This is a last call for tickets to NEMPAC’s Hoot and Howl on Friday night, October 26, 2012, so make sure you’ve bought them at www.NEMPACBoston.org if you plan to go. Details on the flyer below. The last day to get tickets is Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Remember how much fun you had last year? […]
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The 61st annual Children’s Halloween Party and Parade is scheduled for Saturday, October 27, 2012, sponsored by the Madonna Della Cava Society and the Mayor’s Office of Special Events. The outdoor street party is on Hanover and Battery Streets with the parade starting at 1:00 pm.
St. John School is having it’s annual Community Celebration this year at the Hard Rock Café, Boston. (formerly at the Fairmont Battery Wharf) It is a great night of celebrating and recognizing important people in the North End community and building new relationships. Please join us! St. John School Advancement Advisory Board presents 2012 “Make […]
What’s Going On Today: Plenty of goings on at the North End library and a NEWRA committee meeting tonight with 5 zoning applications on the agenda. The Events Calendar has all the details. What’s new on the blog: The North End is a highly scrutinized neighborhood, and the Globe runs a front page article of […]
When should a principle be disregarded? When the principle stands in the way of a good neighborhood. A case in point has developed on Beacon Hill. The Park Street School, which, typically in contradictory Boston, is located on Brimmer Street, wants to buy the adjacent house at 124 Chestnut Street and attach it to the […]
It was a great day for hugging. Just ask the Dasaro family as they set up the North End “Hug” station on Salem Street this past weekend. In the end, the huggers gave out about 200 hugs, passed out 120 flyers, 15 ‘hug me’ t-shirts to North End families and raised $85 for City School. […]
Boston Police Sergeant Thomas Lema took Martine Powers, a Boston Globe reporter, on a Saturday night tour of the North End in late September. This resulted in Monday’s front page story, “In the North End, police find themselves caught in the middle between young partiers and older residents.” “Their complaint is, ‘What are youse doing […]
The annual “Back to School Party” brought out over a 100 kids and parents on Sunday afternoon to the Improv Asylum, sponsor of the event in conjunction with North End Against Drugs. The special Improv Comedy show was free to all North End families, students, Eliot School and St. John School kids along with NEAD […]
Some of the Many Events This Week: On Monday, the North End Library, 25 Parmenter St., has films for kids at 11 am and a Halloween craft event at 4 pm. On Tuesday, NEWRA has its monthly Zoning, Licensing & Construction Committee meeting. See the agenda. On Wednesday, catch the Jack Volpe Project, singing the […]
It was RUFF Love as the Responsible Urbanites for Fido reached out this Saturday to help North End dog owners and the community, through their monthly clean-up followed by a meet and greet event on Cross Street. The next big event for RUFF is Doggie Halloween.
The John Eliot K-8 School and its Family Council kicked off a year-long celebration for the 300th Anniversary of the historic public elementary and middle school in Boston’s North End. The event spanned the school grounds into the Prado and on to Charter Street where Boston Fire brought out Engine 8 for the kids to […]
What’s Going On Sunday, October 20, 2012: The North End Health and Beauty Alliance (NEWHBA) group hosts the inaugural Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Renegade Tour. Registration begins at 12pm and the ride at 1pm. Meet at Hordon Health at 294 North Street. See the flyer. At 1:00 pm, North End Against Drugs and the Improv Asylum […]
The Conservation Law Foundation has intervened in the Long Wharf legal battle to keep the open space as a park instead of a private restaurant under State law. On behalf of four environmental groups, CLF filed an amicus brief in support of the “North End Ten” versus the Boston Redevelopment Authority and Department of Environmental […]
There are two statues of famous North Enders in the neighborhood. Colonial patriot Paul Revere is honored in the Prado. And now, there is a bronze of Italian American boxing legend, Tony DeMarco, on the corner of Hanover Street and Cross Street at the gateway to the North End. The pride of the North End, […]
North End supporters for the re-election of U.S. Senator Scott Brown gathered this week at Stanza dei Sigari on Hanover Street. Here are some photos from the event as the Republican Senator faces a close race against Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Warren, in the November 6, 2012 election. Photos by Rosario Scabin.
What’s Going On Today: There is a lot going on today in the North End / Waterfront area. It’s RUFF Love on Cross Street at 10:15 am – 12:30 pm. Stop by for coffee and breakfast treats. If doggie love doesn’t do it for you, try the Free Hugs on Salem Street from 11am-1pm as […]
The First Annual Street Theater Festival is this weekend on October 20th and 21st, 2012 at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. On Friday, we caught a preview of the street performers hosted by The Jim Show and featuring world-renowned acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, magicians and musicians. See the schedule here. Some performers are long-time Boston favorites, including Jason […]
NEWRA’s ZLC Committee has distributed its meeting agenda, shown below, for Tuesday, October 23rd, 7pm at the Mariner’s House in North Square. NORTH END/WATERFRONT RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting Agenda Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 7:00 PM Mariners House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor Zoning Appeals and License Applications 7:00 PM – 7:15 […]
Need a hug? Wonder Women of Boston has partnered with a local non-profit clothing company, The D.O.N. Clothing, to spread 10,000 hugs across Boston to raise money for several youth programs. The North End Hug Station will be on Salem Street across from North End Fish Market from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, this Saturday […]
The following news release is from Boston City Councilor Sal LaMattina’s office: Councilor LaMattina and Government Operations Committee to Hold Hearing Regarding Nuisance Control Ordinance Responding to constituent concerns regarding excessively loud parties in the North End and throughout Boston, District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina (North End / Waterfront, Charlestown, East Boston) filed “An […]
Reported incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log are shown below. Unarmed Robbery 10/16/12 10:00 pm Male suspect arrested for unarmed robbery (purse snatch) after foot chase. Female victim reports she was getting into her motor vehicle on Cross St. when the suspect knocked her down and stole her purse and fled on foot. […]