New Mural For City of Poughkeepsie’s Little Italy to Be Unveiled August 10Aug 8th, 2012 | By HV Insider | Category: Community Calendar
Unveiling of a New Mural in the Little Italy District of the City of Poughkeepsie August 10
Members of the community are invited to join the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce for a special ribbon cutting celebrating the unveiling of a new mural in the Little Italy district of the City of Poughkeepsie. The event is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Friday, August 10. Refreshments will be served courtesy of Caffe Aurora and local businesses and there will also be live music. For more information about the ribbon cutting, and to RSVP, please visit the Chamber’s website at dcrcoc.org or call 1-845-454-1700 x1000.
The mural, created and produced by artist Franc Palaia, depicts local historic Italian sites as well as a map of the Little Italy in Poughkeepsie and the different restaurants, businesses and attractions in the area. The 18 x 23 foot mural, which came to life thanks to The Friends of Little Italy Poughkeepsie, is located on Carlo Mazarelli’s building at the corner of North Clover and Mill Street.