Event Notices

Boston Pizza Festival at City Hall Plaza on July 13 and 14

On July 13 and 14, Boston’s City Hall Plaza will host the third annual Boston Pizza Festival, featuring artisan pizza selections from Boston, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., Lowell, and even four pizzerias from Naples, Italy. Tickets are available for $15 with a $50 VIP option for early entry at 11am and an hour of all-you-can-eat pizza until Read More…

Community Event Notices Food & Drink

Here are the Pizza Makers for the 2018 Boston Pizza Festival

The 2018 Boston Pizza Festival is only a few weeks away. The second iteration of the festival will take place on July 7th and 8th at City Hall Plaza from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on both days. A complete list of vendors at the festival has been announced. Most are local to Boston and Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Second Annual Boston Pizza Festival at City Hall Plaza

Boston Pizza Festival will make its return to City Hall Plaza this summer on Saturday July 7 and Sunday July 8. This year’s festival will be an “All-You-Can-Eat Pizza” experience offering an unlimited amount of pizza samples from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. each day. Over 30 vendors will participate including the North End’s Antico Forno, Beneventos, Bricco, Cafe Quattro, Parziale’s, Read More…

Featured Food & Drink

North End’s Galleria Umberto Receives 2018 America’s Classics Award from James Beard Foundation

Quite an honor was bestowed upon the North End’s own Galleria Umberto as the James Beard Foundation selected the pizzeria to receive one of the five 2018 America’s Classics awards. This national recognition is given to “regional establishments, often family-owned, that are cherished for their quality food, local character, and lasting appeal.” Galleria Umberto 289 Hanover Street, Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: BPMA Harvest Party, Prado Meeting, Distracted Driving

Things to know for Thursday Events for Thursday, October 19th: 5:30PM Boston Public Market Harvest Party. Join the Boston Public Market Association (BPMA) at 100 Hanover Street as they host their second annual Harvest Party Fundraiser benefiting the Boston Public Market’s Community Engagement Fund, which offers free, public, seed-to-skillet education experiences for the local community. Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: NEWRA Meeting, Inktober, Best Pizza in America

Things to know for Thursday Events for Thursday, October 12: 5:30pm City Council President Michelle Wu Meet & Greet at Crudo. Join the North End Friends of Michelle along with State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, State Sen. Joe Boncore and City Councilor Sal LaMattina for a Neighborhood Meet & Greet with City Council President Michelle Wu on Read More…

Event Notices Food & Drink

First Boston Pizza Festival coming to City Hall Plaza on July 8-9

Boston’s first ever Pizza Festival featuring celebrated local and international pizza vendors, live music, beer, wine and more. The first of its kind, The Boston Pizza Festival will give Bostonians the opportunity to try some of the best, mouth-watering pizza by the slice, prepared fresh by handcrafted pizza ovens. Partnerships with VPN (Naples-based Associazione Verace Read More…

Business Featured Food & Drink

Ben Cotto Pizzeria Opens at Hanover and Fleet Streets in Boston’s North End

Ben Cotto opened this week at 361 Hanover Street on the corner of Fleet Street, bringing pizza and Italian cafe entrees to the location formerly occupied by Circle Pizza for nearly 50 years. Translating to “Well Done,” the pizzeria has a wood-fired brick oven, about 40 seats and a dining counter. Both North End / Waterfront neighborhood Read More…