NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral (http://oldcathedral.org/) the city's first Cathedral Church celebrating 200th anniversary and Two Bridges Neighborhood Council (http://www.twobridges.org/) serving residential, commercial, Manhattan cultural life, for the third-year re-images Mulberry streetscape. On September 18th @6:00pm Alec Baldwin will MC a bronze plaque unveiling, celebrating with community leaders the people and culture of Little Italy’s Mulberry Street, The plaque is designed by Richard Rinaldo, editor of Meatballs & Stickball.
“This innovative art exhibit and plaque illustrates the honor, hard work, love of family that has defined Mulberry street’s Little Italy for over a century”
Ciao Bella Gelato creates Little Italy Piazza (http://ciaobellagelato.com/) and launches new-flavor, brown-sugar-caramel to enjoy with art exhibition Looking Back* (Uno Sgquardo Indietro) (http://lookingBackProjectNYC.weebly.com ), during San Gennaro–September 12-22, 2013.
“This innovative art exhibit and plaque illustrates the honor, hard work, love of family that has defined Mulberry street’s Little Italy for over a century,” comments Mark Bussell, Department of Photography-Imaging–Tisch School of the Arts NYU curator of Looking Back with Monsignor Donald Sakano and Two Bridges.
From family collections housed at Italian American Museum, with photos surrounding Basilica landmark wall, tables and chairs transform the streetscape into a place where people come together. “Two Bridges is pleased to be part of a celebration promoting the heritage of Chinatown/ Little Italy (http://chinatownandlittleitaly.com), which manifests the dignity of immigrants in this plaque and photo exhibit,” states President/Director of Two-Bridges, Victor Papa.
About The Basilica: NYC first Cathedral Church (1809) was original seat of the NY Archdiocese for 70 years and recently designated a Basilica by Pope Benedict XVI. The Basilica properties house a rare historic organ, catacombs and several Bishops and prominent New Yorkers’ gravesites. In 1966, the Old Cathedral became one of the first NYC landmark designates by NYC Landmarks Commission: http://oldcathedral.org/
About Two Bridges: serves the residential, commercial, and cultural life of Manhattan’s Lower East Side through community-based programs and strategic partnerships. Includes the economically, culturally, and ethnically diverse neighborhoods of Two Bridges, Chinatown, Little Italy, East Village, and Bowery Corridor: http://www.twobridges.org/