Monthly Archives: September 2012

Pilates in the Park

September 25, 2012
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Pilates in the Park

Over 200 people attended the 2nd Annual Pilates in the Park on Saturday, September 8th in the Rose Kennedy Greenway in front of the North End. Hosted by Jennifer Phelan Pilates and sponsored by ZICO Coconut Water this free community class highlighted Phelan’s award- winning Pilates Fusion workout. Gifts were donated by ZICO Coconut...

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Former North Ender Honored for Heroic Act

September 25, 2012
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Former North Ender Honored for Heroic Act

The former North Ender responsible for saving dozens of lives during a terrible fire on Chelsea Street in East Boston back in April was honored recently at the State House for his heroism. Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray presented Paul Antonino, 53, of Wakefield with the 11th annual Madeline Amy Sweeney Award for Civilian Bravery...

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Local Eateries Help Make Restaurant Week a Success

September 25, 2012
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Local Eateries Help Make Restaurant Week a Success

Two hundred and four restaurants, including twenty three from the North End/Waterfront, participated in Summer Restaurant Week with over three million in restaurant revenue generated throughout the cities and towns that participated in this popular promotion. In addition to the restaurant revenues complied last August, twenty thousand dollars was raised for charitable partner, Melmark...

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Cooper Street Resident Arrested

September 25, 2012
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A North End man was recently arrested and charges with drugs and firearm possession. A series of other charges were also levied on the Cooper Street resident. Boston Police had received information from multiple sources that the suspect was involved in dealing large amounts of marijuana and cocaine. A drug purchaser, after being stopped...

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The Great Cannoli Robbery

September 25, 2012
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Just when we think we’ve been through everything life has to offer, there comes the robbery of a cannoli from Bova’s Bakery on Salem Street. Without going into particulars, let it be said here that no one, absolutely no one needs to grab a long sharp knife and threaten anyone in Bova’s for a...

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DeMarco Bronze Notes Champion’s Achievements

September 25, 2012
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It is altogether fitting and just that a bronze statue of Tony DeMarco will finally be placed on Cross Street after nearly four years of planning. DeMarco was one of the great fighters performing in the ring brilliantly and with flaming fury during boxing’s golden era. DeMarco was perhaps the finest and toughest welterweight...

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Senator Petruccelli in Good Form

September 25, 2012
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The appearance by Senator Anthony Petruccelli at the recent meeting of the North End Waterfront Resident’s Association was vintage Petruccelli. As the guest speaker, Senator Petruccelli showed why he remains so popular and well respected here. It is because he is informed and he understands the needs of his district, which includes the North...

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Obituaries 09-25-2012

September 25, 2012
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Michael Fonzo Businessman, Philanthropist and Horse Breeder Michael A. Fonzo of Gloucester died on September 13. Born on February 5, 1930 in Boston, ‘Mike’ was raised in the North End of Boston and Chelsea in a family with four sisters and one brother. He graduated from Chelsea High School with the Class of 1947,...

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Tony DeMarco Bronze to Be Placed in North End

September 18, 2012
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Tony DeMarco Bronze to Be Placed in North End

After four years in the planning stages, a statute of 1955 Welterweight Champion of the World Tony “The Flaming Fury of Fleet Street” DeMarco will finally be placed in the North End on Cross Street, the entrance to the neighborhood, for all to see. National Italian Hall of Fame New England Chapter Bill Spadafora,...

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Romula Art, an Original in the North End

September 18, 2012
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Romula Art, an Original in the North End

Romula is an emerging artist. She uses no brushes, or models, and paints only with her fingers and hands. Her medium is oil and acrylic on canvas. Her first love is sculpting-so she uses her hands to sculpt the paint, and tell the stories. She is evolving her story telling to larger-scale murals. Romula...

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