Monthly Archives: November 2010

Sacco and Vanzetti Case Remembered in Boston’s North End

The Sacco and Vanzetti Commemoration Society will screen rare film footage of the funeral followed by a general discussion of the case and the...

NEAA Christmas Parade Set For Sunday, December 12th at 1:00 PM

Due to bad weather, this event is rescheduled for Sunday, Dec. 19th at 1:00 pm. Joining Santa will be Rudolph, a dozen elves, Disney characters...

Missing Since February From Marriott Long Wharf, Body of Eugene Losik...

Missing person Eugene Losik was identified using DNA testing as the body sighted on November 8th in Boston Harbor near Rowes Wharf and recovered...

ROC Teen Saturday Thanksgiving Photos and Christmas Event Scheduled

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Blessing of the Animals in the Prado

On Sunday, October 3, 2010, the Old North Church and the Animal Rescue League held the annual Blessing of the Animals in the Prado....

North End / Waterfront Weekly Police Blotter

Highlights from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Larceny in a Motor Vehicle 11/19/10          9:00pm Victim reports unknown person stole...

2010 Trellis Lighting at Christopher Columbus Park – Photos

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park hosted the annual trellis lighting with cookies, coffee, hot chocolate and songs by the NEMPAC Choir and Ray...

Reminder: North End Street Sweeping Runs Through December

Important update: Please note that Public Works has changed the time when they would make a decision on cancellations for Pilot Street Sweeping. Originally...

Historic Holiday Strolls by the Freedom Trail Foundation


Bob Jolly, historian and one of stroll leaders (Photo credit: Freedom Trail Foundation)THE FREEDOM TRAIL FOUNDATION OFFERS HISTORIC HOLIDAY STROLL

One of the best times to stroll the Freedom Trail is during the holidays, when the streets are sparkling and the window displays are enticing.  Visitors can enjoy this festive atmosphere once again on The Freedom Trail Foundation’s Historic Holiday Stroll.  This merry 90-minute tour is offered Thursday through Sunday at 3:30pm beginning November 18 through January 2011. 

Big Dig Architecture Walk

I recently went on a architecture history walk, courtesy of Context Travel, centered around the Big Dig and Boston’s development history from colonial times...