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Neighborhood Photo: Brunch with a Side of Opera

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) and Tresca continue their efforts to present “Opera from the Balcony” to the North End. This past weekend the opera, performed by Soprano Hailey Fuqua and Tenor Fred C. VanNess Jr., had a new type of audience—outdoor diners. “Cafe Zones” that allow restaurants to set up outdoor seating along city streets Read More…

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Balcony Opera Continues on Saturdays

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) has announced the continuation of “The Joy of Music,” a socially distanced concert series, in collaboration with Tresca, every Saturday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. NEMPAC joined with Tresca last weekend to bring opera from Ray Bourque’s Table 77 balcony in Boston’s North End. The move to lift Read More…

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Opera From the Balcony in Boston’s North End [Video]

Taking a cue from when they sang opera from balconies during the COVID-19 quarantine in Italy, the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) joined with Tresca to bring opera from Ray Bourque’s Table 77 balcony in Boston’s North End. Performing on Sunday, Mother’s Day, were soprano Carina DiGianfilippo who sings internationally and tenor Fran Rogers Read More…

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Ray Bourque Brings Meals to Hanover St. Firehouse

Hockey star Ray Bourque delivers pizzas, pasta, and meatballs from his restaurant, Tresca, to the firefighters at the Hanover Street firehouse in Boston’s North End. Tresca also recently donated food to healthcare workers at Mass General, one of several North End restaurants to donate food to frontline workers fighting COVID-19. Photo submitted by Peter Weber.

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Tresca Donates Food to Mass General Healthcare Workers

Tresca, located at 233 Hanover Street in Boston’s North End, recently donated trays of Italian food to healthcare workers at Massachusetts General Hospital. The food was delivered by hockey star Ray Bourque. The hospital workers replied to the donation with the message, “Thank you Ray Bourque and Tresca for fueling our #mghblake12icu night crew!! Lots Read More…

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Wine and Beer Take Out Proposal Gaining Steam; Tresca’s Chef Rich on NBC10

A proposal by Gov. Baker would allow restaurants to sell wine and beer with takeout and delivery during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. In normal times, alcohol sales can make up to half or more of the profit at many eateries and the addition to the takeout menu could be a boost during difficult times. “This Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Drew Bledsoe and Ray Bourque at Tresca

Tresca on Hanover Street in the North End recently hosted a private wine dinner with special guests Drew Bledsoe and Ray Bourque. Drew Bledsoe was the starting quarterback for the New England Patriots from 1993 to 2001. He was inducted into the Patriots Hall of Fame in 2011. Ray Bourque is co-owner of Tresca and Read More…

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Dale Arnold & Ray Bourque Book Signing and Dinner on April 8th

On April 8, 2019, 6:00 p.m., there will be a reception followed by dinner at Tresca highlighting the book, If These Walls Could Talk by Dale Arnold, an insider’s account of the Boston Bruins, with forward by Ray Bourque. Both Arnold and Bourque will be on hand for book autographs. Appetizers and meet and greet Read More…

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Tresca on May 1st

Welcome and Reception – 6:30 PassportBlanco, aperol, bitters, brut rose, orange peelSmall Bites Tasting – 7:30 Prickly Pear MargaritaAnejo, pear, jalapeno, charred pineapple Fish Taco’sPan fried local cod, cabbage slaw, pickled onions, chipotle sour cream, soft tortilla Casamigos FlightBlanco, Reposado, Anejo Street Corn SaladGrilled ancho chile corn, cotija, fresh lime, grilled shrimp In FashionReposado, bitters, Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Mediterranean Wine Night at Tresca

Tresca hosted a Mediterranean Wine dinner on Monday, December 10 with Chef Rich Ansara stepping away from the restaurant’s typical Italian menu and cooking up Mediterranean cuisine paired with Greek wine and spirits. The dinner was hosted by Tresca owner and former NHL Bruins player Ray Bourque, and WCVB co-anchors Maria Stephanos and Ed Harding. Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Celebrating Rick Middleton Number Retirement at Tresca

Ray Bourque (right) is shown at a Tresca wine dinner last night in Boston’s North End, celebrating Rick Middleton and his upcoming number (Bruins jersey No. 16) retirement to be held at the Boston Garden on Nov. 29th. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos using our Submit a Post Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Greek Exchange Students Dine at Tresca

“Una Faccia, Una Razza!” The Italian saying meaning “one face, one race” is often used to express the close cultures of Italians and Greeks, and the shared genetic heritage of the peoples of the Mediterranean. The popular phrase appropriately captions this scene from earlier this week when Tresca hosted a group of thirty students from Greece Read More…