Neighborhood View of the Day:
Here is a photo from 113 years ago, just as Lincoln Wharf’s pilings were being installed. You can also see the Union Wharf granite warehouse in the back which was built in the 1830’s before the Civil War. Thanks to a NEWF fan for sharing this scanned photo.
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What’s Happening In The North End / Waterfront:
It’s story time at the North End Library, 10:30 am for toddlers and 11:00 am for babies. By the way, have you bought your tickets yet for the Friends of the North End Branch Library fundraiser on March 7th? See FriendsNELibrary.org for more info.
At 6pm, the West End Museum opens its new exhibit, “Street Names: Lost and Found” trying to preserve the old pathways before urban renewal. Visit TheWestEndMuseum.org or call 617-723-2125.
At 7pm, NEWRA’s Parks and Open Spaces Committee holds its monthly meeting at the Nazzaro Center.
View the details on upcoming events and meetings in the Events Calendar.
What’s new on the blog:
- Police Blotter: Burglar Saws Front Door in Half to Break-In Commercial Street Apartment
- Obituary: Jason Merrill “Jay” Cortell of the North End
- Leadership Changes at North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC)
- Old North Receives Grant to Trim the Trees in the Prado
- Picture Puzzle – Colorful Pots on Salem Street
- North End Friends of St. Francis House Celtics Raffle
- Trash Cans Removed From Park on Corner of Richmond & Commercial Streets
- Call for City of Boston Summer Guide Event Listings
- Pilates Bootcamp at Quincy Market Attracts Big Community Turnout [Photos]
What people are talking about:
- Questions about the announced changes at NEMPAC and its future … here.
- Can you beat 9 minutes, 36 seconds … here.
Join the discussion. Your comments are highly encouraged!
Notable News Found Elsewhere:
The February 2013 issue of Bostoniano is out. I enjoyed reading Jim Pasto’s article on Boston’s Colorful Turn-of-the-Century Carnevale about the pre-lenten tradition in the North End.
With Valentine’s Day coming up, Little Miss Runshine blogs about the North End’s Cocoanuts at 28 Parmenter St.. Read more.
Your additions and comments are welcome below.