In Defense of Tourism

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Little Italy, NYC

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Description: Concentrated on Manhattan’s Mulberry Street between Broome and Canal, this authentic Italian neighborhood-turned-tourist strip is packed with Italian restaurants, souvenir shops, and street vendors.

Why We Love It: More tuxedoes per square foot than any other place in the city; September’s 11-day San Gennaro Festival; Frank Sinatra’s favorite restaurant, Grotta Azzurra.

Tourist Traps Worth a Visit

In Defense of Tourism

Little Italy, NYC

Description: Concentrated on Manhattan’s Mulberry Street between Broome and Canal, this authentic Italian neighborhood-turned-tourist strip is packed with Italian restaurants, souvenir shops, and street vendors.

Why We Love It: More tuxedoes per square foot than any other place in the city; September’s 11-day San Gennaro Festival; Frank Sinatra’s favorite restaurant, Grotta Azzurra.

Tourist Traps Worth a Visit

© Britany Westphal

In Defense of Tourism

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