Mike’s Pastry has confirmed that owner Michael Mercogliano has passed away. Hundreds are expressing their sympathies on Mike’s Facebook page. We will post any further information and an obituary, when available.
Neighborhood Photo of the Day:
On Tuesday night, the Greenway Conservancy hosted the annual “Northern Lights” kickoff in the North End Parks with the lighting of the Great Elm Tree. The Great Elm is the largest tree on the Greenway. The countdown was led by Conservancy Executive Director, Nancy Brennan, City Councilor Sal LaMattina and North Ender, Nancy Caruso. The Friends of the North End Parks were also on hand for the event. The entire group is shown in the photo below.
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What’s Going On in the North End / Waterfront
It’s 12/12/12 … the last repetitive date we will see in our lifetime … To celebrate, a pop-up hot cocoa bar will appear at Rowes Wharf Sea Grill (Boston Harbor Hotel, Atlantic Ave.). There will be 12 specialty cocoas for $2.12 or $12.12 with spirits.
The North End Library is showing the comedy film, “Clerks,” on Wednesday at 6pm.
On Thursday, the North End Christmas Luncheon is being held at Filippo’s at noon.
Also on Thursday, there is a concert by the Boston String Academy at St. Stephen’s (5:30pm), the NEMPAC Adult Students & Instructors Recital at the Old North Church (7pm) and the NEWRA December monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Center (7pm)
View the details on upcoming events and meetings in the Events Calendar.
What’s new on the blog
Neighborhood Council meeting videos:
- Neighborhood Council Conditionally Supports Alcohol License Transfer at 115A Salem Street From Sapori di Napoli to Rigoletto [Video]
- Neighborhood Council Supports Alcohol License Transfer to Il Panino Express, 264 Hanover Street [Video]
What people are talking about
The closing of the North End Waterfront Health Adult Day Care Program at Villa Michelango.
Just For Fun
Take the poll: Where will you do your holiday shopping?
Video of the Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting on the Prado. Watch it here.
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