Nicholas Dello Russo is a lifelong North Ender and columnist. Often using vintage photographs, Nick tells the stories of growing up in the North End along with its culture and traditions. It was a time when the apartments were so small that residents were always on the streets enjoying "Life on the Corner."
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Life on the Corner: Storefront Society

The North End of my childhood was a neighborhood of tenement buildings and storefronts. Almost every street had at least one storefront and some streets like Salem, Hanover and Endicott were lined with shops selling all the goods and services necessary for tenement life. One of the reasons people loved living in the North End Read More…