Nazzaro Center Band with John Paul Giorgio, Brianna Woods, Christopher Romano, Elena D’Elia, Marylin Fitzgerald and Peter Shea – along with Instructor Jeremy Sarzana play Christmas Carols at the Annual St. Lucy’s Feast Society Christmas Party at the Nazzaro Center.
Continuing a tradition in its 43rd year, the North End Christmas Parade brought the holiday spirit to the neighborhood with a fun-filled Sunday afternoon of events for children of all ages. First, Santa Claus arrived by helicopter at the North End Park, Puopolo Field. After greeting swarms of kids, the annual Christmas Parade kicked off […]
North End resident, Shannon Muldoon Morse, shares this action video of Santa Claus arriving by helicopter at the Puopolo Field in Boston’s North End.
Christmas came to the Gateway of the North End at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets with a tree celebration featuring Santa, carolers and refreshments. The North End Beautification Committee sponsored the event for the third year. Hot chocolate and cookies were donated by Caffe Paradiso. The tree and decorations were funded by the […]
The residents and friends of Ausonia Apartments decorated for the holiday. We have some talented people on the committee headed by Karen Lyons and our president Bob Pirelli. Here are some pictures of the Ausonia residents doing there best. The tall fellow in the gym shorts is the autistic son of one our residents. He […]
Award-winning photographer Tadd Myers is five years into a cross-country journey to capture images of the American craftsman. His new book, “Portraits of the American Craftsman,” compiles photographs from 29 craft-focused companies and one school – North Bennet Street School — from 16 states. Large format images from the book will be exhibited in the […]
St. John School held their Annual Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 5th in front of a packed Sacred Heart Church audience. The K3 through Grade 8 students performed the annual holiday event with traditional Christmas songs as well as a few performance numbers. Much to the delight of the audience, the repertoire performed this year […]
Our church services for the month of December are based on Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’. (BTW – The entire original movie version from 1935 can be found here on YouTube.) Christmas is often a time in which we reflect on our past year, i.e. The Ghosts of Christmas Past. And, if we’re honest, most […]
Bakery Boss filmed at Pellino’s Ristorante in Boston’s North End on Tuesday afternoon. The television episode is expected to appear in February / March of 2014 on TLC. The reason they were at Pellino’s Ristorante at 2 Prince Street is that many years ago this was the home of Prince Street Bakery. Prince St. Bakery […]
NEMPAC Music Theatre Troupe presents a Musical Adaptation of “A Christmas Carol”. Performances are scheduled for Friday, December 13th at 5:30pm and Sunday, December 15th, 4:00pm at the Boston Harbor Community Church Stage. Come see our Scrooge be visited by three spirits from the past, present, and future! With an original script written by Alia […]
The North End Historical Society received a unique gift in the form of a neighborhood restaurant collage by Ed Sokoloff. The contemporary artist has been photographing eateries of all types in Massachusetts for over 10 years. The North End montage was one of five initial creations by Sokoloff, intended to preserve the storefront signs and […]
This is the second of four parts of The Haymarket Project, telling the stories of the diverse array of vendors in Boston’s Haymarket. This section interviews vendors in the Boston Market Terminal and features archival images from the early twentieth century. Vendors interviewed in Part Two include Otto Gallotto, Joseph Omessimo and Frank Pennacchio. The […]
Once ashore, they only drove in Plymouth Voyagers. Image by Thomas Schiavoni.
Last week, Taste of the North End donated more than $20,000 to North End Against Drugs, NEMPAC, North End Athletic Association, the Nazzarro Center, Saint John School, Eliot School, ABCD, and Boston Youth Wrestling. The remainder of the proceeds went to North End Waterfront Health, which sponsors the event along with its founder and president, […]
Thanksgiving came a couple of days early at St. John School. On Tuesday, November 26th, the First and Second graders at St. John School celebrated Thanksgiving enjoying a delicious traditional feast after having learned about the holiday and its traditions. Faculty and parents helped serve a Thanksgiving lunch of turkey, potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, corn bread, […]
The annual trellis lighting at Christopher Columbus Park marked the start of the season during this Thanksgiving week. Mayor Tom Menino and Mayor-Elect Marty Walsh helped flip the switch on Monday night turning on the thousands of blue lights to create Boston’s iconic holiday scene. The trellis lights are sponsored by the Friends of Christopher […]
The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) recently held its Thanksgiving luncheon. Over 75 members of the community, nearly all of them seniors from the neighborhoods, came to the center at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End to enjoy salad, antipasto, turkey, lasagna, potato, vegetables, and pumpkin pie. The NE/WE NSC’s […]
It has only been a few years that Faneuil Hall Marketplace has been bringing in a huge Christmas tree as part of its Blink! lighting display. The new tradition appears to be paying off with its largest crowd ever on Saturday night for the city’s official tree lighting. The event was televised with a ceremony […]
Boston University Brass Chamber Music Concert December 10th, 2013, 8pm Sacred Heart Church 10 North Sq Boston, MA Free and open to the public! Come hear the Boston University Brass Department perform an eclectic program that will include classical and pops music!
This Thanksgiving, St. John School is supporting the efforts of the Pine Street Inn through a Thanksgiving food drive. Ms. Margaret Betts and Mr. Ben Dewart are organizing on behalf of the school to help stock the Pine Street Inn’s pantry. The drive will last through November 27. The Pine Street Inn is in need […]
In front of a neighborhood audience, author and retired FBI agent James Ring described the “inspired” fiction of his novel, Necessary Assets, at a Saturday afternoon book reading hosted by the Friends group at the North End Branch Library. A longtime North End resident, Ring incorporated many neighborhood features into the book despite the broader […]