Arts & Culture Community

Tea & Tranquility Creates Welcoming Space at the Armenian Heritage Park

Hospitality is something we all benefit from, in many different forms. A warm, welcoming smile. A hearty handshake. A hug from someone we haven’t seen in a while and who can, for whatever reason, make everything all right. Hospitality is the key which opens many doors of possibility, and it was my good fortune to Read More…

People Photos & Videos

Celebrating Cav. Filippo Frattaroli’s 60th Birthday

Friends, family and local dignitaries came out this week to celebrate the 60th birthday of the North End’s Cav. Filippo Frattaroli. Guests honored Filippo’s commitment to his family, the City of Boston, charitable works and success as a restauranteur at Filippo’s Ristorante. As a first generation Italian immigrant, Filippo is strongly devoted to his heritage Read More…

Community Health & Environment

NEAD Hosts Family Dinner / Talk with Chief Probation Officer Steven Siciliano

Monday night, North End Against Drugs held a Family Dinner / Talk with guest speaker Steven Siciliano, a product of the North End and now the Chief Probation Officer for the South Boston District Court. NEAD works to educate kids in the community about the harmful effects of drugs and alcohol abuse while promoting youth to Read More…


Sons of Italy Hosts Christmas Party at North End Nursing Home

Here are a few pictures of the annual Sons of Italy Christmas party at the North End nursing home.  The Grand Lodge hosts an annual Christmas party with Italian pastries and music for the residents.  This year it was held on Sunday December 8th.  Music was by Ross Zagami.  Residents, guests and staff were treated Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Video: New Year’s 2014 First Night Fireworks Over Boston Harbor

It was chilly but clear New Year’s Eve and thousands came out to watch the midnight fireworks over Boston Harbor as part of First Night 2014. This year’s display was produced by Boston 4 Productions and sponsored by State Street. The waterfront was crowded especially near Christopher Columbus Park and Long Wharf where revelers cheered Read More…

Photos & Videos

Dozens Attend Ausonia Christmas Party [Photos]

The North End Ausonia tenants had there Christmas a little early on December 19th this year. The dinner was cooked on the premises and consisted of ravioli with marinara sauce, tossed salad with homemade Italian dressing, garlic rosemary roasted loin of pork, French green beans in olive oil and garlic and herb roasted red bliss Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: North End Christmas Fund Luncheon Brings Community Together for Seniors and Families in Need

This year’s North End Christmas Fund Luncheon brought out hundreds from the community to the Filippo’s Ristorante on December 12, 2013 to raise funds for North End seniors and families in need. Awards and honors this year: Reverend Robert J. Caprio, O.F.M. received the Uncle Fred Carangelo Humanitarian Award Mary Romano received the Ernest Natale Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Nazzaro Center Band at St. Lucy’s Christmas Party

Nazzaro Center Band with John Paul Giorgio, Brianna Woods, Christopher Romano, Elena D’Elia, Marylin Fitzgerald and Peter Shea – along with Instructor Jeremy Sarzana play Christmas Carols at the Annual St. Lucy’s Feast Society Christmas Party at the Nazzaro Center.

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Christmas Parade, Helicopter Santa & Mayor’s Trolley Tour

Continuing a tradition in its 43rd year, the North End Christmas Parade brought the holiday spirit to the neighborhood with a fun-filled Sunday afternoon of events for children of all ages. First, Santa Claus arrived by helicopter at the North End Park, Puopolo Field. After greeting swarms of kids, the annual Christmas Parade kicked off Read More…

Business Community Photos & Videos

Rain Doesn’t Keep Shoppers Away From North End For Buon Natale Holiday Stroll [Photos]

Strolling shoppers came out in force despite a rainy night for the 7th Annual Buon Natale North End Holiday Shopping Stroll on Friday night, December 6th. The North End retail shops stayed open late, welcoming residents and visitors with refreshments and discounts at over 20 boutiques, galleries and design studios in the neighborhood. The shops Read More…