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North End Library Friends Group Celebrates at Banner Fundraiser [Photo Gallery]

Friends of the North End Branch Library held a successful fundraiser this week celebrating recent successes at the neighborhood library. Dozens of enthusiastic supporters gathered at Ristorante Lucia on Hanover Street. Leading the Friends group are President Chris Sabbey, Vice President Jean Casale, Treasurer Judith Ives and Secretary John Merry. The North End branch has a Read More…

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day at ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Center

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) held its St. Patrick’s Day party on Friday, March 17th. Nearly five dozen members of community, almost all of them seniors from the neighborhoods, came to the center at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End to feast on festive green pea soup, corn bread, Read More…

Community Food & Drink

North Street Grille Holiday Party Supports North End / West End ABCD Center [Photos]

Every year, Robin Sidell chooses a charitable cause to support around the holidays, culminating in a big party at her North Street Grille. Dan wears his tuxedo and it is always fun bringing friends and families together at the neighborhood spot while supporting a good cause. This year, $3,161 in donations, gift cards and boxes of food went to Read More…

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Record Toys for Tots Year at Gibson | Sotheby’s [Party Photos]

For the 16th year, Toni Gilardi hosted the annual Toys for Tots drive at Gibson | Sotheby’s International Realty in the North End. It was a record year for the U.S. Marine toy collection as neighborhood residents and businesses joined by donating thousands of dollars in toys. To celebrate the occasion, Janet Gilardi did the cooking with more than a Read More…

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Photos: North End Halloween Fun

Halloween in the North End is an all day and night affair! Here are some scenes. Winners from the Halloween Costume Contest at Il Panino! View this post on Instagram And the winner is #1 patient, #2 lady doctor,ties #3 pope and Hell Boy. Let's go!! @depasqualeventures #trattoriailpanino A post shared by Depasquale Ventures (@depasqualeventures) Read More…

Community Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: 23rd Taste of the North End 2016

The 23rd Taste of the North End was a blowout with over 600 attendees coming out on Friday night for the banner fundraiser to support neighborhood charities. Over 40 restaurants, pastry shops, beverage suppliers and distributors donated their time and scrumptious offerings to support the annual event at the Steriti Memorial Skating Rink. Hosted by founder Donato Frattaroli and NEW Read More…

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North End Christmas Fund Luncheon Supports Local Residents in Need

The 2015 North End Christmas Fund Luncheon was a packed affair on December 17th when hundreds assembled at Filippo’s Ristorante for the annual charity event. The tradition raises thousands of dollars enabling the group to send out hundreds of checks to North End seniors, low-income residents and families in need during this Christmas season. City Councilor Sal LaMattina Read More…

Business Photos & Videos

North End Holiday Stroll and Tree Event Brings Crowds to Neighborhood Shops [Photos]

It was a balmy Friday night for the popular North End Holiday Shopping Stroll, now in its 9th year. Shoppers had free reign to explore the trendy boutiques, wine stores, and specialty shops through the neighborhood’s fabled streets. Stores offered holiday refreshments and special discounts as shoppers punched their ‘passport’ cards to win gift baskets. Read More…

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Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Host Successful Gala

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park held a successful gala on November 6th at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Proceeds of the annual fundraiser go to the all-volunteer group to provide enhancements for the waterfront park. “It was a wonderfully warm & festive evening,” said gala co-chair Meghan Denenberg. “There were exciting experiential auction items, a terrific Read More…