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National Poetry Month   Film Series – Wednesdays at 3 pm. Join us for our April  Film Series celebrating poets and poetry.  Sponsored by the Friends of the West End Branch Library. Wednesday April 5       3pm   Bright Star Wednesday April 12     3pm   Poetry Wednesday April 19     3pm   Amour Fou Wednesday April 26     3pm   Howl Buried...

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Paul Revere Mall Improvement Meeting

By Phil Orlandella The Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services will hold the first in a series of meetings to discuss upcoming improvements to Paul Revere Mall (Prado) on Tuesday, March 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Old North Church, 193 Salem Street. For details call...

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North End Spring Cleaning Scheduled for April

By Phil Orlandella North End spring cleaning scheduled for April Love Your Block (formally Boston Shines) a high impacted spring cleaning program in Boston that encourages residents to improve the quality of life in neighborhoods, will take place in the North End on April 28-29 starting at Paul Revere Mall (Prado) at 10 AM....

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Hanover,Cross and Salem Streets Article 85 Demolition Delay Application Discussed

By Phil Orlandella Only twelve North End residents turned out for a community meeting calling for Charter Realty and Development to discuss an Article 85 Demolition Delay application to demolish the buildings at 198 Hanover, 60 Cross and 53 Salem Streets across from the Greenway’s North End Park. “The purpose of the meeting is...

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Neighborhood PACE Helps Older Adults Stay Independent

Theresa grew up in the North End during the Great Depression. She one was of eight children. Her mother was an avid reader and worked as a bookkeeper, despite having only completed eighth grade. “We were very poor, but everyone was very poor. Those were the Depression days, so no one had anything. But...

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Frank DePasquale Honored

Frank DePasquale Honored

On February 27, 2017, the Massachusetts Restaurant Association held its annual Awards Dinner celebrating five leaders in the industry, including Frank DePasquale of DePasquale Ventures as Restauranteur of the Year. A North End power-house, DePasquale is best known for his exceptional and award-winning North End restaurant concepts that include Bricco, Mare Oyster Bar and...

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Greenway May Lose 40 Percent of State Funding

Greenway May Lose 40 Percent of State Funding

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is in danger of losing a substantial portion of its state funding but officials are meeting with the hope of maintaining the current funding structure. According to a front page story in Friday’s Boston Globe, the Greenway could lose 40 percent of its funding which is roughly $2 million...

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A Celebration in Style:Robert Dello Russo Marks His 10th Anniversary at Boston Barber & Tattoo

A Celebration in Style:Robert Dello Russo Marks His 10th Anniversary at Boston Barber & Tattoo

By Cary Shuman Robert Dello Russo is the owner, operator, and master barber at Boston Barber & Tattoo Co. at 113 Salem St. in the North End. He is proud to hold all three titles and rightfully so. Under Dello Russo’s creative and innovative guidance, Boston Barber & Tattoo has emerged as the busiest...

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Greenway Celebrates 8th Successful Year

By Phil Orlandella On February 23, 2009, the Greenway Conservancy began maintaining and programming. The well-used and very popular open space celebrated its eighth anniversary with staff, friends and uses under spring like conditions. Over the years, the Conservancy has provided many activities, events for the public to enjoy, like children’s programs, a play...

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North End Eateries Participating in Dine Out Boston

By Phil Orlandella A total of nineteen eateries from the North End, Waterfront and Beacon Hill are participating in this year’s Dine Out Boston sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) in partnership with American Express. This is the 16th year of Dine Out Boston and many Boston restaurants are providing...

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