People Photos & Videos

FOCCP Group Enjoys Clambake on Spectacle Island

Pictures from Jasper White’s Summer Shack Clambake held every Thursday night on Spectacle Island, sent in by Meredith Piscitelli. A small group from FOCCP attended and had a wonderful time. For those interested, the Ferry leaves from Christopher Columbus Park at 6:30 pm & returns at 9:30 pm. More information.  


Rep. Aaron Michlewitz Inteviewed By South End News

Kate Vander Wiede of the South End News interviews State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, who represents the North End, South End and areas of downtown in the 3rd Suffolk District. In another life, the Northeastern Journalism grad could have been a sports writer. But instead, Aaron Michlewitz has taken on the position of 3rd Suffolk State Representative. Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Artists in Residence Craft Workshops at Christopher Columbus Park

Kate, 6, and Molly Leonard, 3, of Boston, look up and smile at the camera in the middle of their art projects at the July 20 Artists in Residence Craft Workshop presented by ParkARTS at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End. Photo: Gina Choi Ariana Galvao, 4, of the North End, looks at her Read More…

Food & Drink

Sorry, No Bailout for NE Restaurants Looking for Gulf Shrimp

Kenneth Feinberg, the Gulf oil spill claims czar with a $20 billion pot of money, ran through a few scenarios of claims that might and might not be paid out. Unfortunately, the reimbursement outlook for North End restaurants unable to get Gulf shrimp is “highly unlikely.” CNN Money reports: At the Economic Club in Washington, Read More…

Community Real Estate

North End Residents Give Mixed Reaction to BRA’s Greenway Area Development Guidelines

The response was mixed to the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s presentation at a North End community meeting regarding proposed guidelines for development along the edges of the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway. The July 19th meeting at the Mariner’s House in North Square was focused on the parcels in and near the North End/Waterfront neighborhood with respect Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Dogi-Pots Coming to a Park Near You

The NEWRA Clean Streets Committee has been looking for a way to help dog owners clean up after their dogs. Chris Young, the committee’s liaison to the North End Chamber of Commerce and business community, took charge of the effort and recently purchased five “Dogi-Pot” facilities that will be mounted on poles at neighborhood parks. Read More…

Real Estate

NEWRA ZLC Committee Agenda for July 27th

Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting Agenda Tuesday, July 27, 2010, 7:00 PM The Pilot House, 2 Atlantic Avenue Zoning and Licensing Applications 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM 76 Salem Street, Cafe Nuovo, Vincent Ferrara has applied to the Licensing Board for a new C.V. 7-day Malt and Wine license to be exercised in a Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly North End / Waterfront Police Blotter

Highlights from this week’s Boston Police District A-1 Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront neighborhood: Breaking & Entering – Residential 07/16/10          9:00am-11:00am Prince St. resident reports his apartment front door was forced open and the following items were removed: handheld computer, electronic game system, video games, sunglasses, backpack and other misc. items. Assault Read More…

Arts & Culture Business People

Congratulations to Post-Gazette on 115 Years of Continuous Publication!

“HAPPY ANNIVERSARY” to the Post-Gazette as they celebrate 115 years of continuous publication. “One hundred and fifteen years ago, an Italian immigrant who arrived in Boston when he was only 16 years old saw the realization of his fondest dreams, to establish an Italian language newspaper that would be the genuine voice of the increasing Read More…

Health & Environment Transportation

Public Works Proposes North End Pilot for Year-Round Street Cleaning

It is the peak of summer, but the City’s Public Works Department and NEWRA’s Clean Streets Committee are planning for possible year-round street cleaning starting this winter. Currently, mechanical street cleaning ends in November for the winter months until the following April. Responding to resident and business complaints of dirty streets during the winter months, Read More…