Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Film Screening, Community Meetings, Celebrity Sightings, Concerns About Short Term Housing Regs

Things to know for Tuesday It’s Tuesday, January 23rd and while the rest of us are already back into the swing of the work week, our government employee friends are just starting to play catch up. That’s right, after three long days the federal government shutdown is officially over….or so we thought. Here is everything Read More…

Business Food & Drink

DePasquale’s Bricco & Mare Restaurants Receive Five Star Diamond Award

The Five Star Diamond Award was presented on June 23rd to Frank DePasquale for excellence in hospitality at his Bricco and Mare restaurants in Boston’s North End. The award comes from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences (AAHS). Joseph Cinque, President and CEO of AAHS, unveiled the award on Hanover Street at Bricco Ristorante & Enoteca. Frank DePasquale thanked the Academy and credited his staff for Read More…

Business

New Bricco Salumeria & Pasta Shoppe Opens on Board Alley

Combining his Pasta Shoppe with a new salumeria, Frank DePasquale has opened Bricco Salumeria & Pasta Shop this week at 11 Board Alley. The location is off 241 Hanover Street and adjacent to the existing Bricco Panetteria. We stopped by the new retail shop to snap these photos and were lucky to also catch the making Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Food & Drink Schools

DePasquale Ventures Bricco Dinner Benefiting St. John School a Huge Success

Award-winning restaurateur, Frank DePasquale hosted a fundraiser on Tuesday, January 14th on behalf of St. John School at his famed Bricco restaurant.  The first annual event was attended by many North End friends, parents and supporters of the school. 100% of the proceeds raised at the dinner were generously donated to the St. John School Read More…

Community Event Notices Schools

St. John School Benefit Dinner at Bricco on January 14th

St. John School Benefit Dinner Sponsored by DePasquale Ventures Bricco 241 Hanover Street, North End, Boston January 14, 2014 – 6:00 p.m. $200 / Donation per person Celebrate the New Year with a fun night, full of amazing food and wine next Tuesday at Bricco! Award winning restauranteur, Frank DePasquale  has personally selected a five Read More…

Food & Drink Government

Mayor-Elect Marty Walsh Supporters Hold Fundraiser at Bricco [Photos]

Supporters of Boston Mayor-Elect Marty Walsh held a fundraiser on Thursday night at Bricco Ristorante on Hanover Street. The well-attended event was hosted by North End restauranteur, Frank DePasquale, at his flagship restaurant. State Rep. David Nangle and John Rodgers introduced Walsh to the crowd. City Councilor At-Large-Elect Michael Flaherty was also in attendance. Incoming Read More…

Food & Drink

Bricco Spreads Holiday Cheer to Taxi Drivers

Bricco Ristorante in the North End invited taxi cab drivers to enjoy lunch on them Wednesday when they delivered drivers a boxed lunch curbside from 11a until 3p as a holiday “thank you”. Lunch was a choice of a burger or lobster roll served with fries and a soft drink. More than four dozen taxi Read More…

Event Notices

Councilor Sal LaMattina Supporters Host Fundraiser at Bricco [Photos]

Friends and supporters of City Councilor Sal LaMattina came out on Tuesday night for a fundraiser at Bricco on Hanover Street. LaMattina was decisively re-elected as the City Councilor for District 1 (North End, Charlestown, East Boston) last month with 82% of the vote in the North End. Several candidates are running fundraisers after the Read More…

Food & Drink Health & Environment

Good Neighbor Recognition Award Presented to Bricco Ristorante and Frank DePasquale

The Good Neighbor Recognition Award for April 2013 was presented to Bricco Ristorante and owner Frank DePasquale, on behalf of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The presentation was made by NEWRA President, Jim Salini, and Recognition Committee Chair, Janet Gilardi outside Bricco Ristorante at 241 Hanover Street. In addition to being a Read More…

Community Food & Drink Real Estate

NEWRA Supports Requests by G’Vanni’s on Little Prince St. and Bricco on Hanover St.

Two neighborhood restaurants, Bricco on Hanover St. and G’Vanni’s on little Prince St., received support for licensing and zoning applications at this week’s meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Pellino’s Restaurant, formerly G’Vanni’s, at 2A Prince St. has filed with the Licensing Board to transfer an existing beer and wine license Read More…

Community Food & Drink Photos & Videos Real Estate

Bricco Restaurant Receives Unanimous Support for Take-Out Service from Neighborhood Council

Bricco Restaurant, 241 Hanover St., owned by Frank DePasquale, has applied to the City of Boston Board of Appeal to add take-out service as an allowed use for the restaurant. Take-out service would include food from the restaurant menu and bread from a new on-site bakery. The video above is from the North End / Read More…