July 02, 2013
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Bill Greene/Globe Staff
Boschetto's Bakery in the North End, which has been operating for more than 100 years, is closing this weekend because of a steep rent increase.
Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff
Bartolomeo De Stefano made a list of what would need to be baked for the next day.
De Stafano spoke on the phone after realizing his oven had no power.
Rita De Stefano waited on customers in the bakery.
Mhamed Idroui, co-owner of Boschetto's Bakery, chatted with long-time customer Louis Cavagnaro.
Idroui and Rita De Stefano. “We’ve cut salaries before, and some weeks Bart and I didn’t pay ourselves,” Idroui said. “But this time we can’t do more.’’