Food & Drink

Benevento’s Opening on Salem Street

Buzz is increasing about the opening of Joe Bono’s new pizza place at 111 Salem Street called Benevento’s. The location is in the space next to Bono’s existing Al Dente that used to be Trani Ice Cream. The opening is being followed by Boston Restaurant Talk and a piece by Urban Dinner that comments, “It’s Read More…

Event Notices Food & Drink

“Taste of the North End” Returns to the New England Aquarium on May 14th

The 16th Annual “Taste of the North End,” is set for Friday, May 14, 2010, at the New England Aquarium, Boston.  After a year off due to construction at the Aquarium, Boston’s most popular tasting event is back and will feature fabulous food from 34 popular North End restaurants and libations from area wine vendors, Read More…

Real Estate

North End/Waterfront Real Estate Report: 1st Quarter 2010

Facts & figures for North End and Waterfront real estate in the first quarter of 2010, courtesy of LINK. Activity is up from last year with significantly more sales. Average prices are lower, but price per square foot is higher. North End 1q10 – Click for the full report (pdf) 18 Number of Sales 28.57%     Read More…

Community Event Notices Schools

Upcoming Events at North End Branch Library

North End Branch Library 25 Parmenter Street Tue Apr 20 11:00 am The Yo-Yo Man The Yo-Yo Man makes an entire show out of the amazing yo-yo. High skill and deft timing to swinging music coupled with high energy and sarcastic humor makes the Yo-Yo Man a favorite for every age. Wed Apr 21 6:00 Read More…

Community Schools

NEAD Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications are now available for the North End Against Drugs Michelina and Raymond Costa Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year.  You must be a resident of the North End and attend a tuition-paying school to be eligible for the scholarship lottery. Deadine to file a completed application is Friday, May 7th.  Applications can be picked Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

Greenway Earth Day Concert: They Might Be Giants & Citizen Cope

Update from the Greenway Conservancy: They Might Be Giants and Citizen Cope It’s finally here! Next week on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, The River will present a FREE lunchtime Earth Day Concert on the Greenway featuring They Might Be Giants and Citizen Cope. Get ready for a fusion of blues, folk-pop, and laid back Read More…

Community Government

Pataki on the Prado: Sunday, 4/18 2pm

Former New York Governor George Pataki will be at the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) on Sunday, April 18th at 2:00 pm. This is the first stop on his drive to repeal health care reform. The press release is shown below. Revere America Announces First Stops of National Grassroots Tour — Governor George Pataki Kicks off Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End / Waterfront Police Blotter

Selected incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Attempted Breaking & Entering (Residential) 04/10/10          3:55am Police officers responded to a Breaking & Entering in progress on North Street. On arrival found 2 male suspects attempting to flee from an apartment to the upper floors. Suspects were arrested Read More…

Community Government

Rep. Michlewitz Votes With House Majority Favoring Casino Bill

“I am not an automatic no” was his answer during his 2009 campaign. That view was clarified yesterday when State Representative Aaron Michlewitz went on the record in support of expanded gambling in Massachusetts. Rep. Michlewitz, a Democrat representing the 3rd Suffolk District and North End resident, voted with the majority resulting in a 120-37 Read More…

Community

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Introduce a New Bulletin Board

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park have designed, funded and coordinated the installation of a new informational bulletin board at the waterfront park. See the “before” picture to the left and the finished product below. (Click the photos to enlarge.) The FOCCP members who comprised the Bulletin Board Committee were Frankie Boyer, chair, Ford Cavallari, Read More…