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ROC Teen Saturday Halloween Carnival and Pumpkin Patch – October 2011 (Photos)

It’s Halloween weekend and the tradition of a haunted house, carnival and party continues for the sixth year in the North End, hosted by ROC Teen Saturday at Polcari Playground outside the Nazzaro Center. Held on Friday, October 28th, the event featured all the fun of a carnival plus a free pumpkin patch where kids Read More…

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NEMPAC’s Pumpkin Painting Event Is A Huge Success With 250 Pumpkins And Kids of All Ages

  More than 200 Pumpkins were painted by our youngest friends and neighbors of the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) on a beautiful fall day in early October. This annual event continues to be possible thru Prince Postale’s generosity and hard work. Thank you to John Sullivan of Prince Postale who donated Read More…

Community Real Estate

Boston Ranks #2 of U.S. Cities As Best For Trick-or-Treating; North End Ranks #3 in Boston

Boston is a great city for trick-or-treating and kids in the downtown neighborhoods make a killing! That is the result from the 2011 Zillow Trick-or-Treat Index. According to this year’s index, Boston ranked second among the 20 best U.S. cities for the Halloween ritual. This is a significant improvement from last year when Boston was Read More…

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NEMPAC Halloween Event Roundup

NEMPAC’s 3rd Annual Halloween Pizza Party on the Prado was a huge hit this Halloween. More than 300 friends and neighbors joined on the Prado to enjoy each other’s company along with pizza, live music by NEMPAC’s very own Kids and Adult Rock Bands, games, and loads of neighborly fun!  This year’s event was  generously Read More…

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ROC Haunted House Carnival 2010

ROC Teen Saturday hosted its “bigger than ever” Haunted House and Carnival at the Nazzaro Center playground on Friday, October 29, 2010. Beantown Bootcamp’s John Wayman also presented a check to the Nazarro Center to support fitness-related children’s activities. Photos courtesy of Stephen “Virgil” Virgilio. See the photo gallery and their Facebook album.

Community Real Estate

North End Ranks #2 in Neighborhood Trick-or-Treat Index

According to Zillow, Boston is the eighth best city to trick-or-treat (Seattle is #1). Within Boston, the best five neighborhoods, in order, are Beacon Hill, North End, Back Bay, Charlestown and the South End. Authentic Italian restaurants line Salem and Hanover streets, but the neighborhood’s high Walk Score and low crime rank are what puts Read More…