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Made by Hand … North Bennet Street School Exhibit at 125 High Street

Made by Hand: a celebration of exceptional work from the North Bennet Street School – Examples of hand-crafted work by school students and alumni of North Bennet Street School. The exhibit features dozens of examples of elegant furniture and cabinetry, musical instruments, one-of-a-kind jewelry, hand-bound books and more. When:  Monday, May 7 through Friday May 18, 8:00 am – 8:00 […]

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Welcome Home Andie Day!

Have you walked by the new offices of designer Andie Day on Hanover Street recently – just past the Fire Station? It’s a visual delight to behold. Either by day or night, the office is aglow with colorful fabrics and glass, flashy laptops, photos … and activity. This is Andie Day’s home-away-from-home. Day is an […]

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Mercato del Mare

An abbondanza of seafood & sushi wrapped in savvy Mercato del Mare celebrates its third anniversary in business this June, yet it feels as if they’ve been a fixture in the North End for much longer. Under the inspired direction of Liz Ventura and Keri Cassidy – two longtime friends and neighborhood residents – they […]

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Briana Cash’s North End

Singer-songwriter Briana Cash has a special affinity for Boston’s North End – her grandmother being born in Rome and her grandfather’s strong Neapolitan roots seem to “sing” when this classically-trained 1st soprano performs Italian classics. Briana moves easily across several different music genres. She sings hit Italian favorites by Mina, Mariella Nava, Giorgia Todrani, and […]

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Molasses > Gas > Hazmat: What Have We Learned?

by Guild Nichols January 15th marked the day ninety-two years ago when a torrent of molasses flooded Boston’s North End waterfront killing 21 people and injuring 150. Two years later, the State Legislature voted to avert still another potential disaster – by removing a massive illuminating gas tank on Prince Street in the heart of […]

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Learn Itanglish! Lesson 1

Itanglish is a language founded by Italian immigrants. Only Italian immigrants and their children understand it. Recent additions to our vocabulary list come from South Hackensack (NJ), from Staten Island (NY) representing what is described as the “Sicilian/Brooklyn” dialect, and from Newton (MA) where most of the residents come from Central Italy, particularly the village […]

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Learn Itanglish! Lesson 2

Itanglish is a language founded by Italian immigrants. Only Italian immigrants and their children understand it. Recent additions to our vocabulary list come from South Hackensack (NJ), from Staten Island (NY) representing what is described as the “Sicilian/Brooklyn” dialect, and from Newton (MA) where most of the residents come from Central Italy, particularly the village […]

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Learn Itanglish! Lesson 3

Itanglish is a language founded by Italian immigrants. Only Italian immigrants and their children understand it. Recent additions to our vocabulary list come from South Hackensack (NJ), from Staten Island (NY) representing what is described as the “Sicilian/Brooklyn” dialect, and from Newton (MA) where most of the residents come from Central Italy, particularly the village […]

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Learn Itanglish! Lesson 4

Itanglish is a language founded by Italian immigrants. Only Italian immigrants and their children understand it. Recent additions to our vocabulary list come from South Hackensack (NJ), from Staten Island (NY) representing what is described as the “Sicilian/Brooklyn” dialect, and from Newton (MA) where most of the residents come from Central Italy, particularly the village […]

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