Community Food & Drink

Eater’s Pizza Week Features North End’s Master Pizzamakers

It’s Pizza Week at Eater! Of course, the North End is the center of the Boston pizza world. Eater interviews Master Pizzamakers at Pizzeria Regina and Ernesto’s, encourages a one-day pizza at Neptune Oyster and shows poll winner Galleria Umberto. Here are links to the various North End-related articles: Pizza By the Numbers: Ernesto’s Master Read More…

Business Real Estate

Sunday Globe Magazine: “The Boston Waterfront Has Arrived”

Phyllis Rugnetta, Mary Giuffreda, and Nancy Caruso joined fellow North End resident Frank Ania for a game of bocce on the North End waterfront. This 1998 photo is included in the Globe’s gallery associated with the May 13, 2012 article, “The Boston Waterfront has Arrived.” View the entire gallery. Tom Keane writes “The Boston Waterfront Read More…

Food & Drink Transportation

Gordon Ramsey’s “Kitchen Nightmares” TV Show to Film at La Galleria 33 on Salem Street

Gordon Ramsay’s Fox TV show, “Kitchen Nightmares” returns to the North End to help La Galleria 33 located at 125 Salem Street. Filming for the future episode is planned during the week of May 16 – 22, 2012. Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay visits restaurants in trouble and “wakes them up from their Kitchen Nightmares.” During Read More…

Business Health & Environment

Post-Gazette’s Pam Donnaruma Wins Good Neighbor Recognition Award from Clean Streets Committee

Pam Donnaruma, publisher of the Post-Gazette at 5 Prince St., is the March 2012 winner of the Good Neighbor Recognition Award, presented by NEWRA Clean Streets Committee member, Janet Gilardi. Also posing for the camera is the famous Freeway, Post-Gazette columnist. The monthly award is voted by the committee and given to local businesses and Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Transportation

TV Production Plans to Film on North End’s Sheafe Street for Showtime “Ray Donovan” Series – March 24, 2012

The following notice comes from Blind Decker Productions for planned filming on March 24, 2012 on Sheafe St. during the day. There are no actors, just a car with a camera. Accommodations are expected for the one day loss of 20 parking spots. Dear Neighbors: Blind Decker Productions is filming a pilot entitled “Ray Donovan”. Read More…


Trade and Craft Making at North Bennet Street School Featured in Boston Globe

Making Magic at the North Bennet Street School, by Yvonne Abraham of the Boston Globe, features the North End trade school. Entering the 127-year-old trade and craft school on the corner of Salem and North Bennet streets in the North End is like going back in time. Furniture-making students bend over benches, creating intricate inlays Read More…

Business Community Photos & Videos

Bread Baking in the North End – A Series

The true night owls of the North End are the bread bakers that fill the restaurants’ breadbaskets and also sell bread (and more) to residents and visitors through their neighborhood retail shops. Revealing the dough story, from old to new, is’s Nicola Orichula who publishes a 4-part series on the people behind the North Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

North End Stories Interviews Frank Dasaro about Family Traditions in a Fisherman’s Family

North End Stories posts lifetime North End resident Frank “Bubby Popcorn” Dasaro, now 71 years old, talking about the fisherman in his family, their involvement in the Fisherman’s Feast, and spending time on the family’s fishing boats. View more information on the digital narrative project at

Business Event Notices

A Good Working Relationship – The Feeling Is Mutual

I always look forward to picking up my copy of the North End Regional Review every Tuesday and was honored to see this heartfelt commentary from longtime neighborhood reporter, Phil Orlandella. I agree with Phil that the Regional and complement each other in bringing timely information to the community. Recently, I was interviewed by Read More…