Valentine’s ‘AMORE’ Opera Dinner & Concert at Lucia Ristorante February 11

VALENTINE'S "AMORE" OPERA DINNER & CONCERT by North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Date/Time: Sunday, February 11, 5 pm to 7 pm Location/Venue: Lucia Ristorante,...

Handel and Haydn Society Complete Bach Brandenburg Concertos

Could there be a more perfect collection than the six concertos known as the Brandenburgs? The Handel and Haydn Society continues its 2017-18 Season...

Boston Lyric Opera Spring Season Brings Brecht and Bernstein

Boston Lyric Opera just released new details about its Spring 2018 Season. The upcoming season will include a new production of theater-staple The Threepenny Opera​ helmed...

Pirandello Society Italian Film: “Il Sole Dentro” (“The Sun Inside”)

Anna Rocca, Associate Professor of French & Italian at Salem State University, will introduce the 2012 film "Il Sole Dentro” (“The Sun Inside”) at...

99th Anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood in Boston’s North End

January 15th is the anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood of 1919 in Boston's North End. The United States Industrial Alcohol Company constructed a...

A Shtetl in the City, Part 2, “Shabbas Goy”

A while ago I wrote a column about the Jewish North End and this is a follow up to that article. Today’s picture was taken...

Historical Neighborhood Photo: Revolutionary Days

This week's historical photo was submitted by Life on the Corner columnist Nicholas Dello Russo! The illustration from the New York Public Library shows how pivotal Boston,...

Boston Community Collaborative January Session Details for School-Aged Children

Boston Community Collaborative has released their January 2018 session details for classes offered in the North End for school-aged children. See details below. Drama on...

The Spirit of the North End Feasts [Video]

Watch the spirit of the North End feasts captured in this seven minute documentary, complete with music and parades. https://vimeo.com/244484359 The video also includes a brief...
video

Video: St. Leonard’s Rededication Mass and Blessing of the Altar

The complete rededication Mass and blessing of the new altar at Saint Leonard Church in Boston's North End was captured on the video shown...

Life on the Corner: La Passeggiata (The Walk)

One of the most charming Italian customs is the postprandial evening stroll called the passeggiata. In Northern Italian cities it takes place on Sunday evenings but in...

Christmas Mass & Service Schedules for North End Churches 2017

Below are schedules for the 2017 holiday masses at the North End churches. Old North Church Sunday, December 24th, Christmas Eve 9am: Fourth Sunday of Advent Holy...