Community Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Celebrate at Gala Fundraiser

“An Elegant Evening to Support the Gem of the North End and Waterfront” brought out hundreds on Friday night in support of the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park. To accommodate the tremendous growth of the non-profit group, FOCCP moved their annual gala fundraiser to a larger venue at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Neighbors and sponsors came out in Read More…

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Photo Gallery: NEWRA Summer Party Brings Out Residents to Waterfront

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) hosted its annual Summer Party on August 20, 2014 at the Pilot House, Lewis Wharf. NEWRA members (and prospective members) enjoyed the scenic North End waterfront while socializing with fellow residents and local officials at the event. Many thanks to Michele Morgan for sharing these photos. (Click Read More…

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3rd Annual “Italianissimo” Brings Together Rome & Boston

“Italianissimo” is the celebrated annual fundraiser for an Italian cultural center in Boston, now in its third year, hosted by the Consulate General of Italy. This year, the effort received a boost by a visit from the Mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino, who joined Consul General of Italy, Giuseppe Pastorelli, and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Read More…

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Residents’ Association Hosts Social Event at Billy Tse’s Restaurant [Photos]

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) held a social event recently at Billy Tse’s Restaurant for new and existing members. NEWRA President Jim Salini said, It is very important that residents of our neighborhood have a direct voice on the issues that arise on a regular basis, which can significantly affect our quality Read More…

Community Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Record Crowd at 2014 Taste of the North End

After 21 years and already the largest fundraiser in the neighborhood, the annual Taste of the North End event grew to record numbers this year at Friday night’s banner celebration. Initiated in 1993 by Donato Frattaroli, TONE  brings together hundreds of participants to feast on samplings of world famous North End cuisine – all generously Read More…

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NEAD Easter Party 2014 [Photos]

North End Against Drugs held its Annual Easter Party at the Nazzaro Community Center on Saturday April 19th. Over 100 people attended with their children. It was a hopping good time as the kids colored Easter eggs, took photos with the Easter Bunny and enjoyed a fabulous puppet show. Also, the children were given a Read More…

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Membership Social Helps Grow Friends of Christopher Columbus Park [Photos]

A large social event for North End / Waterfront residents was held this week by the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP).  The group signed up several new members and everyone enjoyed appetizers courtesy of Tia’s on the Waterfront. FOCCP is an all-volunteer non-profit organization that works with the Boston Parks Department to further the Read More…

Community People Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Singing Send-off as District A-1 Says Thank You and Congratulations to Lieutenant Tom Lema [Video & Photos]

Video: Highlights of the reception included a song led by Dennis Fitzpatrick followed by Lt. Tom Lema himself. Neighborhood residents and Boston Police from District A-1 came out on Thursday night to congratulate Lieutenant Thomas Lema on his recent promotion. He is moving to BPD headquarters with the hackney unit after nearly 18 years as Read More…

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Friends of the North End Branch Library Host “Springtime in Paris” Fundraiser

Friends of the North End Branch Library held a “Springtime in Paris” themed fundraiser Thursday night at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel. On the first official day of the Spring season, the weather was representative of the occasion – marking one of the warmest days thus far in 2014.   President Donna Wells spoke about Read More…

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“Picture This” Gala Celebrates Old North Church [Photos]

Old North Church held its 2014 Gala with a “Picture This” theme to celebrate the historic church and its place in the North End community. Over a hundred Old North members and friends came out on February 27, 2014 to the cocktail reception at the Fairmont Battery Wharf, complete with a large silent auction and Read More…

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…