Food & Drink

Aqua Pazza Drops Anchor in North End

Aqua Pazza, a new restaurant venture co-owned by industry veteran Mike Paquette and restaurateur Frank DePasquale, is slated to open Thursday, May 4th in Boston’s North End. The name, Aqua Pazza, comes from an Italian term, “crazy water,” which is used to describe a traditional seafood preparation. This new restaurant, located at the former Sfizi site at 135 Richmond Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Annual Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Playground Celebration on May 6th

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are hosting their Annual Playground Celebration on May 6th starting at 11 a.m.  New sand will be added to the sandbox and the playground will be cleaned. Free pizza from Benevento’s!  Kindercare will be organizing activities for the kids and a thank you to Joe’s American Bar for their Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Cycle Tracks, Tenoch de Mayo, Carmelina’s to Salem Street?

Things to know for Wednesday! Celtics Playoff Update: The Celtics won in overtime (129-119) in Game 2 of the NBA Conference Semifinals against the Washington Wizards. Boston is leading series 2-0. Game 3 is scheduled for Thursday, May 4 at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. Articles from the area: Carmelina’s Will Make a Move From Hanover Street to Read More…

Community Featured Sports

North End Baseball Season Opens!

Cover Photo, left to right:  NEAA Baseball Coordinator John Romano, Senator Joe Boncore, Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Councilor Sal LaMattina, Barbie Sablone, NEAA President Louie Cavagnaro, Jack Sablone, Kathy Carangelo, Officer Dave Saddler, Denise Sablone, Jesse Sablone, Vincent Sablone, NEAA Commissioner Ralph Martignetti, Freddy Carangelo   The North End Athletic Association opened its 2017 Baseball season Read More…

Kids & Families Sports

Boston Community Collaborative Gets Kids on Celtics Court

Boston Community Collaborative coordinated another amazing on court opportunity for kids this week. 30 lucky kids ranging in age from 8-15 got to form the “HIGH FIVE TUNNEL” for the first game of the Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizard playoff series. These kids high-fived players returning to the court from their locker rooms after half Read More…


Pope John XXIII High School Honor Roll

Jacob Gunderson-Crowley, a sophomore at Pope John XXIII High School in Everett, has made Headmaster’s list (highest honors) for the third quarter report card. Jacob is actively involved in many extracurricular activities while also serving as a student ambassador. Keep up the great work, Jacob!


Field Narrows in District 1 City Council Race as Charlestown’s Kelly Pulls Candidacy

One of four announced candidates, Jack Kelly, has pulled out of the race for District 1 City Councilor. The Charlestown resident shared his decision Tuesday on Facebook : Although I’ve spent most of my adult life in some capacity engaging in public or private service; this race was simply not in my heart. After sitting councilor Sal Read More…

Community Schools

NEAD 2017-2018 Raymond & Michelina Costa Scholarship Applications Due May 12th

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) is happy to announce our annual Michelina & Raymond Costa Scholarship / Educational Fund. Cash scholarships will be awarded to private school students and Staples gift cards to public school students who live in the North End. Last year, in partnership with the Nazzaro Center and several other generous donors, NEAD Read More…