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North End Boston
The North End is along the waterfront, a half- mile walk from the Boston Common.
Boston North End, Italian Food, Festival
Boston has completed its long building project and is now better than ever as a walking city

The highway that once cut through the city and divided the North End from Boston's downtown has been put beneath the surface and the freed-up space has been converted to park space.

Mike's bakery is a favorite for pastries
Boston North End
Many festivals to the saints take place in the North End.  The North End is an easy walk from the piers and is located along the harbor
The July  Esplanade concert and fireworks on the Charles River are held not far away from Columbus Park at the edge of the North End
Boston Ships: Cruise, Shuttle, and Entertainment

Other activities take place on the water and on the many islands in Boston's historic harbor. Boston's harbor shuttle boats make trips to the islands, Civil War era forts and Boston Light, the oldest manned lighthouse the country. Shuttle boats make runs to the Old Ironsides dock beneath the bunker Hill Monument in Chelsea and to the dock near the arena and the North End's famous Italian neighborhood. From the Aquarium docks, boats also make whale watching trips and on Sunday evening, salsa boat cruises  

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A commuter boat out of Boston serves the fishing port of Gloucester where a new terminal receives cruise ships make foliage trips on the Canadian and Maine coast and serve the Caribbean from  new England.     
Seabourn Pride


Water Taxis from the dock near the Sonesta Hotel and a shuttle out of the Rose Wharf hotel serve Logan airport
Harpoon Brewery 306 Northern Ave. near the Seaport Trade Center and the Fish Pier offers complimentary tastings
Schedule:  Tues,Wed, Thurs.  4:00 pm
Fri. 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM
Sat. 12 noon and 2:00PM.        www.harpoonbrewery.com         1-888-harpoon


Railroad:  the Downeaster runs trains to the Maine coast        www.massbayrre.org/downeaster.htm


Bus service Boston to Cape Cod  www.p-b.com   Boston Water Taxi  www.citywatertaxi.com

Fungwha bus: $15. to New York City

Rockland Maine
Lobster Festival   First Week IN August     Rockland Maine annual event
Boston's North End  Starts on the Waterfront at Columbus Park, a half- mile walk from the Boston Common.
Boston North End is known for its Italian food and colorful festival. European in feeling, the sound of the Italian language can be heard as commonly as English on the streets where the locals sit at sidewalk cafés and sip cappuccino while watching the tourist hunt for the best Italian restaurant and sweetest Italian pastry and gelato.
North End Boston religious festival
North End Boston religious festival
North End religious festival
Hanover Street in the North End of Boston
The Rose Kennedy Greenway provides tables for having lunch or coffee and includes walkways to the North End
Boston's Faneuil Hall Market Place is just a two minute walk from the North End.
The men carry the statue from the church restaurants and businesses in the North End accompanied by a band and fireworks.
Twilight at Columbus Park
North End Restaurant Picks:
Marco, 253 Hanover st. 2nd Floor, quiet
G'Vanis,  Prince St., side street near Paul Revere House
Hanover Street, the center of the North End
Boston's Faneuil Hall Market Place is just a two minute walk from the North End.
Boston North End is famous for Italian food and religious festival. The streets of the North End will be exciting paces with marching band and parades during the colorful festivals.
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Rental cars are available at the airport through rental car shuttle buses that pick up at arrivals.
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Boston Common is a half- mile walk from the North End
Boston Common in the heart of the City of Boston is a half- mile walk from the North End
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