Monthly Archives: June 2016

Cinderella

Cinderella

North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Children’s Theater Troop successfully performed Cinderella the Musical at the Improv Asylum on Hanover Street.

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NEWRA Names NBSS Recipient of Good Neighbor Award

NEWRA Names NBSS Recipient of Good Neighbor Award

By Phil Orlandella North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) President Ford Cavallari and member Janet Gilardi presented the Association’s Good Neighbor Award to North Bennet Street School (NBSS). The award recognizes, businesses or agencies that help keep the community clean and beautiful by removing debris from in front of their home or place of business....

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Councilor LaMattina Calls for Hearing on Harbor Transportation

By Phil Orlandella A public hearing has been called for by Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina to examine the various ways to utilize water transportation along Boston Harbor. “Boston is undergoing its greatest development boom in its history,” the Councilor said. “The city’s population has grown 40,00 people in five years and is expected...

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NEAA Benefit Golf Tournament

By Phil Orlandella North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will hold its main fundraiser an annual golf tournament at the Andover Country Club, Canterbury Road, Andover on Monday, August 8 with a 7:30am Shot Gun start. More than 140 golfers participate in this popular, sold out tournament each year which includes golf, lunch and raffle...

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Mayor’s Coffee Hour Brewing at Columbus Park

By Phil Orlandella On Wednesday, June 29 is a good opportunity to rub elbows with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh at the annual coffee hour held at Christopher Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue from 9:30 to 10:30am. The special event provides a great chance for residents and/or the business community to speak directly with...

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NEMPAC Presents Free Summer Concerts at Columbus Park

By Phil Orlandella North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will hold its upcoming and very popular 15th anniversary summer performance season during the month of July at Christopher Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue. The free concerts are held on Thursday nights in July from 6:30 to 8pm. Children’s programming will be provided...

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Tigers Battle their Crosstown Rival Cubs

By Luigi Natale The Tigers and Cubs have been rivals for as long as anyone can remember. Their Saturday afternoon showdown was destined to be memorable, and boy, was it ever! The commisioner, Ralph Martignetti, moved the game to the earlier 1:30 slot, clearly for the TV coverage. Luigi Natale’s Tigers and Dan Shea’s...

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Scopa Restaurant Opens on Hanover Street

By Matt Conti Longtime North End resident, Gennaro Riccio, has opened Scopa, a new Italian restaurant at 319 Hanover Street. The 22-seat eatery is right in the center of Boston’s North End, at the location of the former Pomodoro (now co-located down the block with Volle Nolle). The name Scopa comes from one of...

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Opinion

By Phil Orlandella Just the facts need to be discussed Having written on this subject several times in the past, it has once again become a subject that needs to be repeated. Allowing people to speak on proposals presented to the two North End/Waterfront Advisory Groups, who express how wonderful applicants are, good neighbors...

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All City Events Should Have Input from Residents

A comprehensive review of the city’s management of large-scale events has been set in place by Mayor Martin J. Walsh covering all the necessary things to do but it doesn’t mention community import that the Review is aware of. Making sure that city agencies have the right training and tools to deal with large-scale...

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