Health & Environment

City’s Street Improvement Team Coming to North End on Thursday, October 1st

**NOTE: THERE IS A CHANGE IN DATE AND LOCATION. THE UPDATED INFORMATION IS SHOWN BELOW.** From the City’s Office of Neighborhood Services: The City’s Street Improvement Team is coming to the North End on Thursday, October 1st. They will be in the neighborhood between 9am-1pm on Cross St between Hanover and North Streets (closer to Read More…

Community Food & Drink Police & Fire

Globe Highlights “Culture Clash” in North End

In a front page article, the Boston Globe highlights the changes happening in the neighborhood. (“Culture Clash in the North End” by Jenna Russell, September 29, 2009). The reporter presents the various sides of the issues relating to late-night revelry and how it is conflicting with the interests of North End residents. Your humble editor Read More…

Police & Fire

Lawsuit Filed Over Hanover Street Incident From March 2009

The North End’s Hanover Street was the location described in Michael O’Brien’s lawsuit filed last week against police officers when his pal hit a double-parked BMW. The March 2009 incident spiraled out of control when O’Brien tried to record the officers who alledgedly responded with excessive force. The following is an excerpt of the complaint via Universal Hub. The BPD and City of Boston have not yet responded to the complaint. The Globe also reported on the lawsuit in this article.



Event Notices

Sapori di Napoli Applies for New Liquor License

Giovanni Grimaldi has applied for a new beer and wine license for Sapori Di Napoli (Taste of Naples) at 115A Salem Street. This is Grimaldi’s second cafe on Salem Street including Napoli Pastry down the block. The new cafe has been open for a few months serving gelato, pastries and coffee beverages. NEWRA and NEWNC Read More…

Real Estate

“Go Bananas” Moving To Larger Space Across Salem Street

“Go Bananas” is moving directly across the street to 64 Salem Street.  The neighborhood grocery will continue to be operated by Frank Scire who has been on Salem Street for the last 20 years. At 1600 square feet, the new space is twice as large as compared to the existing location at 65 Salem Street. Read More…

Police & Fire

North End/Waterfront Weekly Police Journal Log – September 25, 2009

Notable incidents from this week’s police journal log: Vandalism 09/19/09          12:30am Victim reports unknown person broke the front windshield on his 2004 Chevy Cavalier on Prince Street. Larceny 09/19/09          6:00pm-8:00pm Victim reports he fell asleep in Copps Hill Terrace Park and an unknown person stole his backpack containing personal property. Click to view the entire Read More…

Event Notices

Bike Race Street Closures – Saturday, Sept 26th

On Saturday, September 26th, the City of Boston will be hosting the Inaugural TD Bank Mayor’s Cup Professional Bike Race and Festival from 3pm until 9pm on and around Government Center. From Boston Police Department: The following roads will be closed from 12 Noon until 8pm: Cambridge, between Court and New Sudbury New Sudbury, between Read More…


Preliminary District 1 Election: LaMattina Receives 73% of Vote to Kulikoski’s 15%

Today’s preliminary election winnows down the field going into the November 3rd election day for the Mayoral and City Council seats. For Boston’s Mayoral election, it’s Menino vs Flaherty, eliminating the close 3rd in Yoon and McCrea in 4th. MAYOR THOMAS M. MENINO         41026     50.52% MICHAEL F. FLAHERTY        9459    Read More…