Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

“What’s Your Number?” Releases Trailer For September 2011 Opening

Remember last year’s hubub about late night movie filming in the North End for What’s Your Number? The folks at Hollywood East Connection report the movie now has a release date for September 30, 2011. The “Made In Boston, Thanks for the Tax Credit” romantic comedy stars Anna Faris, Chris Evans and Andy Samberg. Samberg Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos Schools

Video: 2011 Festa Nazionale della Repubblica Italiana at Christopher Columbus Park

June 2 is, in Italy, the “Day of the Republic,” a recurring national celebration marking the anniversary of the June 2, 1946 referendum that saw Italian voters choose the Italian Republic over monarchy. Boston celebrated with its own “Festa Nazionale della Repubblica Italiana” on May 29, 2011 at Christopher Columbus Park. Under the trellis was Read More…

Business Community Photos & Videos

Sneak Peek: Harbor Islands Pavilion on Greenway

This video captures a sneak peek of the Harbor Islands Pavilion with an interview and tour by Bruce Jacobson, Superintendent from the National Park Service. The official opening is Thursday, June 2nd but the park rangers were staffing the facility this weekend as part of a soft opening. After 18 months of construction, the Boston Read More…

Photos & Videos Sports

Eos, Largest Private Sailing Yacht in the World, Visits North End Waterfront

A big, really big, sailing boat docked this week at Yacht Haven, Commercial Wharf. The three masted rigged schooner, named Eos, is 305 feet long and the largest private sailing yacht in the world. Its ownership is private, but was once owned by Barry Diller, creator of Fox and USA Broadcasting and currently CEO of Read More…

Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Aragosta Chef David Daniels – Video Interview

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Chef David Daniels at Aragosta Bar & Bistro. Aragosta is the new restaurant at Fairmont Battery Wharf on the North End waterfront with indoor dining and an 60-person outdoor terrace. Aragosta translates to “lobster” in Italian, setting the stage for an “Italian-Mediterranean” menu featuring hand-made pastas Read More…

Real Estate

MassDOT Parcel 7 & 9 RFP Advisory Committee Presents Its Plan for Haymarket Development

A compromise development plan, disclosed at a public meeting this week, appears to be gaining support for Parcel 9, the empty triangular lot at Haymarket. The Advisory Committee arranged by Mass. Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is tasked with establishing guidelines that would be used for a “Request for Proposal” (RFP) to be issued in the Read More…

Police & Fire

Discarded Cigarette From Rooftop Starts Fire at 16 Parmenter Street

  Boston Fire responded to a roof deck fire at 12:18 pm today at 16 Parmenter St., next to Pagliuca’s Restaurant.   A person admitted smoking and discarding a cigarette on the roof of the four story building. Estimated damages are $250,000. No injuries were reported. Photo by Bill Lane.


Boston Neighborhood Basketball League Now Registering For 42nd Season


Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Boston Centers for Youth & Families’ (BCYF) Executive Director Daphne Griffin are pleased to announce that the Boston Neighborhood Basketball League (BNBL) is currently accepting registrations for teams to compete in the 42nd annual summer season; for individuals who wish to be placed on a team and for youth interested in the Pee Wee program.  The registration deadline is Friday, June 17th

Business Photos & Videos

Video: Changing of the Guard at Faneuil Hall

  The British Changing of the Guard at Faneuil Hall always catches the tourists off-guard. The series takes place near the original British barracks on State Street. Boston was occupied by British soldiers in the nine years before the American independence. This historical program, jointly offered by Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the Freedom Trail Foundation, Read More…


Take a Trolley Tour of Paul Revere’s Ride on Saturday, June 18, 2011

Join the North End Historical Society on Saturday, June 18, the day before Father’s Day, as we honor some of the fathers of our country! Where was Paul Revere going on his famous ride?  What was his route between the North End andLexington? Was it a difficult trip? How long did it take? One of Read More…