Enjoy this weekly roundup, capturing the top 5 posts this week on NorthEndWaterfront.com!
The weather was flawless for the “Feast of All Feasts” that brought loads of people into the North End neighborhood. The grand procession took St. Anthony through the neighborhood and Matt Conti was on hand capturing photos, view the post for complete coverage.
In response to a contentious feast poll in the neighborhood, this opinion piece speaks to the essence of what the North End summer feast season is all about. On behalf of those who “call the North End home,” the feasts are lively celebrations of Italian heritage that are more than just street festivals, read the post.
A festive opening ceremony at Christopher Columbus Park marked the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. After reciting an oath to uphold the mission and principles of the National Park Service, free ferry rides to the Boston Harbor Islands were enjoyed by hundreds. View the post.
The Monday after a busy St. Anthony;s Feast weekend can only mean one thing, St. Lucy’s Feast. Marching through the neighborhood streets with marching bands, flower girls and color guard, the St. Lucy Society held the 95th Feast in honor of Santa Lucia, St. Lucy, view the post.
Restaurants in Boston’s Little Italy are coming together to donate proceeds to the victims of the recent Italian earthquake that hit Central Italy on August 24th. The offer will last through Labor Day, read the post for the complete list of participating restaurants.