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Exhuming ‘Be My Baby’ and a Strange 1965 Visit to Parisi Bakery on Mott Street [VIDEO]

Posted July 20, 2018 at 5:09 am

Thump-thumpthump-thwack. The night we met I knew I needed you so… It’s one of the most iconic song openers in pop history, and it’s inextricably linked to Little Italy. Both in song and film. Director and native son, Martin Scorsese, famously synchronized “Be My Baby” by the Ronettes to the opening credits of Mean Streets. […]

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Parisi Pot Bust is Apparently Not a First for 4th-Generation Owner Frank Parisi [Updated]

Last modified August 18, 2016 at 3:25 pm

The high times are over for Frank Parisi, owner of the legendary Parisi Bakery in Little Italy. He was busted last month for involvement in a $15 million national pot distribution ring. And, as it turns out, pushing product (i.e. dispensary) on the doorstep of 290 Elizabeth Street. (We first started hearing rumors of drug […]

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