Tag: Andrew Raffetto

Remembering Romana Raffetto, South Village Pasta and Sauce Maven, Neighbor

We at GVSHP were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Romana Raffetto of Raffetto’s Fresh Pasta, located at 144 West Houston Street. She was a great friend to GVSHP over the years, supporting South Village preservation efforts and providing …

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Immigrant Stories – America’s Greatest Asset

What makes New York the greatest city in the world? There are many ways to answer that question, but I think one reason rises to the top – New Yorkers themselves. The city’s teeming, diverse population is perhaps its greatest …

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Happy Birthday Romana Raffetto- Support Your Local Small Businesses!

Happy Birthday to Romana Raffetto, owner of Raffetto’s Pasta located at 144 West Houston Street. Romana was born in a small town in Italy in 1932 called Asolo, known as the “city of a hundred horizons” because of the beautiful …

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GVSHP South Village Oral History: Andrew and Romana Raffetto

Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation is excited to share our oral history collection with the public, and hope they will shed more light on what makes Greenwich Village and the East Village such unique and vibrant areas.  Each of these …

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