian immigrants at the turn of the 20th Century.
See the work of one of the most talented stone cutters of his day, Attilio Piccarilli, creator of the Lincoln Memorial.
zerve.com /SusanSez/1   (377 words)

  
 I Love The Bronx!
Welcome to The Bronx, one of New York City's "must see" communities.
So there's never been a better time to visit us and see why they say, "The Bronx Is Up!"
Our dramatic revitalization has earned us the prestigious All-America City Award and the Crown Community Award.
www.ilovethebronx.com   (178 words)

  
 Bronx New York USA Restaurant Directory - NY Rentals Discount Rent Car Dining Deals Food Reservations Cruises
Nine East Mount Eden Avenue, Bronx NY 10452 - Map
Ten East Burnside Avenue, Bronx NY 10453 - Map
One West Mount Eden Avenue, Bronx NY 10452 - Map
www.eathere.org /NY/Bronx.htm   (7210 words)

  
 Chowhound's General Topics Message Board (1): Arthur Avenue, the Bronx
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 Mike Colameco's Food Adventures - 92nd Street Y - New York, NY
Read more about The Bronx's Arthur Avenue at the 92nd Street Y Blog.
While Manhattan’s Little Italy fades, Arthur Avenue, created under Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, continues to thrive.
Glancing down 32nd Street between Broadway and Fifth Avenue, you might think you were in downtown Seoul.
www.92y.org /shop/class_detail.asp?catalog=92y_Catalog&productid=LP3FW07   (355 words)

  
 High and mighty
Even if you've ventured into the Bronx's famous restaurant enclaves—Little Italy on Arthur Avenue and the seafood spots on City Island—or have gone on a Jeter-hunting expedition at Jimmy's Bronx Café, chances are you're still missing out on some of the borough's most memorable dining experiences.
Reflecting the area's diverse population, Bronx eateries include everything from a Guyanese outpost to a hopping, Irish-owned German beer garden.
Upper crust: Get acquainted with Arthur Avenue's delis.
www.timeoutny.com /eatout/300/300.eat.feat.html   (1957 words)

  
 Bronx Synagogues - Bibliography
Restored Tax Exempt Files, Bronx Assessor's Office, 1932 Arthur Avenue, the Bronx
Cook, Harvey J. and Kaplan, Nathan J., The Borough of the Bronx: 1637-1913.
Ultan, Lloyd and Sullivan, Donald, Devastation, Resurrection: The South Bronx.
www.bronxsynagogues.org /ic/bronxsyn/bibliography.html   (437 words)

  
 New York Daily News - Entertainment - David Hinckley's Critic at Large: A look at the Bronx, with the focus on nostalgia
As this suggests, "Arthur Avenue" isn't a book about famous people, though there's a nice essay by Dion DiMucci, whose backup group, the Belmonts, was named for the neighborhood.
It's one of a number of Bronx history/nostalgia books available from backinthebronx.com, named for the Bronx magazine Samtur publishes.
For "Belmont & Arthur Avenue," Mastroianni contributes essays and whimsical cartoons.
www.nydailynews.com /entertainment/story/146568p-129464c.html   (579 words)

  
 Arthur Avenue Gourmet - Little Italy - Bronx, New York City.
Arthur Avenue Gourmet - Little Italy - Bronx, New York City.
www.arthuravenuegourmet.com   (11 words)

  
 Belmont Arthur Avenue
Within walking distance is the internationally acclaimed Bronx Zoo, headquarters for the Wildlife Conservation Society, where you can get close-up and personal with more than 4,000 animals, explore JungleWorld, a tropical Asian rain forest, and visit gorillas in the 6.5 acre Congo Gorilla Forest.
Experience all the warmth and hospitality of Belmont, the cultural treasure of the Bronx.
Cross the street and enter the academic world of Fordham University---one of the country's most distinguished learning institutions offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees.
www.belmontarthur.com   (294 words)

  
 City Lore
Founded in 1927 in East Harlem (at Second Avenue and 116th Street) by Victoria Hernández and her brother Rafael, the store moved in 1941 to the South Bronx neighborhood of Longwood in time to take part in a vibrant and growing Latin music scene.
Actress Cecil Spooner's stock company was the "toast of the Bronx," and its home on Southern Boulevard gained special notoriety in 1913 Spooner and her manager were arrested in front of a packed crowd for producing and starring in an indecent play about white slavery.
Eventually the Tritons moved to Longwood Avenue, where it was bought by the boxer Carlos Ortiz and became the Tropicoro The Spooner Theater became a movie house which operated until the 1970s.
www.citylore.org /pm-bronx.html   (1234 words)

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