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First new dog initiative meeting held in North End

Butting heads with a Councilor Sal LaMattina fundraiser, the opening of a new North End restaurant and a totally beautiful summer evening, the New Dog Initiative meeting at the Nazzaro Community Center still managed to draw over 20 residents. The meeting was the first in a series of a humane educational forum on responsible...

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Two North End Food Vendors Open on Greenway

June 29, 2010
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Two North End businesses were among six food vendors selected to provide distinctive and affordable food options now being offered on the Greenway through the Conservancy’s new pilot program. Boston Pushcart offers a classic menu of hot dogs, Italian sausage, fresh-squeezed lemonade and much more. Joe Bono, owner of North End Restaurants, Al Dente...

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World Cup

World Cup

By Sallie Katz The North End is always fun and exciting but every four years there is an added zing. This is of course is the World Cup. Four years ago it went beyond anyone’s expectations because Italy won. Every coffee bar is crowded with cheering fans. I’m sure everyone has their favorite. Mine...

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Stephen Passacantilli: A Die-Hard Community Activist

June 22, 2010
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Stephen Passacantilli: A Die-Hard Community Activist

Stephen Passacantilli, 35, a life-long resident of the North End and die-hard community activist is actively involved in neighborhood endeavors on a daily basis, including weekends and holidays. Passacantilli grew up living at Fountain Place, just off of Hanover Street, adjacent to the family business the Blue Front Restaurant, now closed. Stephen comes from...

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If the oil spill was here

June 22, 2010
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New Englanders, and especially Bostonians, tend to believe that our way of life, our traditions, our geography, our coastline and natural beauty and the changing of the seasons combine to make living one’s life in this area better and more preferable to anywhere else in the nation. New Englanders watching the tragedy unfolding down...

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NEWRA Clean Streets Committee Talks Trash

June 22, 2010
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Once again the NEWRA Clean Streets Committee continues to attract many residents to its monthly meetings held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Several members had numerous questions regarding Code Enforcement activities in the area. Some resident said to a City official at the meeting that there has not been enough ticketing of trash violations...

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Christopher Columbus Park is Well Used

June 17, 2010
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Christopher Columbus Park is Well Used

One of the most popular and beautiful areas to go to any day of the week, is the Christopher Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue in the North End. Visitors and local residents can always be found taking photos, viewing the harbor, sun bathing, jogging, relaxing, participating in park entertainment and activities or visiting the...

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His Best Foot Forward – Dr. Campo celebrates his 20th anniversary at North End Foot Center

His Best Foot Forward – Dr. Campo celebrates his 20th anniversary at North End Foot Center

By Cary Shuman Dr. Frank Campo is a great role model for young people everywhere. If you work hard each day and do well in school, you can attain your dream. After excelling as a student at Christopher Columbus High School in the North End and Northeastern University, Campo left the area to attend...

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NEWRA group discusses movie production

June 17, 2010
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Discussion on the return of the production crew for the movie "What’s Your Number?" to re-shoot a scene on Cooper Street was one of the agenda items for last week’s NEWRA monthly meeting held in the Nazzaro Community Center. Filming will take place on Saturday, June 19 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. using...

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What the future holds

June 10, 2010
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If media activity in the Boston Globe regarding Don Chiofaro’s dream and the future of the Greenway as expressed in the coming Armenian Memorial is a measure of what is to follow, then we are in for very interesting times along the North End Waterfront. First, Chiofaro. During the past three weeks we have...

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