Spring Offerings from NEMPAC’s Private Music Instruction Program

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The North End Music and Performaing Arts Center (NEMPAC) invites you to participate in our Private Music Instruction program.  This Spring, we will continue to offer guitar, voice, piano, saxophone, trumpet, percussion and violin lessons as well as improvisation and small adult ensemble classes. Children and adults, beginner or more advances musicians are all encouraged to explore our program. We...

Shaq Makes Surprise Visit to North End Nursing and Therapy Center

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Responding to fan mail from an elderly resident, Shaquille O’Neal, surprised patients and staff for their Celtics Viewing Party on Monday night at the Spaulding North End Nursing and Therapy Center. TheBostonChannel.com has a photo slideshow.

NEMPAC’s Production of “On Golden Pond” at Improv Asylum

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NEMPAC has announced the ACT I Players’ upcoming performances of Ernest Thompson’s On Golden Pond, directed by Lauren B. Nelson and starring the North End’s own Laurie D’Elia and Bill Lane. Four shows will be held on Sunday, 3/27, at 2pm and 7pm, Monday, 3/28, at 7pm, and Tuesday, 3/29, at 7pm, at the Improv Asylum...

North End Residents Help Research Italian Estate Willed to City

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North Enders are helping research the Italian estate left by Luciano Visocchi and willed to the City of Boston, recently reported by the Boston Globe.  The article cites an estimated property value of $700,000 which also comes with the responsiblity to take care of the dogs and cats living there, a proposition not favored by Mayor Menino. The inheritance may...

2011 Old North Church Mardi Gras Gala Fundraiser

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News from The Old North Church, Boston, MA 617-523-6676, www.OldNorth.org      2011 OLD NORTH CHURCH MARDI GRAS GALA FUNDRAISER by  RONALD T. DOUCETTE  Christ Church in the City of Boston, known as, The Old North Church, successfully held a Mardi Gras Gala March 5th, 2011.  More than 170 parishioners, friends, and North End residents enjoyed a special night of dinner and...

Bikes@Night Tour for ONEin3 North End

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What are you planning? Bikes@Night Tour for ONEin3 North End with Urban AdvenTours When? April 6 at 6PMWhere? Urban AdvenTours 103 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110More Info? Enjoy Boston’s beautiful waterfront as the sun sets. Look out at the harbor from Black Falcon Pier, take in the modern architecture of the Institute of Contemporary Art, and return to the North End just as...

ROC Teen Saturday at TD Garden

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Teens were awarded a VIP Luxury Box at the Boston Garden this week as a result of the Roc Teen Saturday contribution in November feeding and entertaining the homeless at TD Gardens with Governor Deval Patrick & ex Bruins Cam Neely & Ken Hodge. Dennis Taylor (right photo) got his chance to sing Boston Garden as he entertained hundreds. ROC...

“Walking Up Hanover Past Mother Anna’s” by Michael Dean

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North End artist Michael Dean has just completed his latest neighborhood streetscape, entitled “Walking up Hanover Past Mother Anna’s - North End.” View more of the portfolio on Flickr and contact the artist at michaeldeanart@gmail.com.  

Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, Votes to Support The Living Room’s 2:00am Closing Extension & DJ

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The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council voted to support two proposals from The Living Room, a restaurant, bar and lounge at 101-107 Atlantic Avenue in the Mercantile Building, on the corner of Richmond and Commercial Streets. In a vote of 5-3, the Neighborhood Council supported The Living Room’s request for an extension of its closing hour on its all-alcohol...

Spazzare! Brooms of the North End – New Initiative by the Clean Streets Committee

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“Spazzare” means “to sweep” in Italian. In the North End, it is also the name of a new concept to clean up trash on the streets. “Spazzare!, Brooms of the North End” is being proposed by David Grant, the new Chair of the Clean Streets Committee, part of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The offbeat plan of...