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Weekly Top Reads: Hanover St. Fire, Trellis Lighting Photos, LaMattina Farewell, Juicery Move, Author Talk & Eliot School Thanksgiving!

This week’s top posts on featured holiday events, neighborhood talks, business moves and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

Major Fire Kills Two Residents on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End

A three-alarm fire claimed two lives at 282 Hanover Street, early Wednesday morning in Boston’s North End. Boston Fire Department said they responded about 1:00 a.m. to flames coming out the windows at the five story building, near the Parmenter St. intersection. Read more about this tragic event here.

Blue lights on the Columbus Park trellis with Custom House tower

Holiday Trellis Lighting Draws Thousands to Columbus Park on Boston’s Waterfront [Photos]

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park joined with the Boston Parks and Recreation Department to host thousands of spectators at the 15th annual lighting of the park’s signature trellis on Monday, November 20. See photos from the event here.


Farewell Celebration for District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina [Video & Photos]

Outgoing District 1 City Councilor Salvatore LaMattina received a roaring farewell from hundreds of supporters at an East Boston celebration held on November 16th at the Orient Heights Yacht Club. LaMattina gave an impassioned speech thanking dozens, highlighting public officials, and welcoming his successor, councilor-elect Lydia Edwards. See photos and watch the video here.

The Juicery Receives Support for Move to Salem Street

With the imminent redevelopment of the Cross St. Plaza in Boston’s North End, The Juicery intends to move to 56 – 58 Salem Street. The location was formerly occupied by Yankee Doodle Candy shop and DiPaolo & Rossi Meat Market before that. Read more and watch a video from the neighborhood council meeting here.

Author Talk Video: “From Italy to Boston’s North End – The Photographs of Anthony V. Riccio 1972-1982”

Anthony V. Riccio recently presented photographs from his book From Italy to Boston’s North End – The Photographs of Anthony V. Riccio 1972-1982. The book documents the arc of the Italian American immigration experience with images of daily life taken in the rural villages of southern Italy to everyday life in Boston’s North End during the 1970’s and early 1980’s. Watch the video of Anthony’s talk here.

Editor’s Choice

Eliot School is Thankful for the Golden Goose!

On Friday November 17th the Eliot School hosted our 11th annual Thanksgiving Feast. Eliot families, faculty, students and community partners came together to share delicious family cooking and traditions. Read more and see photos here.

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