The Belmont Business Improvement District

February 2017

February 2017

The Real Little Italy
February 10, 2017: Eng101ePortfolio

Bronx Little Italy offers a glimpse into the unique traditions and culture of the Italian-American community in New York. After the construction of the Botanical Gardens and the Bronx Zoo in 1898, a large number of Italians moved into the Belmont neighborhood in pursuit of employment. Since then, they have developed and created a popular destination for anyone interested in a delicious cannoli, fresh mozzarella, sausage, and a variety of other Italian food. Read more, The Real Little Italy.

Neighborhood Guide: Arthur Avenue and Belmont
February 7, 2017 : NYC The Official Guide

The Official Guide highlights Belmont as a must-see neighborhood in NYC, and we couldn’t agree more! For visitors seeking an authentic Italian vibe, Belmont has countless shops, bakeries, cafés and restaurants to explore. Set aside an entire day for your culinary tour, and leave plenty of time for an exquisite plate of pasta and heavenly cappuccino or local brew from the Bronx Beer Hall. Read more, Neighborhood Guide: Arthur Avenue and Belmont.

28 NYC Foods That Taste Even Better In The Winter
February 1, 2017 : BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed has compiled a list of the best foods to eat in New York City this winter. It’s no surprise that cannoli from Gino’s Pastry Shop made the list. The pistachio-encrusted, bavarian-cream-filled cannoli simply cannot be missed! Read more, here.