On a recent visit to the North End, I decided to explore the pride that is associated with Italians and sports.As a proud Italian-American, I already know that there is a special relationship that exists between Italians and their teams, but I wanted to see what else I could find. As I walked down Tony DeMarco way, it became apparent to me that the...

by Matt Conti   The Order Sons of Italy in America, Massachusetts Grand Lodge (OSIAMA), has made a late decision not to march in Boston's North End 2013 Columbus Day 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. "They really...

by Danielle Abreu   The Christopher Columbus Statue on Boston's North End was vandalized Monday night with red paint and the phrase "Black Lives Matter," Boston police said. Red paint was poured over the top and sides of the white marble statute.   The slogan, which has become a common refrain at demonstrations across the U.S. in...

In December, the Post-Gazette and the Regional Review both wrote in remembrance of Joseph "Dom" Campochiaro, who passed away on December 8 of 2014. I would like to add a few words here as well. I was one of the many lucky North End youth to have had Dom as a coach when I played Little League. Dom's patience, as Sal Giarratani stated in a quote fro...

by James Pasto   On Oct. 26, I had the honor and pleasure of leading a group of about 40 Italians and other Europeans on a tour of the North End. Most had visited the North End before, but they knew little about its past, either as a historical section of Boston or as an Italian-American neighborhood. I lead the tour at the request of Andre...

by Marian White   If you haven't eaten at the North End restaurant Davide, you may have spotted it on Gordon Ramsey's Kitchen Nightmares back in 2011. But after 21 years, the Italian restaurant, located on Commercial Street, announced on Facebook that it will be closing its doors "in a few weeks."   Boston Restaurant Talk reports that...

by Michael Lewis   When: August 2-4 - Where: Hanover St.Each Year for the past 98 years this group of devoted people come together to renew their faith in Saint Agrippina in Boston's North End, as was the custom in the land of origin, Mineo, Sicily. Each year everyone is invited to witness the respect and honor that is bestowed on this...

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...