Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: 108th Fisherman’s Feast, Liquor Licenses, Friday Films

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, August 17 and if you love meatballs, be sure to stop by the first annual North End meatball competition where top Boston food personalities will name the “North End’s Best Meatball” at Fisherman’s Feast.  Here’s what else you need to know for the weekend… Fisherman’s Feast at Read More…

Announcements

Top Boston Food Personalities Will Name “North End’s Best Meatball” at Fisherman’s Feast

The first annual North End meatball competition, taking place this Saturday, August 18, will be judged by Joe Faro, Founder & Chief Food Taster of Tuscan Kitchen & Tuscan Market; Dave Andelman, Founder & CEO of Phantom Gourmet; and Joe Crugnale, Founder of Bertucci’s. Feast attendees can purchase a $5 ticket to sample meatballs from 13 participating Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Lights of the Feasts and the City

The North End in August is aglow with the lights of the feasts! Frankie Boyer’s photo shows the Fisherman’s Feast ready to honor La Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca this weekend with decorative lights across North Street. Set to the backdrop of Boston’s lights, this photo captures local tradition within the larger city life. “Neighborhood Read More…

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Thursday’s Brief: Fisherman’s Feast, 5 Things for This Weekend, Fruit Fest, ParkArts, Gentle Yoga

Things to know for Thursday’s Brief: Today is Thursday, August 16 and if you’re looking for something to freshen up your weekend, stop by Fruit Fest at the Boston Public Market this Sunday from 10 a.m. -6 p.m., see additional details here.  Here’s what else you need to know for today… Fisherman’s Feast at North, Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

108th Fisherman’s Feast Comes to North, Fleet & Lewis Streets August 16-19

The 108th Fisherman’s Feast in Honor of La Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca is scheduled for Thursday, August 16 through Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Boston’s North End at North, Fleet and Lewis Streets.Opening ceremonies start at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday night where the statue of La Madonna Del Soccorso will leave her permanent chapel on Read More…

Announcements

The Fisherman’s Feast Hosts 1st Annual Meatball Competition Between North End Restaurants During Their 108th Annual Feast

WHAT: The Fisherman’s Feast will find the North End’s best meatball during their first ever Meatball Competition on Saturday, August 18. Happening at their 108th Annual Feast, North End restaurants are invited to compete with the hopes of winning ‘The North End’s Best Meatball’. Meatballs must be homemade and cannot be accompanied by any sides other Read More…

Business Health & Environment

Marquis Health Sponsors Fisherman’s Feast as Part of Neighborhood Efforts

The new operator of the North End Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center has yet to officially take over the facility at 70 Fulton Street, but is already reaching out to local groups, including the Fisherman’s Club that organizes the annual feast in honor of Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca. Marquis officials said they are in Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

107th Fisherman’s Feast Photo Gallery by Jeff Tamagini

Enjoy these inspiring images from the 107th Fisherman’s Feast Grand Procession of the Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca, by photographer Jeff Tamagini. He also shares the spectacular Flight of the Angel at the end of the feast. My favorite are the ones of the angel getting ready to fly. Click the photos to enlarge the Read More…

Announcements Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Former Mayor Ray Flynn at Fisherman’s Feast

Former Boston Mayor Raymond Flynn and his wife Kathy visited the Fisherman’s Club over the weekend at the 107th Annual Fisherman’s Feast. In the Boston Herald, Flynn writes: What a great celebration in Boston’s historic North End last weekend as thousands of people came from all over to attend the Fisherman’s Feast. Bands marched and music and Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Fisherman’s Feast Grand Procession and Finale

The 107th Fisherman’s Feast featured the Grand Procession of the Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca through the streets of Boston’s North End on August 20, 2017. The Fisherman’s Feast is the North End’s oldest continuously running Italian festival and one of the largest with four days of festivities on North, Lewis and Fleet Streets. The tradition goes back to the Read More…

Featured

Judge Orders Community Service and Feast Essay to Teens Arrested in North End

Following the arrests in the North End by Boston Police District A-1 last Friday and Saturday nights, 28 youths appeared in Boston Juvenile Court on Monday, August 21st. Four were 15 years old, twelve were 16 years old, and twelve were 17 years old. Coincident with the Fisherman’s Feast going on this weekend, most of the Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Solar Eclipse, Pasta Overflow, Fisherman’s

Things to know for Monday Events for Monday, August 21st Solar Eclipse: Monday’s Cloud Forecast, Timeline The partial eclipse will begin in Boston at 1:28 p.m. when the moon takes its journey in front of the sun. Max eclipse with 63% of the sun blocked, will be at 2:46 p.m., ending at 3:59 p.m., more details. 6:30pm MSL Pilates Read More…