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94th Saint Joseph Procession in Boston’s North End [2019 Photo Gallery]

Societa San Giuseppe di Riesi held their annual procession to honor the popular Saint Joseph on Sunday afternoon, July 28, 2019. Carrying the St. Joseph statue through the streets of Boston’s North End, the group was accompanied by the North End Marching Band and the Northeast Italian-American Band. On November 1, 2019, the society is planning to move the home Read More…

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St. Joseph Procession Continues the Tradition [Photos]

Societa San Giuseppe di Riesi held their annual procession to honor the popular Saint Joseph on Sunday afternoon. Carrying the St. Joseph statue through the streets of Boston’s North End, the group was accompanied by the the North End Marching Band and the Northeast Italian-American Band. Enjoy these photos from the day. See the North End Feast Schedule for the dates of upcoming Read More…

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St. Joseph’s Society Gifts $1 Million to Restoration of St. Leonard Church in Boston’s North End

by Frank Mazzaglia, St. Joseph Society How do you say, “Thank you” to people who have stood by you, in good times and bad, for more than 100 years? That’s the question pondered by the Society of St. Joseph when they became aware that St. Leonard Port Maurice Church was in the midst of a Read More…

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St. Joseph Society Withdraws Plan to Move Feast; Four Winds and Strega Cafe Receive Support From Residents’ Association [Video]

Video: North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Meeting on June 13, 2013. A brief review and video timeline is shown below. (00:00) President’s Report by Jim Salini (03:00) Membership Committee Report by Mary McGee (03:40) Parks and Open Space Committee Report by Anne Pistorio (04:00) Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Report by David Kubiak Read More…

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Battle of the Saints 2012 Bocce Tournament [Photos]

It was the “Battle of the Saints” last Saturday at the Langone Park bocce courts where all of the Feast Societies competed in a tournament. At the end, it was the Saint Agrippina Society claiming the championship trophy. The $1,000 prize was donated to North End Against Drugs and the St. Agrippina Children’s Toy Program Read More…

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Saint Joseph Feast 2012 and Grand North End Procession [Photos – Part 2]

This is the second photo gallery for the 2012 Saint Joseph Feast, held on Sunday July 29, 2012 on Hanover & Battery Streets with a grand procession through the streets of the North End. See Part 1 here. The gallery shown below contains dozens of photos showing the Sunday night scene at the Feast along Read More…

Real Estate

Charter Street 5-Story Walk-up Building Auctioned Off For $2.4 Million

A five-story Charter Street building was sold at auction for $2.4 million on Tuesday to North End resident and businessman, Matteo Gallo. Local residents that observed the auction said dozens of people showed up to the auction and there were multiple bidders. The address is 9-9A Charter Street, the former location of the Saint Joseph Read More…

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Saint Joseph Feast 2012 Grand Procession Through the North End [Photos – Part 1]

The 2012 Saint Joseph Feast Grand Procession was held on Sunday, July 29th for seven hours through the streets of the North End. After a Saturday night washout at the feast, the weather held out for the procession which covered nearly every block in the neighborhood and where residents and businesses dressed the statue with Read More…

Real Estate

Up For Auction: 9-9A Charter Street, Former St. Joseph Society Building

The c.1900 5-story yellow brick walkup building at 9-9A Charter Street, owned by the St. Joseph Society, is scheduled for auction on August 2, 2012 at 11:00 am, according to JJ Manning Auctioneers. A property tour was held on Wednesday, July 25th for prospective bidders. The St. Joseph Society moved to their new club at Read More…

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Chinese Music and Dance at the Historic Unity Celebration in the North End

Video: Music and dance from Chinese groups that performed on the Paul Revere Mall, Prado, on July 27, 2011. (Ed: My favorite is the version of “Edelweiss” toward the end of the video.) Chinese performers came to the North End as part of the Historic Unity Celebration, sponsored by the Saint Joseph Society. The event Read More…