Health & Environment Sports Transportation

Hubway Bike Share Stations Arrive in the Neighborhood

Ready or not, the Hubway bike share program has arrived in Boston, including multiple stations in the North End / Waterfront area. The closest stations are located at: Lewis Wharf, Atlantic Ave. Hanover & Cross Streets Corner Aquarium T-Stop Rowes Wharf/Harbor Towers Faneuil Hall / Union St. North Station See the full Hubway station map. Read More…


MassDOT Schedules Public Hearings on Proposed HazMat Truck Route

Public Hearings: Proposed Hazardous Material Route Public Hearings will be held by MassDOT, as the state routing agency, to discuss the I-93/I-95 Non-Radioactive Hazardous Material through routing designation proposed by the City of Boston. The four hearings are scheduled as follows: Boston- Tuesday, August 23, 6:30-8:30pm, State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor Quincy- Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Video: NEMPAC Concert Featuring Contemporary Selections from Schroeder, Sarzana & Bernhard

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) continued its “Tuesdays@7” concert series on the Paul Revere Mall, also known as the Prado. This week it was contemporary selections from vocalist and trumpeter Chris Schroeder, guitarist Jeremy Sarzana, and percussionist Brian Bernhard.

Community Government Health & Environment

Sunday Herald Looks for a North End Potty

The Herald’s Jessica Fargen chimes in regarding the lack of public restrooms in the North End along the tourist-heavy Freedom Trail with a story in the Sunday paper, No Restrooms for the weary in the North End. “Discontent is growing in the potty-challenged North End as residents and tourists endure summer without a true public Read More…

Business Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Multi-Generational Family Businesses on Boston Harbor: “Visions of the Future”

This video from a recent forum sponsored by The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA) features a panel presentation, “Visions of the Future” with three family-owned, multi-generational businesses sharing their long-term perspectives on Boston Harbor and the waterfront. Vivien Li, TBHA President, introduces: Roger Berkowitz, President, Legal Sea Foods Scott Haggerty, General Manager, Boston Towing and Transportation Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

St. Anthony’s Feast & Circle of Friends to Air on TV

“Saint Anthony’s Feast and the Circle of Friends”  A documentary on the North End’s Saint Anthony’s Feast Tune in to this special program on Sunday, August 7 @11:30AM on WBZTV and on Wednesday, August 17 @ 9:30PM on TV38, that tells the behind the scenes story of what it takes to create one of New Read More…

Police & Fire Schools

North Bennet Street School’s Locksmith Training Program Offers Home Security Tips

by North Bennet Street School It’s that time of year when the number of house break-ins tend to rise with the temperatures.  The period from late July through August is a peak vacation time, which means many homes and apartments will be unoccupied and potentially vulnerable over the next few weeks. But there are ways Read More…

Police & Fire

Good Luck Goes Bad for Jubilant North End Scratch Ticket Winner

News from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office: A North End man’s exuberance over a winning lottery scratch ticket was his undoing when his arrest for jumping on a stranger’s car and denting the hood led police to a sandwich bag full of marijuana in his pocket, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. Read More…

Police & Fire

Late Night Street Fight On This Week’s Police Blotter for the North End / Waterfront

Incidents from this week’s Boston Police District A-1 Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Assault & Battery 07/22/11    3:26am Police Officers responded to a fight at Hanover and Fleet Streets. Male victim reports that he was assaulted by a group of males. Victim declined medical attention. Larceny/ Shoplifting 07/18/11    5:10pm Female suspect Read More…

Business Transportation

Logan Airport Sets New Record for Passenger Traffic in June 2011

(Photo: Touchdown by Pylon757 on Flickr, posted under a Creative Commons License) Flying is bigger than ever in Boston! More people flew in and out of Logan Airport in June 2011 than any other month on record. If you’ve been watching (or hearing) the plane traffic at Logan Airport, you might not be surprised to Read More…