In this video, 94-year-old Nicholas DiCarlo describes the flat on Commercial Street he was born in and touches on why family is so important for Italian-Americans.
Started in 1932 by Anthony Polcari, Polcari’s Coffee remains one of the North End’s hearts. In this video Bobby Eustace and Nicki LaBonte share some of the history of Polcari’s Coffee. Be sure to stop by Polcari’s at 105 Salem Street or visit their website at http://www.polcariscoffee.com.
This is the first in a series of interviews with Charlie Coppola and Sam Viscione about growing up in Boston’s North End. In this video, Charlie and Sam discuss their first jobs and the money saving ways of their mother’s.
John Tosi was born and raised in the Italian section of Roxbury, MA, but spent his adult years living on-and-off in the North End. In this video he talks about his childhood and the loss of industry in the North End and South Boston during the 1960s and 1970s.
Frank Imbergamo was born and raised in the North End of Boston. In this video, Frank talks about the North End of his childhood and participating with the North End Athletic Association.
A NORTH END STORY (as seen through the eyes of a five year old girl arriving from Calabria, Italy in 1956) by Rosalba Ursino My dad was already living and working in the North End of Boston when he sponsored me and my siblings together with my mom to come and join him …