Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Public Drinking in North Square, Basketball at Polcari Playground, Parking Spot Request on Hull St. & Commercial St., Mask Concerns

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Public Drinking in North Square This 311 user says, “There are 7 people probably in their 20s, all gathered outside in the newly renovated North Square Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Social Distancing Needed at RUFF Dog Park, Basketball Court Closures at Polcari Playground

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Social Distancing Needed at RUFF Dog Park This 311 user says, “People are bringing their dogs to the RUFF dog park in North End and not Read More…

Community Featured Photos & Videos

North End Street Sale Brings Sellers to Polcari Playground

The North End Street Sale, organized by Patricia Romano, brought various types of sellers to the Polcari Playground on Saturday. Proceeds from the fee for vendors to set up a table went toward the Nazzaro Center. Patricia Romano also hosted a table selling raffle tickets to benefit the center. Sellers ranged from residents with tables Read More…

Community Featured Kids & Families Photos & Videos

Banner North End Halloween Party at the Nazzaro [Photos]

Hundreds came out for the annual North End Neighborhood Halloween Party at the Nazzaro Center. Organized by ROC Teen Saturday (Steven Virgilio) along with NEMPAC and the Nazzaro, there were dozens of games and activities, plus huge bouncy houses and the famous haunted house. NEMPAC was on hand with arts and crafts, face painting, and Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Hundreds Enjoy 2012 ROC Teen Saturday Haunted House and Halloween Carnival [Photos]

The 2012 Roc 7th Haunted Halloween Carnival was a huge success with an estimated 500 Children and Parents in attendance at the Nazzaro Playground last Friday. Hope everyone had fun! Thanks to all the supporters that helped ROC Teen Saturday with this event: Aaron Michlewitz, North End Against Drugs, Nazzaro Center, Madonna Della Cava society, Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Gigi Reppucci Receives Good Neighbor Recognition Award from Clean Streets Committee

Gigi Reppucci is the May 2012 winner of the Good Neighbor Recognition Award, presented by NEWRA Clean Streets Committee member, Janet Gilardi. Gigi is well-known for planting the flowers at Polcari Playground and keeping the area near the Nazzaro Center clean and welcoming to the community. He has been planting the flower pots for the Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

ROC Teen Saturday Halloween Carnival and Pumpkin Patch – October 2011 (Photos)

It’s Halloween weekend and the tradition of a haunted house, carnival and party continues for the sixth year in the North End, hosted by ROC Teen Saturday at Polcari Playground outside the Nazzaro Center. Held on Friday, October 28th, the event featured all the fun of a carnival plus a free pumpkin patch where kids Read More…

Community Event Notices

Haunted House Carnival – Nazzaro Playground on Friday, October 29th

Beantown Bootcamp To Present Check to Nazzaro Center on October 29th Beantown Bootcamp’s John Wayman will be presenting a check to the Nazarro Center on October 29th when Virgil is doing the Haunted House.  There might also be a special announcement regarding future activities in the neighborhood. The foundation that the owner of Beantown Bootcamp is creating will Read More…