Top 5 Posts of the Week:
After finding out that her SUV has been towed, Tia Bevilacqua traveled to Roxbury to receive the car when her boyfriend Paul Bruno got down on one knee to propose right in the tow lot. View the post for more on these newly engaged “born and raised” North End kids.
A group acting to “Save the North End Nursing Home” started an online petition to gather support against Partners HealthCare’s plans to close the Spaulding Nursing Home and Rehab Center at 70 Fulton Street, Boston. View the post for more on the group and their initiative.
This past week was the first time since 1967 where the Summer Solstice occurs at the same time of a Full Moon, resulting in a low-hanging Strawberry Moon. Also known as a “honey moon” or “full rose moon,” read more on this astrological event. View the post for more details and photo coverage.
Further discussion has ensued in regards to Partners Nursing Home, pointing out that the location of the home is a historic North End, at the corner of Fulton and Richmond. View the article and video for more on why the historic building and its neighboring structures were demolished to make room for the nursing home.
Catching up with the recent “comings and goings” throughout the North End business climate, this post goes more in depth than the photos posted of Scopa and Trattoria Il Panino opening, continue reading.
Never having been to one of the famous North End feasts, this interview with life-long North End resident Nick Dello Russo shines light on the ins and outs of the feasts. Covering the history, sponsorship, and tradition that surrounds each feast, read the article for more on these celebrations that fill the summer weekends.