• Photos and video from North End Stories Pop-Up Italian-American Cultural Museum

    On June 22, 2013 North End Stories founder Jeanne Dasaro curated and hosted a pop-up Italian-American cultural museum to highlight the Italian heritage in Boston’s North End. Below are photos from the event as well as a video. The project was made possible by a grant from The Boston Foundation’s new initiative, Expressing Boston. Through ExpressingBoston, the Foundation …

  • North End Memories: Ten Cents Each, Three for a Quarter

    North End Memories is a series of essays written by Sam Viscione about Boston’s North End. Shopping malls, supermarkets, internet shopping, box stores; what a transition from Arthur’s, Shuman’s, Sheldon’s, La Fauci’s, Moscardini’s, Resnick’s hardware, etc. I never realized the large number of merchants and street vendors in addition to the services available to a …

  • Boston/Como: more than an art exchange

    Boston Como 2013 is an artistic and cultural exchange between Como-based Italian artists and Boston-based American artists. Throughout 2013-2014, two 30-day art exchanges will take place. The first in 2013 in Como, Italy from July 18 to August 18, and the second in 2014 in Boston, USA. . Please join North End Stories for the  opening …

  • North End Stories ‘Pop-Up’ Italian-American Cultural Museum – June 22, 2013

    On June 22, 2013 two outdoor and temporary ‘pop-up’ Italian-American Cultural Museums will take place, one at the gateway to the North End, on Cross Street between Hanover and Salem Streets (from 3:00-4:00 PM) and another in Uphams Corner on Dudley Street and Columbia Road (from 1:00-2:00 PM). Similar to an actual museum those in …