Business Event Notices

North End Historical Society “Open House” & Member Programs

NEHS Open House The North End Historical Society (NEHS) will be holding an open house on Saturday, October 23, from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. next to the fountain on the Prado/Paul Revere Mall.  Board Members will be on hand to answer questions and discuss ideas for sharing and preserving North End history.  Memberships can also be Read More…

Community Event Notices

Trick-or-Treating & Pizza Party on the Prado

Halloween will be here before we know it! For the third year, NEMPAC will host it’s “Pizza Party on the Prado.” This was a huge success last year, and the kids had a ball! Halloween is a Sunday this year. Here are some initial details: NEIGHBORHOOD TRICK-OR-TREATING Every retailer/restaurant in the North End/Waterfront will receive Read More…

Arts & Culture People

“Dom’s, An Odyssey” Recalls the 1950’s North End – Interview with Dom

I had the opportunity to interview Dom Capossela, who recently published “Dom’s, An Odyssey” asking the question, “Why did it take 6,000,000 Italians 100 years to assimilate into the American Mainstream?” The book illustrates the arduous, often tortuous road that the immigrants from Italy’s southern region, the Mezzogiorno, traveled to find a functional identity in Read More…

Community Government People

NEWRA Elects New Officers for 2010-2011 Term

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) elected a new slate of officers at its Annual Meeting on October 14, 2010. For the 2010 – 2011 term, the new officers are: President:  Stephanie Hogue, Henchman Street Vice President: Victor Brogna, Commercial Street Treasurer: Sanjoy Mahajan, Jackson Avenue Secretary: Nicole Rafter, Prince Street Sergeant of Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Food & Drink Real Estate

NEWRA Supports Lucia’s Live Entertainment and Salem St. Renovation

On Thursday, October 14, 2010, the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted to support a residential conversion in the former location of Sheldon’s Discount Store on Salem Street as well as a live entertainment license for Lucia Ristorante on Hanover Street. 133 Salem Street – Zoning Conversion In a vote of 30-2, NEWRA Read More…

Business Community

Pachyderm Party! Elephants Feed on Hanover Street

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s ‘biggest’ performers had lunch in the North End today. Nine elephants took a stroll from Causeway Street to Hanover Street to dine on some special treats – Pachyderm Pizza’s loaded with all the traditional fare from Mike’s Pastry and F&B Produce. This means elephant sized pizza pies boasting 40 Read More…

Community Food & Drink Real Estate

NEWNC Supports Lucia’s Live Entertainment, Paulie’s Restaurant and Salem St. Residential Conversion

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) supported the three applications presented at Tuesday’s October 12, 2010 meeting. All council members were in attendance except Anne Devlin Tagliaferro and Luciana Burdi. Lucia Ristorante, 417 Hanover St., Live Entertainment Application Donato Frattaroli, long-time owner of Lucia Ristorante, appeared with attorney Bill Ferrullo to seek an Read More…

Food & Drink

Eliot School Benefit Scheduled at Vinoteca di Monica for November 16th

An Evening for Education Please join the community in supporting The Eliot School’s continued success to be the BEST public school in Boston. On Tuesday, November 16th at 6:30 pm, the Mendoza Family of Monica’s Restaurant is hosting a special four course wine pairing dinner at Vinoteca di Monica to benefit the school. The cost of this delicious meal Read More…

Community Schools

Public School Information Session Scheduled for October 27th

Public School Information Session Wednesday, October 27 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Community Center – Senior Room 30 N. Bennett St., North End The evening will start with a presentation on the general process for selecting and applying to BPS.  Then, there will be presentations from each of the following schools: The Read More…