12 hours ago

Craft Table & Bar to Replace Ecco in East Boston

The address for the upcoming Craft Table & Bar (and now-closed Ecco) is 107 Porter Street, East Boston, MA, 02128. The website for both locations of Craft Table & Bar can be found at http://www.crafttableandbar.com/

    Boston Restaurant Talk
    Earlier this summer, we reported that an upscale restaurant and lounge in East Boston had closed for renovations and would remain shuttered for several weeks. Now we have learned that a new dining and drinking spot with roots west of the city is going into its space.

18 hours ago

Gelzinis: Eastie WWII vet, 101, on Nazis: ‘I’ve seen this before’

He recalled the small store he and his late wife once operated at the corner of Chelsea and Brooks streets, where the names of every Eastie son and daughter who had gone off to war were printed on banners that hung proudly in the family store.

    Gelzinis: Eastie WWII vet, 101, on Nazis: 'I've seen this before'
    Ask Raphael "Ralph" Capobianco his age and he explains it this way: "Well, I was born here in East Boston in 1916, so I suppose you could say I'm 101 years old."But my mother and father, who came from Avellino in Italy, always said that the time I spent in the womb counts.

20 hours ago


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