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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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Good Places to Eat While Enjoying Free Summer Events

Good Places to Eat While Enjoying Free Summer Events

Around the city, all summer long, free events invite us to grab a picnic and spend a few hours enjoying a concert, movie, play, or festival. As you plan to take advantage of these opportunities, here are a few places around the city where you can find good food near popular venues. Hatch Shell...

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North End Library Honors Three Friends

July 16, 2012
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North End Library Honors Three Friends

Three people were recently named Emeritus Friends of the North End Library at their June meeting. Christine Bergstrom was named President Emeritus, Dorothy Raymond, Treasurer Emeritus and Peter Greene, Secretary Emeritus by the library’s Executive Committee. In this the 20th anniversary year of the Friends of the North End Library the Committee honored the...

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North End Team Faces-off Against Team from Italy

July 16, 2012
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A selected team made up of North End Athletic Association Little Leaguers had the rare opportunity to play a baseball team from another country, Italy, at Langone Field on Commercial Street. The team from Italy has made stops in New Jersey and New York before heading to Boston’s North End to compete against some...

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Coffee Hour

Coffee Hour

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is shown giving out free plants to local residents at his Coffee Hour in the North End at DiFilippo Playground.

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Joi of Summer Benefits Nazzaro Center

July 3, 2012
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Joi Salon & Spa Escape will hold a benefit event, “joi of summer” to benefit the Nazzaro Community Center programs. The salon, located at 2 Atlantic Avenue will offer several services for a $20 donation with the proceeds going to the popular and well utilized Center at 30 North Bennet Street. The theme is...

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Neighborhood Watch Committee First Meeting an Attendance Disaster

July 3, 2012
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A meeting (private to members only) was coordinated bay North End resident Brian Brandt to discuss the possibility of establishing a Neighborhood Watch in the neighborhood turned out to be a bust as only seven members, including Brandt showed up, according to the Nazzaro Center sign-in log. An email sent to the Review by...

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Local Women Elected Officers of Catholic Group

July 3, 2012
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Five North End women were recently installed as officers of Court Ausonia 781 at a recent ceremony held at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. The newly elected officers are: Regent-Margurita Farmusa, Vice-Regent-Peg Capobianca, Treasurer-Michele Morgan, Financial Secretary-Sonia Frissora and Secretary-Doris Sennott. Six Courts of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas assembled for installation...

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Mayor Holds Coffee Hour/ Dedicates Tot Lot

Mayor Holds Coffee Hour/ Dedicates Tot Lot

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino was in the North End last week holding his annual Coffee Hour and dedication of the new Tot Lot in DiFilippo Playground on Prince Street.

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