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A Look Back At A Monumental Columbus Day

A Look Back At A Monumental Columbus Day

October is Italian Heritage Month; you may or may not be aware of this depending on which media sources you follow. This year, preceding Columbus Day, there was a controversy which wound up spilling into New York's Columbus Day parade and ignited an unprecedented...

The Feast of Saint Rocco in 2020

The Feast of Saint Rocco in 2020

By: Raymond Guarini Stephen LaRocca, the president of the Saint Rocco Society of Potenza, will tell you that this year's celebration was a miracle. Who would think that a procession which traverses Little Italy, parts of Chinatown and the Two Bridges neighborhoods of...

Help Save The Oldest Italian American Gift Shop in America

Help Save The Oldest Italian American Gift Shop in America

By: Raymond Guarini   The Italian Enclaves Historical Society aims to showcase vintage photographs as well as current photographs of Italian neighborhoods, churches and institutions such as businesses that have endured the test of time. One such business that...

Italian Neighborhoods See Mass Exodus From New York

Italian Neighborhoods See Mass Exodus From New York

  By: Raymond Guarini, Founder of The Italian Enclaves Historical Society Pre-pandemic: a recently common term in our uncommon world which refers to things as they were in our global society before March 11th, 2020 when the Novel Coronavirus Disease was declared...