Monthly Archives: June 2010

Lifetime Achievement – Robert Verrier, AIA

June 29, 2010
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Lifetime Achievement – Robert Verrier, AIA

Robert Verrier, the president and founder of the Architectural Team – one of the leading architectural firms in Boston – turned 70 this week. It is a birthday to note not just because he designed the modern version of Commercial and Battery wharfs, but rather, because his career as an architect has been exemplary...

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Tigers Capture NEAA Majors Baseball Crown

Tigers Capture NEAA Majors Baseball Crown

When it was all said and done, it was the Tigers that won the 2010 NEAA/Nazzaro Center Majors Baseball Championship with a 9-0 shutout of the Indians who led the 2 of 3 series one game to none. The Tigers came out swinging led by a first inning three run home run over the...

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Benevento’s opens in grand fashion

June 29, 2010
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Benevento’s opens in grand fashion

There’s another North End eatery, Benevento’s Original Brick Oven Kitchen and Bar, that officially opened on Salem Street last Wednesday, June 23. Well over 200 invited guests turned out for the grand opening that saw Sen. Anthony Petruccelli, Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina joined owner Joe Bono for the traditional...

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First new dog initiative meeting held in North End

Butting heads with a Councilor Sal LaMattina fundraiser, the opening of a new North End restaurant and a totally beautiful summer evening, the New Dog Initiative meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center still managed to draw over 20 residents. The meeting was the first in a series of a humane educational forum on responsible...

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Two North End Food Vendors Open on Greenway

June 29, 2010
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Two North End businesses were among six food vendors selected to provide distinctive and affordable food options now being offered on the Greenway through the Conservancy’s new pilot program. Boston Pushcart offers a classic menu of hot dogs, Italian sausage, fresh-squeezed lemonade and much more. Joe Bono, owner of North End Restaurants, Al Dente...

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Musings on the coming of the 4th

It is the summer of discontent as we approach the 4th of July holiday. In the 234th year of American Independence, there is a feeling held among Americans that the business life of the land is unnatural, strained, weak, and ineffectual. Government’s best effort to make up for the failings and the excesses of...

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Obituaries 06-29-2010

Salvatore Fischer North End resident Salvatore Fischer of the North End of Boston died on June 22. A US Army veteran of World War II, he was a 25 year employee of the Boston Naval Ship Yard. He was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Tenore); father of Flavia Siuda and her husband,...

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North End/South End Baseball Little League Classic

North End/South End Baseball Little League Classic

Working with the NEAA, Representative Aaron Michlewitz has helped organize a North 2 South Baseball Classic Tournament between the North End Majors All Star team (15 players) and the South End Little League All Star team. Game one (7 innings) will be played on Friday, June 25 at 6pm at Langone Field on Commercial...

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World Cup

World Cup

By Sallie Katz The North End is always fun and exciting but every four years there is an added zing. This is of course is the World Cup. Four years ago it went beyond anyone’s expectations because Italy won. Every coffee bar is crowded with cheering fans. I’m sure everyone has their favorite. Mine...

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Stephen Passacantilli: A Die-Hard Community Activist

June 22, 2010
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Stephen Passacantilli: A Die-Hard Community Activist

Stephen Passacantilli, 35, a life-long resident of the North End and die-hard community activist is actively involved in neighborhood endeavors on a daily basis, including weekends and holidays. Passacantilli grew up living at Fountain Place, just off of Hanover Street, adjacent to the family business the Blue Front Restaurant, now closed. Stephen comes from...

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