Now It's the North End Losing Its Ethnic Something-Something

Sep 16, 2013 1090

Earlier this week it was the news that Chinatown is losing its "China," with all the attendant hand-wringing over what it means not only for affected residents but for Boston as a whole. Fast forward a few days and it's the North End losing its Italian-ness.

Per NorthEndWaterfront: "The Order Sons of Italy, Massachusetts Grand Lodge (OSIAMA), has made a late decision not to march in Boston's North End Columbus Day 2013 Parade. Citing a changing demographic, the Italian-American organization told the North End organizers that it will instead march in the City of Revere this year."

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