Boston North End Holds Its Annual Fisherman's Feast Italian Festival

BOSTON – AUGUST 18: The Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca is paraded around Boston’s North End neighborhood as part of the annual Fisherman’s Feast August 18, 2005 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Fisherman’s Feast is an annual event that began in Boston in 1911 and is based on a tradition that goes back to the 16th century in Sciacca Sicily. The Madonna is honored as the guardian of fisherman. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)