Monthly Archives: July 2012

Girl Friends of the North End Annual Bash

July 24, 2012
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Girl Friends of the North End Annual Bash

It was such a great time last year that the second annual Girl Friends of the North End bash will take place again this year. Hundreds of North End and former North End girls got together to discuss old times and generally socialize and enjoy a dinner and some beverages. This year’s activities will...

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A Supermarket is Coming: Officials Hold Firm on Commitment

A Supermarket is Coming: Officials Hold Firm on Commitment

A supermarket is in … no, it’s out … it’s Stop & Shop, … maybe not. More than a decade in the works, the long-anticipated affordable supermarket for the North End, West End and Beacon Hill is on-track to break ground in the Spring of 2013 as part of the One Canal project in...

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North End Baseball Team Squares-off Versus Japan

July 24, 2012
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Coming off a 13-12 Little League victory over Italy, the North End Athletic Association has entered an older team 13-15 in the upcoming annual Japan-Boston Baseball Exchange sponsored by the Red Sox Foundation. “Playing against elite teams from International countries is a terrific opportunity for NEAA teams and coaches,” Baseball Coordinator John Romano said....

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The Summer of 2012

The tragedy in Colorado has touched Americans in different ways everywhere during this otherwise lovely summer of 2012. The mass murder and shooting of so many innocents last week at a movie-plex in Aurora goes to prove once again how chance and fate often mix and with the worst possible results. However, it is...

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Obituaries 07-24-2012

Margaret (Caprio) Penta Stoneham resident Margaret (Caprio) Penta of Stoneham, formerly of Somerville & Boston’s North End, July 19, 2012 at age 102. Devoted wife of the late Michael Penta. Beloved mother of Carmella Dello Iacona of Revere & her late husband Joseph, Mary Piazza of Boxford & her late husband Dominic & Anna...

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Greenway Conservancy

Greenway Conservancy

The Greenway Conservancy is seeking volunteers to help keep the park looking beautiful. Sign up to work with the Horticultural crew in the park or become a park docent helping visitors find their way. Volunteers will meet on Wednesday, July 18 from 9am to 12 noon. For details email info @rosekennedygreenway.org

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Visitor Parking Changes Could Be Made

July 18, 2012
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Reportedly, there are approximately 4,000 North End resident parking permits issued in the North End for an estimated 1,500 residential spaces. In an attempt to increase the number of full time resident spots in the neighborhood, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council, represented by Ryan Kenny, an elected member of NEWNC has been working with...

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Community Group Opposes Roof Deck

July 18, 2012
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The Nazzaro Community Center was once again filled to capacity for the monthly meeting of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association. Three agenda items were scheduled for discussion and possible vote. The Association decided not to vote on a request by the Mendoza family because the City of Boston Licensing Board has already approved it....

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Prezza Hit by Fire; Closed for Repairs

Prezza has been a strong restaurant presence in the North End for 11 years, so when the popular eatery was hit by a one-alarm fire early Monday morning, its storied existence came to an abrupt but not complete stop. Boston firefighters responding to the fire, which was trapped somewhere inside the first floor duct...

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Prezza Closed for Repairs; Rapid BFD Saves Da

A one alarm fire as fires go is not a big thing. But when the one alarm fire is on Fleet Street in the North End, the rough equivalent of the army, navy and air force is sent out to take care of the problem lest it should turn into something else entirely. This...

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