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…

Kids & Families Schools

Nazzaro Center Basketball Banquet – A Buzzer Beater! [Photos]

Over 200 people attended the Nazzaro Community Center’s annual basketball banquet held at Filippo’s Ristorante on March 18. Over 100 trophies were presented to teams and individual players in many categories. Raffle tickets for a basketball, and tickets for the Celtics and Red Sox were presented free to participants through a random drawing. Nazzaro Center Director Read More…

Real Estate

Zoning Board Approves Three North End Proposals

Three proposals relating to development in the North End were approved (Nov. 28) by the City of Boston Board of Appeals Board of Directors. Plans by Anthony Virgilio to renovate the existing basement and add stairs at 431-439 Hanover Street received ISD approval. A request by Anthony Longo to change the legal occupancy at 25-29 Read More…


North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Kicks Off Soccer Program

Puopolo Park was filled with many players for this year’s North End Athletic Association (NEAA) second soccer program. Over 150 coaches, parents, players and volunteers were at the park for the 2017 opening day activities. It appears the soccer program gets bigger and better each year. Photos by Phil Orlandella.

Police & Fire

City Employee Helps Woman to Safety in North End Fire

A 19-year veteran of the city’s Transportation Department, Jay Richards was “Johnny on the Spot” while on duty in the North End, when a fire broke out August 3rd on the 6th floor of a Burroughs Wharf condo. The assistant parking enforcement supervisor ran down Battery Street, where he was knocking on doors, telling people Read More…

Arts & Culture

North End Resident to Play Concert at Hard Rock Cafe

Joe Nicholson, a proud resident of the North End for the last five years, will be playing a show at the Hard Rock Café in Faneuil Hall on Saturday, June 10th at 8:00 p.m. Nicholson has been playing guitar and singing at community gatherings and on the streets of the North End since he arrived. Due to his multicultural upbringing in Read More…

Featured Food & Drink

Proposal Could Add More North End Liquor Licenses

A proposal to grant the City of Boston additional liquor licenses, North End included, has been announced by Mayor Martin J. Walsh and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley. It appears, the proposal is part of an ongoing effort to attract new businesses and restaurants, encourage expansion of current establishments and support Boston’s growing economy. Reportedly, the Read More…

Food & Drink

North End, Waterfront and Beacon Hill Eateries Participating in Dine Out Boston

A total of nineteen eateries from the North End / Waterfront and Beacon Hill are participating in this year’s Dine Out Boston sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) in partnership with American Express. This is the 16th year of Dine Out Boston and many Boston restaurants are providing diners an opportunity Read More…

Arts & Culture Schools

St. John School Holiday Recital Held

St. John School recital was held at St. Stephen’s Church under the direction of North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) teaching staff, Alexander Dietrich and Rebecca Whittington. NEMPAC partners with the school to offer K-4 through second grade for early music and movement education classes and grades 3-8 with choral programming. NEMPAC’s choral Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Celebrating at the North End Library Open House [Photos]

The Friends of the North End Branch Library held their annual Holiday Open House this weekend to celebrate another successful year. The highlight was entertainment by Al Natale’s Jazz Band and hot food donated by Frank DePasquale’s Trattoria Il Panino. Dozens of members and neighbors came out for the social event that also included an Read More…