Event Notices

Kennedy Motorcade to Pass Through North End

Senator Kennedy’s motorcade on Thursday will pass through the center of the North End, around the Waterfront toward the Rose Fitzgerald Greenway. As reported by NECN: On Thursday, Senator Kennedy is expected to leave the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port at about 1pm for a motorcade trip to Boston. The motorcade will drive off the Read More…

Community Government

Edward M. Kennedy and the North End

Here are a few articles from the coverage of the death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy that relate to the North End/Waterfront neighborhood. Kennedy Left An Impression In A Thousand Little Ways By Monica Brady-Myerov, WBUR.org “… ANOTHER LASTING IMPRESSION KENNEDY MADE on the city of Boston was the Rose Kennedy Greenway, named after his Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Saint Anthony’s Feast Hits 90 This Year

This year marks the 90th Saint Anthony’s Feast in the North End, sponsored by the Saint Anthony’s Society. The annual feast will take place August 28 – 31 on Endicott, Thatcher & N. Margin Streets. The feast honors the patrons Saint Anthony and Saint Lucy with colorful parades, religious services, strolling singers, live entertainment and Read More…

Arts & Culture Business

Paul Revere House Marker Updated Online

Have you ever noticed the historic markers around town? There actually is a database and the Paul Revere House marker was recently updated. The online citizen-kept website is called the Historical Marker Database. Click here to see the updated marker page for Paul Revere’s House From the marker: “In recognition of the national significance of Read More…

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Faneuil Hall Ranks #4 in U.S. Tourist Ranking, Ahead of Disney World & Grand Canyon

Just walking around town close to Faneuil Hall, I was trampled by tourists. Sure, it is the peak summer season, but it just seemed “monumental”, which reminded me of a recent survey of national destinations. A few weeks ago, neighbor Ann Pistorio handed me a USA Today article referencing a Forbes Traveler national survey of Read More…

Arts & Culture

North End Images on Display at BHCC

Courtesy of the Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery: These photographic images of Boston’s North End come from former N.E. and current Revere resident Valerie Garofalo Jackiewicz currently on view in “The ART from ALUM” exhibit at the Bunker Hill Community College Art Gallery through Aug. 15th. *Valerie Garofalo Jackiewicz at the recent Artists’ Reception Read More…

Arts & Culture

“Anthony!!” – 40 Years Ago in the North End

It was 40 years ago in the summer of 1969 … a very memorable time: Apollo 11 Moon Landing (link to video report by Walter Cronkite) Woodstock (link to ABC News video of reminiscing) Brian Adams – Summer of 1969 (not actually “from” 1969 … nonetheless, a link to music video) But it was also Read More…