Featured Food & Drink

North End’s Galleria Umberto Receives 2018 America’s Classics Award from James Beard Foundation

Quite an honor was bestowed upon the North End’s own Galleria Umberto as the James Beard Foundation selected the pizzeria to receive one of the five 2018 America’s Classics awards. This national recognition is given to “regional establishments, often family-owned, that are cherished for their quality food, local character, and lasting appeal.” Galleria Umberto 289 Hanover Street, Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: St. Leonard’s Reopening, Helicopter Santa, New Dog Park, Tea Party, Christmas Concert, Peace Walk

Things to know for Friday Your daily roundup for Friday, December 15: 2:00PM It’s a Wonderful Life Movie at North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for the heartwarming 1946 holiday classic, It’s a Wonderful Life.  Notable News: Six years later, Andover double murder remains unsolved It has been six Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: NEWRA Meeting, Inktober, Best Pizza in America

Things to know for Thursday Events for Thursday, October 12: 5:30pm City Council President Michelle Wu Meet & Greet at Crudo. Join the North End Friends of Michelle along with State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, State Sen. Joe Boncore and City Councilor Sal LaMattina for a Neighborhood Meet & Greet with City Council President Michelle Wu on Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Briefing: Paving This Week, Keith Foulke, Galleria Umberto Budget, and More!

View this post on Instagram #northend #northendboston #zakimbridge #greatview #sundayfunday #boston #bostonlove #rosefitzgeraldkennedygreenway A post shared by Michele 😼 (@misshhele) on Sep 24, 2017 at 3:01pm PDT Article of Interest: Galleria Umberto – Soul food on a budget Hidden among the North End streets and dozens of restaurants on Hanover Street is Galleria Umberto, the cash Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Briefing: Pallotta’s Plan, Family Boat Cruise, Umberto’s Opens!

Things to know for Monday Events for Monday, July 31st 11:00am Re-opening of Galleria Umberto at 289 Hanover Street. After being closed in July, the wait is over for the seasonal re-opening of Galleria Umberto pizza at 289 Hanover Street. See our recent article for a sit-down interview with co-owner Paul Deuterio. 12:00pm 2nd Anniversary Celebration at Boston Public Market. Read More…

Featured Food & Drink

Talking With Paul Deuterio From Galleria Umberto (No, It’s Not Closing)

Galleria Umberto is one of the most popular restaurants in the North End, with its award-winning Sicilian pizza and a unique experience that you won’t find in many other places. Get ready, after their usual summer vacation, re-opening day is coming up: July 31st. During the downtime, I recently sat down with Paul Deuterio, one Read More…

Government Kids & Families Sports

Neighborhood Photo: Michlewitz Sends Off Knights to Regionals

State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz treated the North End Knights basketball team to Galleria Umberto’s famous pizza before they headed off to the Regional Championships. Wishing the St. Leonard’s Knights best of luck this weekend as they head down to Bridgeport, Conn. for CYO Regionals. They already made us proud by winning the state title and sticking Read More…

Food & Drink

Pizzeria Regina Ranked Best Pizza in New England; Ernesto’s and Umberto’s Also Make List

Boston recently placed #3 in a nationwide Trip Advisor survey, beating out New York City (#4) while lagging San Diego (#1) and Las Vegas (#2). Following up on survey, WCVB used their Facebook page to have fans rank the best slice of pizza in New England. Three of the North End’s pizza shops make the Read More…

Food & Drink

Galleria Umberto Tops Zagat Pizza Survey in Boston, But You’ll Have to Wait

Zagat has declared the North End’s Galleria Umberto as the best pizza in Boston in its “ultimate list of the top pie shops in 23 U.S. cities.” Galleria Umberto is located at 289 Hanover Street. In the Zagat article: “Locals rightfully rave” about this “definitive North End experience”, a “no-nonsense, cafeteria arrangement” providing “dirt-cheap”, “amazing Read More…

Community Food & Drink

Eater’s Pizza Week Features North End’s Master Pizzamakers

It’s Pizza Week at Eater! Of course, the North End is the center of the Boston pizza world. Eater interviews Master Pizzamakers at Pizzeria Regina and Ernesto’s, encourages a one-day pizza at Neptune Oyster and shows poll winner Galleria Umberto. Here are links to the various North End-related articles: Pizza By the Numbers: Ernesto’s Master Read More…

Food & Drink Health & Environment

Galleria Umberto Receives Good Neighbor Recognition Award from Clean Streets Committee

Paul Deuterio of Galleria Umberto Rosticceria, 289 Hanover Street is the April 2012 winner of the Good Neighbor Recognition Award, presented by NEWRA Clean Streets Committee member, Janet Gilardi. The monthly award is voted by the committee and given to local businesses and property owners that consistently keep their sidewalk and street gutters clean of Read More…

Business Food & Drink

Globe Travel: North End vs. Federal Hill

This week’s Boston Globe travel section compares the offerings found in the Little Italy section of Boston versus Providence. Yes, it’s the North End against Federal Hill.  These competition articles are interesting, but like the endless cannoli debates, there is no rule saying you can’t have more than one! Here is the headline rundown: Parking: Read More…