Community Health & Environment

Boston Conservation Commission Agenda for March 16

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 16, 2011 to review the following projects to determine what conditions, if any, the Commission will impose in order to protect the interests Read More…


ABCD North End / West End NSC Appeal

A message from the ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center: Deep cuts to Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funding threaten to close Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) and all 13 of its sites, including your neighborhood ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC).  This would wipe out vital programs Read More…

Police & Fire

Cold Weather Helps Keep North End Crime Down; Residents Raise Quality of Life Concerns

At the March 2011 North End Public Safety held this week, District A-1 Police reported that year-to-date crime incidents are down over 30% from last year, thanks to a little help from Mother Nature. During the last 30 days in the North End / Waterfront area, there were no homicides, sexual assaults or robberies. There Read More…

Arts & Culture Food & Drink People Photos & Videos

NEBO’s Pallotta Sisters Score The Win Against Bobby Flay on Food Network

NEBO’s Pallotta sisters, Christine and Carla from the North End, won the “Throwdown!” against Chef Bobby Flay with their vegetable lasagna dish on the Food Network show which aired this week. In addition to the Pallottas, there are plenty of North End personalities that appeared for the taping of the show. An excerpt from the Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Food & Drink

Robert Camuto Sicilian Book Dinner at Pasta Beach

Pasta Beach is located at 30 Rowes Wharf on Atlantic Ave. in the former location of Rudi’s. Owners Gianni and Susan Ropolo make their home in Torino Italy. They are committed to offering authentic Italian food and feature true Naples Style Pizza -Verace Pizza Napoletana that is baked in an original Italian oven. (Pizza originated in Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly Police Blotter for North End/Waterfront

Assault & Battery 02/26/11    11:00pm Female victim reports she was punched in the face by an unknown female suspect after a verbal altercation inside of a Hanover St. café. Breaking & Entering – Residential 02/28- 03/02/11    1:00pm-6:30pm No. Hudson St. resident reports an unknown person pried open the front door and removed a set of Read More…

Community Schools

NEAD Scholarship Program Seeking Donors

North End Against Drugs will be kicking off our annual Raymond and Michelina Costa Scholarship Program for North End Youth in the next few weeks.  Last year, we gave out approximately $7,500.00 in scholarships and would like to do the same or more this year.  We already have several thousand dollars committed and are looking Read More…

Food & Drink

Winter Restaurant Week 2011 – March 6-11 & 13-18

It’s March and that means time for Winter Restaurant Week. There are more than two dozen North End / Waterfront restaurants participating this year. Even better, it is actually 2 weeks running through the dates of March 6-11 & 13-18, 2011. This year’s price structure is:

2 Course Lunch – $15.11
3 Course Lunch – $20.11
3 Course Dinner – $33.11
(Prices are per person and exclude beverages, tax and gratuities.)

Click to view participating North End / Waterfront restaurants, menus and reservations.

Restaurant Week Boston® is brought to you by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau and American Express twice a year, providing locals and visitors an opportunity to sample area restaurants at special prices.  Participating restaurants design 3-course prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner. Some offer a 2-course lunch to satisfy diners looking for a faster and lighter lunch option.


DeFilippo Playground (“Gassy”) Morning Meeting March 3rd

Boston Parks & Recreation is reaching out to families and others in the area with a morning “input session” at the Nazzaro Center, Thursday, March 3rd from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. regarding the DeFilippo Playground (“Gassy”) renovations. The Parks Department will bring diagrams shown at the last community meeting as well as the show Read More…