Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Community Center Survey, Zoning Meeting, Homeless Shelter Overflow, North End Engagement

Things to know for Thursday Your daily roundup for Thursday, December 28: 7:00 p.m. – Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee meeting at the Mariner’s House, 11 North Square. There are 3 requests on the agenda. 3 Snelling Place – Fourth Floor addition, roof decks, confirming occupancy as 3-family building 283-285 Hanover Street – Owner of Read More…


Passacantilli Family at the Pine Street Inn

On Monday, July 31st, the Passacantilli family gathered for the 22nd consecutive year to serve dinner to 250 men. The annual event is in honor of the memory of Al Passacantilli Jr.’s sincere affinity for the Pine Street Inn and the services they provide to the homeless.  

Community People

Passacantilli Family Celebrates 20 Years of Volunteering at the Pine Street Inn

On Monday evening the Passacantilli family celebrated 20 consecutive years of volunteering by serving an evening meal to 246 men at Pine Street Inn. The tradition was started by Carol Passacantilli after her husband, Al passed away in 1994. Al always had a special affinity for Pine Street. For many years he donated clothing and Read More…

Community People Sports

North End Runner Joins Pine Street in the Race to End Homelessness

The following news release is from Pine Street Inn regarding North Ender Beth Conway’s upcoming Marathon run. Beth Conway of Boston’s North End is running the 2014 Boston Marathon in support of the Pine Street Inn. This is Beth’s first marathon, and she is excited to run on behalf of and fundraise for Pine Street’s Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Schools

St. John School Food Drive To Benefit The Pine Street Inn

This Thanksgiving, St. John School is supporting the efforts of the Pine Street Inn through a Thanksgiving food drive. Ms. Margaret Betts and Mr. Ben Dewart are organizing on behalf of the school to help stock the Pine Street Inn’s pantry. The drive will last through November 27. The Pine Street Inn is in need Read More…

Community People

North End Resident Serves Up Compassion at Local Homeless Shelter

Project Bread’s Elizabeth Kent of the North End helped prepare healthy meals at the Pine Street Inn, a Boston-based homeless shelter and one of 430 community organizations funded by The Walk for Hunger. “It was exciting to see the healthy meals provided to the clients—that fresh fruits and vegetables were a part of their daily Read More…