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Weekly Top Reads: Pasta Beach Fire, Star Market Opens, Life on the Corner, North Square, Fall Soirée, and Italian Heritage Month

This week’s top posts on featured new businesses, old stories, performances, local celebrations and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week.

Fire Breaks Out at Pasta Beach, 30 Rowes Wharf

A two-alarm fire broke out Monday afternoon at Boston’s Rowes Wharf where the Boston Fire Department reports a fire started in the duct work at Pasta Beach.The first and second floors of the building were evacuated. Read more and see photos here.

Star Market Opens Hub on Causeway Store

Star Market opened their new store location at the Hub on Causeway last Friday morning, complete with a ribbon cutting ceremony and free samples throughout the store. The new supermarket features a Starbucks and convenience store layout on the first floor and 60,000 square feet of grocery space on the main floor. Read more and see photos here.

Life on the Corner: Only Suckers Buy TV Sets

In his latest column, Nicholas Dello Russo shares a story about his family, merging cultures, and the surprising intricacies of buying appliances in the Old North End. Read the full article here.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Renovated North Square

Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined North End community members, A+J Art+Design, and the North End project team for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the reconstructed North Square earlier this week. Read more and see photos here.

Fall Soirée Showcases Community Support for North End Music & Performing Arts Center

North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) recently held its 4th annual fall Soirée on the Prado. The celebration took place on the newly renovated doorsteps of the non-profit’s music studio at the Paul Revere Mall in Boston’s North End. Read more and see photos here.

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Italian Heritage Month Celebrates 20th Anniversary in October 2019

The annual kickoff to Italian Heritage Month will be held on Tuesday, October 1 from 6 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the House Chamber, 3rd Floor of the State House in Boston. Coro Dante will be performing the American and Italian national anthems and other musical selections. Read more about this and all the events happening in October here.