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Statue of Liberty (Credit, Randy Yagi)

How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Cannoli

Cannoli come in all shapes and sizes, from miniature versions to monster versions, stuffed with a creamy ricotta filling, dipped in chocolate, or transformed into a cheesecake or crepe. Our five favorite cafes and bakeries […]

03/10/2014

Surveillance image of a person of interest sought in connection with a sex attack in Little Italy. (credit: NYPD)

Person Of Interest Sought In Connection With Little Italy Sex Attack

Police said a man crawled through a window and raped a woman at knifepoint in her bed.

11/12/2013

Police are looking for this man in connection with a rape in Little Italy on Nov. 11, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police Investigate Alleged Sex Attack In Little Italy

On Monday night, police were on the hunt for the suspect who broke into an apartment building in the heart of Little Italy on Mulberry street and raped a woman in the middle of the night as her unsuspecting child slept next to her.

11/11/2013

Little Italy's Mulberry Street (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Toni On! New York: Exploring The City’s Rich Italian Culture

You can catch up with Toni on her blog, and loyal Toni On! followers can score a sweet VIP deal by friending the show on Facebook, and following our Toni On! Tweets on Twitter.

07/06/2013

The booth at which the final scene of the final episode of the HBO show, "The Sopranos," was filmed, is seen at Holsten's restaurant on June 20, 2013 in Bloomfield, New Jersey.   (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Tributes Pop Up Across New Jersey In Honor Of Garden State Native James Gandolfini

Gandolfini died in Italy on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack. He was 51.

06/20/2013

Little Italy's Mulberry Street (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Little Italy Residents Fight To Save Historic District

Longtime Little Italy residents and business owners have complained of being squeezed out by greedy landlords, but one man is appealing for help to save the historic district.

02/23/2013

Franco Amati at Ferrara Bakery and Cafe (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880

Historic Ferrara Bakery & Cafe In Little Italy Prepares Christians For Easter

The front door at Ferrara Bakery & Cafe in Manhattan’s Little Italy never seems to close, with customers coming through to buy baked goods and large orders carried out by delivery men.

04/07/2012

Arthur Avenue - Bronx, NY - Oct 7, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Arthur Avenue In The Bronx Remains Tourist Attraction, Not Tourist Trap

Little Italy in Manhattan isn’t what it once was, but Arthur Avenue in the Bronx is still where you go to get your Italian fixings.

10/07/2011

Men play music in the streets at the Feast of San Gennaro festival September 14, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC Lets San Gennaro Festival Run Its Full Course

The Community Board and high-end boutique owners wanted the festival scaled back by three blocks because of noise, crowds and smells.

03/02/2011

San Gennaro Feast

Critics Still Want San Gennaro Feast Cut Short

“It killed our business pretty much for two weeks out of the summer, which should be our busiest time,” Emily Snell, of the Paul Frank Store, said. “It’s unfortunate for business owners around this area.”

02/18/2011

San Gennaro Battle

Annual Italian Festival Dividing Community

The annual San Gennaro Festival runs for 11 days through Little Italy and Nolita and an estimated 1 million people attend the feast every year. Despite the festival’s popularity, some residents call it a nightmare.

01/30/2011

(Photo/Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral Inaugurated As Basilica

Archbishop Timothy Dolan presided over the ceremony and said the honor for the church signaled a “deeper sign of affection and bond” with the Pope.

12/05/2010

Ferris Wheel at Feast of San Gennaro

Celebrating The 84th Annual Feast Of San Gennaro

Th city celebrates a patron saint with an incredible Italian feast.

CBS New York–09/23/2010

Fake Nun Not Welcome to Beg in Little Italy

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who donned a habit and cross and asked diners to give donations for the needy is no longer welcome in New York’s “Little Italy” after restaurant owners found out […]

1010 WINS–07/26/2010