Featured Food & Drink

Libertine Brings “Free-Spirited” Bar & Restaurant to North End’s Salem Street

The North End’s Salem Street has a new and expansive bar-centric destination with this month’s opening of Libertine. The restauranteurs were inspired by the free-spirited nature of the name (Libertine is defined as one devoid of restraints; a dissolute person or freethinker). The eclectic theme is readily evident in both the drinks and food menu. Read More…

Business Featured

Happy Pills on Salem Street Offers European Candies With Unique Presentation

Happy Pills, a European-based candy shop located at 121 Salem Street, recently opened for business. One of the first things one notices when walking into Happy Pills is the bright, ambient lighting. Combined with the pharmacy feel complete with cross and medicinal brand elements like bottles and pillboxes, the design theme of the shop aims Read More…

Business Photos & Videos

Eagle Bank Holds Grand Opening Celebration in Boston’s North End

The eagle has landed in Boston’s North End. Eagle Bank that is! Located at 389 Hanover Street, the new branch has been reaching out to the community to introduce the new team. The official ribbon cutting was on Wednesday July 16th followed by a reception at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel. “We are thrilled to Read More…

Food & Drink

Take a Peek Inside “Parla,” an Italian Speakeasy Opening in Boston’s North End [Photos & Menu]

It is opening week for Parla, an Italian speakeasy at 230 Hanover Street (formerly Il Villaggio) in Boston’s North End. The new team in charge has completely revamped the place, led by Vince D’Angelo. Having come from Royale, Vince developed the Parla concept of an Italian-themed speakeasy with a working class feel. An opening release Read More…

Food & Drink

New Restaurant “Parla” Coming Soon on Hanover Street at Former “Il Villaggio” Location

Parla is the name of a newly themed Italian restaurant soon to open in Boston’s North End at 230 Hanover Street. The location was previously occupied by Il Villaggio before it closed last year for renovations. While the owner is the same, a new executive chef, staff, menu and interior is expected to bring a Read More…

Schools

Celebrating the New Campus for the North End’s North Bennet Street School

The North Bennet Street School held a grand opening and ribbon cutting with Mayor Thomas M. Menino at its newly renovated campus location formerly used as the City’s printing plant and police station on North Street in Boston’s North End. Replacing the garage that connected the properties is a new welcoming atrium entrance. NBSS has Read More…