Interested in pursuing a career in science and engineering? Would you like to know more about the bitter and sweets of the life of a scientist and learn how to face those situations?   Join MITaly and GWAMIT in this networking session and hear about the experiences of MIT Professors Paola Cappellaro and Paola Rizzoli and Harvard Professor Ka...

The North End-based Saint Joseph Society recently announced a $10,000 pledge to support the ongoing restoration of Saint Leonard Church on Hanover Street, in Boston's North End. "We thank the whole society and in a special way the donation committee for being so considerate toward our Parish," wrote Father Antonio Nardoianni in the parish bulletin...

When: Sunday, July 20, 2014 — 7 to 11 p.m.Where: Gennaro's 5 North Square, North End, Boston, MA For the second year in a row, Gennaro's 5 North Square will present a special Rosé wine night, during which guests will enjoy excellent rosé wine, hors d'oeuvres prepared by Chef Marisa Iocco and live music offered by various musicians participating in...

The North End Historical Society would like to gain your support for a new documentary about the vibrant Italian-American community that has called the North End of Boston home for well over 100 years. This unique film is narrated by the North End's own Stephen Passacantilli and based on interviews with North Enders and their descendants from...

by Matt Conti   OFFICINA 189, the Italian Shopping Experience, is a new boutique that has opened at 189 North Street in North Square, across from the Paul Revere House in Boston's North End. Officina translates from Italian to "workshop" and 189 is the address number on North Street.   Owner Fabrizio Di Rienzo is from Milan and comes...

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 — 6 p.m. Where: Nazzaro Community Center — 30 North Bennett St., Boston, MA [map]   Join the North End Historical Society for a talk about the wonders of cannoli — a dessert that brings thousands to the North End each year. Michele Topor of the famed North End Market Tours will share the intriguing history of...

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 (OSIAM...

by James Pasto   The "Slow Food Movement" was founded in 1986 as an alternative to fast foods and with the goal to preserve and promote regional cuisines. Now an international movement, it was founded in Italy (of course) where it grew out of a protest against the building of a McDonalds near the Spanish Steps in Rome.   Its "Manifest...

Boston is home to many Italians. Either the new arrivals, young skilled professionals or students born in Italy and just recently landed in Massachusetts, and the Americans of Italian heritage, get their information about that area by a wonderful magazine, called "Bostoniano". Now the founder and editor of the magazine, Nicola Orichuia, is launchi...

North End business owner, resident and Neighborhood Council member, Philip Frattaroli, is seriously considering a run for Boston City Councilor At-Large. The race to follow Tom Menino as Boston's next Mayor has opened up at least two of the four City Councilor At-Large seats for new candidates with sitting councilors John Connolly and Felix Arroyo...