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Notable News: Sacco & Vanzetti, North Ender on Cultural Council, OneIn3 at Ducali, Charter Street Skunk & More!

With so many articles being written about the neighborhood, it can be tough to keep up with every news story. No need to worry, we find news that pertains to the North End / Waterfront from all different types of sources. The Notable News post always has you covered with a quick and easy way to keep up with local news from all publications! 

BRUCE ALLEN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Boston Mayor Thomas Menino (left) and Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci (right) at the sculpture’s 1997 unveiling.
Boston Mayor Thomas Menino (left) and Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci (right) at the sculpture’s 1997 unveiling. Photo by Bruce Allen, AFP Getty Images, at The Boston Globe

Menino, the Mayor who Welcomed Sacco and Vanzetti

The late Mayor Tom Menino was known for his hard work, his genuine leadership qualities, and compassion for all of Boston’s citizens. Menino was the city’s first Italian-American mayor and many may not know of his work to bring a sculpture of Sacco and Vanzetti, a decision that was barely covered in the media.  The Boston Globe

Mayor Martin J. Walsh Appoints Three New Members to the Boston Cultural Council

Every City Council District is now represented after Mayor Walsh appointed three new members to Boston’s Cultural Council. Among the recent appointees was Ann Moritz of the North End, who is the principal of Moritz Advisory Group where she has consulted to organizations with an emphasis on cultural and educational priorities. Read about the council appoints, City of Boston website.

ONEin3: North End Neighborhood Night

Ducali Pizzeria in the North End was the site of the ONEin3’s monthly Neighborhood Night, to benefit bostonCANshare, the city’s annual effort to raise food and money to alleviate hunger in Boston. More than 40 young adults enjoyed complimentary pizza and snacks, read more at, Boston Redevelopment Authority.

Citizen complaint of the day: Skunk of unusual size in epic battle with North End garbage bag

A large skunk was tampering with a white kitchen bag full of trash on Charter Street in the North End, spreading a litter of garbage. The skunk was squeezing through a locked gate as it was attempting to rip open the trash bag, between 44-46 Charter Street. The story is at, UniversalHub.

LANE TURNER/GLOBE STAFF Torta choriqueso at Tenoch.
Torta choriqueso at Tenoch. Photo by Lane Turner, The Boston Globe

Boston-area dishes to be thankful for

Thanksgiving week is a staple for kicking off the holiday season and giving thanks for things that are precious to us. Thanksgiving is also a holiday that is centered around food and this profile goes through several Boston area dishes that food lovers should be thankful for. Read which dishes from the North End made the cut at, The Boston Globe.

Area restaurants saving oyster shells to help grow new oysters in Boston Harbor

Saving shucked Oyster shells is growing in popularity amongst local restaurants. The shells are being used to start new oyster beds in the Harbor, providing calcium that young oysters need to grow.The Massachusetts Oyster Project is also utilizing the oyster beds as a natural filter to help keep the harbor clean. Read more at, UniversalHub.

Bova’s Bakery in Boston’s North End – Wonderful Italian Desserts – One of Boston’s Best Bakeries

This video profiles Bova’s bakery in the North End, one of the many well-known bakeries in the neighborhood. Being open 24/7, whether it is the classic italian treats, pastries, or breads, Bova’s can be enjoyed at all hours of the day or night. Watch the video at, Italy Luxury.

What $3,000 a Month Rents You in Boston Right Now

The rise in Boston real estate is not a new development, but at what rate does it continue to rise? View what $3,000 a month in rent will buy you in certain neighborhoods of the city. In the majority of neighborhoods,$3,000 a month will get you quite a bit if the neighborhood is, “not called the South End, the North End, Back Bay or Beacon Hill.” View post at Boston Curbed.

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