Quote of the Day: A Tradition in Little Italy, Hanging by a String – The New York Times

Tony De Nonno, 70, an aficionado of a specific style of Sicilian puppet theater, carrying a marionette of a knight into the Shrine Church of Most Precious Blood on Wednesday. Credit Sam Hodgson for The New York Times

“We got the feast, a Mass and a puppet show — it’s just like it was 70 years ago.”

~BILL RUSSO, director of activities for the Shrine Church of Most Precious Blood in Little Italy, on the Marionettes of Mulberry Street, a tradition during the Feast of San Gennaro.

Source: Quotation of the Day: A Tradition in Little Italy, Hanging by a String – The New York Times

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