Business Real Estate

Paul Revere House Distributes Public Notice For Review of Lathrop Place Expansion

Public Notice from the Paul Revere House Memorial Association: In preparation for the second phase of construction on Lathrop Place and as required by the $300,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, public comment is invited as per the following notice: PUBLIC NOTICE Regarding the Initiation of Section 106 Review of 5/6 Lathrope Read More…


Boston Conservation Commission Agenda for March 2nd

PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Act, M.G.L. Chapter 131, Section 40, the Boston Conservation Commission will hold a public hearing in Boston City Hall, Room 801 on March 2, 2011 to review the following projects to determine what conditions, if any, the Commission will impose in order to protect the interests Read More…

Food & Drink Police & Fire

Fire Extinguished in Goody Glover’s Basement

Boston Fire Department responded to a fire in the basement of Goody Glovers Restaurant, 48-50 Salem Street, at 4:10 a.m. on Tuesday morning. The sprinkler was activated, but there were no injuries. The fire was extinguished and the building was ventilated for smoke. Food and electrical inspectors were requested to investigate the cause.


Obituary: Michelena “Mickey” D’Iorio

D’IORIO Michelena “Mickey”, 86, of Haverhill, a former longtime resident of Boston’s North End, died February 17, 2011, at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Medford. She was the daughter of the late Rosa (Solimine) Lo Russo and the late Saverio Lo Russo. She was the beloved wife of the late Gennaro J. D’Iorio, and mother Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Photos & Videos

Friends of the North End Branch Library Gala Fundraiser – Video Slideshow

(Click the play button on the video above to start.) Nearly 200 North End / Waterfront neighbors came out on a February evening to support the Friends of the North End Branch Library at their annual gala fundraiser held at the Fairmont Battery Wharf.  President of the Friends group, Robin Ardito, thanked the attendees for Read More…


Poll Results on Hanover Street Initiatives

Read related posts on Hanover St. Disclaimer: These are not scientific polls. They are offered for those readers interested in expressing an opinion. The results are representative only of those self-selected Internet users. This poll is now closed. A new poll is up and running in the right sidebar. Go there now and vote! View Read More…


City Hall Installs New “Private Way” Signs Around Commercial Wharf West Lot

As an update to “Beware the Parking Trap at Commercial Wharf West,” and the subsequent Globe Watch investigation, the Boston Transportation Department has installed two new “Private Way” signs on either end of the block. To date, there has been no action by the lot owner or towing company to improve signage within the parking Read More…

Community Government

Greenway Reform and Transparency Legislation Filed by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz

Press Release from the Office of State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, January 2011. Contact Blake Webber, 617-722-2488. State Representative Aaron Michlewitz Files Legislation Reforming Greenway Calls for more transparency, greater role for Leadership Council State Representative Aaron Michlewitz filed legislation this month that would change the way the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy operates and how they Read More…

Photos & Videos Sports

Loon Mountain Ski Trip with Nazzaro and NEAA – Photos

Was a wonderful day at Loon Mountain/NH with family and friends.  We would like to thank everyone who made this event. Special thanks to Carl Ameno at the Nazzaro Center, North End Athletic Association (NEAA), Yes time and all the volunteers. We feel happy to be part of this community that cares about sports and education. Thanks again. The Guglielmo Family (Photos By: Cristiane Guglielmo)
(Ed: Make sure you see the last one.)
Arts & Culture Event Notices Photos & Videos

NEMPAC Film Festival Videos

The Second Annual NEMPAC North End Film and Music Festival featured local filmmakers, musicians and plenty of friends and neighbors who enjoyed Valentine’s Day at the Hard Rock Cafe for the event. A portion of the proceeds will go toward visual arts education.

From the NEMPAC website:

“Congratulations to Sal D’Girolamo and all the crew of “Strangers” and thank you to all who participated and we hope to see you again next year!”

PLTV taped this interview with the founder of the NEMPAC festival, Jon Sproul:

Most of the films are available for viewing online, with those available for embedding shown below along with some other PLTV interviews.