Monthly Archives: July 2010

Weekly North End / Waterfront Police Blotter

Highlights from this week’s police blotter for the North End / Waterfront area. Robbery/ Knife 07/23/10          3:30pm Male suspect known to the victim displayed a knife while...

Greenway Conservancy: “Sometimes we all pay for the mistakes of a...

In a (now-removed) blog post today, the Greenway Conservancy scolded North End residents because a few chairs are supposedly missing from the Greenway parks....

Harbor Garage Situation Reviewed by Commonwealth Magazine

In the summer edition of Commonwealth Magazine, Bruce Mohl pens an article, “Just Plain Ugly,” of the Harbor Garage Redevelopment situation that has led...

Old North Garden Memorial Garden Update

Bruce Brooksbank gives an Old North Church Memorial Garden report in ONC’s E-Pistle: It has been a busy season in the Iraq/Afghan Memorial Garden. The landscape...

Stephen Puleo Releases “City So Grand”

Stephen Puleo, author of Dark Tide and Boston Italians, has released his fourth book called A City So Grand, the Rise of an American...

North End / Waterfront Real Estate Activity Perks Up

Real estate sales and pricing per square foot improved in both the North End and Waterfront markets during the second quarter of 2010, according...

Taking Stock: Greenway Signs & Chairs

New “stuff” has been springing up on the Greenway parks, including fancier signs, tables and more chairs. The bustling North End parks were an...

North End Bocce Profiled in Globe

At the North End’s Langone Park, the Boston Globe’s Alex Katz profiles bocce regulars, Natale DeMarco, Salvatore Cucciniello and Jim Luisi. These days, as the...

Are You An Aspiring Actor or Actress?

Becca Griffin, Executive Director the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC), sends in this call for talent! NEMPAC has been invited to perform...

Unappreciative Seagull Rescue

Dan Flaherty sends in this photo and rescue story on the Union Wharf waterfront: This poor seagull was trapped. His leg was stuck in the...

Back to the North End Beach & Old Time Street Sweeping

Resident researcher, Anne Pistorio, sorts through the old, dusty boxes at the Boston Public Library and sent us these two classic North End photos...

Tree Issues at Park on Corner of Richmond & Commercial Streets

North End resident Nate Swain has been looking out for the trees at the City park on the corner of Richmond & Commercial Streets....