Continuing its Summer of Thursday night concerts at Christopher Columbus Park, the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) hosted Eight to the Bar this week for a New Orleans themed selection of blues, jazz and swing. Next in […]
Here is a before and after photo update from City Hall on work recently completed in the North End by Public Works and the Parks Department. The images are courtesy of Stephen Passacantilli, Special Assistant to Mayor Martin Walsh. City […]
There is a new fountain on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway, near the carousel and Harbor Islands Pavilion. This one isn’t for kids to run through but rather to “Drink Up!“ Bring your dog too, because there is a special […]
A worker freshens up the paint on the Italian flag colors on the wall at the Gassy (DeFilippo Park). Photo by Michelle Descamps Mario.
In yet another twist of the six-year fight over the end of Long Wharf, the Boston Redevelopment Authority has filed suit against the National Park Service. In Federal Court, the BRA lawsuit objects to a NPS determination supporting the efforts […]
It’s been a very hot July so far. Peter Galipault captures kids cooling off at the fountains in Christopher Columbus Park. He adds, “Don’t you love how kids are just so in the moment when they’re playing in a fountain?” “Neighborhood […]
Neighborhood friends, Hannah Collins and Amelia Goggin, set up a lemonade stand in the Prado on Saturday and were thrilled to have these special customers from the US Navy. Many thanks to Tara Shea for sharing this photo. “Neighborhood Photo” […]
In an effort to highlight local New England musicians, artists, and bands, the North End Music and Performing Arts Center will be hosting their summer concert series in the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park all throughout the month of July. The opening show […]
Dozens of neighbors gathered in the Gassy (DeFilippo Playground) Wednesday night for the first movie night of the summer. Along with free pizza and refreshments, people sat on their blankets or beach chairs to watch Captain America on a perfect, not too […]
Queen Elizabeth was the talk of the town during her 1976 Bicentennial visit to the North End. Her majesty is captured here in the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) by Toni Gilardi who says, “I called to her, she was so […]
Jean Eisenstadt shares this image, noting the very appropriate placement of a “smoke tree” on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway in front of the downtown Boston Fire Department station. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Did you take […]
Topping off the long Independence Day weekend, North End locals lit up the sky in a community fireworks show on Sunday night at Langone Park. Dr. Joe Mendola captures the above the rooftop action in this video.
On Saturday June 28th, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) hosted their annual Independence Day Celebration in the beautiful 75 degree sunshine. This celebration was kicked off by Uncle Sam on stilts leading the “Kids Parade.” With the help […]
The first community meeting to study covering the Greenway ramp parcels was held on June 26, 2014 at Boston City Hall. Staff from MassDOT and the BRA, along with their consultant team, provided an introduction to the Ramp Parcel Study […]