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North End Beautification Committee Brings Christmas Tree to Top of Hanover Street

The North End Christmas tree at the corner of Cross and Hanover Streets has arrived. There is no lighting event this year, but the tree is fully decorated for the season. The tree, along with wreathes and other decor for the Cross St. plaza, is organized by the North End Beautification Committee. The North End Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Bocce Courts at Langone Park

Work continues on the renovations to Langone and Puopolo Parks on Commercial Street. Maryann O’Brien shares these photos from Copps Hill Terrace of four bocce courts with two more on the way. Construction began in Summer 2019 on the project to renovate the parks which, in addition to the turf, includes adding open spaces, making the area more Read More…

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Blue Trellis Lights Shine Once Again

Despite the ongoing pandemic, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department continued the tradition of annual lighting of the park’s signature trellis on Monday night. Park goers will also get to listen to a holiday soundtrack as they walk under the trellis. This year represents the 18th year Read More…

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North Square Preservation Award “Extended Cut” with A+J Art+Design [Video]

The North Square reconstruction project was awarded one of nine 2020 Preservation Achievement Awards by the Boston Preservation Alliance. The award recognizes the resilience of individuals, the versatility of historic buildings, and the importance of storytelling in keeping our histories alive. The Boston Preservation Alliance has now released their extended cut film of the 2020 award-winning projects. Watch Read More…

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North End Rehab Hosts Pizza Party for Seniors [Photos]

The North End Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center hosted a pizza party for local seniors last week. The event was catered by Pizza Goddess, who set up their pizza oven in the parking lot! The grab-and-go pizza fest brought many masked smiles. Photos courtesy of North End Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center

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Neighborhood Photo: New Trees at Cross St. Plaza

New trees were planted by MassDOT earlier this week at Cross St. Plaza in Boston’s North End. The replacement of trees continues from farther down Cross. St., where new trees were planted between Fulton and North Streets in June. Photo courtesy of Adam Castiglioni. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on See past neighborhood photo Read More…

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Flag Raising at Boston City Hall for Italian Heritage Month [Video Presentations]

The annual flag-raising at Boston City Hall for Italian Heritage Month was a quiet affair this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The reading of the State proclamation was made to an empty plaza. Video commentary was instead submitted by Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Mayor Marty Walsh, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Speaker Robert Read More…