When record snowfall buries Boston, the scarcity of residential parking spaces becomes more acute. Some use space savers, others literally don’t move their car and those who do sometimes get territorial. These photos are from Endicott Street where someone […]
On The Streets
To all dog guardians in the neighborhood, RUFF would like to remind you that even with all the snow, it is still important to clean up after your dogs. People have been noticing above average amounts of dog mess in the parks and […]
The North End Beautification Committee updated the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) on their recent work to clean and beautify the neighborhood. The NEBC is a community-based volunteer organization with a mission to preserve, maintain and enhance the aesthetic […]
When it rains, it pours. Or this winter, when it snows and freezes, it leaks gas. Repair crews have been working around the clock on Thacher Street to resolve a gas leak. Ralph Verrocchi captures the action from above.
There still are a few pay phones in the North End, although most have become urban street art such as this one. Enjoy putting together this 70-piece jigsaw puzzle! [Your web browser does not support frames or is currently configured […]
Snow Emergency Updates Due to the snow emergency, trash and recycling pickup in the North End / Waterfront area is cancelled for Monday, February 9th. The next pickup will be on Friday, February 13th. Do not put out your trash on […]
Threatening icicles are forming everywhere on building rooftops. These are from Fulton Street, shared by neighbor Janet Gilardi who said, “That sidewalk is always very clear and passable but — the danger lies above!” Photos by Janet Gilardi.
Important Update: In a case of dueling press releases from City Hall, the announcement that trash collection was to be delayed by one day to Saturday has been changed back again. North End / Waterfront trash pickup is will be on […]
This is an advice column. To Marty Walsh. With pictures. The message: You’ve been bold. Expand your efforts. The mayor’s State of the City speech showed his intention to solve two of the Boston’s thorniest problems—housing and education. Downtown residents […]
At last! A public toilet near the Freedom Trail. This innovative contribution to Boston tourism has been on Hanover Ave. (repeat, Hanover Ave.), just a few steps from St. Stephen’s Church and the Freedom Trail, for at least one week. […]