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.
In this video, Ken Rothman, owner of Salem Street True-Value Hardware reflects on how the small businesses of Salem Street in the North End have changed over the past 48 years to serve a changing neighborhood.
In this video, Frank Imbergamo who was born and raised in Boston’s North End walks with us along Hanover Street sharing of stories neighborhood staples from the 1950s like Giro’s and Blue Front Restaurants, and Boston Sausage.
In the early 1970s both Peter and John immigrated from Italy to the North End of Boston with their families. Shortly after, in 1974 they opened DiPaolo & Rossi Meat Market at 56 Salem Street. D & R has been serving the North End ever since. In this video, Peter talks briefly about housing in …