On December 16, the The Saint Leonard Choral Society accompanied by The North  End Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Dan Drzymalski will perform  its Annual Christmas Concert. This year’s concert is entitled “An Italian-American Christmas Concert”. Continuing with tradition, the concert will be held in  the lovely setting of Historic Sac...

Walking into a pizzeria in Naples, the kitchen is like a movie set, and the pizzaiolo is the star. Kneading the dough by hand, layering the toppings and cooking pies in a wood-burning oven, the pizza chef performs for an eager crowd. “It’s a show,” said Gregory Califano, owner of Volturno restaurant. With an open kitchen, sleek bar and long counter...

Ph.D. cum laude in Preservation of the Architectural Heritage at Politecnico di Milano and researcher at the Massachusetts Institute if Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, with a chosen team of other researchers – nine students of different departments and research groups – refined a project regarding the establishment of human life on Mars. “We made se...

Around the midway point of the 19th Century, the city of Boston was developing into a thriving metropolis. Many of the landmarks we still hold dear today were being built across the city. Such institutions as the Boston Public Library, the oldest public library system in the country, the world-renowned Parker House Hotel and the Charles Street Jail...

The Historical Commission has agreed to hear a request for a study committee to look into the creation of a local historic district in the area of the former Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. The commission unanimously voted Thursday night to formally take up the request next month. The Mount Carmel Preservation Society, which has been fighting to s...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - from 6 PM to 9 PM EST. I Am Books - 189 North St, Boston (MA) 02113. THE LOFRISCO FAMILY COOKBOOK, HOW JOSIE BROUGHT SICILY TO BROOKLYN by Anthony LoFrisco, is part cookbook, part memoir. The author, son of Sicilian immigrants in the early 1900s, shares not only his mother's time-tested simple and delicious recipes, but h...

Norfolk County Sheriff Michael G. Bellotti received the Labor Assistance Professionals Civil Service Award for helping people recover from substance abuse issues. “I’m humbled to be chosen for this award,” Bellotti said in a written statement. “The Labor Assistance Professionals are on the front lines of helping union men and women live healthy and...

The group that has been fighting to save Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church from demolition is making another bid to have the church property become part of a local historic district. The Mount Carmel Preservation Society is asking the Historical Commission to consider creating a study committee that would look into the feasibility of such a historic...

“Against the ball, put the laser against the ball, kid! Madone.” I was folded over on one knee at Boston’s North End bocce courts, trying to get the guys a measurement. Eyeing the distance between a bocce ball and a pallino often doesn’t work, so Sammy Viscione comes armed with both a tape and a laser measure, though his sciatica makes it impossibl...

The Prosecco DOC Consortium, the entity that oversees the production of the hugely popular Italian sparkling wine, is pleased to announce the second edition of Prosecco Month beginning December 11th. The activation will see trade, press, and public events at multiple Eataly locations-New York Flatiron, New York Downtown, Chicago, and Boston- throug...