With restaurants closed for takeout only, the usual bustling North End is quiet. But for a couple hours on Saturday, there was a concerted effort to bring it back to its Italian roots. People strolling around the North End Saturday afternoon were brought to a standstill, captivated by professional operatic voices, like tenor Fred Van Ness. For two...

Martedì 19 maggio, ore 18.00 - 19.00 E.T. Cari Amici, l’emergenza COVID-19 ha posto il mondo dinanzi a una sfida epocale, molti sono gli italiani che vivono negli Stati Uniti e che rivestono un ruolo di primo piano nell’affrontare la pandemia. Altrettanti sono gli italiani nella nostra circoscrizione che si trovano a fronteggiare l’attuale emergenz...

New England’s largest Italian festival, hosted in Boston’s North End, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. After consulting with the city, representatives of St. Anthony’s Society made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Saint Anthony and Saint Lucy Feast. “For over 100 years, Saint Anthony’s Feast has celebrated faith, family,...

Whether you’re craving pizza, roasted fish and vegetables, or a pile of pasta, Italian restaurants in Boston are innovating with tons of takeout options during the current shutdown of on-site dining. We’ve pulled together a list of some top options for consideration the next time a craving hits—and in the interest of planning ahead, remember: Fresh...

Tresca, located at 233 Hanover Street in Boston’s North End, recently donated trays of Italian food to healthcare workers at Massachusetts General Hospital. The food was delivered by hockey star Ray Bourque. The hospital workers replied to the donation with the message, “Thank you Ray Bourque and Tresca for fueling our #mghblake12icu night crew!! L...

La sfida dell’elettrificazione coinvolge tutti i player del settore automotive, nessuno escluso. Quando però a progettare il futuro è un produttore di sogni a quattro ruote come Lamborghini, il compito è se possibile ancora più arduo, perché impone di ripensare l’identità e il senso stesso di un brand unico, dei suoi prodotti all’avanguardia nella...

In Italian, we say "sempre avanti" — always forward, no matter what. That is what we've been telling ourselves these past few days, even as we received bad news about the government's Paycheck Protection Program. We had applied for the loan on day one, sent all the requested documentation, and our application had been pre-approved. But on Friday mo...

When I order take out, I've been trying to order strictly from local restaurants and to tip handsomely. This pandemic is heartbreaking for so many reasons. But it will be even more devastating if when this is finally all behind us, we can't eat at our favorite local restaurants because they weren't able to stay afloat. When I saw that Patty B's in...

In search of a new favorite Italian spot? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Boston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs. Spring is the top season of the year for consumer spending at restaurants across the Boston area, according to data on local...

Missing authentic Italian food like the kind you find in Boston’s North End? You don’t have to wait anymore. On the Oak Bluffs Harbor, Henry Wallace is opening Stella Salumeria, an Italian delicatessen that will carry takeout dishes straight from J. Pace and Son in Boston. Henry’s dad owns Sand Bar and his brother, Jordan, runs the seasonal Midnigh...