A Shtetl in the City, Part 4 – Solomon Levi

This is the fourth installation of Nicholas Dello Russo’s “A Shtetl in the City”, following part one, part two, and part three.

Downtown Journal: Fireworked Over

I was telling a friend, a Broadway aficionado, about the topic I planned for this column. He immediately thought of a song,...

Life on the Corner: The Roma Pharmacy

There’s been a lot of discussion about the building at the corner of Prince and Salem Streets which...

Life on the Corner: Trio’s Ravioli Shop

October 1st in 1979 was a momentous day for the city of Boston and for the North End. The city was still...

Downtown Journal: Vanishing News

One of the biggest local news stories of the year nearly got buried under a pile of rubble. That story is the...

Op-Ed: Please Come on April 25: City Reveals Plans for Nazzaro Center

By Ellen Hume, Marie Simboli and Kirsten Hoffman - Save the Nazzaro Coalition WHAT: The future of the Nazzaro...

Op-Ed: Dock Square Garage Proposal: Out of Sight, Out of Their Minds

Judging from several recent articles and columns that have flushed online trolls from their subterranean dwellings, there has been much interest and...

Mayor’s Column: Celebrating One Boston Day

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh: Every year on the third Monday in April, tens of thousands of athletes gather...

Op-Ed: A Request to Reconsider Artificial Turf at Puopolo Park

North End resident John Modzelewski recently submitted a letter to Parks Commissioner Christopher Cook urging a reconsideration of the decision to use...

Op-Ed: Just Say No to the Dock Square Project

By Erik Lund The Dock Square project, as proposed, is much too massive in...

Appealing for the Continued Pealing of a Historic Bell

By Meghan Maloney Many who travel down Hanover Street in Boston’s historic North End, whether they be a tourist...

Downtown Journal: Good Guys Finish First

Downtown JournalAn occasional column about city life The biggest news of the week...