Weekly Top Reads: Citizens Bank Opposed, New Order Sons & Daughters of Italy, Friends of the North End Reunion, 279 North Street Deferred, Casarecce Ristorante Opening, Family Pride Day Photos

This week’s top reads on featured real estate, local groups, new businesses and family activities! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week.

Controversy Continues at Cross Street Plaza; Residents Association (NEWRA) Opposes Citizens Bank

Members of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted to oppose a petition by Charter Cross Street LLC, an affiliate of Charter Realty at 198 Hanover Street, to change the legal occupancy at the property to include a Citizens Bank with an ATM. Read more and watch the video here.

North End Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America Present at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Luigi Natale and Andrew Battaglia presented the new North End Order Sons & Daughters of Italy in America (OSIA) to council members and attendees at the Neighborhood Council September meeting. Read more and watch the video here.

Friends of the North End 46th Reunion [Photos]

Last Saturday, 152 North Enders celebrated the 46th annual reunion of the Friends of the North End at the Sons of Italy in Winchester. A wonderful and heartwarming ambiance permeated the hall as old friends convened to reminisce about a cherished boyhood and a unique neighborhood. See photos here.

279 North St. Application Deferred After Residents Association Meeting [Video]

The application for 279 North Street was deferred after a presentation and discussion at the September 13th meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The mutually agreed deferral was to give the proponents and abutters more time to work out potential changes to the proposal. Read more and watch the video here.

Neighborhood Photo: Casarecce Ristorante Opening Soon at Former Pinkberry Space on Hanover Street

The owners of Pellino’s Ristorante will soon open Casarecce Ristorante at the former Pinkberry location at 283-285 Hanover Street. Read more and find details about the renovations here.

Editor’s Choice

North End Family Pride Day and Johnny Paolo Bocce Tourney Attracts Hundreds

North End Family Pride Day brought out hundreds to Langone Park for a day of music, bocce and fun kids programs. The annual barbecue was organized by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) with many family-friendly activities. Read more and see photos here.