Monthly Archives: October 2014

Keep Cabbage On Hand

A Russian proverb, “Having a good wife and rich cabbage soup, seek not other things,” speaks to the importance of cabbage as a mainstay of life in that culture. And, so it was for many ethnic groups where hunger was an issue. Throughout the world, harsh winters meant that the tight heads of cabbage...

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Urban Cantina Serving Mexican Food on Salem St.

October 6, 2014
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Following 28 years of doing business in the North End, the owner of Going Banana’s, Frank Scire has opened a new eatery at 76 Salem Street called Urban Cantina. Specializing in Mexican style meals and brunch, the business is open seven days a week from 8am to 11pm. Only opened a couple of weeks,...

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City to Test Community Composting in North End

October 6, 2014
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One of the site containers for the city’s pilot community compost program is near the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Mayor Marty Walsh noted in a press release that this fall, the city will be collecting residential food waste at this site. “Composting is important for Boston’s growing urban agriculture movement and...

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