Commentary: A Lesson in Common Sense

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When I was a young girl growing up in the neighborhood, the Gassy (DeFillipo Park) as we called it, was a wonderful place to...

A Small Thanksgiving Story

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Yesterday I used the car for the first time since last Saturday nite, when our triplet grandchildren...

Downtown Journal: Trader Mojo’s

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Downtown JournalAn occasional column about city life Earlier this month, my husband Ben...

Life on the Corner: Dinner at Felicia’s

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Everyone has a favorite North End restaurant and there have always been many to choose from. These days I see throngs of...

Life on the Corner: Cadillac Sam

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Back in the 1960s limousines were a rarity in Boston. They were luxurious, elegant, and expensive, you had to be either very...

Letter to the Community: NEW Health Shares Advice About Accidental Needle Pricks

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By Norma Reppucci Accidental needlesticks is a serious issue in the North End and the city of Boston, especially when it happens to a child....

Downtown Journal: Striking Workers at Battery Wharf Hotel

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Downtown JournalAn occasional column about city life Each morning, I am oddly comforted...

Life on the Corner: Only Suckers Buy TV Sets

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The Boston of my youth was a city of well-defined tribes. The Irish in Dorchester, Southie and Charlestown, the Blacks in Roxbury,...

North End’s Lasting Impression

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Like many others in Boston, I made this year’s September 1st move. My new apartment is an oversized studio overlooking the Commonwealth...

Life on the Corner: The Miracle of San Gennaro

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It appears we have a new feast to celebrate in the North End. On September 13th, 14th, and 15th, the second annual...

Saint Anthony’s Feast: More Than Just a Centennial

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I met up with a friend last Sunday afternoon. We spent some time at a local waterfront...

Letter to the Editor: Carless Residents Have No Reliable Transportation Option

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Open Letter to the North End Elected Officials, I love living in Boston. I have lived in the North...