30 Year Anniversary: North End Restaurateur Frank DePasquale Presented with City Council Resolution by Sal LaMattina

In honor of his 30 year anniversary running successful businesses in Boston's North End, restaurateur Frank DePasquale was presented with a Boston City Council resolution on Monday night by Councilor Sal LaMattina. As an entrepreneur, DePasquale started his first restaurant, Il Panino, on Parmenter Street. In one of his last citation presentations as councilor, LaMattina said it was important for him...

THE HISTORY OF SAINT LEONARD CHURCH: PART 3, A Neighborhood Church with a Global Impact

In 1904, Saint Leonard’s parish welcomed Father Valerian Pianigiani. It was under Father Pianigiani’s tenure as Pastor that various Church groups still in formation today came to be, the most prevalent of these groups being the Third Order of Saint Francis and the Knights of Columbus. The Third Order is a group of lay men and women who wish...

ABCD Holiday Party for Seniors

Holiday Party for Seniors December 22nd 1 Michelangelo Street Boston, MA 02113 12:30PM-3:00PM Call 617-523-8125 to reserve your free spot.    

North End Dog Park – Opening Celebration on December 16th

With much excitement and gratitude, we are proud to announce the opening of the new official North End Dog Park. RUFF will be hosting a opening celebration on December 16th at 10 a.m.! The park will be fully operational for the winter months. We hope you all have been following along with our progress on Facebook, Each day has brought new...

Residents’ Association December Mtg Agenda: Fire Safety, Lydia Edwards’ Listening Tour, & Waterfront Development

This month’s North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting will be on Thursday, December 14, 2017. The meeting will be at 7:00pm at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. This month’s agenda can be found below.

Friends of NE Library Meeting on Wednesday December 13th has been cancelled

Due to performance of Handel’s Messiah (Hallelujah Chorus) by NEMPAC at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church on this Wednesday, the scheduled meeting of the Friends of the North End Library on Wednesday December 13th has been cancelled.

North End Library Mah Jongg Mavens

On a recent trip back to Boston for the Thanksgiving holiday, I paid a visit to the North End Library on Parmenter Street to play mah jongg. I had read about the weekly Thursday game on a North End Waterfront post. As anyone who plays mah jongg knows, it is a very addictive game. It requires skill, knowledge, patience, and...

Celebrate Hand Washing Awareness in December

    December is a great time to spread awareness about the importance of hand washing. Hand washing is the most important step you can take to avoid getting sick and stopping the spread of germs. There are 5 steps to hand washing: 1. Wet under running water. 2. Lather with soap. 3. Scrub for 20 seconds. 4. Rinse under running water. 5. Dry hands with towel...

Monday’s Brief: Public Meetings, Driverless Cars, Winter Wonderland

Things to know for Monday Your daily round up for Monday, December 11: 6:30PM Old North Garden Public Meeting at 193 Salem Street. The Old North Church Foundation will be hosting the last public hearing regarding the upcoming redesign of the Washington Garden and Courtyard. North End residents and the public are invited to attend and make their voices and opinions...

North End Christmas Fund Luncheon Honors Francine Gannon, Laurie D’Elia and Carla Agrippino-Gomes [Photo Gallery]

In its largest luncheon event over the past 40+ years, the North End Christmas Fund Committee raised over $13,000 to send 300+ holiday checks to the needy and elderly in the community. The fund provides a bit of help to those who may be having a tough year financially, health-wise, lost a loved one or maybe just a lonely senior...

Public Safety Meeting: Assault Updates, Robbery, Phone Scam, 5 Arrests in Last 30 Days

Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents, summarized below, at the December 2017 North End Public Safety Meeting. *Part I Crime is down 1% year-to-date in District A-1.*  Robberies (1) -11/14/17 @ 2:15am @ Prince St.: Victim was walking home on Prince St. when she was approached from behind by two men.  The suspects knocked...

Final Public Hearing to be Held Regarding the Redesign of the Washington Garden and Courtyard

On Monday, December 11 at 6:30 p.m., the Old North Church Foundation will be hosting a public hearing inside the church (at 193 Salem Street) regarding the upcoming redesign of the Washington Garden and Courtyard. This will be the last public hearing to take place regarding the upcoming changes to the Washington Garden and Courtyard. North End residents...