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Weekly Top Reads: New Community Center Site, Taste of the North End, Trio’s Ravioli Shop, Sidewalk Signs, Greenway Photo Exhibit, and Baseball Opening Day

This week’s top posts on featured local events, development, history, businesses, art, sports and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week.

Mirabella Pool Site Selected for New Community Center; Existing Nazzaro Future Uncertain

The Mirabella Pool bathhouse/spray fountain area on Commercial Street was selected as the final recommended site for a new North End community center. BCYF highlighted the benefits of locating a new center near the Mirabella Pool and the open space at Puopolo Field and facilities at Langone Park. Read more and watch the video here.

Elected Leaders Headline 26th Annual Taste of the North End

Continuing a longstanding neighborhood tradition, the 26th Annual Taste of the North End brought top elected officials and hundreds of festival-goers for a night of food and charity on last Friday at the Steriti Memorial Ice Rink. Read more and see photos here.

Life on the Corner: Trio’s Ravioli Shop

In his latest Life on the Corner column, lifelong North Ender Nick Dello Russo shares the story of the Trio family and Trio’s Ravioli Shoppe, once a staple pasta shop on Hanover Street for nearly fifty years. Read the full column and see historic Hanover Street photos here.

Boston City Council Looks Into Sidewalk Signage Ordinance

The Boston City Council is looking into revising a city ordinance regarding free-standing signage for storefronts and businesses. Currently, businesses do not need a city permit to place free-standing sandwich boards on public sidewalks as long as they follow the requirements. Read more here.

New Greenway Photo Exhibit on Display Between Hanover and North Streets

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy’s first installation in a series of artwork making up their 2019 Public Art exhibition, “The Auto Show,” is now visible between North and Hanover Streets in the North End. Read more about this photo exhibit here.

Editor’s Choice

North End Athletic Association Baseball Opening Day [Photos]

Another successful North End Athletic Association (NEAA) 2019 baseball season opening day was held last Sunday at Langone Field on Commercial Street. Four games were played and Saint Anthony’s Feast Society was honored for sponsoring the NEAA for over 50 years. Read more and see photos here.