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Giuseppe Falco, Full Interview

Collection: This recording is part of the 30th Ave - A Year in the Life of a Street Records at the Archives at Queens Library: Giuseppe Falco
Date: Time Period: 1980;2011; 2011-12-04; Interview recorded: December 4 2010 Material: Digital audio recording made using Olympus Linear PCM Recorder LS-10 digital recorder and Adobe Soundbooth CS5. Dimension: Total running time: 0:09:48
Creator: Giuseppe Falco interviewed by Annabel Short Identifier: aql:18760 falco_giuseppe_full

Description: Giuseppe Falco is an Italian-American who is a co-owner of Vesta Trattoria restaurant on 30th Ave, with Leo Sacco. Has lived in Astoria from 1990 and went to high school in Astoria too, previously. He says he and his childhood friend Leo decided to open a restaurant in Astoria because they have such strong ties there. They chose the area by 21st Street because it was affordable yet they felt would also be approachable for the new young people moving to the area who are “looking around the outskirts.”

Collection : aql:20455; aql:18657

Creator : Giuseppe Falco interviewed by Annabel Short

Date : Time Period: 1980;2011; 2011-12-04; Interview recorded: December 4 2010

Summary/Description : Giuseppe Falco is an Italian-American who is a co-owner of Vesta Trattoria restaurant on 30th Ave, with Leo Sacco. Has lived in Astoria from 1990 and went to high school in Astoria too, previously. He says he and his childhood friend Leo decided to open a restaurant in Astoria because they have such strong ties there. They chose the area by 21st Street because it was affordable yet they felt would also be approachable for the new young people moving to the area who are “looking around the outskirts.”

Subject : Italian American families

Rights : Contact the Archives at Queens Library (718-990-0770) for research and reproduction requests.

Coverage : Locations discussed: Astoria, Queens, NY Astoria (New York, N.Y.) Queens (New York, N.Y.)

Type : Oral history

Format : Digital audio recording made using Olympus Linear PCM Recorder LS-10 digital recorder and Adobe Soundbooth CS5.; Total running time: 0:09:48

Identifier : aql:18760 falco_giuseppe_full

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Contact the Archives at Queens Library (718-990-0770) for research and reproduction requests.


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