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Santa Arrives by Helicopter at Columbus Park on Waterfront

Santa Claus arrived by helicopter on the waterfront on Sunday afternoon to the cheers of hundreds who gathered at Christopher Columbus Park. This is the first (and only?) year the Santa landing was at Columbus park because Langone Park and Puopolo Fields are under renovation. The event is dedicated in memory of James “Jimmy” Pallotta and sponsored Read More…

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Honoring John Fiumara, Toni Gilardi, Filippo Frattaroli and Sandra Pascucci at the Annual Christmas Fund Luncheon [Photos]

It was a full house at the 2019 North End Christmas Fund Luncheon as hundreds came together for the annual charity event. Receiving honors this year: Toni GilardiUncle Fred Carangelo Humanitarian AwardJohn FiumaraPrivate Ernest J. Natale Community Service Award The committee also honored two longtime supporters who have been very generous in supporting the Christmas Fund luncheon over the Read More…

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Celebrating the Season with the North End Beautification Committee

The North End Beautification Committee celebrated the season by decorating Hanover Street with a Christmas tree and other decorations at the corner of Cross Street. Santa was on hand for the kids and free hot chocolate was provided by Caffe Paradiso. St. John School students held a bake sale while carols were played by local Read More…

Event Notices

USS Constitution Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 7

The USS Constitution will host its annual Christmas tree lighting on Saturday, December 7 at 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free event, which will include holiday music, free hot chocolate and cookies, an appearance by Santa Claus and his elves. There will also be remarks from USS Constitution’s Commanding Officer, Nathaniel R. Read More…

Community Kids & Families

Boston’s Tallest Tree Lighting Brightens Up Faneuil Hall

Faneuil Hall Marketplace was overtaken by a crowd of Santa hats on Tuesday evening as spectators gathered to watch Boston’s largest tree lighting. The WBZ Faneuil Hall Holiday Spectacular tree lighting, hosted by WBZ-TV/CBS Boston news anchors Lisa Hughes and David Wade, was the kick-off for this season’s Blink! Holiday Light and Sound Show.  Starting Read More…