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Italian Heritage Celebrated at Bi-Annual North End Columbus Day Parade [Photo Gallery]

The Bi-Annual Columbus Day Parade took place on Sunday October 13, beginning at City Hall Plaza and winding through the North End / Waterfront neighborhood. Leading off the parade was Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Italian Consul General Federica Sereni, along with State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Councilors Lydia Edwards, Ed Flynn and Michael Flaherty. The parade Read More…

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Giangregorio Brothers of Green Cross Pharmacy Honored [Photos]

This year’s Michael A. Nazzaro Community Service Award was presented to Fernando “Freddy” & Joseph “Peppi” Giangregorio at Friday evening’s reception by the North End Columbus Day Celebration Committee. The Committee recognized Freddy & Peppi for their dedication to our neighborhood, our city, and the Italian American community of Massachusetts. They were owners of the Green Cross Pharmacy for decades Read More…

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Columbus Day Parade in East Boston [Photo Gallery]

On Sunday, October 7th, the annual Columbus Day Parade was held in East Boston. The parade began at Suffolk Downs, marched down Bennington Street, and ended at Maverick Square near the waterfront. Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined in the parade. Honorary Chief Marshal was Mayor Martin Walsh. Chief Marshal was East. Boston Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Christopher Columbus Day, Open Canal Street, Special Delivery

Things to know for Monday  Today is Monday, October 8th – Happy Columbus Day! Columbus Day is a national holiday to celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492. Here’s what else you need to know for the week ahead… 11:00AM Open Canal Street. Open Canal Street will transform the roadway Read More…

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Tuesday’s Brief: Columbus Debate, North Square Groundbreaking, NEWNC / FOCCP Meetings

Things to know for Tuesday Events for Tuesday, October 10th: 5:30pm Reducing & Managing Stress: Walking the Labyrinth at Armenian Heritage Park. Learn new ways to reduce and manage stress, and enhance productivity and a unified work culture, while building community. 6:30pm FOCCP Meeting. The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park will be holding a meeting Read More…

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Monday’s Briefing: Fall Festival Rainout, Realtor Stories, Phantom Gourmet’s Best, Doggie Pizza

Things to know for Monday Events for Monday, October 9th – Columbus Day! CANCELED: Due to the rain forecast for this afternoon, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Fall Festival and Pine Street Inn Food Drive has been canceled. View more details here. View this post on Instagram Pizza night. . . . . . #instalikes Read More…

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Italian American Heritage, Military, Police/Fire Depts and Politics on Display at North End Columbus Day Parade [Photos]

The bi-annual North End Columbus Day Parade was held Sunday October 8th, beginning at City Hall Plaza and making its way through downtown Boston, the waterfront and into the North End. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh was Grand Marshall accompanied by District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina, State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and State Sen. Joe Boncore. Most of the City Councilors-at-large were represented including Michelle Read More…

Event Notices

CANCELED: Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Fall Festival and Pine Street Inn Food Drive

DUE TO THE RAIN FORECAST FOR MONDAY AFTERNOON, THE FALL FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELED. Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Fall Festival and Pine Street Inn Food Drive WHEN: Monday, October 9, 2017 — 12-4 p.m. WHERE: Christopher Columbus Park Friends of Christopher Columbus Park will once again host their annual Fall Festival on Columbus Day. This Read More…

Community Featured Government People

Former House Speaker Sal DiMasi and City Councilor Sal LaMattina Honored with Michael A. Nazzaro Public Service Awards [Photos]

Former House Speaker Sal DiMasi and District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina were honored with the Michael A. Nazzaro, Jr. Public Service Award at this year’s Columbus Day Celebration Reception. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh took part in the presentations as did State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, State Sen. Joe Boncore and City Councilors who attended including President Read More…

Community Event Notices

Columbus Day Parade in North End on Sunday October 8th, 1-3pm

The Bi-Annual Columbus Day Parade will take place on Sunday October 8th, beginning at City Hall Plaza at 1:00PM. The parade will make its way through downtown Boston and the waterfront, past the Christopher Columbus Park and into the North End. The parade will include Boston Police and Fire honor guard, military personnel and vehicles, marching Read More…

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Friday Briefing: Columbus Day Parade Fundraiser, Riccio Author Talk Saturday, Parade Sunday

Things to know for Friday Events for Friday, October 6th: 10:00am Marquis Health Career Fair at 70 Fulton St. Marquis Health Services is sponsoring a series of Career Fairs for openings at the North End Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center at 70 Fulton Street in Boston’s North End. View the event posting. 10:00am Baby Story Time at North End Library. Join Ms. Alyson for Read More…

Event Notices

North End Columbus Day Fundraising Reception on October 6th

JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF CELEBRATION & COMMEMORATION 2017 RECIPIENTS OF THE MICHAEL A. NAZZARO, JR. PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD FORMER HOUSE SPEAKER SAL DIMASI & BOSTON CITY COUNCILOR SAL LAMATTINA MUSIC – COCKTAILS – HORS D”OEUVRES – PASTA & DESSERT STATIONS – RAFFLE – SILENT AUCTION MARRIOT LONG WHARF – HARBOR VIEW ROOM TICKETS: Read More…