Featured Kids & Families Photos & Videos

North End Family Pride Day [Photos]

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) hosted their annual Family Pride Day on Sunday, August 4 at Christopher Columbus Park in Boston’s North End. Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate this annual community event complete with free BBQ, face painting, balloon art, live music, and kids arts & crafts. See photos from this year’s event, courtesy Read More…

Community

North End Seniors Travel to Foxwoods

North End Seniors, based in the Nazzaro Community Center, have enjoyed three special events thanks to the generosity of the NEAA (Ted Tomasone), Representative Aaron Michlewitz, Senator Joe Boncore and Councilor Lydia Edwards. Besides an enjoyable fun day at Foxwoods, the seniors were also treated to an Easter celebration at Lucia’s Restaurant on Hanover Street Read More…

Featured Kids & Families Sports

North End Athletic Association Baseball Opening Day [Photos]

Another successful North End Athletic Association (NEAA) 2019 baseball season opening day was held on Sunday, April 28 at Langone Field on Commercial Street. All teams participated in the event, which recognized Saint Anthony’s Society for over 50 years of sponsorship and support. Four games were played on Dom Campochiaro Field – the Minor League Read More…

Featured Kids & Families Sports

North End Athletic Association Completes 2018 Soccer Program

One hundred players ranging from ages four to twelve participated in the 2018 North End Athletic Association (NEAA) fall Soccer Program at Puopolo Park. “All of the players both boys and girls had a fun filled and informational season thanks to the full sponsorship of Dhiren Thakker, owner of Black Dog Realty Estate Group. This is the Read More…

Government Real Estate

Compact Living Two-Year Pilot Program Approved by Boston Planning & Development Agency

Creating clear guidelines for new residential units that are smaller in size than typical units will be examined through a two-year pilot program that has been approved by the Boston Planning Development Agency (BPDA). The new policy aims to increase options for housing in response to growing demands, promote sustainable development, encourage innovation, create design Read More…

Community

North End Against Drugs Dinner / Talk Supports Homeless Shelter

Steven Siciliano, Chief Probation Officer at South Boston District Court who will officially start his new role as Nazzaro Community Center Director November 13th was the guest speaker at the October 15 North End Against Drugs (NEAD) Family Dinner / Talk event held at the Center. This dinner was open to all North End / Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

RUFF Dog Show Held at the Gassy [Photos]

Responsible Urbanites for Fido (RUFF) held its annual Dog Show at DeFilippo Park with many local North End residents competing in viewing the fun-filled event. The four categories of competition included unique trick, look-alike, bring home the bacon and RUFF’s very own obstacle course. Councilor Lydia Edwards and Dr. Graham (Back Bay vet) judged the Read More…

Business Food & Drink

Mangia Mangia Under New Manager Gary Forziati

Gary Forziati is shown above cooking breakfast at Mangia, Mangia, 147 Endicott Street. The popular eatery recently reopened with Forziati becoming the new owner. The North End business has a wide choice of breakfast combos, sandwiches, omelets, pancakes and breakfast sides. The afternoon menu consists of hot and cold subs, salads, pasta dishes, soups, burgers, homemade sauces, hot and cold Read More…

Featured Kids & Families Sports

NEAA All-Star Game Fills the Stands

It was a great day for baseball at Langone Field for the annual North End Athletic Association (NEAA) All Star Game between the James Gannon and Anthony Repucci All-Star teams. The stands were full and everyone enjoyed the special baseball event, the refreshments and the award ceremony following the game. Selected by the coaches and Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Public Action for Arts and Education Sponsors After School Arts Programs at the Nazzaro Center

Thanks to continued support from Public Action for Arts and Education (PAAE), the Nazzaro Center in the North End has sustained a thriving arts program for the past eleven years. Under the direction of arts teacher Josephine Lepore, the center offers children instruction in drawing (pencil, black and white, charcoal), and also oil painting and other projects. Read More…

Sports

North End Softball Starts June 4th

The men’s North End Softball League is scheduled to kick off Monday, June 4th. This is a modified pitch league that plays Monday – Thursday evenings starting in June and ending in September. The league will have 8 teams and play at Puopolo Park. Included in these 8 teams are the defending champions Corner Café, Rocco’s, Cobblestone Café, Sail Loft, Read More…

Kids & Families

North End Students Take First and Second Place in Citywide Spelling Bee

Mira Yu and Nicla Marabito, both students from the North End, finished first and second in the recent Boston Center for Youth and Families (BCYF) Citywide Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Boston Bruins Foundation. Mira, age 12, is a seventh grade student at Boston Latin School. She took first place and will go on to Read More…