Arts & Culture

“Headed for Dinner at Terramia, N.End” Painting

North End resident and artist Michael Dean shares his 24″x18″ oil painting of Terramia Ristorante on the corner of Salem and Bartlett Street. Headed for Dinner at Terramia, N.End is a commissioned piece Michael recently painted for former North End resident Matt Cook. The painting is a visual representation of Matt’s own charming North End story. Matt spent over ten Read More…

Business

Yankee Doodle Candy Brings a Sweet Touch to Salem Street

Introducing Yankee Doodle Candy, the North End’s newest candy shop that opened this past week at 56 Salem Street. Not just your basic candy store, Yankee Doodle offers a mix of new craft candies, artisan chocolates, and the old-school classics. The store had their grand opening on October 24th, just in time for Halloween.  Aiming to be, “Your All American Candy Store,” Read More…

Food & Drink Transportation

Gordon Ramsey’s “Kitchen Nightmares” TV Show to Film at La Galleria 33 on Salem Street

Gordon Ramsay’s Fox TV show, “Kitchen Nightmares” returns to the North End to help La Galleria 33 located at 125 Salem Street. Filming for the future episode is planned during the week of May 16 – 22, 2012. Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay visits restaurants in trouble and “wakes them up from their Kitchen Nightmares.” During Read More…

Health & Environment

Salem Street Sewer System Rehabilitation Work Begins in January 2012

Dear Friends: Starting in the new year, work will be done to rehabilitate and replace parts of the sewer system that runs beneath Salem Street. This work is necessary to improve the efficiency of the pipes, some of which are in disrepair, and will unfortunately involve some inconvenience for residents. The work will include the Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Community Food & Drink

Salem Street Storefront Roll Down Doors Make For New Canvas For Local Artist Nate Swain

  If you have walked down Salem St. at night, you probably have noticed how storefront roll down doors have turned into neighborhood art, courtesy of local artist Nate Swain. Shown above is Polcari’s door where an antique photo image is printed on sticky vinyl. Up the block at Rabia’s, the four roll down doors Read More…

Business Health & Environment Photos & Videos Transportation

Salem Street Sewers To Be Replaced and Relined by Boston Water & Sewer

Presentation by Irene McSweeney, Director of Construction for the Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC), on the BWSC’s plans to rehabilitate and replace a major section of the Salem Street sewer system from Cross Street to Hull Street, the work involved and the expected impact on residents and businesses.  The BWSC will commence work this Read More…

Business Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Video Interview: Meet Paul Barker from Pauli’s on Salem Street

We went over to the recently opened, Pauli’s, at 65 Salem St. to meet owner Paul Barker. Paul started working with his family’s North End food businesses when he was only 8 years old and has operated two other restaurants in the Boston area before opening Pauli’s. Click on the video above to watch the Read More…