Community Transportation

City Receives Positive Reaction from North End / Waterfront at HazMat Route Study Meeting

“Based on the differences in route risk, the routes through downtown Boston are significantly higher in risk than travel on the beltway (Route 128).” —Battelle Memorial Institute Study Boston Transportation Department Commissioner Tom Tinlin brought good news to approximately 80 North End / Waterfront residents at this week’s community meeting on hazardous material (hazmat) truck Read More…

Business Food & Drink

Stuff Magazine on North End: Forget the History, Go For the Booze

Stuff Magazine’s Luke O’Neil frets over losing Boston’s reputation as a drinking city, but feels better after hearing about the 90-odd alcohol licenses in the North End. Late last year, The Daily Beast released one of those wacky made-for-the-Internet lists, ranking the 40 drunkest cities in America. Our fair beery burgh of Boston placed a Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos Schools

NEMPAC’s Before School Rock Band Performs for BPS Ambassador Program’s 1st Anniversary

  The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Before School Program at the BPS Eliot School has a rock band taught by Jeremy Sarzana.  They provided musical entertainment at the BPS Ambassador Program’s 1st Anniversary event.  The event was a volunteer day at Cradles to Crayons. Click for more information on the BPS Read More…

Community Food & Drink People Photos & Videos Real Estate Transportation

One-Way Traffic Proposal for Hanover St. on Chronicle TV, Part 6

The controversial issue of making Hanover St. a one-way street and widening the sidewalks for alfresco dining is discussed in this excerpt from the recent Chronicle TV show. The Boston Globe highlighted the one-way traffic concept of the North End Chamber of Commerce on its front page last February. This video clip features neighborhood residents Read More…

Community

NEWRA’s Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Agenda for May 24, 2011

The next meeting of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s ZLC Committee will be held this Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at the Pilot House, beginning at 7:00 PM.  The agenda is below. Meetings are open, and all North End/Waterfront residents are invited to participate in the discussions. Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting AgendaTuesday, May 24, Read More…

Business Event Notices Food & Drink

Aragosta Bar & Bistro Hosts Opening Party at Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel

Aragosta Bar & Bistro hosted an opening party on Thursday night where Chef David Daniels presented some of his specialties. Aragosta translates to “lobster” in Italian, setting the stage for an “Italian-Mediterranean” menu featuring hand-made pastas and a mix of meats and seafood. The new restaurant replaces Sensing which recently closed at the Fairmont Battery Read More…

Police & Fire

Weekly Police Blotter for North End/Waterfront

Reported incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Breaking & Entering – Residential 05/16/11              6:00am-7:00am Male suspect forced open a 145 Commercial St. apartment front door and removed a full length fur coat from the apartment. Larceny in a Building 05/16/11              11:00am-7:30am Victim reports her wallet was Read More…

People

Obituary: Marie Napoleone of the North End

NAPOLEONE-Marie, 94, of Boston’s North End, on Monday May 16, 2011. Marie worked at the Charlestown Naval Ship Yard and upon her retirement became receptionist at the Sacred Heart Church in the North End where she was a devoted parishioner. Cherished daughter of the late Giulia (DiBerto) and Settimio Napoleone. Loving sister of Umberto “Al” Read More…

Sports Transportation

Poll: 57% Support Hybrid Bike Lane Proposal

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results are representative only of NorthEndWaterfront.com website visitors that choose to participate. This poll is now closed. A new poll is up and running in the right sidebar. Go there now and vote! Related post: Hybrid Bike Lane Concept Proposed for Commercial St. & Atlantic Ave. in Read More…

Event Notices Schools

Friends of North End Branch Library Book Sale Is On For Saturday, May 21, 2011

We were watching the weather and have decided to go for it since it appears that the rain will break for Saturday.  Here are the specifics again: Please join us for The Friends of the North End Branch Library Book Sale. When:   Saturday, May 21st from 10 am – 3 pm.  Where:  The North End Read More…