Flea Market & Bake Sale to Benefit St. Francis House Homeless Shelter

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The North End Friends of St. Francis House will once again be running our annual flea market and bake sale for the St. Francis House Homeless Shelter.  Flea market to support Saint Francis House shelter, May 2018. After a one year hiatus, the event is back this year and now...

Fisherman’s Club Easter Celebraton Mar. 29

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The Madonna Del Soccorso Society will host their Easter celebration on Sunday, March 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fisherman's Club, 11 Lewis Street, in the North End. There will be arts & crafts, photo ops with the Easter bunny, doughnuts, and more! Contact Justin Amoroso or Julia Maggiacomo to...

Community Paint Night at North End Rehab Feb. 20

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In an effort to bring the North End together, the Marquis Rehab (70 Fulton Street) is hosting a free community paint night! Refreshments will be served. Everyone of all ages is welcome.

Wednesday’s Brief: Trillium Among Best Brewers, Celebrating What Unites Us, Become a Magician or Circus Performer, Youth Bingo, Book Club, Lecture Series

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Today is Wednesday, February 19 and Dine Out Boston - aka Restaurant Week Boston - is a great way for diners to experiences some of the best the city has to offer, while being a bit more budget conscious. Read more about some of the amazing deals for the upcoming week in March on Boston.com.

Residents’ Association Feb. Meeting Reports: Harbor Garage, Greenway, ZBA Hearing for Rectory Conversion

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The North End/Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) began their February meeting with a series of important updates and committee reports. Watch the full presentation below or skip to points of interest using the timeline. https://youtu.be/rIUQ2_XNjQk President Cheryl Delgreco opened the meeting with a reminder that the Harbor Garage redevelopment project...

What’s the 311? Prince St. Pothole, Salem St. Crosswalk Needs Painting, Street Light Out on North St.

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Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Pothole at 94 Prince St North End This 311 user writes, "Damaged pot hole/street lighting box that causes loud noise when...

Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) Reform Public Hearing Feb. 25

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The Boston City Council will hold a public hearing on legislation filed by District 1 Councilor Lydia Edwards (North End, Charlestown, and East Boston) regarding the Zoning Board of Appeal (ZBA) on Tuesday, February 25 at 4 p.m. in the Ianella Chamber, 5th floor of Boston City Hall. Councilor...

Copp’s Hill Moment: Remembering Grandma

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Natalie McGee, mother of North End resident Mary McGee, recently passed away at the age of 94 in Long Branch, New Jersey. Her son-in-law affectionately recalls Natalie’s adventures as a sometime visitor to her daughter’s fourth-floor walk-up in a former tenement atop Copp’s Hill. Natalie McGee, Jersey City, N.J., 1943. The girl from Jersey...

Heartfelt Love at Christopher Columbus Park [Photos]

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Love was in the air at the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Valentine event at the festively-decorated park trellis on Monday, February 17th. The Friends greeted visitors and invited them to write their love messages on small pink hearts and to share the love by attaching them to a...

Explore Peddocks Island at Winter Wander on Saturday, Feb. 22

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On Saturday, February 22, Boston area residents and visitors will have the rare opportunity to explore Peddocks Island during the winter season. Boston Harbor Now, in conjunction with the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park and Boston Harbor Cruises, will host the Winter Wander, an unforgettable winter day...

Recruiting Participants for Study on Italian-American College Graduates

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Please consider helping a fellow, local Italian-American with her doctoral research related to the experience of Italian-American college students in the United States. All responses will remain strictly confidential. Your participation in this study will add to a growing body of research related to our unique experience. Contact Susan Antonelli at antonelli.s@husky.neu.edu.

Lecture Series—Reflections on Boston’s West End: The Origins & Lessons of Urban Renewal

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The West End Museum presents “Reflections on Boston’s West End: The Origins & Lessons of Urban Renewal,” a lecture series that provides a comprehensive examination of the forces that led to the urban renewal programs in mid-20th century America. Structured as a series of seven lectures with discussion, each session has a distinct...