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Pizzeria Regina Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy; No Impact on North End Location

Pizzeria Regina, the longstanding North End institution, saw its parent file for bankruptcy this week, as reported in the Boston Globe. But North End Regina Pizza lovers should not fret! The company has made it clear the original Thacher Street location will remain open along with most of its other locations in Boston. […]

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Villa Francesca - Tomas Salmeron

Ristorante Villa-Francesca Presented with Good Neighbor Award

The Good Neighbor Recognition Award for this month was awarded to Ristorante Villa-Francesca at 150 Richmond Street in Boston’s North End. The award was presented by President Ford Cavallari and Recognition Committee Chair Janet Gilardi of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Tomas Salmeron has been the owner of Villa Francesca […]

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Photo Gallery: 2015 Taste of the North End Honors Angela Menino, Filippo Frattaroli & Joseph Giangreggorio

Over 40 restaurants, pastry shops and vendors brought their world famous cuisine and beverages to the 22nd Taste of the North End held on Friday, May 1, 2015. Filling the Steriti Skating Rink to capacity, this was the fundraiser’s biggest year ever. Special honors were awarded to Angela Menino (TONE Supporter), Filippo […]

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Record crowd gathers at Steriti Rink (sans ice) for 2015 Taste of the North End (Photo by Matt Conti)

“Taste of the North End” Draws Record Crowd to Support Local Charities

The largest fundraiser in the neighborhood, Taste of the North End, was a roaring success on Friday night with record attendance to support local non-profits.  This year’s Taste of the North End honorees were Angela Menino, Filippo Frattaroli and Joseph Giangreggorio. Attendees voted at the event on three categories for winners of the […]

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Bottom Line at Antico Forno

Antico Forno Hosts Fundraiser for Bottom Line with Lt. Governor Polito

Bottom Line, the non-profit helping low-income students earn a college degree, held a successful fundraiser this week at Antico Forno in Boston’s North End. Hosted by North End native and restauranteur, Carla Agrippino-Gomes, the effort was headlined by Lt. Govenor Karyn Polito. Find out more about Bottom Line at their website.

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My Cousins Place 3rd Anniversary

My Cousin’s Place Marks 3rd Anniversary

Ralph Verrocchi and Daniel D’Elia are celebrating the 3rd anniversary of My Cousin’s Place, their coffee shop at the corner of Hanover and Charter Streets. The North End duo said they pleased with how the business is going, driven largely by neighborhood regulars that keep shop busy during breakfast and lunch. They are always tweaking […]

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The Juicery Squeezes Organic Juices, Smoothies Into the North End

In a neighborhood plastered with pizza joints, bakeries, and Italian restaurants, The Juicery stands as (literally and figuratively) one of the newest additions to the North End of Boston. Focusing on fresh, organic juices, smoothies, acai bowls, and a variety of supplements, this eco-friendly and fully compostable shop is filled with healthy options. We stopped […]

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Liquor License Density

Figuring the “Bar Misery” of the North End Using New Liquor License Data

Using newly released city licensing data online, North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association President Ford Cavallari gave an update on liquor license density in the neighborhood at NEWRA’s March meeting. Using the number of alcohol licenses and licensed seats, he tabulated the statistics shown below. Notably, the North End has the highest population density […]

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