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Life on the Corner: A Walk Down Hanover Street – Part III

Here is the final photo of Hanover Street in the 1940’s and it depicts the block between Parmenter and Prince Streets. The first thing to notice is that although the cars and trucks are different, double parking was an issue even back then. Some things never change and probably never will. There are three pastry Read More…

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Life on the Corner: A Walk Down Hanover Street – Part II

It’s a misty day on Hanover Street during the late 1940’s. The street was still paved with cobblestones at that time and don’t those old cars look terrific? They give the scene a noir feel which seems right in character. This photo was taken from the corner of Cross Street looking North towards the Coast Read More…

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Life on the Corner: Ghost of Old North Church

Here is another picture from the walls of Nick’s Tavern, my family’s bar on Lewis Street. The photo was taken during World War II when many North End boys were overseas serving their country. It appears to be a dinner honoring wounded and fallen servicemen. The woman in the middle is a Gold Star mother. Read More…