NPR reports that after 131 years, Madonna of 115th Street needed a makeover — a makeover worthy of a Catholic icon parishioners say is responsible for miracles.
If you weren’t able to join us in East Harlem for the Dance of the Giglio Festival 2015 on Sunday, August 9th 2015 honoring St. Anthony near Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, here’s a great video giving us a flavor of the event.
“This (Italian) section of East Harlem was developed during the 1880s with the familiar New York brownstone residences and walk-up apartments,” states New York Then and Now.
Giglio Society of East Harlem is a non-profit Italian-American society located in East Harlem, New York, that sponsors an annual feast honoring their patron saint, Saint Anthony.
One-hundred pastors representing thousands of congregants from Harlem to Hollis today released a letter expressing vehement opposition to the New York City Council’s proposed ban on real fur.
The 2017 Dance of the Giglio Feast once again returns to East Harlem in Manhattan. It will be held on Pleasant Avenue between 114th and 116th Streets.
We almost missed it, today is the last day of the fantastic East Harlem San Giglio’s Festival, New York.
Giosue Gallucci (December 10, 1865 in Naples – May 21, 1915 in New York City), also known as Luccariello, was an old-style crime boss of Italian Harlem in New York City affiliated with the Camorra.
A continuing united effort is underway between our Brothers and Friends in Brusciano, Italy the birthplace of the East Harlem Giglio Feast and The Giglio Society of East Harlem ( www.eastharlemgiglio.org ).
East Harlem, once the largest Italian community in NYC is a pleasant memory for countless former inhabitants.