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Notable News: Frattaroli Looks to Eastie, Newlyweds at the Park, St. Mark Society & More!

Stay in the loop with the notable news post, a compilation of articles from alternate news sources that pertain to various issues, stories and reviews in the North End / Waterfront, for your one stop shop of news.  

Courtesy of Scene Boston
Courtesy of Scene Boston

Old World Charm

A photo collection from different spots in the North End certainly does show off the “old world charm” that the neighborhood possesses. “Modern classics come together with understated charm,” at Scene Boston.

Breakfast with the St. Mark Society

The Italian history of the North End of Boston brings us to the St. Mark Society, also known as, Società Cattolica Italiana di San Marco. The purpose of the society was to “purchase a building to establish a church” to serve Catholic migrants, in this case the Italian immigrants in the North End of Boston. Read the full story at, Bostoniano.

Ducali Pizzeria Owner is Looking to Open a New Rooftop Restaurant in East Boston

Philip Frattaroli, owner of Ducali Pizzeria & Bar, the local North End pizza restaurant is setting his sights on a new restaurant in Jeffries Point, East Boston. In addition to the restaurant, Frattaroli plans to add a 4th floor to the three-story building, hosting a yoga studio, residential floor and rooftop garden. Read more at BostInno.

Marker notes Boston’s first black-owned home site

Governor Deval Patrick was on hand to celebrate the fact that Zipporah Potter Atkins purchased a home in Boston’s North End neighborhood in 1670. Even though little is known about her life, she was certainly the first African-American to purchase a home in the City of Boston. Read more at SFGate.

New plants on the Rose Kennedy Greenway
New plants on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

New Plantings in the North End Parks

Evergreens and roses have been planted in the North End Park along the Pergola between Hanover and North Streets, the plan is for more planting bed improvements. The plants aim to provide a screen against the traffic on the adjoining streets and attract more interest. Read more at Life on the Greenway.

She said, “I think I’ll go to Boston…”

A trip to the North End neighborhood had this traveler planning a stop at an Italian restaurant, the famous Mike’s Pastry, and a stop over at Quincy Market. Read the places she visited and her overall experience on the trip at, Put the Boss in Boston.

The North End: site of America’s first revolution

Enough history to satisfy any history buff comes in this post noting that the American Revolution was sparked by some events taking place not only in Massachusetts, but some right here in the North End. From Stamp Act riots to the hanging of two lanterns, read more at Bostoniano.

Photo by Amara Photo
Photo by Amara Photo

Christopher Columbus Park and North End Boston Engagement Session – NGAN + QUAN

A collection of pre wedding photos was taken in the Christopher Columbus Park and along the Boston waterfront. The photos certainly capture the theme of the neighborhood, but the local flavor comes through an unexpected occurrence during the shoot, read the story at Amara Photo.

Italianissimo! Gala Event Draws Supporters for Future Italian Cultural Center

Another stop in Italian heritage brings us to the third Italianissimo! gala, an event that brought hundreds to show their support for establishing a new Italian cultural center.  Mayor Walsh was on hand with Italian Consul General Giuseppe Pastorelli, read more at Bostoniano.

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