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Food & Drink People

Obituary: Lucia (Verrocchi) Frattaroli, Inspiration and Namesake of North End’s Lucia Ristorante

FRATTAROLI, Lucia (Verrocchi) 83, of East Boston, passed away on Thursday, January 10th, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Lucia is the inspiration and namesake of Lucia Ristorante in the North End and Winchester. Loving wife of Arturo Frattaroli. Cherished mother of Francesco and his late wife Maria Rita, Tonino and his wife Elaine, Filippo Read More…

Government Police & Fire

Boston Winter Weather Advisory for December 29-30, 2012

The City of Boston has issued this season’s first Winter Weather Advisory for this weekend: Mayor Menino is reminding residents to be mindful this weekend as the region’s first winter weather event approaches. The storm is expected to result in up to 6 inches of snow in Boston, beginning around noon on Saturday and continuing Read More…

Health & Environment People

Barbara Gilchrest Named 2012 Charter Fellow by National Academy of Inventors

The following news release is from Boston Medical Center announcing North End resident, Dr. Barbara Gilchrest, has been named a 2012 Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Barbara Gilchrest, MD, professor and Chair Emeritus of the department of dermatology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and dermatologist at Boston Medical Center (BMC), Read More…

Transportation

Parking Enforcement Officers Issuing “Know Snow” Pamphlets to Boston Drivers

The following is a news release from the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) regarding the distribution of “Know Snow” pamphlets. Some Boston drivers may have been pleasantly surprised recently when they realized that the paper placed under their vehicle’s windshield wiper by a Boston Parking Enforcement Officer was a “Know Snow” pamphlet rather than a parking ticket.  Read More…

Community

Greenway Conservancy Announces Resignation of Executive Director, Nancy Brennan

The following news release is from the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy announcing the resignation of Executive Director, Nancy Brennan. COO Jesse Brackenbury will take charge of daily operations until a replacement is named. The attached pdf shows the press release and includes a list of accomplishments. Nancy Brennan, Executive Director, accepts new West Coast position Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

Save the Date: Old North Gala and Auction on February 9, 2013

This year a portion of the proceeds will help trim the trees in the Prado so that thousands of visitors can have an unobstructed view of the magnificent architecture. The NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee added, “We are excited and grateful to hear that some of the proceeds from the event will be used Read More…

People

Obituary: Luisa (D’Ippolito) Bruno of the North End and Owner of Ida’s Restaurant

Luisa (D’Ippolito) Bruno, 91 years of age, of Boston’s North End, passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. Luisa was the owner of Ida’s Restaurant on Mechanic St. in the North End of Boston. Loving wife of the late John P. Bruno, Sr. Cherished mother of John P. Bruno, Jr. and his wife Karen of Read More…

Business

North End’s “Acquire” Featured in Boston Magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide

The following comes from Boston Magazine with news about the North End’s Acquire, 61 Salem Street, being included in its holiday gift guide list. Ten Boston neighborhoods have made it in to Boston magazine’s holiday gift guide roundup in their December issue, including the North End. Boston magazine’s expert staff presents readers with a gift guide that depicts Read More…