Food & Drink Health & Environment

Taranta Restaurant Receives MassRecycle Award

Jose Duarte’s Taranta Restaurant has received the MassRecyle award in the restaurant category. Every year MassRecycle recognizes a select group of individuals, businesses, municipalities and organizations for their leadership and innovation in promoting recycling and waste reduction by presenting them with the “Green Binnie’ Recycling Award. Winners are selected through a peer review process and Read More…

Arts & Culture

Old North Church’s Donation Box Pew Accepting Women’s Clothes

Old North Church InsideThe Old North Church is running a “Donation Box Pew” to collect for area charities.  In November, the church collected food and about $1,800 to support a Thanksgiving basket program at the St. Mary’s Food Pantry in Dorchester.  In December, the Donation Box Pew was filled with Toys for Tots. The Donation Read More…

Arts & Culture

Globe’s Cullen Talks About St. Mary’s Closing in Casa Maria

Kevin Cullen, a columnist for the Boston Globe, writes about the situation at St. Mary’s Chapel in Casa Maria Apartments on Endicott Street. This is the first Christmas since the chapel closed a few months ago. St. Mary’s has just one Mass a week, on Saturdays, and Christmas falls on a Saturday this year, and Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Photos & Videos

The Journalism Student Takes A North End Market Tour

Heidi, The Journalism Student, posts about one of Michele Topor’s North End market tours, guided by Jim Becker. She also made a narrated photoshow video that you can view below. Here’s something I didn’t know … olive oil is not only heart-healthy, but also a pain killer! Read the full post.

Health & Environment Transportation

North End Street Sweeping Cancelled for Tuesday, December 21, 2010

The Mayor’s Office and Department of Public Works have announced that North End Street Sweeping is cancelled for Tuesday, December 21, 2010 due to adverse weather conditions. Residents do not need to move their cars. This cancellation applies to the pilot program in the North End that extended street sweeping through the end of December Read More…

Community Sports

Santa Skate and Toy Drive is a Big Success at Steriti Rink

The North End Columbus Day Committee held the 3rd Annual Santa Skate and Toy Drive on Saturday, December 18, 2010 at the Steriti Skating Rink. (View the photo gallery.) The charity event is in its third year and is organized by the North End Columbus Day Committee as a way to hold a massive toy Read More…