Community Sports

NEAA All-Star Game Caps Off A Successful Season

The North End Athletic Association capped off a successful season with the 2011 Youth Major League Baseball All-Star game on Saturday, June 25, 2011. The video above shows the pre-game music, food and festivities along with the team announcements and first pitches. This year, the teams were named the Mikey “Fud” Giannasoli All-Stars versus the Read More…

Food & Drink Health & Environment

Waterfront Cafe Receives Good Neighbor Recognition Award from NEWRA Clean Streets

  Shown (l to r) Tony Iantosca, Clean Streets Committee member Janet Gilardi and owner Rocco Zagarella. (Photo by Phil Orlandella) Waterfront Cafe Bar & Grill, 450 Commercial St., is the winner of the June 2011 Good Neighbor Recognition Award from the Clean Streets Committee, part of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Read More…

Health & Environment

North End Waterfront Health Welcomes New Pediatrician

A new pediatrician just landed at North End Waterfront Health. David Tortorella, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician who has immediate appointments available and is accepting patients from newborns to young adults. He is also a newly licensed pilot. Dr. Tortorella received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from St. Louis University, and Read More…


Video: Paul Revere’s Ride Trolley Tour with the North End Historical Society

Sometimes, even folks from Boston and the North End leave the neighborhood for the sake of history. On June 18, 2011, the North End Historical Society took over 30 people on a unique trolley tour to three destinations where Paul Revere went or passed by on his famous April 18, 1775 ride. The June 2011 Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Summer 2011 Movies at Christopher Columbus Park

    Mark your calendar for the Sunday Night Summer Movies in the Park.  See the movie schedule below.  The movies will start at dusk (approximately 8:00 pm)  Feel free to bring popcorn or a picnic!  This movie series is sponsored through the generous support of Al Dente Restaurant, Benevento’s Brick Oven Kitchen & Bar and Boston Pushcart Concessions. Read More…

Community Real Estate Transportation

MassDOT Preps North Enders for Callahan Tunnel Vent Building Overhaul Project

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is planning a $6.5 million overhaul project for the Callahan Tunnel Vent Building. The brick structure is located in the North End on North Street, near the corner of Richmond St. The work is in response to the deteriorating condition of the facade, notably falling bricks. MassDOT Municipal Liaison Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Artists in Residence Craft Workshops Begin July 5, 2011 at Christopher Columbus Park

The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program, generously supported by Bank of America, will once again be sponsoring a series of children’s arts and crafts workshops that give kids the opportunity to express their creativity while working on fun projects with local artists.

Children ages three to ten can enjoy watercolor painting, mask and jewelry making, treasure bottle creations, and more at the Artists in Residence Craft Workshops.  The workshops, supported by Comcast, are hosted by local artists from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Christopher Columbus Park.

Health & Environment

North End Waterfront Health Recognized for Commitment to Enroll Uninsured Children

North End Waterfront Health successfully helped 1,479 children during the month of May, pledges to help parents keep their kids connected to benefits.

North End Waterfront Health was recognized today for its pivotal role in enrolling 1,479 previously-uninsured kids in health care coverage as part of a statewide challenge sponsored by Health Care For All’s “got coverage? Health Coverage for Kids and Teens” campaign. Through the dedicated efforts of NEW Health, Health Care For All’s statewide enrollment challenge exceeded its goal of insuring 500 children by working with 65 other organizations.

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Residential Break-ins & Public Urination

Incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Indecent Exposure 06/18/11    5:58pm Male suspect arrested on Hanover St. after he urinated in public in front of numerous pedestrians. Breaking & Entering – Residential 06/18/11    11:00am-4:00pm Fleet St. resident reports an unknown person entered the apartment. No sign of Read More…

Community Real Estate

NEWRA’s Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Agenda for June 28, 2011

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association’s Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 7:00 PM, at the Pilot House, 2 Atlantic Avenue.  Meetings are open, and all North End/Waterfront residents are encouraged to participate in these discussions.  The June 28 agenda is copied below. Zoning, Licensing and Construction CommitteeMeeting AgendaTuesday, Read More…

Health & Environment

North End Waterfront Health Employees Win Excellence Awards

by Marianne Aiello Seven North End Waterfront Health staff members recently received Partners in Excellence Awards from Partners HealthCare. The health care system, which Massachusetts General Hospital and NEW Health are a part of, each year honors exceptional employees for their outstanding contributions to the success of the organization, including work to improve quality, safety, Read More…