Event Notices Police & Fire

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 Society’s plan to erect a monument, and will conclude with a screening of Peter Miller’s documentary, Sacco and Vanzetti. The event will take place on Saturday, December 4th, beginning at 3:00, Read More…

Event Notices

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 and Wally the Green Monster, handing out candy and balloons. After touchdown, a parade will follow through the streets of the North End. Joining the parade will be the Aleppo Read More…

People Police & Fire

Missing Since February From Marriott Long Wharf, Body of Eugene Losik Identified After Rowes Wharf Sighting

Missing person Eugene Losik was identified using DNA testing as the body sighted on November 8th in Boston Harbor near Rowes Wharf and recovered from Fort Point Channel. Losik had been missing since last February after being last seen at the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel. Losik attended a friend’s birthday, on Fri., Feb 19, 2010, Read More…

Police & Fire

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 a laptop and bag from his 2004 Nissan Maxima which was parked on Cross St. Larceny in a Building 11/21/10          7:30pm-10 :30pm Victim reports an unknown person stole Read More…


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 on accordion. Parks Commissioner Toni Pollack and FOCCP President Joanne Hayes-Rines led the countdown this year, with a little help from Santa. FOCCP replaced all the lights this year, after four Read More…

Health & Environment

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 they were looking at approximately 9:00PM on the evening prior to scheduled sweeping in order to get the more up-to-date forecast.  However, Commissioner wants to give residents more time to move Read More…


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. 

Business Community Real Estate

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 to the establishment of today’s Greenway parks. Our guide was Amy Finstein, a professor of architectural history who has extensively researched Boston’s original Central Artery along with similar urban modernization in Read More…