Nick DiCarlo has lived in the North End of Boston for 94 years. In this video, Nick shares stories about his first job in Quincy Market, meeting his wife, and the North End beach.
Annual festivals fill the North End every summer in celebration of revered saints. In this video, Joe Scrapicchio explains the origins of these festivals, a tradition immigrants brought over with them from Italy.
In this video Corrine Testa, a lifelong North End resident, recalls what it was like growing up in the North End and shares what she and her friends did after school and on the weekends in the 1940s.
Lifetime North End resident Frank “Bubby Popcorn” Dasaro, now 71 years old, talks about the fisherman in his family, their involvement in the Fisherman’s Feast, and spending time on the family’s fishing boats.
During the summer of 2011, photographer Dante Dasaro toured the North End and snapped these amazing photos of the neighborhood.
The Italian News was an Italian-American newspaper published weekly throughout the 1950s in Boston. In this video, Bob Skole discusses the various campaigns undertaken by the newspaper to lobby on behalf of the North End neighborhood and to dispel stereotypes of Italian-Americans.