San Gennaro Festival

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Little Italy »

Little Italy Bakery Aims to Make 350-Pound Cannoli in Bid for World Title

Ferrara Bakery and Cafe will make a 12-foot treat that will be unveiled at the Feast of San Gennaro.

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 »

San Gennaro Festival Sails Through Community Board 2

After last year's battle over the historic festival, CB2 recommended approval on Thursday night.

East Village & Lower East Side »

San Gennaro Festival Gets Off to Rainy Start

San Gennaro festival-goers didn't let the rain stop them from shopping and eating along Mulberry Street on Sept. 15, 2011.

East Village & Lower East Side »

City Will Decide San Gennaro Fate Soon, Mayor Says

Bloomberg said the city would decide in the next couple of weeks whether or not to shrink the San Gennaro Feast.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Little Italy is Losing its Italians, Report Says

A recent survey of the 8,600 people living in Little Italy did not find a single Italian-born resident, according to a report.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Cannoli Contest in Little Italy Attracts Eating Pros

A New Jersey man polished off 13 Cannolis in six minutes to win an eating contest in Little Italy on Thursday.