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Mayor Menino Declares Prince Pasta Day, as Food Truck Campaign Kicks Off


This year marks the 100th anniversary of one of Boston’s most iconic brands, Prince Pasta. To celebrate this milestone and pay homage to the city of Boston and the people who gave the brand its start, the company kicked off a month-long celebration with a “Born in Boston” food truck that will hit different areas of the city all throughout the month of September. To mark the occasion, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino declared Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, Prince Spaghetti Day in Boston. “To my fellow Bostonians I say: Eat more pasta every day,” said Menino. Serving the first bowls ...

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Mayor Menino

In recognition of his 20 years of service to the city of Boston as mayor, the Madonna del Soccorso Society of Boston will present Mayor Thomas M. Menino with their annual “Italian American of the Year” award during a presentation at the society’s headquarters at 9-11 Lewis Street on Thursday, Aug 15 at 6:00 pm. “We are honored to be able to give this award to the mayor for everything that he has done. He was not only the mayor of this city, but he served as a leader, a role model and a generous individual to all,” said Madonna ...

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Gino Colafella: The Mayor’s Barber with Big Shoes To Fill


After his lifetime partner officially retired, North End barber Gino Colafella talks of his shop and the neighborhood that, over 40 years, has passed in front his eyes and reflected itself in his mirrors. “In a few months I lost both the mayor of Boston and the mayor of Hanover street,” says Gino Colafella, holding a black and white picture from twenty years ago of him and former business partner Johnny (“Shoes” – a nickname earned for being a shoemaker’s son) Cammarata giving a newly elected Thomas Menino his first haircut as a mayor of Boston. He laughs, but for ...

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