Op-Ed: An Open Letter to Mayor Walsh to Support the Nazzaro Center Landmark Petition

By Ellen Hume, Marie Simboli and Kirsten Hoffman – Save the Nazzaro Coalition Dear Mayor Walsh:

Mayor’s Column: State of the City

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh: Earlier this month, I gave my State of the City address at Symphony Hall....

Life on the Corner: The Incident at the Sulmona Club

Italians love joining clubs and the North End of seventy five years ago had an abundance of social organizations where men could...

Downtown Journal: In the Clutter Gutter

Downtown JournalAn occasional column about city life The New Year is now three...

Life on the Corner: A North End Christmas Story

The phone call came at the worst possible time, but isn’t that always the case? Christmas was in four days and Angela was pregnant...

Mayor’s Column: Setting the Record Straight About the Nazzaro Community Center

By Martin J. Walsh For over a century, the Nazzaro Community Center has represented the heart and soul of the North End. Generations have gathered...

Downtown Journal: Trash Talk

Downtown Journal An occasional column about city life Lydia Edwards is a brave woman. The freshman city councilor represents District One, which includes the North End,...

Op-ed: Save the Nazzaro Center

By Ellen Hume We are asking North Enders to sign our petition at www.savethenazzaro.org to stop the possible sale and demolition of the Nazzaro Community...

North End Ice Rink Stirs Memories of Stephen Steriti

Every time I drive by the Stephen Steriti Ice Rink in Boston’s North End, my mind wanders back to the spring of 1965 and...

Life on the Corner: A Shave and a Shine

When the Southern Italian immigrants first arrived in Boston at the end of the nineteenth century, one of the few professions open to them was...

Massachusetts Health Centers Oppose Question One [Letter to the Editor]

As the leader of a community health center already challenged by a statewide nursing shortage, we are joining the Massachusetts League of Community Health...

Downtown Journal: Living History

Downtown Journal An occasional column about city life We live in strange times when political leaders – the president, the Congress – seem to have forgotten...
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