Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Scenes from FIGMENT Boston 2016

FIGMENT Boston returned to the Rose Kennedy Greenway this weekend. The participatory arts festival brings collaborative and artwork and activities to the park through do-it-yourself stations set up along the Greenway pathways. This year is the 7th year for FIGMENT in Boston, the first satellite city after its founding in New York on Governors Island. Read More…


North End Student Wins Boston College High Award

William J. Kemeza, President of Boston College High School, is pleased to announce that Christian Cattaneo, Class of 2018 from Boston’s North End, received a Stephen J. Collins Modern Language award for Chinese at the end of the year assembly to honor BC High undergraduates. Boston College High School is a Jesuit, Catholic, college-preparatory school for young Read More…

Event Notices

Cancelled – North End Family Pride Day

 SUNDAY’S NORTH END PRIDE DAY HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON (Ferry Cruise on Monday and National Night Out on Tuesday will go on as planned.) Attached is the schedule of events for North End Against Drugs’ Four Day Family Fun Festival. This year the Festival runs from Saturday Read More…

Photos & Videos Sports

26th Annual LaFesta Baseball Tournament [Photo Gallery]

Celebrating 26 continuous years, the annual LaFesta Baseball Exchange Tournament was held on Saturday and Sunday, July 30-31, at Puopolo Field in Boston’s North End. Opening ceremonies featured the Boston Police Color Guard. The baseball exchange program is held each summer between the North End and sister city North Adams. Photos by Matt Conti.

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Smiling at Haymarket

This smiling Haymarket vendor was captured on Saturday morning by Bob Somerville. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Email your best photos to Please include a sentence (or more) telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.


The Weekender: Fisherman’s Tradition, North End Priest at Orphanage, Nursing Home Letter

Take a minute to cool off and get out of the sun while catching up on the most popular posts this week on North End Priest Director of Orphanage in Guatemala Former North End resident Fr. Michael Della Penna OFM is the Director of the Valley of the Angels Orphanage, a home and haven for Read More…


Obituary: Raffaela “Lina” Fabbo of Boston’s North End

Raffaela “Lina” (Porcile) Fabbo, age 72, of Boston’s North End, passed away July 29, 2016. She was the beloved wife of Giacomo Fabbo of Boston; Daughter of the late Vincenzo and Giuseppina Porcile; Loving mother of Maurizio Fabbo and his wife Diane of Peabody and Rosina Fabbo of Boston; Cherished grandmother of Isabella and Alessandra Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Weekend Edition 3 Things & Photo: Family Pride Day, Feast Season, LaFesta Baseball Tournament!

Happy Friday! 3 Things you should Know: Point of Inquiry: Monday marks August 1st, so enjoy the last of July 2016 as summer continues to roll through! 1. Looking ahead to the weekend on the Community Calendar: Friday, July 29 6:30am Free Boot Camp at Christopher Columbus Park.  Free fitness programming! 10:00am Caravan Puppets at the West End Library. Caravan Read More…


Dozens Wandered to RUFF’s Ice Cream Social in DeFilippo (Gassy) Dog Park

Responsible Urbanites for Fido (RUFF) shared some photos from their event that brought about 30 dogs through the park to sample some refreshing treats. Crate Escape in Charlestown was their ice cream sponsor, catering to dogs and new RUFF members, who had a blast running around and enjoying some cooling refreshments!   Follow RUFF North End, the neighborhood dog owners group, on Facebook!