“Manners & Manicotti” Memorial Day Event in Little Italy

Posted on: May 25th, 2012 at 11:22 am by

Little Italy is celebrating Memorial Day tomorrow by welcoming home Aunt Chippy, the personality known for her appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live. “Manners & Manicotti” is the kick-off for the annual Little Italy Summer Streets festival, a neighborhood tradition since 1995, which recently fought to incorporate an additional block of Mulberry Street into the pedestrian mall.

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Here’s more information on the event, per the press materials:

WHO: Little Italy, Aunt Chippy from The Jimmy Kimmel Show & Manners Expert and Author Thomas P Farley

WHEN: Saturday, May 26th 12PM- 2:30PM

WHERE: Little Italy Downtown – Mulberry Street & Canal for Ribbon Cutting 12PM and Manners & Manicotti Quiz Show 2PM on Hester Street & Mulberry Street

WHAT: Annual kick off event for Little Italy Summer Streets weekends that will feature ribbon cutting ceremony at 12PM and followed by a new funny game show called Manners & Manicotti at 2PM with host Aunt Chippy & Thomas P Farley who will test your manners skills with funny multiple choice questions and how to eat pasta correctly and pronounce hard to say Italian dishes. Contestants will be able to enter to win prizes like dinner for 2 at area restaurants and Italian food/wine gift baskets.

Every Summer Little Italy closes off Mulberry Street to auto traffic and the restaurants extend their sidewalk cafes out and there are roaming live musical acts and balloon twisters for the kids. From Friday night through Sunday night for 16 summer weekends.

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