Announcements

BUILDing Forward exhibition opens at BSA Space on July 24

BUILDing Forward (July 24–October 6, 2017), an exhibition sponsored by the Autodesk BUILD Space, explores the innovation around ‘making’ in the building and infrastructure industries—both material fabrication and larger construction. The exhibition demonstrates the future of making and the radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used in the architecture, engineering, and construction fields. BUILDing Read More…

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Book Signing for Red Sox Legend Rico Petrocelli

Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host former Red Sox player Rico Petrocelli on Friday, July 14 at Quincy Market from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM for a signing of his book, Tales From the 1967 Red Sox Dugout, written with Chaz Scoggins. A sure-handed shortstop with power, Rico Petrocelli spent his entire 14-year career with the Red Sox before retiring in 1977. Read More…

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JOI SALON FUNDRAISER FOR N.E.A.D. – SAVE THE DATE: 8/10/17

The Joi Salon on Lewis Wharf is running a fundraiser for North End Against Drugs on Thursday August 10th from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  There will be free light fare, raffles etc,  Stop by and treat yourself to some very inexpensive indulgences at the Salon and support NEAD’s programs! More details to follow in the next few weeks. SAVE Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Garden Walk and Library Lecture by Kerry Ann Mendez

 Garden Walk and Library Lecture sponsored by  FOCCP & FONEL  Saturday, July 22, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. FREE  Change happens. Job demands, kids, hectic schedules, aging bodies, and changing interests have led to gardens that are not in balance with our lifestyle. Time for some ‘editing’. This inspiring lecture by Kerry Ann Mendez, Read More…

Announcements Government

Unions Endorse Lydia Edwards for Boston City Council

32BJ SEIU, BTU, SEIU Local 888 Endorse Lydia Edwards for Boston City Council Unions to mobilize hundreds of East Boston voters in support of Edwards On Thursday at 10:30 a.m., 32BJ SEIU, representing 18,000 property service workers in Massachusetts joined with Boston Teachers Union, representing 10,000 education professionals, and SEIU Local 888, representing over 8,000 public service and higher education Read More…

Announcements

FONEL Fundraiser – “Gloucester Garden Tour 2017”

Gloucester Garden Tour  Seaside Village of Magnolia Saturday, July 8th   9:00am – 4:00pm $55.00  Join the Friends of the North End Branch Library (FONEL) for an escape out of the city to see the Generous Gardener’s 2017 Gloucester Garden Tour in the quiet seaside village of Magnolia. At the dawn of the twentieth century, Magnolia Read More…

Announcements

Stop Sign Politically Defaced in North End

CITY PROPERTY POLITICALLY DEFACED Image found on a decorated/defaced STOP sign located on the corner of Commercial and Clark Streets. Clever in that the red colors of sticker and sign match quite well, suggesting a directive from the City of Boston. Free speech? Yes. Stupid in stated concept: YES.   Ed: The sticker has been Read More…

Announcements Food & Drink

NESTEA at Boston Harborfest on July 1 and 2

NESTEA Celebrates the Joy of Living Simply during Boston Harborfest NESTEA brings their Tiny House to Boston to showcase simpler recipes, authentic tea flavor and new line of premium, real brewed teas  NESTEA® recently unveiled a custom Tiny House in New York City to showcase the joy of living simply and the brand’s “less is Read More…

Announcements Government Sports

District 1 Candidate Stephen Passacantilli Sponsors NEAA Baseball

The North End’s own Stephen Passacantilli, candidate for District 1 City Councilor, donated $350 to pay for a case of baseballs for the Dodgers baseball program. At Saturday’s NEAA Youth Major’s Allstar game, Stephen stopped by to present a check to NEAA Baseball & Sports Coordinator John Romano and Dodgers Commissioner Ralph Martignetti. “We appreciate Read More…

Announcements Schools

North End and West End Youth Earn Boston College High School Honors

Christian Cattaneo 2018 of the North End achieved High Honors for the Fourth Quarter at Boston College High School. Carter Begley 2020 of the West End achieved High Honors for the Fourth Quarter at Boston College High School. Michael Bennett 2019 and Henry Vaule 2019 achieved Honors. For High Honors a Freshman must have at least a 3.6 quality point average and all grades ‘”C+” or higher. For Honors a Read More…

Announcements

Right Here, Right Now: Mindfulness for Adults

Bring yourself back to the here and now with this introduction to mindfulness, which includes mild yoga, sitting meditation, and mindful listening. Instructor Hua Yang, PhD, RYT-200, is a cognitive neuroscientist with a long-term interest in the connection among the brain, body, mind and lifestyle. She believes in the power of mindfulness to heal, empower and realize human potential. Read More…

Announcements People

Obituary: Mildred M. Selvitella, Former North End Resident

Jul 11, 1940 – Jun 19, 2017 (Age 76) SELVITELLA, Mildred “Millie” (Maffei) Died on Monday, June 19, 2017, at age 76 in Cambridge. She had been having health problems for several years but usually recovered. She was the daughter of the late Ermelinda and Alfred Maffei of Boston, and loving wife of the late Read More…