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Ben Cotto Pizzeria Opens at Hanover and Fleet Streets in Boston’s North End

Ben Cotto opened this week at 361 Hanover Street on the corner of Fleet Street, bringing pizza and Italian cafe entrees to the location formerly occupied by Circle Pizza for nearly 50 years. Translating to “Well Done,” the pizzeria has a wood-fired brick oven, about 40 seats and a dining counter. Both North End / Waterfront neighborhood Read More…

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Ben Cotto Pizzeria Receives Beer/Wine License Support From Residents’ Association [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 23-2 to support the a new Wine and Malt Beverages with Cordials/liqueurs license for the expected opening of Ben Cotto pizzeria and restaurant at 361 Hanover Street. Co-owner/manager Warren Mustacchio presented with Attorney William Ferullo at the group’s March meeting. Joseph Bono, of Al Dente and Benevento’s on Salem Read More…

Event Notices

March 10th NEWRA Agenda: Ben Cotto (Circle Pizza) License, Zoning at Sheafe and North Streets, Snelling Place

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly membership meeting on Thursday, March 10, 2016, 7:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Community Center. NEWRA encourages all North End/Waterfront residents to become active members and participate in neighborhood meetings. Meetings are open, and all are welcome! For more information, contact info@newra.org. The full agenda is Read More…

Food & Drink

“Ben Cotto” at Licensing Board for Pizzeria at Former Circle Pizza and 1-800-Flowers Site

The Boston Licensing Board appears set to approve a beer and wine license for Warren Mustacchio‘s new pizza shop, Ben Cotto, at 361 Hanover Street, according to an update at Universal Hub. The location on the corner of Fleet Street is where Circle Pizza operated for over 50 years until the year 2000. The site was more recently Read More…

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New Pizzeria and Expanded Market Receive Support of Residents’ Association

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted to support two neighborhood business requests at their August 14, 2014 meeting. NEWRA members voted 22-4 to support a new 40-seat pizzeria at 357-361 Hanover Street by Nedia Trust (Joe Bono and Warren Mustacchio of Al Dente and Benevento’s). The location at the corner of Fleet Read More…

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Reincarnation of Famous “Circle Pizza” Receives Unanimous Support From Neighborhood Council [Video]

The possible rebirth of the iconic Circle Pizza received a unanimous 9-0 vote of support from the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) this week. The pizzeria is being proposed by Joe Bono (Al Dente and Benevento’s) and Warren Mustacchio through Nedia Trust. The renovated storefront location was most recently occupied by 1-800-Flowers (361 Read More…