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Caffé Ducali Opens in Boston’s North End

Caffé Ducali, an an Italian-inspired espresso bar, has opened at 289 Causeway Street, next door to Ducali Pizzeria, in Boston’s North End. Managing Partner Philip Frattaroli and the team behind Filmark Hospitality Group, which also owns Ristorante Lucia, Filippo, Ducali, and Cunard Tavern, announced the grand opening on Thursday, October 22, 2020. “We always seek Read More…

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Neighborhood Council & Residents’ Association Support Forcella Extension

The North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) and the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) both voted unanimously to support the extension of Forcella restaurant into an adjacent space at 37 North Square. The restaurant presently occupies approximately 400 square feet with twenty-eight seats pre-COVID. Due to the current physical distancing requirements, Forcella’s existing space Read More…

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Trillium Beer Garden Opens for Fall 2020

What’s better than a summer beer garden? Perhaps one for the fall! Trillium Brewing Company and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy have announced the opening of the Trillium Garden on The Greenway starting Friday, September 25, at 12 p.m. Trillium Garden, located at the intersection of High Street and Atlantic Avenue, will be open (weather Read More…

Community Featured Food & Drink Meetings

City Hearings Dish Out Details on Extension of Outdoor Dining and Heating Options

Conducting two hearings on Thursday, the City of Boston’s Licensing Board in concert with an interdepartmental team discussed details related to outdoor dining. Following the Walsh administration’s decision to extend outdoor dining until at least December 1st in an effort to offer continued relief for the restaurant industry in the wake of the COVID-19 publish Read More…

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Colder Weather Poses Threat to Restaurants Dependent on Outdoor Dining

During the City Council meeting on Wednesday afternoon, Councilor Kenzie Bok (District 8) offered a proposal targeted at assisting the restaurant industry by promoting pedestrian traffic through various City-sponsored markets. With the threat of colder weather approaching, many restaurants who have come to depend on the City’s outdoor dining program are in danger of seeing Read More…

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Daily Catch Waterfront Petitions Restaurant Expansion to Residents’ Association & Neighborhood Council

Daily Catch Waterfront, located at 65-69 Atlantic Avenue, sought support to expand their restaurant into an adjacent former laser studio from the North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). NEWRA voted to oppose the project 15-2 and NEWNC unanimously voted to support the project with nine votes. The Read More…

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Temporary Outdoor Dining Extended to December 1

The City of Boston has extended the Temporary Outdoor Dining Program on public sidewalks and parking lanes until December 1, 2020. Mayor Walsh has announced the program will be extended past its original closure date of October 31 to better support restaurants during the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency. This extension applies to outdoor dining Read More…

Food & Drink

Neighborhood Eateries Participating in Dine Out Boston Aug. 16–28

A total of 20 eateries from the North End/Waterfront and Beacon Hill are participating in this year’s Dine Out Boston sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) and American Express. Through August 16–21 and August 23–28, diners will have numerous choices to enjoy the finest dining coupled with significant savings that benefits restaurants and guests. Restaurants have customized Read More…