Food & Drink

Poll: You Like Restaurant Weeks, Especially in the North End

 Poll results indicate 43% ate out in the North End, 22% elsewhere in Boston with 35% not participating. Don’t forget, North End Restaurant Week continues on through April 3rd. More details.  Polls are offered for those readers interested in expressing an opinion. The results are representative only of those self-selected Internet users. This was not Read More…


Contractor Named for Armenian Heritage Park; Construction Work Begins Spring 2011

Latest news from the Armenian Heritage Foundation:

March 2011

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that Barletta Heavy Division has been named General Contractor for Armenian Heritage Park on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston. Construction is slated to begin this Spring 2011.

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Officers Assaulted on Salem Street on St. Patrick’s Day

Reported incidents from this week’s District A-1 Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Breaking and Entering – Residential 03/12/11    3:15pm-3:35pm Victim and roommate report that an unknown person entered their Hull St. apartment through an unlocked door and removed a laptop and iPod. Larceny from Motor Vehicle 03/12/11    6:00pm-9:00pm Victim Read More…

Community Government Photos & Videos Transportation

Neighborhood Council Committee Reports

There were several notable announcements at the March 14, 2011 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council. View the following video clip which includes: NEWNC member roll call, protocol and announcements Greenway – new committee focusing on the North End Parks Resident Parking Committee on TD Garden game night enforcement Hanover Street – Read More…

Health & Environment

Clean Streets Committee: “The Brooms are Coming! The Brooms are Coming!”

It was a “Spazzare!” brainstorming session at the Clean Streets Committee meeting this week, led by new chairman David Grant (center in photo above). Joining the clean-up effort was District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina (right in photo) and Public Works’ Frank O’Brien (left). As announced last week, Spazzare (“to sweep” in Italian) is a Read More…


North Bennet Street School’s President Updates NEWNC on Expansion Options

Miguel Gomez-Ibanez, President of the North Bennet Street School, provided an update on the school’s expansion plans at this week’s North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. NBSS is requesting neighborhood support to move to the former City of Boston Printing Building on the corner of North and Richmond Streets along with the old Read More…

ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center Participates in the Annual Feinstein $1 Million Giveaway to Fight Hunger

ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center Participates in the Annual Feinstein $1 Million Giveaway to Fight Hunger NOW THROUGH APRIL 30th Please send monetary donations, gift certificates for food, or non-perishable food items to the: ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center1 Michelangelo StreetBoston, MA 02113(off Charter Street – in former Michelangelo School building)(617) Read More…

Arts & Culture

150th Anniversary of Italy’s Unification

  In addition to Boston’s celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day and Evacuation Day, many in the North End are recognizing March 17, 2011 for the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of Italy. U.S. President Barak Obama has made an official proclamation to celebrate the anniversary. The Consul General of Italy in Boston, Giuseppe Pastorelli, will Read More…