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This is what the Boston Pizza Festival looked like

If you like pizza (and, really, who doesn’t?), Boston’s City Hall Plaza was the place to be on Saturday.

Michael Testa, who along with his younger brother, Nicholas comprise the viral sensation known as the Jersey Pizza Boys, performed during the festival on Saturday.
Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe
Michael Testa, who along with his younger brother, Nicholas comprise the viral sensation known as the Jersey Pizza Boys, performed during the festival on Saturday.

Audience members watch the Jersey Pizza Boys perform on Saturday.
Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe
Audience members watch the Jersey Pizza Boys perform on Saturday.

Danilo Pasano, a professional pizza acrobat, took a bow with an audience member who participated in his show.
Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe
Danilo Pasano, a professional pizza acrobat, took a bow with an audience member who participated in his show.

vMarro Laposta, executive chef at Babbo Pizzeria, loaded pizza into the oven while his niece Natasha Marino looked on during the first annual Boston Pizza Festival.
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Marro Laposta, executive chef at Babbo Pizzeria, loaded pizza into the oven while his niece Natasha Marino looked on during the first annual Boston Pizza Festival.

Danilo Pasano threw pizza dough at Jessica Black during the festival.
Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe
Danilo Pasano threw pizza dough at Jessica Black during the festival.

John Disola, who said his wife is particularly fond of pizza, rested in the shade during the festival.
Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe
John Disola, who said his wife is particularly fond of pizza, rested in the shade during the festival.

Giovanni Corbo of Da Peppe e Figili Pizzeria prepared pizzas for the oven during the first annual Boston Pizza Festival.
Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe
Giovanni Corbo of Da Peppe e Figili Pizzeria prepared pizzas for the oven during the first annual Boston Pizza Festival.

An overview of the first annual Boston Pizza Festival at City Hall Plaza.
Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe
An overview of the first annual Boston Pizza Festival at City Hall Plaza.

Michelle O'Brien took a photo for, from right to left, Gary Davidson, James Davidson, Twilah Davidson, and Lisa Kirwin during the festival.
Nicholas Pfosi for The Boston Globe
Michelle O'Brien took a photo for, from right to left, Gary Davidson, James Davidson, Twilah Davidson, and Lisa Kirwin during the festival.

You stole a pizza my heart

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The mean streets of Boston #bostonpizzafestival

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First slice #bostonpizzafestival #boston #girlswhoeat

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All the way from Napoli. #pizza #pizzafestival #bostonpizzafestival

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I can now say with some authority that Boston has some pretty good pizza, but I think it would be wise to keep doing some research

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#BostonPizzaFestival

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Big city visit for #bostonpizzafestival. This guy was in his element.

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