Monthly Archives: August 2010

Nominate a Kid for the Barnum Award


The circus comes to town on October 13th!
Remember, they walk through the streets and have a feeding on Hanover St.!

Nominate Local Children Who Give Back To The Community For The Barnum Award, Presented by The Greatest Show On Earth®

Three Nominees Will Be Awarded CASH Grants Up to $1000 on October 13, Opening Night at TD Garden

BOSTON, MA (August 30, 2010) - The Greatest Show On Earth® is coming to Boston’s TD Garden from October 13-17, 2010 with the all-new production, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents ZING ZANG ZOOM®. To celebrate the show and the two-year celebration of the 200th anniversary of P.T. Barnums birth, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is pleased to announce the launch of The Barnum Award. 

Honoring the spirit of the founder of The Greatest Show On Earth® and his inspirational contributions to society, The Barnum Award seeks to identify and celebrate children who give back to their own communities in creative, fun, and innovative ways. Nominations can be submitted online at

NEMPAC Performs at the West End Children’s Festival

On Saturday, August 21st, The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) participated in the Annual West End Children’s Festival on Thoreau Path...

NEMPAC Performs at Fisherman’s Feast

On Saturday, August 14th and Sunday August 15th, The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) participated in the Annual Fisherman’s Feast on...

Interactive Dance on the Greenway

InterAct Boston and the Chu Ling Dance Academy presented an interactive dance experience to the Rose Kennedy Greenway in the Wharf District Parks on...

91st St. Anthony’s Feast 2010 [Photos]

Congratulations to the Feast Committee of San Antonio Di Padova Da Montefalcione, Inc. for a terrific three days at the 91st Saint Anthony’s Feast...

Groundbreaking Set For Armenian Heritage Park

Armenian Heritage Foundation invites you to the Ground Breaking Ceremony for Armenian Heritage Park Thursday, September 9, 2010, 2:00 pm Parcel 13 on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy...

City Council Calendar – Mobile Restaurants

There is no City Council meeting this week, but there is a hearing on mobile food trucks on Tuesday. Read Penny Cherubino’s interview with...

Fireworks Light Up Boston Harbor

Fireworks lit up Boston Harbor and the North End/Waterfront tonight, set off from a barge in the harbor by Long Wharf. The show was...

Weekly North End / Waterfront Police Blotter

Selected incidents from this week’s neighborhood police blotter: Larceny in a Building 08/20/10          2:30am Salem St. resident reports she had friends over the apartment in the evening, and...

Bruins Center David Krejci Buys Battery Wharf Condo

News release via Banker & Tradesman: Boston Bruins center David Krejci has purchased a $1.69 million condominium on Boston’s waterfront. Krejci purchased the 1,635-square-foot condo at...

Freeway Loves La Summa Restaurant

Freeway says it has been one heck of a summer.  You couldn’t ask for more. The weather has been beautiful, warm and sunny.  I...

Obituary: Maria DiBenedetto of the North End

DIBENEDETTO Maria, 76, of Boston’s North End, on August 25, 2010.Loving wife of the late Frank DiBenedetto. Cherished mother ofthe late Rocco DiBenedetto; Frank...