15 BRONX WEEKLY September 15, 2019 www.BXTimes.com
Ferragosto Festival Celebrated In Belmont
Bronxites ate, drank and were merry while celebrating a centuries old Italian tradition in Belmont’s ‘Little Italy’ on Sunday,
September 8. Hosted by the Belmont Business Improvement District, the festival honored the Ferragosto tradition
dating back to the Roman Empire which recognizes the end of the harvest season. This year’s edition featured loads of
delicious Italian cuisine and live performances from Elio Scaccio, Nick Vero, Natalie Pinto, Ragdoll, Commedia Dell’Arte,
RockSteady and Bob Bisaccia.