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A song of the streets of Boston

Nick Argiro Buying his Daily Fruit on Salem Street (North End of Boston), 1982

There is a reason that reality show producers from all over the country make Boston their first choice to mine new talent. Our city has a scruffy vitality, a vibrant underside, rambunctious characters who speak with salty language in an accent that is virtually impossible to master. There is no place like Boston to take in a kaleidoscopic look into real people: the shabby, the chic and everything in between. And Boston Italians are truly certainly among the most colorful. Listening to Italians debate, about who makes the best espresso (Some say Wy, the Chinese American who has worked behind ...

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