Community People

Poll: Should Christopher Columbus Park Be Renamed Tom Menino Park?

A petition has been started by Commercial Wharf resident, Michael Cohen, to rename Christopher Columbus Park after the late Mayor Tom Menino. As of this writing, the petition has over 1,000 signatures with a goal of 10,000. The petition starts: The residents of City Of Boston and so many others mourn the passing of Tom Menino Read More…

Government People

Memorials and Condolences for Mayor Tom Menino

A memorial guest book has been set up at City Hall for Mayor Tom Menino inside the west entrance. There is also purple bunting hanging outside the Mayor’s Office at Government Center. Condolence books can also be signed throughout the Boston neighborhoods, including at the Nazzaro Center front desk. Photos by Brendan O’Brien and Matt Conti.

Community Food & Drink Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Mayor Menino and CityFeast Supporters Brave Cold to Support Fight Against Diabetes

Despite the frigid cold on Sunday night, hundreds came out for the 9th Annual CityFeast benefit, “Dining Out to Conquer Diabetes.” Former Mayor Thomas Menino and wife Angela joined the crowd at Antico Forno, the North End home base for CityFeast founder Carla Agrippino Gomes. “I am a diabetic and this disease is our modern-day Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Christmas Parade, Helicopter Santa & Mayor’s Trolley Tour

Continuing a tradition in its 43rd year, the North End Christmas Parade brought the holiday spirit to the neighborhood with a fun-filled Sunday afternoon of events for children of all ages. First, Santa Claus arrived by helicopter at the North End Park, Puopolo Field. After greeting swarms of kids, the annual Christmas Parade kicked off Read More…


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…


Photos: Mayor-Elect Walsh Visits Mayor Menino at Boston City Hall

Coming off Tuesday’s election win, Boston Mayor-elect Marty Walsh visited City Hall on Thursday to meet with outgoing Mayor Tom Menino. After a private meeting, the two met the press and made statements encouraging a smooth transition. Walsh said he would announce his transition team on Friday, November 8th. The Walsh administration takes over on January Read More…

Community Government Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Columbus Day Celebration Gala Honors Mayor Thomas M. Menino

The North End Columbus Day Celebration Committee hosted an evening of celebration and commemoration on Friday, October 11, 2013 at the Fairmont Battery Wharf. The reception featured music, prizes, refreshments and cocktails. This year’s honored guest was Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Mayor Menino is the 2013 recipient of the Committee’s 2013 Michael A. Nazzaro Community Read More…

Community Government People Photos & Videos

North End Columbus Day Celebration Gala Honors Mayor Tom Menino

The North End Columbus Day Celebration Gala on Friday night at the Fairmont Battery Wharf not only raised funds for Sunday’s parade, but also took time out to honor Boston’s first Italian-American and longest serving Mayor, Thomas M. Menino. There will be many more photos to come, but here are a few from the reception. Read More…

Community Event Notices

Last Call: Columbus Day Gala Tickets at Fairmont Battery Wharf on Friday, October 11th

Last Call: RSVP by Tuesday, October 8, 2013 To purchase tickets, make a donation or more information, please call Jason @ 617-447-4987 or email Download Flyer and Ticket Information (pdf) COLUMBUS DAY GALA COCKTAIL RECEPTION & PARADE Honoring Mayor Thomas M. Menino Friday, October 11 & Sunday, October 13, 2013 The North End Columbus Read More…