Fitness Together and Saint John School are offering a BOKS rollout in December with a full program to start in January. First to Third Grade Age Students Cost is FREE Led by Fitness Together North End BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success) is a before school physical activity program for elementary school children developed by moms […]
A fun day of holiday celebrating, Toys for Tots and ice skating made up the 6th annual Santa Skate & Toy Drive, sponsored by the North End Columbus Day Celebration Committee. The largest neighborhood skating event of the season was held at the Steriti Skating Rink in the North End on Saturday, December 7, 2013. […]
The North End Athletic Association held its 2013 Awards Night for NEAA T-Ball and Minor League Baseball program at the Nazzaro Center. The T-Ball program consisted of over 40 four and five year old boys and girls. The Minor League program had approximately 48 children in the age range of 6 to 8 years old. […]
Here’s how most of us did Saturday. We watched on television the rolling rally as it headed toward our neck of the woods. Then, about 10 minutes or so before it was near us we left our houses, apartments and condominiums and streamed with dozens of neighbors toward Boylston or Tremont or Cambridge streets or […]
The new basketball court in Polcari Playground outside the Nazzaro Center has become the repeated site of pumpkin smashes this week and one pumpkin stuck in the net. Margie Sarzana shares the news and this photo, saying, “Sad mess to wake up to. Brother Chuck came and helped me clean it up.”
It was a winning night in Boston with the hometown celebration of the 2013 World Series Champions, the Boston Red Sox. Here are some quick messages and photos from around the neighborhood immediately after the win on Wednesday night. [View the story "Celebrating Red Sox World Series Win in Boston's North End" on Storify]
Sporting a Boston Red Sox jersey and a red team beard, the North End’s Paul Revere is ready for the 2013 World Series.
The new basketball court at Polcari Playground is just about done with a new surface and transparent boards. Missing are nets, however. Maybe that’s because of what happened to the ones on the old court as captured below by Lauren Nelson.
These are the rosters of all the kids and coaches for the 2013 NEAA Soccer Program. This is the 4th year of the North End Athletic Association sponsored program and we have over 120 children from the ages of 4 to 12 playing. There are 3 age groups: 4 &5 year olds, 6 to 8 […]
The first Stephen’s Run 5K Road Race took place on Sunday, October 13th and was welcomed with over 100 runners and dozens of volunteers. The road race was held in honor of Stephen Perez and to benefit the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans and the Rosanne Sdoia Recovery Fund (See Stephen’s Story Below). The […]
A group of North End residents is organizing the first 5K Stephen’s Run on Sunday, October 13, 2013 in honor of Stephen Perez and to benefit the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans and the Rosanne Sdoia Recovery Fund. The 5k run will start and end at the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) on Hanover Street […]
The NEAA-Nazzaro Center Small Fry Basketball League, one of the most popular programs run out of the center, is about to begin again for its 41st season! The various levels of the league provide winter long basketball instructional and (mildly) competitive basketball for Boys and Girls Ages 4-14. The games/instruction are held on Thursday/Friday Evenings […]
We’ve had quite a few weeks in which we’ve endured Syrian atrocities, a gunman at the Washington Navy Yard, terrorists at a Nairobi shopping mall, and a city election in Boston. It’s time to think about something frivolous. I suggest Tom Brady. I’m not talking about his throwing arm or his age. Let’s focus on […]
Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the annual “Taste of the North End” Bocce Tournament featured high level bocce play and an Italian-style barbeque on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at Langone Park. The annual bocce event is organized by Donato Frattaroli of Lucia Ristorante and Chris Zizza of C&R Flooring. This year, due to the rain-soaked […]
Now in its fourth year, the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) kicked off its annual Youth Soccer program with record enrollment by neighborhood boys and girls ages 4 through 8. Being election season, the gathering of North End parents also attracted some political candidates as shown in the photos below. (There is still room in […]
North End Youth Hockey is in the process of accepting registration for this years Introduction Program. This is a wonderful program for kids who are interested in learning the fundamentals of ice hockey in a fun atmosphere. Last year was a huge success and I hope to make this year’s program bigger and better. My hope […]
Nicole Freedman, Boston Bikes Director, gave an update on the addition of shared bike markings scheduled for Salem Street in Boston’s North End. The update was hosted by the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) on September 12, 2013. See CityofBoston.gov/bikes for more information on Boston Bikes.
The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) supported two applications at its Monday night meeting on September 9, 2013. A scheduled parking discussion with the Boston Transportation Commissioner was cancelled at the last minute due to a scheduling conflict. BTD Commissioner Thomas Tinlin is expected to appear at the October 15th NEWNC meeting. (09:40 […]
Taste of the North End Hosts the 10th Annual Bocce Tournament Guests are invited to Gather Together to Enjoy Some Bocce-Playing along with a Traditional Italian-Style Barbeque What: The Taste of the North End, one of Boston’s most popular festivals founded by Lucia Ristorante’s Donato Frattaroli, will host the 10th Annual Bocce Tournament on Sunday, […]
Coaches, players and families of the North End Athletic Association’s 2013 Major Baseball Division and playoffs Championship team, the Tigers had a victory party at the Nazzaro Community Center, last week. Everyone enjoyed being together as a team once again and discussing the terrific season of baseball at Langone Field. The team was presented special […]
The North End Athletic Association had two family Baseball Game trips this summer, one in June and one in August. The second was this past Wednesday against the Baltimore Orioles. 30 NEAA Family Members attended and enjoyed a great 4 to 3 come from behind victory for the 1st Place Red Sox. The NEAA offered […]