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Shake the Tree Hosts NEMPAC Event Feb. 1

January 31, 2012
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North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will hold a Wine and Cheese Party, hosted by Shake The Tree, 67 Salem Street. A portion of all sales will go to help build this community program. NEMPAC provides courses in music, drama and Italian language for toddlers, children and adults and hosts a community...

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City Feast Gives Bostonians a Reason to Eat, Anything

City Feast Gives Bostonians a Reason to Eat, Anything

If you’ve been saying “no” to the bread basket since forming your resolutions for the New Year, here’s a loophole- the North End’s 7th Annual CityFeast. Boston’s favorite Italian neighborhood  is inviting food lovers to dine for a cause at a choice participating restaurant on Sunday, Jan. 29.  The unique event will include a...

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Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser at Lucia’s

Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser at Lucia’s

It was a big night for fundraising in the North End to support the Wounded Warrior Project, where friends and neighbors gathered at Lucia’s on Hanover St. on behalf of three soldiers currently deployed in Afghanistan. Ricky Scimeca from the North End, along with friends Robert McCarthy, Justin Santoro and David McGrath are “rucking”...

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New West End Civic Association President No Newcomer to Area

New West End Civic Association President No Newcomer to Area

When Joseph McDonald – the newly appointed president of the West End Civic Association (WECA) – returned to the neighborhood in 2003, much had changed since urban renewal forced him and his family from their home more than 50 years earlier. “People didn’t live at home,” McDonald said of the West End during his...

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LaMattina/City Officials Inspect Local Parks

January 24, 2012
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Members of the NEWRA Parks and Open Spaces Committee have toured DiFilippo Playground and Paul Revere Mall (Prado) with Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina and representatives from the Boston Parks Department to assess the needs of the public spaces including structural repairs. Committee members Ann Pistorio and David Kubiak pointed out the damaged areas...

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Last of the Nice Weather

Last of the Nice Weather

What a difference a week makes. Last week, visitors to the North End were shown eating and talking at outdoor tables on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. This week, those tables are absolutely empty and no one has a thought of sitting outside. That’s New England for you!

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Interview: Frank DePasquale

January 17, 2012
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Interview: Frank DePasquale

In the North End of today Frank DePasquale is the neighborhood’s man for all seasons. Among others, he is the North End’s most significant individual restaurateur, Italian artisan bread baker, gelati specialist, real estate developer supreme and above all, an entrepreneur’s entrepreneur. He does it all. He does all of it well. He is...

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NEWNC Supports Beer and Wine with Liqueurs License

January 17, 2012
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NEWNC Supports Beer and Wine with Liqueurs License

A request for conditional use approval, expanded living space and a beer and wine with cordials license, highlighted the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council’s monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. One of the largest crowds turned out filling the hall, many of them supporting the requests of Robert DelloRusso and Nick Varano. The...

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Monica’s Hosts Eliot School Fundraiser

January 17, 2012
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The Mendoza family of the North End will for the third consecutive year will host a four-course benefit dinner at one of their local businesses, Vinotesca di Monica on Parmenter Street with all the proceeds going to the Eliot School on Charter Street. The first two dinners raised $20,000 each and the Mendoza family...

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Shopping for Price and Quality? Both Can Be Found at Haymarket

January 10, 2012
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Shopping for Price and Quality? Both Can Be Found at Haymarket

It does not matter which neighborhood in this city you call home, Haymarket beckons if you are price conscious and want quality. North Enders, Beacon Hill residents, Back Bay folks and residents of this city from just about every neighborhood descended on Haymarket all day Saturday. Taking advantage of the unusual warmth we’ve been...

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