People Schools

North Bennet Street School Students Win Award for Top Furniture Making Craftsmanship

Photo: North Bennet Street School students Juan Pablo Blanco and Charles Ambriano pose with their award-winning tables inside the school’s Gallery store.  The two took top honors at the 2011 Providence Fine Furnishings & Fine Crafts Show. Budding custom furniture makers Charles Ambriano, 21, and Juan Pablo Blanco, 28, took top honors in two different Read More…

Community Government Police & Fire

Greenway Conservancy Asks City of Boston to Clear Occupy Boston From Dewey Square

Is this the beginning of the end for Occupy Boston? A letter from the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has been leaked on OB’s website asking the City of Boston to “remove the occupiers from the Greenway.” This is a major change to the Conservancy’s initially supportive position (See Occupy Boston “Messy But Democracy at Read More…

Business Photos & Videos Police & Fire Transportation

Occupy Boston Joined by Labor Unions for Rush Hour Protest March to Charlestown Bridge

Occupy Boston was joined by labor unions in a march through Downtown and the North End / Waterfront to the Charlestown Bridge. The video of the march was taken on Commercial Street about 5pm on Thursday, November 17, 2011. Traffic was stopped along Atlantic Avenue, Commercial Street to the Charlestown Bridge. According to the Occupy Read More…

Business Photos & Videos

Photos: Blue Angels Flyover Boston

The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels flew over Boston today around 12:30 pm, taking off from Logan, circling over Boston Harbor and then over Downtown. There were two planes practicing for the 1812 Bicentennial celebration scheduled for next year’s Harborfest over the 4th of July weekend. (Click thumbnails to enlarge and start slideshow.)

Arts & Culture Event Notices Photos & Videos

NEMPAC’s Hoot & Howl – A Howlin’ Great Time!

Photos by Matt Conti. NEMPAC held it’s first ever Halloween themed fundraiser on October 28th at a packed Filippo’s Restaurant on Causeway Street.  NEMPAC’s Hoot & Howl provided a HOWLIN great time!  The evening included a fabulous meal, live music and dancing, a silent auction and the best ever Halloween costume contest with celebrity judges:  Read More…

Community Transportation

Boston Receives $400,000 From National Park Service To Connect Historic Downtown Sites

The National Park Service has awarded a $400,000 grant to Boston Transportation Department to “Connect Historic Boston” through walking and bicycle infrastructure between the T and NPS sites in the North End, West End, Charlestown and Downtown Boston. According to the release at today’s event: The “Connect Historic Boston” initiative will be driven by an Read More…


North End Says Goodbye to Mike Capuano and Hello to Steve Lynch as Part of Redistricting

Redistricting of the U.S. House of Representatives will cause a major change in Federal representation for the North End / Waterfront area. As part of the new 8th Congressional District, the North End will join Beacon Hill/Downtown in an area similar to the old 9th District, and be represented by U.S. Rep. Steve Lynch (D-South Read More…

Food & Drink

Neighborhood Council Supports Alcohol License Transfer From G’Vanni’s to Pellino’s Restaurant

  The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council unanimously voted (9-0) to support the application of a beer and wine with cordials license transfer from the existing “G’Vanni’s” to “Pellino’s” at the same location, 2A Prince Street. The presentation and vote took place at NEWNC’s monthly meeting on Monday, November 14, 2011 at the Nazzaro Read More…