Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

As Day Turns Into Night – Grand Procession of St. Anthony [Photos – Part 2]

This photo gallery depicts the late afternoon and early evening hours, about two-thirds into the 10-hour Sunday Grand Procession of Saint Anthony through the streets of the North End. As you can see, the statue is getting filled with dozens of money ribbons. The society members stopped for a few group shots in the dark Read More…

Health & Environment

Trash Reported and Citations Issued

[wooslider slider_type=”attachments” limit=”3″] Fulton Street resident, Janet Gilardi, sends in these photos and tells of her experience this weekend with trash outside her door and how the city responded early on a Sunday when she called the Mayor’s hotline (617-635-4500): I called The Mayor’s Hot Line, reporting 3 or 4 incidents on my street with Read More…


Monday News & Views: Santa Lucia (St. Lucy) Follows Saint Anthony Feast

[forecast] What’s Going On Monday, August 27, 2012: At 5:00 pm, the procession of Santa Lucia (St. Lucy) begins on Endicott Street, accompanied by Italian street bands, flower girls and color guard. At 11:00 pm, a candlelight procession will close the feast. View the schedule. Children can visit the North End Branch Library at 11:00 Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Grand Procession of St. Anthony Through Boston’s North End Brings Out The Faithful [Photos – Part 1]

The 10-hour Sunday Grand Procession brought the statue of Saint Anthony to devotees in every corner of the North End, accompanied by eight bands throughout the marathon day. Bringing many to tears, the religious walk through the streets of the North End brought out families, friends and visitors to make devotions to Saint Anthony Di Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Boston “ahts” Festival Set for September 8 & 9, 2012 at Christopher Columbus Park

The Boston “ahts” Festival is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 8 & 9, 2012 from 12-6pm at Christopher Columbus Park. This is the 10th anniversary of the annual arts festival. Also on Friday, September 7th, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings will perform in concert at CCP, starting at 6pm.


Sunday News & Views: St. Anthony’s Feast “A Bizzeffe”! Plus Cliff Diving, A Marriage Proposal and Old Ironsides Underway

[forecast] What’s Going On Sunday, August 26, 2012: The Grand Sunday Procession for Saint Anthony’s Feast starts at noon today on Endicott Street. But don’t worry if you’re late, because it goes on for 10 hours! Just listen for the marching bands to find the statue and pin your dollar on a ribbon. There is Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

So, How Many People Were at St. Anthony’s Feast? Check the Photos!

One of the organizers told us that 250,000 people were expected over the weekend at the Saint Anthony Feast, the “Feast of All Feasts.” So, we went up to the roof (thanks Phyllis!) to count. No, not really, but we did get these neat aerial photos on Saturday night. [wooslider slideshow_speed=”4.0″ animation_duration=”0.5″ smoothheight=”true” slider_type=”attachments” limit=”6″] Read More…

Government Photos & Videos

U.S. Senate Candidate, Elizabeth Warren, Campaigns at St. Anthony’s Feast in Boston’s North End

Elizabeth Warren, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, walked through the Saint Anthony’s Feast on Saturday afternoon meeting North Enders and visitors at the annual Italian festival. Hosted by Ward 3 Democratic Committee Chairman and Feast Co-Chair, Jason Aluia, Warren met with Celebrity Chef, Mary Ann Esposito, who gave a cooking exhibition at the feast. Also on Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter – Two Drug Arrests and Burroughs Wharf Break-In

Reported incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log covering the North End / Waterfront are shown below, courtesy of BPD District A-1. Drugs – Possession with intent to distribute – Class E 08/20/12 1:30pm Male suspect arrested for possession of Cl. E drugs (prescription narcotics) with intent to distribute at a Stillman St. park. Read More…