Monthly Archives: May 2010

North End Branch Library Weekly Events

Thursday, May 20     4:30 pm Drop In Science Curious kids in grades 1 - 5: join us for a hands-on, 4-week science program and try...

Solid Progress Reported at the Clean Streets Committee Meeting

NEWRA’s Clean Streets Committee is gaining momentum. The group is working on several new initiatives, but is starting to see significant improvement toward the...

Final Design & Schedule Meeting for Armenian Heritage Park on Greenway’s...

MassDOT HOLDING PUBLIC MEETING TO PRESENT FINAL DESIGN PLANS & CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE FOR THE ARMENIAN HERITAGE PARK PARCEL 13 – NORTH END The Massachusetts Department of Transportation...

Obituary: Eva F. Plagenza of North End

PLAGENZA Eva F. (Flammia) of the North end of Boston on May 14, 2010. Beloved wife of Leo S. Plagenza. Mother of Roberta Aiello and her...

Book, DVD, CD Sale – Saturday, May 22 – North End...

The Friends of the North End Branch Library are holding their annual book sale (plus DVDs, CDs, Books on Tape) on Saturday, May 22nd...

Obituary: Vincenza “Chinzi” Paparo of North End

PAPARO Vincenza “Chinzi”, age 86, a long time resident of Boston’s North End, passed away on May 10, 2010. She was the beloved wife of the...

Two Special Tours for Boston Bike Week

It is Boston Bike Week so here are a couple of special events from the bike shop at Urban AdvenTours at 109 Atlantic Avenue. See their blog at www.urbanadventours.com/blog for more information. The first tour is free and open to the public.

Wednesday and Thursday, May 19 & 20: Urban AdvenTours Bike Week Open House Then Rollin’ Out

In Celebration of Boston Bike Week and because we want everyone on two wheels to get out and enjoy the fun, Urban AdvenTours will be hosting our “Bike Week Open House and Rollin’ Out” events. We’ll be providing FREE, basic tune ups, introducing you to our new Show Room in the North End, and leading an evening bicycle tour of Boston.

Basic tune ups — which include checking tire pressure, tightening parts and lubricating components– will be from 5:00pm – 5:45pm. This will be followed by a brief tour of our spaces and description of our programs. At 6:00pm, we will depart for the Bikes@Night tour. The tour will be an hour-and-fifteen-minute loop that will depart and finish at the shop. This is a great introduction for learning how to ride in the city!

You will need a bicycle in good working condition to attend the ride and helmets are required. Don’t have a bike? No worries. Bicycles are available to rent from the shop; we just ask you schedule one in advance to ensure you’ve got a ride!

Did we mention this event is FREE and open to the public?! Urban AdvenTours is located on Atlantic Ave in the Mercantile Mall building with a Show Room at 109 Atlantic Ave and Headquarters at 103 Atlantic Ave. For further information, contact the Urban AdvenTours shop by phone (617.670.0637) or email (info@urbanadventours.com).

Sunday, May 23: Urban AdvenTours Paul Revere Ride to Freedom
Departs at 9am from 103 Atlantic Ave.; Price: $75

The Urban AdvenTours Paul Revere Ride to Freedom follows the path of Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride.  On this special edition tour, bicycles replace horses as you ride back in time and recount the opening days of the American Revolution hour by hour over a 25 mile route. 

North End/Waterfront Braces for HazMat Truck Route Changes

A recent order by a Federal agency against the City of Boston is forcing a change in the truck route for hazardous material (HazMat)...

“What’s Your Number?” Movie Site Plan for North End Filming

A community meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 19, 6:30pm at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. to discuss the upcoming filming of...

Mirabella Pool Registration

Registration for the Mirabella Pool begins Monday, May 17th at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. Season Rates Free - Children under 6 $5 - Children...

Future of Greenway Ramp Parcels

North End Ramp Parcel Propsed Site for Urban Nursery (Photo by Matt Conti) The future of the “ramp parcels” on the Rose Kennedy Greenway is...

“Taste of the North End” Benefits North End Community Health Center

Click to view a photo gallery with 50+ photos from the event. It was a special night at the 16th Annual Taste of the North...