The battle between Little Italy purists and Nolita businesses over next September's San Gennaro festival has become one of the more heated neighborhood beefs raging today. In fact, it has grown to the point of attracting local news crews! Check out WPIX's report from the front lines. Will the 11-day street fair be cut off at Kenmare Street, sparing Nolita boutiques from empanada fumes? That's not answered. Mostly this story is about crazy hair and guys with thick accents.
· San Gennaro Fashion Fight [WPIX via Vanishing New York]