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North End institution Angelo Cattaneo of Caffe dello Sport


Angelo Cattaneo seems to have made all the right choices early in life — or a least the ones he sticks to. His wife of 55 years, Rosita, to start with; his neighborhood, the North End of Boston, where he has been living no-stop since 1962; even the choir he sings in, the one at St. Leonard Church (formerly Sacred Heart, then forced to move after the parishes consolidation in the early 2000s) he joined a couple of months after moving here. “I was walking down Hanover Street [the neighborhood’s main thoroughfare] when I heard singing voices coming out of ...

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A & L Bakery: Keeping the “Italian” in East Boston’s Bread


A&L Italian Bakery in East Boston has been running since 1978, when Amedeo and Rita Gnerri bought the building on 330 Sumner Street. Now their son Tony runs the bakery, maintaining the family tradition.

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Boschetto Bakery – Just Like in the Old Days

From left: Rocco and Bartolomeo De Stefano, Carlos inside Boschetto Bakery (now closed).

Boschetto Bakery in the North End has been around for over 110 years.

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Sharing, Baking and Family: Ingredients to Bova’s Long Lasting Bread Business


Bova’s & Sons celebrates 80 years of bread baking in the North End by splitting ownership three ways.

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North End’s New Bakery – Frank DePasquale Opens Bricco Panetteria


We spoke with Bricco Panetteria owner Frank DePasquale on his latest business endeavor, joining a long-standing tradition of baking bread in the North End.

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