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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

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

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 in the West End.  NEMPAC provided an Instrument Petting Zoo and a number of performances. Of the Instrument Petting Zoo, NEMPAC’s Executive Director Rebecca Griffin said:   “Children get so excited when Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Photos & Videos

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 North Street.  Under the direction of Emily Trask, twelve children, ages 4-10 performed a short play on the history of the Feast. The play was written by NEMPAC board member Lauren Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

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 Saturday, August 28th. InterAct Boston brings performing artists from across the city to engage the public, creating an interactive environment where spectators get to jump into the act! The Greenway is Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Photos & Videos

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 on Endicott, Thacher & N. Margin Streets. Also included are photos from the Thursday night BBQ where there was a film showing of “50 Years of the St. Anthony’s Feast” on Read More…

Community Real Estate

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 Greenway, Boston, Massachusetts (Near Mercantile Wharf and Quincy Market) Among the distinguished guests in attendance: His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians The Honorable Deval L. Patrick, Read More…

Police & Fire

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 in the morning her roommate noticed the 32” flat screen TV was missing. Assault & Battery 08/21/10          3:20am Female victim reports while sitting on the front steps of Read More…

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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 3 Battery Wharf on Aug. 13. The condo features two bedrooms, 2 ½ bathrooms and a private balcony, according to listing information. The seller is listed as RBW LLC, Read More…


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 and Gerry DiBenedetto; AnnaDuarte and her husband Jose; and Gilda Nocera. Belovedgrandmother of Simone, Mara, Sofia, and Diego. Loving sister ofEmilia, Giuseppe, and the late Antonio and Rocco, all of Italy.Also Read More…