This is one of the awards recipients of the Walter K Hoerning Fund established to help inner city boys in having a more rounded education by providing enrichment programs such as music lessons, visual arts. dance etc. This boy was very serious with his presentation
The Italians brought to America the tradition of the street feasts. They are usually staged to celebrate some patron saint or the Madonna. I love these two vendors working the Our Lady of Mount Carmel feast in Brooklyn a few years ago.