The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has awarded the Old North Church an $11,000 grant to trim the trees in the Prado behind the church. The matching grant, from the competitive Beautify Boston program, will pay half of the cost of pruning the forty-four linden trees and eight locust trees in the park. The Old [...]
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The City of Boston’s 2012 Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting visited the North End’s Paul Revere Mall (aka Prado) on Sunday afternoon. Mayor Thomas Menino is still recuperating so City Councilor Sal LaMattina and First Lady of Boston Angela Menino led the holiday celebration including caroling, a visit with Santa and the lighting of the [...]
The Friends of The North End Parks collaborated with The Nazzaro Center Program Director Laurie D’Elia and elementary students in The Nazzaro Center After School Program to plant hundreds of crocus and daffodils. The children learned about the bulbs from FOTNEP President Nate Swain and member Diane Valle, as the children dug in the earth. [...]
City Hall has announced the 2012 Christmas Trolley Tour and Tree Lighting will come to the North End / Waterfront on Sunday, December 9th, 2:15 pm at the Prado – Paul Revere Mall on Hanover Street. NEMPAC will also be having its annual arts and crafts fair with a bake sale from 11am-3pm. More details [...]
The kids did extremely well this year by trick-or-treating in the North End on Halloween with nearly all businesses and many residences participating in the neighborhood tradition. After a fun afternoon, families gathered on the Prado for the annual pizza party, organized by the North End Music and Performing Arts Center. NEMPAC thanks Pizzeria Regina for [...]
Trick-or-treating starts at 3:30 pm Participating retailers, restaurants and homes in the North End/Waterfront will have posted a GHOST WITH TREAT BAG on an orange piece of paper to hang in their window for when they are welcoming trick-or-treaters. Please simply look for the GHOST WITH TREAT BAG in windows on Halloween while you are [...]
It was a fun pumpkin painting party on the Prado, sponsored by the North End Music & Performing Center (NEMPAC). Kids from the neighborhood came out to decorate donated pumpkins in preparation for the Halloween holiday. Fortunately, the event was held before the storm hit on a sunny, Fall day. Photos by Rebecca Rapoport-Cole. [...]
It’s Doggie Halloween on Wednesday, October 31st. Bring your dog and join RUFF in the Prado – Paul Revere Mall at 5:00 pm on Halloween night. We will be teaming up with “Kids Halloween in the Prado” for a fun event for all. Doggie Trick-or-Treating will follow at 6:30 pm around the neighborhood, concluding with [...]
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 [...]
Old North’s annual Blessing of the Animals Ceremony brought dozens of pets and humans to the Prado despite the drizzly weather on Sunday afternoon. The service commemorates the life of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. Rev. Steve Ayers, Vicar, and Rev. Matt Kruger, Asst. Vicar, of the Old North Church gave [...]
I recently contacted principal Traci Griffith at the Eliot Elementary School concerning drinking and disturbances in the school playground. In response, Traci has very constructively agreed to have the gate that abuts the Prado locked each evening at 9 p.m. This will significantly discourage kids from entering the playground after dark. Traci has worked with us [...]
The attached letter relates specifically to ongoing problems at the Eliot Elementary School, which helped lead to the near-riot conditions at and near the Prado this past weekend. However, the general problem of noise and disturbances is again becoming serious and we need to encourage our police and elected officials to do more. The street [...]
Last night at 9:20, while walking home from what I considered a late night at the feast, I passed the Prado. To my dismay, there were in excess of 200 teens gathered there. Being the mother of a teen myself, I decided to walk through, with my 4 year old daughter in tow, to make [...]
The annual North End National Night Out was held this Tuesday on the Prado bringing over a 100 neighbors together for the public safety, anti-crime celebration. North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and Boston Police District A-1 invited residents for food, music, activities and a candlelight ceremony. The event was also part of NEAD’s North End [...]
National Night Out 2012 The Prado, Paul Revere Mall Tuesday, August 7th, 6pm to 9pm Celebrate with food, music, candles & bells. Meet the District A-1 Captain Tom Lee.
Jammin’ with Jeremy brought guitars, kids, food and fun together on the Prado, Paul Revere Mall in the North End on a balmy Thursday night. There was also free arts and crafts. Sponsored by the North End Music & Performing Arts Center, NEMPAC, Summer in the City and North End Against Drugs. The next Summer [...]
From toilets on Charter St., trash strewn on the Prado to shredder trucks on Commercial St., it was quite a week on Citizens Connect for complaints to the city regarding issues in the North End / Waterfront area.
July 12, 2012 at 6:00 pm – FREE “NIGHT OF MAGIC” on the Prado- hosted by NEAD and NEMPAC with funding from The Boston Foundation’s “My Summer in the City” Initiative.
North End Against Drugs and the North End Music and Performing Arts Center will be hosting “A NIGHT OF MAGIC” with World Renowned and the North End’s own Magician Johnny Graffeo. Sponsored by a grant form the Boston Foundation’s “My Summer In the City” grant program. The event will be on Thursday July 12th from [...]
The North End Music and Performing Arts Center, NEMPAC, presents the 2012 Summer Concert Series on the Prado – Paul Revere Mall in Boston’s North End. The series is on Tuesdays in July and Thursdays in August. Sponsored by My Summer in the City and North End Against Drugs, NEAD. More information on NEMPAC at [...]
The North End Music and Performing Arts Center, NEMPAC, held its Annual Spring Music Student Recital on Saturday, June 9, 2012 to a large and enthusiastic audience gathered on the Prado, also known as the Paul Revere Mall. The musicians that performed were students of NEMPAC instructors Sarah Glenn, Rachel Carpenter, Rebecca Rapoport-Cole, Jeremy Sarzana, [...]
Video: “The Pride of Later Generations: North End History Remembered in The Prado” by Alex R. Goldfeld, President and Historian, North End Historical Society On Thursday, May 17, 2012, the Old North Church hosted a three part public lecture, “The Paul Revere Mall: History, Art and Community.” Following a talk about the Prado park and the [...]
Video: “Arrested Motion: Cyrus Dallin’s Statue of Paul Revere” by Rebecca Reynolds, American Art Curator On Thursday, May 17, 2012, the Old North Church hosted a three part public lecture, “The Paul Revere Mall: History, Art and Community.” Following an engaging talk about the Prado park by David Kubiak, the audience heard from featured speaker, [...]
Video: “The Prado: It’s History and Future” by David A. Kubiak, North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association’s Parks and Open Space Committee On Thursday, May 17, 2012, the Old North Church hosted a three part public lecture, “The Paul Revere Mall: History, Art and Community”. In the first part of the lecture, shown in this [...]
On Thursday, May 17th at 7:00 PM, the Old North Church will host a lecture, The Paul Revere Mall: History, Art and Community. The event is open to the public and a suggested donation is $5 per person. The featured speaker on the 17th will be Rebecca Reynolds, formerly of the Museum of Fine Arts, [...]
Last weekend, the Prado was filled with a historic celebration and this weekend there is a different vibe on the plaza with costumed jumping men, jabbing wooden weapons at each other. Submitted by Matt Black.
THE PAUL REVERE MALL: HISTORY, ART AND COMMUNITY Historical Lectures and Discussion Thursday, May 17, 2012, 7:00 PM Old North Church Boston’s North End Representatives of cultural and community organizations will discuss the historical significance of the urban park (called “The Prado” by the North End community) and its monuments, including the Paul Revere Statue by [...]
The Paul Revere Mall in Boston’s North End was the sight of an inspiring community celebration on Sunday, April 29, 2012, commemorating the great American sculptor, Cyrus Dallin, his internationally known landmark Paul Revere statue and the Prado park, designed by famed landscape architect Arthur Shurcliff and architect Henry Shepley. The public event drew hundreds [...]
Saturday, April 28th was the annual Boston Shines citywide neighborhood cleanup. In the North End, residents joined together at the Prado with staff from City Hall and the Boston Redevelopment Authority, including BRA Chief Peter Meade. Representatives from City Councilor Sal LaMattina’s office also took part, along with State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and a large [...]
CYRUS DALLIN, HIS PAUL REVERE STATUE AND THE PRADO Community Celebration: Sunday, April 29, 2012, 12-4 PM Paul Revere Mall, Boston’s North End Public Lecture: Thursday, May 17th, 7:00 PM Old North Church Boston’s North End/Waterfront community will host a fair on Sunday afternoon, April 29, from Noon to 4 PM, at the Paul Revere [...]
The annual Patriot’s Day parade and April 18, 1775 reenactment of Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride were held today at the Prado on Hanover St. in the North End. Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, City Councilor Sal LaMattina and Old North Church Asst. Vicar Matt Kruger were on hand for the [...]
The First Michigan Fife and Drum Corps gave a free concert on the Prado to kick off the Lantern Ceremony at Old North Church on the eve of Patriot’s Day celebrations. The event was held on Sunday, April 15, 2012 in the North End’s Prado, also known as the Paul Revere Mall.
CYRUS DALLIN, HIS PAUL REVERE STATUE AND THE PRADO Sunday, April 29, 2012, Paul Revere Mall (The Prado), Boston’s North End Boston’s North End/Waterfront community will host a historical fair on Sunday afternoon, April 29, 12-4 PM, at the Paul Revere Mall on Hanover Street in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of [...]
You may be familiar with Cyrus E. Dallin’s Boston monuments. Paul Revere, Anne Hutchinson and Appeal To The Great Spirit are just some of his spiritualistic memorial sculptures inspiring all of us. Dallin, the son of Thomas and Jane (Hamer) Dallin, was born in Springville, Utah, to a family then belonging to The Church of [...]
The tenth annual citywide cleanup is happening in the North End on Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Meet at the Prado – Paul Revere Mall, off Hanover St. at the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC). Groups should sign-up in advance by contacting Nicole Leo at firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals [...]
“The Rock,” Dwayne Johnson made some quick video stops today in the North End at Puopolo Park and on the Prado in front of Cyrus E. Dallin’s Paul Revere statue. The videos were primarily to hype the upcoming WWE WrestleMania and “The Rock’s” rivalry with wrestler John Cena. Johnson is shown in the video throwing [...]