I'm Sean, a fluent Italian speaker and Italian-American filmmaker and actor who lives in Bronx, NY. Being of Sicilian descent, I am very interested in the history of Italian-Americans living in the areas around Arthur Ave. and Belmont Ave. in Bronx Little Italy, the setting for Chazz Palminteri's film, "A Bronx Tale." I can take you to the iconic spots found in the movie, and I also know the…
You'll meet your Italian-American guide, Sean on the famous Webster Ave. where Chazz Palminteri's lovely girlfriend lived in the movie "A Bronx Tale." You'll pass by the Fordham Ave. shops that served as the dividing line for the diverse racial groups of the neighborhood in the 1960s. As you learn about the history of the area from its beginnings as a tobacco processing hub, you'll arrive at…
Bronx Little Italy is in the BRONX, not Manhattan, it is a good 30 minute train ride north of Mid-town Manhattan so plan accordingly.
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We'll see: The famous Webster Ave. where Chazz Palminteri's lovely girlfriend lived. The Fordham Ave. shops that served as the hub of the Fordham neighborhood. The stoop where young Chazz Palminteri witnessed the shooting that changed his life. The Bronx Beer Hall and Italian market with its free olive oil samples, fresh cigar rolling, and vendors. Several top Italian bakeries, cafes, and restaurants.