Welcoming Loft & Vine as a New Sponsor!

We are thrilled to welcome neighborhood shop, Loft & Vine, as a new sponsor on! The “kitchen | garden | home” store has been a great success since opening in May 2017 at 26 Prince Street. The shop is the creation of North Ender Sarah Garabedian who aimed from the beginning to give the neighborhood something Read More…

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Closed North End Storefronts Multiply as Seasons Change

It is the time of year when the tourist traffic starts to dwindle and neighborhood businesses often decide to make a change, remodel or even close the doors for good. North Ender Adam Castiglioni wandered the streets recently and noticed a growing number of closed storefronts. Here’s a recap. The Italian 7 art and gallery Read More…

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North End Holiday Stroll Brings Crowds to Neighborhood Retail Shops [Photos]

Now in its 12th year, the North End Holiday Shop & Stroll has become a seasonal tradition for a fun Friday night of local shopping and nibbles. Shoppers had free reign to explore the trendy boutiques and specialty shops through the neighborhood’s fabled streets. Stores offered holiday refreshments and special discounts as shoppers punched their Read More…

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Ivyees “Everything Honey” Ribbon Cutting Celebrates First Black, Woman-Owned Shop in North End

Ivy Lawson is making a honey splash at 120 Salem Street with the opening of her Ivyees “Honey Everything” store. In a milestone for the neighborhood, Lawson is the first woman of color to own a shop in Boston’s North End. Ivyees is operating at the location on the corner of Baldwin Place in the Read More…

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Twelfth Annual North End Holiday Shopping Stroll Set for Friday, November 30th

Join us for the North End Holiday Stroll! FRIDAY NOVEMBER 30th from 5-10pm! Fifteen boutiques and shops in the neighborhood are staying open late for a night of holiday shopping and fun. Many venues will be serving up tasty refreshments and offering great discounts! The stroll is a great way to discover our vibrant historical Read More…

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Monica’s Pasta Shop Opens on Richmond Street in Boston’s North End

Monica’s Pasta Shop is now open at 141 Richmond Street, on the Freedom Trail, and next to the longstanding Vinoteca di Monica. The homemade pasta story at Monica’s goes back to 1995 when Chef Jorge Mendoza Iturraide brought fresh pasta to the menu at the original Monica’s restaurant. Now, these pastas are available retail along Read More…

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“Shop & Nibble” A Neighborhood Shopping & Tasting Stroll

Looking for an excuse to enjoy Boston’s North End on a Sunday afternoon? Enjoy nibbling and sipping while you shop! The North End’s annual Shop & Nibble will take place on March 25th from 1-4pm, and is free to everyone. Participating North End shops include LIT Boutique, in-jean-ius, Shake the Tree, Ensemble Boutique, I Am Read More…

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Holiday Shopping at the Boston Public Market

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Photo Gallery: 11th Annual North End Holiday Stroll

It was a perfect night on Friday, for shopping local in the North End! Now in its 11th year, the annual holiday stroll brought crowds of people pouring into the small businesses located in the neighborhood. Many stores offered special promotions while serving light holiday refreshments and small bites. The festivities kicked off with the North End Beautification Committee lighting the Christmas Read More…

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Ensemble Lifestyle Boutique Moves Into Larger Space at Baldwin Place

Ensemble Lifestyle Boutique of Boston’s North End, announced they completed moving to a brand new, beautiful and much larger space at Baldwin Place. After being happily situated at 62 Salem St. since 2011 not far from our beloved Greenway, Ensemble has decided that a larger space is necessary to feature more of “what we love” Read More…