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Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard

Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard (www.bpl.org/concerts) series runs through Wednesday, August 30, showcasing a variety of artists and musical genres in the library’s iconic Italianesque courtyard at the Central Library in Copley Square, located at 700 Boylston Street. Concerts are held on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and on Fridays at 12:30 p.m.;...

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Boston City Council Looks to Reduce Carbon Footprint of City Hall and Municipal Buildings

By Beth Treffeisen Boston City Council President Michelle Wu along with City Councilor Michael Flaherty filed a hearing order to reduce the carbon footprint of Boston City Hall and other municipal buildings on Wednesday, June 7. This comes after President Donald Trump on June 1, announced that the United States will withdraw from the...

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NEMPAC Opera Project Presents Beethoven’s ‘Fidelio’

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will present Beethoven’s Fidelio, a NEMPAC Opera Project Production, June 22nd – 24th at 7:30 p.m. at Faneuil Hall’s Great Hall, and at the free community outreach performance at 4:00 p.m. at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park on June 25th. Conducted by Dr. Tiffany Chang and...

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New Exhibit in Honor of Immigrant Heritage Month

Mayor Martin J. Walsh, together with the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture and the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement, announced a new exhibit on display at City Hall throughout the month of June in honor of Immigrant Heritage Month. The exhibit, The Faces of Syrian Refugees, profiles 20 Syrians who fled their war-torn...

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Good Food

Good Food

Farmers Markets  have returned to The Greenway. From farm to park to table.

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North Square Design Heading in the Right Direction

North Square Design Heading in the Right Direction

By Phil Orlandella Following several community meetings with the Boston Public Works Department and the city’s art contracted A + J Art + Design, residents appeared to be pleased with the potential plans to renovate and beautify the North End’s historic North Square, the oldest public square in Massachusetts and possibly in the country....

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City Ignoring Residents on Project Input

By Phil Orlandella Seven North End/Waterfront groups are upset at the City for community engagement for projects in their neighborhood and sent a letter to the Mayor and City Council expressing that “Too often residents are ignored or not completely informed about projects in the North End.” The most recent example, the letter noted,...

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Harvard/North End Football Player Combat Zone Murder (1976) Book in the Making

By Phil Orlandella Author Jan Brogna is researching the possibility of writing her second book, “Murder in the Combat Zone”, the killing of a Harvard student and football player, a very popular North End resident whose life was stripped from him in 1976. Andrew Puopolo, a talented athlete, was in the prime of his...

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Six New NEWNC Members Elected Uncontested

By Phil Orlandella There were only six candidates for six two-year terms on the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) community election held on Saturday, May 20 in the Nazzaro Community Center, the only polling place. That simply means all six candidates won seats on the community Board before the election even took place. NEWNC,...

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Mayor’s Coffee Hour at Columbus Park

By Phil Orlandella Tomorrow, May 31 Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh will conduct the annual North End Coffee Hour at Christopher Columbus Park from 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM. The Mayor and members of his staff will be available to answer questions and present information related to developments and activities to the North End/Waterfront...

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