Monthly Archives: July 2017

Haymarket Hotel at Parcel 9 to Break Ground in Spring 2018

After extended delays, the Haymarket hotel proposal at Parcel 9 is now expected to break ground in the Spring of 2018. An update from land owner, MassDOT, was...

Passacantilli Family at the Pine Street Inn

On Monday, July 31st, the Passacantilli family gathered for the 22nd consecutive year to serve dinner to 250 men. The annual event is in honor...

All Welcome to National Night Out and Neighborhood Block Party, Tuesday...

National Night Out in the North End is one of the largest of the neighborhood gatherings with fun and festivities for all on the...

Carrying the Statue of Saint Joseph in Boston’s North End [Photo...

Societa San Giuseppe di Riesi held their annual procession to honor the popular Saint Joseph on Sunday afternoon. Carrying the St. Joseph statue through the...

Monday’s Briefing: Pallotta’s Plan, Family Boat Cruise, Umberto’s Opens!

Things to know for Monday Events for Monday, July 31st 11:00am Re-opening of Galleria Umberto at 289 Hanover Street. After being closed in July, the wait is over for the...

Super Yacht Watch: All 315 Feet of “Vava II” Docks in...

At 318 feet (97 meters), the yacht Vava II made quite an impression when it arrived in Boston Harbor this weekend, shown above docked at Boston...

“Changing Course” Art Project in Christopher Columbus Park

The next time you walk under the trellis in Christopher Columbus Park, look up. A sculpture called “Changing Course” is being installed on the underside...

North End Family Fun Festival July 31-August 6, 2017; Family Pride...

North End Against Drugs along with the Nazzaro Center and Eversource have announced the schedule for the annual North End Family Fun Festival. The week...

The Weekender: Galleria Umberto, USS Constitution Floats, North End Family Tale,...

This week's top posts include an inside look at Galleria Umberto, a North End office for one city council candidate, famous athletes visiting the...

Garden Walk and Library Talk

The crescent garden is gorgeous, as is the rose garden. Your work and what you organize in the park is such a blessing to...

Weekend(!) Guide: Drive-Thru, Limoncello 2, Downtown Glow, Skinny House Tour

North End Drive-thru: https://www.instagram.com/p/BXDurd9gLG0/?taken-at=254372545 Notable news found elsewhere: More Italian Food to the North End Now open around the corner from its older sibling, the second location of Limoncello,...

Jigsaw Picture Puzzle: Tall Ship Amerigo Vespucci Italian Colors at Night

When the Italian navy ship Amerigo Vespucci visited Boston, she was lit up with the colors of the Italian flag at night. Here she is in all...