Featured Health & Environment

COVID-19 Testing Site Opens Outside Nazzaro Center in the North End

North End Waterfront (NEW) Health has opened a COVID-19 testing site in the North End outside the Nazzaro Community Center. The testing site opened Tuesday, June 30. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz joined the NEW Health team at 9 a.m. and was recognized for his efforts in helping to establish the new site. The North End Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

Eliot School Shout Out to Nazzaro Center

The North End’s Eliot School gave a special shout out to the Boston Center for Youth and Families (BCYF) and Nazzaro Center for providing free, healthy meals for students every day. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all Massachusetts schools, including Boston Public Schools, are closed. In addition to the difficulties of transitioning to online learning, this Read More…

Community Featured Meetings

Updates on Cutillo Park, North End Clean Streets, and Nazzaro Building Presented to Neighborhood Council

Kirsten Hoffman presented updates from the Friends of Cutillo Park, the North End Clean Streets Committee, and the Boston Architectural College’s study on future uses of the Nazzaro Center building at the March North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. (0:00) Friends of Cutillo Park Cutillo Park, located off of Stillman Street, dates back to the Read More…

Kids & Families

Weekly Sports Night Hosted by Nazzaro Center and North End Against Drugs

The BCYF Nazzaro Center, in collaboration with North End Against Drugs (NEAD), is piloting a sports night for ages 7-12 every Wednesday for the next six weeks. The idea is to have our children more involved in fitness and being healthy. Some of the games or activities being considered are flag football, wiffle ball, ping pong Read More…

Community Featured

Reader Poll: What Should Be the Future Usage of the Nazzaro Center Building?

The Boston Architectural College (BAC) has been conducting a study of the potential future usage for the Nazzaro Center building, located at 30 N. Bennet St. in the North End. Students from the class presented the second phase of their project at a community meeting at the end of February, citing four stakeholders who hope Read More…

Announcements Commentaries

Op-Ed: The Nazzaro Center Should Become a Senior Wellness Center

Students from the Boston Architectural College (BAC) recently presented some possible options for Nazzaro Center use once a new community center is built. They met with many different organizations and stakeholders to develop possibilities based on recommendations they received. They reiterated that the plans they presented were meant to be used as a starting point Read More…

Community

Boston Architectural College Presents Second Semester Findings for Nazzaro Center

The Boston Architectural College (BAC)’s Gateway Program, which gives architecture students a chance to get real-life experience working on projects out in the community, has been conducting a study of the potential future usage for the Nazzaro Center building. Following an update provided by the BAC last year, Architect Killion Mokwete and students now in Read More…

Kids & Families Photos & Videos

North End Families Enjoy Snow Tubing [Photos]

The BCYF Nazzaro Center and North End Against Drugs (NEAD) recently sponsored a trip to the Nashoba Valley Tubing Park! Over thirty families and friends participated in the event. See photos from their sunny experience on the slopes below. Nazzaro Center Director Steven Siciliano thanked all the parents and children who showed up to make Read More…

Event Notices

Boston Architectural College Presents Study of Nazzaro Building Feb. 21

On Friday, February 21 at 7:00 pm at the Nazzaro Center (30 N. Bennet St.), the Gateway Program of the Boston Architectural College (BAC) will present the second phase of its study of the Nazzaro building. The Gateway Program team consists of BAC students who have been studying the history and potential future uses of Read More…