Community Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Large Turnout for the 2012 North End Boston Shines Neighborhood Cleanup (Photos)

Saturday, April 28th was the annual Boston Shines citywide neighborhood cleanup. In the North End, residents joined together at the Prado with staff from City Hall and the Boston Redevelopment Authority, including BRA Chief Peter Meade. Representatives from City Councilor Sal LaMattina’s office also took part, along with State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz and a large Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Italian-American Identities in the North End Discussed by Dr. Augusto Ferraiuolo (Video)

Dr. Augusto Ferraiuolo discussed his book, Religious Festive Practices in Boston’s North End, to a community audience at an event sponsored by the North End Historical Society. Ferraiulo is a native of Italy and a visiting lecturer at Boston University, Department of Anthropology. The lecture was held on April 26, 2012 at the Sacred Heart Read More…

Arts & Culture Sports

The Monument Remembering Ted Williams

The 2012 baseball season is upon us, and with this sport Boston’s Public Art and artists have created memorable athletic individuals and positive roll models for us all. A monument celebrating “Ted Williams “by Franc Talarico tells us about the meaning of American baseball. Williams was a two-time American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) winner, led Read More…

Food & Drink Photos & Videos Real Estate

Blackstone Market Presents Greenway Parcel 9 Development Proposal (Video)

DeNormandie Companies and Cresset Group presented “Blackstone Market,” its project proposal to MassDOT and the Parcel 9 RFP Committee members. Conceived as part of the Market District, Blackstone Market will have restaurants, a rooftop farm and 50 residential units. The presentation took place on April 25, 2012 at the Nazzaro Community Center in the North Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Henchman St. Break-In and Vandalism on Commercial St.

This week’s Boston Police Journal Log shows only 7 incidents, a slow week for crime in the North End / Waterfront … well, other than the arrest of mob boss Anthony DiNunzio. Breaking & Entering – Residential            04/23/12 7:30pm – 9:00pm Henchman St. resident reports his apartment was broken into thru the rear garden Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Blooming Wisteria at Christopher Columbus Park

Joe Gallo sends in this photo of the spring blossoms on the wisteria at Christopher Columbus Park. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. The North End’s fabled streets and the phenomenal views of the waterfront are literally “picture perfect.” To have your photo featured, email it to info@northendwaterfront.com. Please include a title, date Read More…

Health & Environment

Fitness and Nutrition Q&A with Jay and Amanda #2

This is a fitness and nutrition advice column written by Jay Priestley and Amanda Les from the Beacon Hill Athletic Clubs North End / Waterfront location. Email your questions to jayp@beaconhillathleticclubs.com. Please check out our website at www.beaconhillathleticclubs.com for more fitness and nutrition tips. Q: What are good sources of Omega-3 fatty acids? A: Omega-3 Read More…

Photos & Videos Real Estate

Boston Museum Presents Greenway Parcel 9 Development Proposal (Video)

Boston Museum presented its project proposal to MassDOT and the Parcel 9 RFP Committee members last night. The non-profit organization is proposing to develop a cultural/civic institution of Boston history at Parcel 9 along  the Greenway.  The presentation took place on April 25, 2012 at the Nazzaro Community Center in the North End. The video Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

General (Ret) Frederick Franks Gives Keynote Address at 2012 Lantern Ceremony (Video)

The keynote speaker at the 2012 Lantern Ceremony was General (Ret) Frederick M. Franks, Jr., commander of the VII Corps during Operation Desert Storm. Old North co-sponsored the 2012 Lantern Ceremony with Home Base Program.  The Home Base Program is a collaboration between the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital, serving the needs of Read More…

Police & Fire

Anthony DiNunzio, Boss of New England La Cosa Nostra, Arrested at Gemini Social Club on North End’s Endicott Street

At approximately 6 am on April 25, 2012, the FBI and Rhode Island State Police arrested Anthony DiNunzio, acting boss of the New England La Cosa Nostra (NELCN), in Boston’s North End at the Gemini Social Club on Endicott Street. DiNunzio, 53, of East Boston and part of the Patriarca crime family, was taken to Read More…