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Mayoral Candidate Marty Walsh Winds Down After Debate With Supporters at Stanza dei Sigari

After the intense Mayoral debate on Tuesday night, Marty Walsh wound down while talking with supporters at Stanza dei Sigari, the cigar bar on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End. Among the guests was Johnny “The Quietman” Ruiz, two-time World Boxing Association heavyweight champion while attendees had fun posing with the championship belt. David Riccio Read More…

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City Councilor At-Large Candidate, Michelle Wu, Introduced to North End at Stanza dei Sigari Event [Photos / Video]

[responsive_youtube] State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and Democratic Ward 3 Chair Jason Aluia hosted a “meet and greet” event to introduce Michelle Wu to the North End community. Wu is running for one of the four City Councilor At Large seats in this year’s city election. The event was held on Tuesday evening, June 11, Read More…

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Is it Haunted? Stanza dei Sigari Paranormal Experiences Investigated on SyFy TV Show

Is the famous Hanover Street cigar bar, Stanza dei Sigari, haunted? Tune in to SyFy channel’s “Haunted Collector” on Wednesday to find out. The Boston Herald devoted Tuesday’s front cover to the “North End Ghost Hunt” in the cigar parlor, owned by the Riccio family since 1927. Stories abound about the lights suddenly going out, Read More…


U.S. Senator Scott Brown Holds Event at Stanza dei Sigari on Hanover Street

North End supporters for the re-election of U.S. Senator Scott Brown gathered this week at Stanza dei Sigari on Hanover Street. Here are some photos from the event as the Republican Senator faces a close race against Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Warren, in the November 6, 2012 election. Photos by Rosario Scabin.  

Food & Drink Government Health & Environment

Governor Vetos Bill That Would Keep Open North End’s Stanza dei Sigari

After leading a bill through the State House to keep open cigar bars past 2018, Representative Aaron Michlewitz and Senator Anthony Petruccelli ran into a gubernatorial veto this week. In the North End, the bill relates to cigar bar Stanza dei Sigari, located at 292 Hanover Street. This is the second time Governor Patrick has Read More…

Food & Drink Health & Environment

Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Leads House Vote to Keep Open the North End’s Stanza dei Sigari

The North End’s State Representative Aaron Michlewitz has successfully led a bill through the House of Representatives that would negate Mayor Menino’s efforts to close Boston’s cigar bars, including Stanza dei Sigari at 292 Hanover Street. In 2008, the City of Boston had ordered the cigar bars to close by 2018 as part of the Read More…