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More Movies to Film in North End?

Given the number of movies we have seen filming recently in the North End area, it is noteworthy that a State legislature committee defeated an effort to rescind tax credits to movie companies. House Bill 3854 was an attempt to cut the film tax credit but rejected by the Joint Committee on Revenue this week. Read More…

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Jules Aarons Exhibition Features Neighborhood Photos

Boston Public Library is currently featuring an exhibition “Man in the Street: Jules Aarons Photographs Boston 1947 – 1976” with several photos of the North End as well as other Boston neighborhoods. From the Boston Public Library: In 1997, the Boston Public Library began collecting the work of Boston photographer Jules Aarons (1921-2008),and the library Read More…

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Latest on “OxyMorons” Movie

Loaded Gun reports the latest status of the movie “OxyMorons” from the North End’s Damien DePaola (Ristorante Damiano), Director Robert Scali, Screenwriter John Hickey and featuring UFC fighter Tim Sylvia. The independent film was shot in Charlestown and the North End last Fall. Sam Baltrusis posts: “Based on the screen writer’s real-life experiences with drug Read More…

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NEWRA’s February 2010 Meeting Highlights

Here are the highlights from the February 12th North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz announced that Governor Patrick signed the Green Ticket Bill into law. This issue was the subject of his maiden speech in the State House of Representatives. NEWRA’s Clean Streets committee, along with Councilor Sal LaMattina, strongly supported Read More…

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Historical North End Photo Presentation at NEWRA Meeting

There will be a special North End historical photo presentation at Thursday’s February 11th North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. Vito Aluia, North End resident and local history buff, will present his slideshow of historical North End photographs. Enjoy a historical “tour” of our neighborhood without having to go out in the cold. The regular meeting Read More…

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Watchful Dog at Salumeria Italiana

BostonZest’s Penny Cherubino captures a picture of a watchful dog outside the Salumeria Italiana on Richmond St. as part of her “Sunday Dog” series. If you know this dog, please leave a comment. Penny and Ed have been spending a bit of time enjoying the North End recently. Read their post about the Lobster Rolls Read More…

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Clueless Captures Salem St. Butcher Shop

Clueless in Boston captures an intriguing photo of the Salem Street butcher shop. CluelessInBoston.com is a unique site with consistently stellar shots you won’t find anywhere else. One of the readers recently said, “I’m writing a murder mystery set in Boston. I come for inspiration and get lots of it.” Oh, and the meat shop Read More…