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North End

Home & Property

So You Want to Live in the North End

Boston’s own Little Italy, the North End, is a study in contrasts. It’s a neighborhood with European roots where parades and pastries seem to flow […]

City Life

Someone Found Actual Buried Treasure (!!) in the North End

I love the movie National Treasure. Always have, always will. You know the story: Nicolas Cage plays an eccentric history buff, who, guided by riddles and […]

a ricotta cannoli from Maria's Pastry Shop

Maria’s Pastry Shop Will Close For Good in September

UPDATE, September 16: Maria’s Pastry Shop is wrapping up lingering orders and has shuttered its North End shop. PREVIOUSLY: The argument over the North End’s […]

The display cases at the North End's Dolce are full of pastries, sandwiches, and more

A Café Called Dolce Has Replaced DePasquale’s North End Gelateria

A North End scoop shop has completed a rebrand and menu expansion to become Dolce, a Milan-inspired café serving up Italian-style doughnuts, pastries, and espresso, […]

City Life

A Woman Was Seriously Injured by Falling Debris in the North End

A woman has been left with life-threatening injuries after she was struck by falling metal debris at a North End construction site, police say. Police were called to […]

City Life

Here’s a Seagull Swallowing a Rat Whole in the North End

Sorry, Marty Walsh. Move aside, Patriots. Get in line, Mark Wahlberg. Boston clearly only has one true king—and it’s disgusting. A seagull absolutely demolished a […]

Galleria Umberto's Sicilian slices (center)

Galleria Umberto Among the James Beard Foundation’s 2018 “America’s Classics”

The James Beard Foundation awards rising-star restaurants and established chefs every spring with its annual “Oscars of the food world.” But the prestigious New York-based […]

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Home & Property

A Flower-Inspired Building Has Sprouted in the North End

On your last visit to the North End, perhaps while waiting for a table on Salem Street, you might have noticed a building blossoming. With its petal-shaped […]

City Life

A North End Fire on Hanover Street Killed Two and Injured Three

A North End fire killed two and injured three in the early hours of Wednesday morning, ripping through a building on Hanover Street. The three-alarm […]

Home & Property

These Are the Cheapest Homes for Sale in the North End

Ever dream of living within smelling distance from the city’s famed Italian eateries? If you don’t mind downsizing a bit, you could move into one of […]

Arts & Entertainment

The North End: New Date Night Ideas for Boston’s Oldest Neighborhood

Welcome to our new Date Night series! Each week, we’ll share a new set of recommendations for you and your sweetheart. Even when it’s not high season […]

City Life

A North End Chimney Fell on a Woman in a Hammock

An evening relaxing on a North End rooftop nearly ended in tragedy late last night after a chimney came clattering down on a woman lounging […]

Home & Property

The North End’s Skinny House Is for Sale

Realtor Eric Shabshelowitz is a little worried about his open house this weekend. His listing at 44 Hull Street is pretty tiny, and he’s not sure […]

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Ward 8 Team, Douglas Rodrigues to Open North Square Oyster in April

A picturesque corner of the North End will soon become the historic neighborhood’s latest seafood hotspot. North Square Oyster is in the works in the […]


A Food Lover’s Guide to the North End

Rediscover Boston’s Little Italy with our look at the very best places to mangia.