Commentaries Food & Drink

Downtown View: Public Market On Its Way

Good news: the Boston Public Market Association says its year-round market for Massachusetts-grown, made, hunted and fished food will open in June, 2014. Well, maybe not hunted, but you can see how that would fit in. Earlier this year, after a lengthy, delayed process, the state designated the BPMA as occupants of the ground floor Read More…


MassDOT Traffic Advisory: Weekend Work to Restrict Lanes on I-93 Northbound

***Canceled due to rain*** Press release from MassDOT regarding weekend work and lane closures on I-93 tunnel exits sections: MASSDOT TRAFFIC ADVISORY: WEEKEND WORK TO RESTRICT LANES ON I-93 NORTHBOUND Crews to Replace Concrete Pavement with Hot Mix Asphalt from Tunnel Exit to Zakim ¬†BOSTON (Monday, September 24, 2012) — This weekend, MassDOT will address Read More…

Police & Fire

Breaking & Entering Advisory Bulletin from Boston Police District A-1

There has been an uptick in residential break-ins in the neighborhood, according to some first and second hand reports. We contacted Boston Police District A-1 and more information should be forthcoming, with details at the October 4th Public Safety meeting (6:30 pm, Nazzaro Community Center). In the meantime, Sgt. Lema from Boston Police District A-1 Read More…

Event Notices

Monday News & Views: Events This Week and Looking Up Margaret Street Photo

[forecast] What’s Going On This Week: On Monday, it’s Films for Kids at the NE Library at 11am and the American Girl Model Search at 4pm on the Greenway. NEWRA’s ZLC Committee meets on Tuesday night. See the agenda. Author Talk at the NE Library on Wednesday, “The Immortal Marilyn Monroe.” by John DeVito at Read More…

Event Notices

Sunday News & Views: Happy 150th Anniversary to St. Stephen’s Church and Big Belly Trash Photo

[forecast] What’s Going On Sunday, September 23, 2012: St. Stephen’s Church on Hanover Street is celebrating its 150th anniversary as a Catholic Church with a special mass at 11:00 am followed by cake. Join the RUFF (Responsible Urbanites for Fido) with their monthly cleanup at 9:00 am on the Prado. If you signed up for Read More…

Community Event Notices Health & Environment

Boston Blooms with Daffodils Looking for Volunteers

The City of Boston will be planting 40,000 daffodil bulbs in late October all around the city. The Parks Department is looking for volunteers to assist with the plantings and for suggestions on locations to be beautified. Get more information at this website.

Event Notices

Saturday News & Views: Events, Friends Photos, NBSS Profile and 1900 Playground Photo

[forecast] What’s Going On Saturday, September 22, 2012: It’s the Open Market, Landscape Watercolor Workshop and Tinsmitting Demonstration. The Events Calendar has all the details. What’s new on the blog: Check out the photos from the membership social by the Friends of the North End Branch Library. Take a look. Notable News Found Elsewhere: The Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Neighbors Come Out to Support the Friends of the North End Branch Library [Photos]

The Friends of the North End Branch Library received an enthusiastic response to their first membership social, held on Thursday night at Billy Tse Restaurant on Commercial Street. President Robin Ardito said, “We’ve come a long way and now we need some more people power to help with our projects.” If you have a green Read More…

Event Notices

Friday News & Views: Weekend Events and a Blocking Big Belly Photo

[forecast] What’s Going On This Weekend: The Landscape Watercolor Workshops are back at Christopher Columbus Park. The Paul Revere House has a Tinsmithing Demonstration and the weekly Open Market will be on the Greenway. On Sunday, NEAD heads out for its Apple Picking Trip while a special mass will be celebrated for the 150th Anniversary Read More…

Event Notices

North End Residents Wanted for Cookie Duty at September 29th Amazing Race

Want to lend a helping hand for a good cause? On September 29th, Smile Mass is having its 3rd annual Amazing Race fundraiser starting in the North End. Around 4:15pm that day, they need residents to be home to accept cookies from Bova’s Bakery and give out the next clue. Easy enough! More information in Read More…