Holiday Shopping Stroll, December 3

Here’s the latest on the Fourth Annual Buon Natale Holiday Shopping Stroll … where you can explore boutiques, galleries and design studios of the North End. Friday, December 3, 2010 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. Light refreshments, discounts offered at many locations and validated parking at select locations. Be sure to pick up your card of…

North End History – The Italians

by Guild Nichols PART 5: BOSTON’S LITTLE ITALY 1900-Today The Italian masses that flowed into the North End on the heels of the departing Irish and at the apex of the Jewish settlement found a neighborhood in dire physical condition; a rundown, overcrowded slum of deteriorating tenement buildings. Like their predecessors, these newly-arrived Italian immigrants…