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The Quiet Few Gets Liquor License

August 11, 2018
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The East Boston resident planning to open a small bar at the former East Boston Kitchen on Sumner street received his liquor license approval from the Boston Licensing Board in July. Josh Weinstein, who received Jeffries Point Neighborhood Association (JPNA) support back in February to open The Quiet Few at 331 Sumner St., applied...

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Community to Honor Father Nazzaro

August 11, 2018
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Fr. John Nazzaro, who has been the face of the Salesian Boys & Girls Club in East Boston throughout his tenure, announced last month he would be leaving East Boston for a new assignment in New Jersey. On Thursday, Aug. 16, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Winthrop Lodge of Elks the community...

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Thank You Dinner:Former New England Patriot Star Tedy Bruschi Holds Party at Cunard Tavern

August 2, 2018
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Thank You Dinner:Former New England Patriot Star Tedy Bruschi Holds Party at Cunard Tavern

Those who walked into the Cunard Tavern in East Boston last Thursday night were greeted by a familiar face. Playing host and seating hungry patrons was none other than former New England Patriot star and three-time Super Bowl champion Tedy Bruschi. No, the former Patriot inside linebacker has not found a new career working...

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The Hot Streak at Lanzilli’s Continues

August 2, 2018
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The Hot Streak at Lanzilli’s Continues

The hot streak of customers playing the lottery at Lanzilli’s Groceria and Gas Station in East Boston continues. Last Tuesday a Winthrop resident went into Lanzilli’s to play Mega Millions and later that night became a millionaire. James Griffin, who chose his lucky numbers based on birthdays of family members, purchased his winning ticket...

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Local Artists Join Trinity Financial in Opening the New Boston East Art Gallery

August 2, 2018
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Local Artists Join Trinity Financial in Opening the New Boston East Art Gallery

Part of what makes a neighborhood great is a thriving art scene. For decades the East Boston Artist Group and the Atlantic Works Gallery have fostered the creative spirit in the neighborhood. The result has been the expansion of art across Eastie with Zumix, HarborArts, the Veronica Robles Cultural Center, the new ICA Watershed...

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East Boston High Student Picked for the Umana Fellowship

August 2, 2018
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East Boston High School student David Pacheco, who is heading into his senior year in the fall, has been picked to serve in this year’s Mario Umana Fellowship in Public Service. Pacheco, whose family immigrated from El Salvador last year, is currently participating in the prestigious public service fellowships this summer. Pacheco has been...

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East Boston Social Centers Host Committee Hosts 100th Anniversary Kickoff Event

August 2, 2018
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The East Boston Social Centers Host Committee is gearing up for its 100th anniversary gala on November 7 and held a special kickoff event last Tuesday night at the Cunard Tavern roof deck. The Host Committee and its Honorary Chair, Robert Lewis Jr., are working to raise $500,000 for the EBSC ahead of the...

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Bike Raffle Highlight of Last Week’s East Boston Farmers Market

August 2, 2018
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The East Boston Neighborhood Health Center’s (EBNHC) Farmers Market has returned for its 11th season with more fresh, locally grown produce than ever before. The Farmers Market, which runs every Wednesday starting at 3 p.m. and ends at 6:30 p.m. in Central Square, usually has fun family-friendly activities each week. The highlight of last...

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Councilors Edwards and Wu Are Conducting a Community-Wide Survey for East Boston Master Plan

August 2, 2018
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On the heels of the well attended hearing earlier this month to discuss creating an East Boston Master Plan, City Councilors Lydia Edwards and Michelle Wu have launched a community-wide survey to get more input and more resident involved in the process. The survey, which can be found at https://goo.gl/forms/Wd0O3wmISLEXCm7M2, takes about five minutes...

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Eagle Hill Civic Association July Meeting Recap

August 2, 2018
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Last Wednesday evening at the East Boston Social Centers the Eagle Hill Civic Association (EHCA) held its July meeting. At the meeting EHCA members voted on several development projects and received information from developers on future projects. First EHCA voted 31 to 1 in support of Luke Tarbi’s project at 2-4 Lexington St. The...

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