Monthly Archives: August 2015

Spectacular

Spectacular

A snapshot from a spectacular sunset behind the The Greenway sculpture!

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Boston’s Historical Past Weekend Celebration Held

Boston’s Historical Past Weekend Celebration Held

As part of Boston’s historical past, Mayor Martin J. Walsh welcomed The Hermione to Boston Harbor. The ship, an 18th century frigate, brought France’s Marquis de Lafayette to Boston during the American Revolution against the British. Following its historic return to Boston, the ship makes its way up the eastern seaboard for her US...

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Mangia-Mangia Receives: Good Neighbor Award

August 4, 2015
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Mangia-Mangia Receives: Good Neighbor Award

Mangia-Mangia located on Endicott Street has been selected as the North End/Waterfront Resident Associations (NEWRA) recipient of the neighborhood group’s “Good Neighbor Award” for helping to keep that he North End clean by picking up debris in front of their place of business. Mangia-Mangia has been in business for 28 years since 1986 and...

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North End Public Safety Meeting Set for Aug. 6

August 4, 2015
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The Boston Police District A-1 North End Public Safety meeting will be held this Thursday, August 6 at 6pm in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Commanding Officer Captain Ken Fong and his staff will be available to update residents on the latest monthly Part One crimes that have taken place in...

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Boston Dine Out Features: 20 North End/Waterfront Eateries

August 4, 2015
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Dine Out Boston, also known as Restaurant Week, will be held August 16-21 and 23-28, will feature 20 eateries from the North End/Waterfront. Coordinated by the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau and American Express twice a year, Dine Out Boston provides locals and visitors an opportunity to sample area restaurants at special prices....

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Briefs

Women’s Bike Ride and Festival held Boston Bikes and Bites, the largest biking event for women in New England, for the first time featured food prepared by local celebrity chefs. Music for the event was provided by Zili Misik an all female band. Group rides of 10, 30 and 50 miles were coordinated and...

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Let’s Identify Illegal License Holders

Illegal immigrants and other fraudsters from out-of-state have apparently been able to obtain fake Massachusetts licenses according to an internal audit that comes as Governor Charlie Baker axed a company charged with fixing the out-of-date registry system that has been plagued with apparent glitches. Reportedly, the system isn’t equipped to converse out-of-state licenses and...

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New West end Museum Board President just what the Doctor Ordered

The West End Museum has a new President of its Board of Directors, Dr. Susan Hanson who has vast experience and a wealth of knowledge in historic projects in seven states. She also held several positions at the Smithsonian Institution. Dr. Hanson has 30 plus years of comprehensive experience in the historic field working...

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Going for the Mold

So we didn’t go for the gold after all. Instead we retreated to moldy old Boston where you wouldn’t want to do anything brash, imaginative or interesting. “We have our hats,” said the old Yankee lady, but Boston’s other tribes share her attitude. We don’t need anything new. I am usually an optimist, which...

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Opinion

NEMPAC Opera soars North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) set the stage with a stunning rendition of Puccini’s “La Boheme” in the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall and a free community performance featured at Saint Stephen Church on Hanover Street. Entering their fourth year of the opera project, NEMPAC has successfully seen...

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