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Little Italy »

Tony Danza Ushers in Christmas with Little Italy Tree Lighting

Tony Danza flipped the switch on the historical district's Christmas tree.

Little Italy »

Groups Want to Revive Gambling and 'Grease Pole' at San Gennaro Fest

Little Italy groups want the city to reinstate church basement poker and a greased pole climb contest.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Little Italy Street Mall Loses Backing Over Potential Petition Fraud

CB2 said the city should investigate potential fraud in petitions filed for this summer's street mall.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Little Italy Group Filed Fake Names in Petition for Street Mall, CB2 Says

Only five out of 71 people named on a Mulberry Street Mall extension petition told CB2 they signed it.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Controversial Mulberry Street Mall Extension Backed By Community Board

Opponents of the Mulberry Street Mall said the extension would create unwanted noise, trash and traffic.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Little Italy Split on Plan to Extend Mulberry Street Fair Mall

LIttle Italy merchants are pushing for an extension to the annual street fair amid local opposition.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Santa Joins Chinatown Dragons at East Meets West Christmas Parade

The Fifth Annual East Meets West Christmas Parade will go through Chinatown and Little Italy Saturday.

Manhattan »

San Gennaro Supporters Tout Victory in Festival Turf War

Supporters of the San Gennaro festival plan to made a show of force at Thursday's Community Board 2 meeting.

Manhattan »

San Gennaro Tries to Go Fashion Forward, But NoLIta Boutiques Aren't Buying It

NoLIta clothiers are resisting efforts by the organizers of the San Gennaro festival to host fashion shows at the event.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown, Little Italy Too Tough for Tourists to Navigate, Study Finds

The groups unveiled a survey showing that many tourists have trouble finding their way around the area.

East Village & Lower East Side »

San Gennaro Supporters Fight for 85-Year Tradition

A group of Little Italy residents shot back Monday to prevent the San Gennaro festival from being cut short.