Community Event Notices

Summer 2015 Sunday Night Movies at Christopher Columbus Park [Schedule]

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) is delighted to present Sunday Night Movies in the Park again this year thanks to the sponsorship of Al Dente Restaurant, Benevento’s Restaurant and Boston Pushcart. This summer’s movies are: July 12             Driving Miss Daisy July 19             Toy Story July 26             Shrek 2 August 2           Indiana Read More…

Arts & Culture

“Broad Squad” in the North End

  ABC’s “Broad Squad” has setup in the North End at the Battery Wharf Hotel for fittings and wardrobe among other things. The North End base appears to be mostly supporting functions with filming taking place in Southie and Lynn. The “Broad Squad” TV pilot is about the first women to graduate from the Boston Police Academy Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

“This Movie is Nothing if Not a Long Apology to the North End”

That was the quote in the Boston Herald from Ben Affleck during an interview for his “Made in Boston” movie, “The Town” opening this weekend. “The community is extremely powerful politically in the North End, whereas if you’re (filming) in Dorchester you wouldn’t be getting the same kind of push-back from the municipal authorities. So Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

“Summer in the City” Entertainment Series at Rowes Wharf

It is mid-summer and the “Summer in the City” Entertainment Series at Rowes Wharf is in full swing, sponsored by the Boston Harbor Hotel, every Tuesday through Friday night, 6 pm – 10 pm. Events are outside behind the hotel on the waterfront and open to the public. Sign up for updates here. Summer Soul Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Movie Trailer Released for Ben Affleck’s “The Town”

The trailer for Ben Affleck’s “The Town” has been released. View the trailer below by clicking on the video play arrow. The “Made in Boston” movie includes extensive scenes filmed in the North End from when the production team was here last summer.  In addition to Affleck, the film stars Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Hall, Blake Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

“Viva! St. Agrippina” Film Screening

“Viva! Saint Agrippina” is a documentary that takes place in Boston’s historic North End. Since 1914, the Saint Agrippina Benefit Society have been hosting an annual feast in honor of the martyred Saint, a tradition which originated in Mineo, Sicily. Society Members tell the tales of Saint Agrippina’s short and tragic life. Rather than exhibiting Read More…

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“What’s Your Number?” Movie Site Plan for North End Filming

A community meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 19, 6:30pm at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. to discuss the upcoming filming of “What’s Your Number?” in the North End. The movie’s producers have created a site plan shown below (click to enlarge). Nan Morales is the Executive Producer that will be presenting at Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Transportation

“What’s Your Number?” Movie Filming in North End

The movie production for “What’s Your Number?” is coming to the North End with filming planned for Wednesday May 26th and Thursday, May 27th from 10am to 2am. Parking and traffic will be impacted on several North End streets, including Salem, Prince, Cross, Cooper, N. Margin, Parmenter and Bartlett Place. So far, there is no Read More…

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More Movies to Film in North End?

Given the number of movies we have seen filming recently in the North End area, it is noteworthy that a State legislature committee defeated an effort to rescind tax credits to movie companies. House Bill 3854 was an attempt to cut the film tax credit but rejected by the Joint Committee on Revenue this week. Read More…

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“Knight & Day” Trailer

A trailer has been released for the “Made in Boston” movie, “Knight & Day” staring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz. The clip highlights several Boston locales in the movie formerly known as “Wichita.” Unlike “The Town,” the movie did not film in the North End although there were several traffic detours impacting the neighborhood as Read More…