Event Notices

NEMPAC Kids Yard Sale on the Prado – Saturday, June 1st

NEMPAC KIDS YARD SALE Saturday, June 1 from 10 am – 4 pm at the NEMPAC building on the Prado in the North End (Rain date Sunday, June 2). The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) YARD SALE offers very gently used kid’s gear and un-worn, like-new clothing, targeting ages from newborn to Read More…

People Schools

North End’s Justin Amoroso Graduates from Arlington Catholic High School

On May 24, 2013, North End resident Justin Amoroso graduated from Arlington Catholic High School and participated in its Commencement ceremony as part of the Class of 2013. The new ACHS graduate is shown above with his mother and grandmother. Congratulations!

Health & Environment

The Facts About Seasonal Allergies

by Mary Wright, RN, Health Educator, North End Waterfront Health About 20% of people have allergic rhinitis. Symptoms may include runny nose, itchy watery eyes and nasal congestion. People with asthma or a family history of allergies are at a greater risk of developing allergies. People may suffer from either seasonal rhinitis (symptoms at various Read More…


Tony DeMarco Wins Title Bout; The 1955 Story Before it Happened

Editors at The Italian News were so confident that Tony DeMarco of the North End would win the 1955 title bout, they wrote the story before the fight. The article was distributed at Boston Garden ringside and well before it was reported in the papers and radio. North End reporter, Bob Skole, shares this clipping Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Citywide Crowd Attends First Memorial Day Remembrance Concert at Christopher Columbus Park [Photos]

A large citywide crowd came out on Memorial Day 2013 for a new tradition at the North End Waterfront’s Christopher Columbus Park, honoring America’s soldiers that have paid the ultimate price. Officially known as “Remembrance 2013: A Musical Tribute to Our Fallen Heroes,” the concert replaces a Memorial Day observance previously held at McGillivray Park Read More…

Business Commentaries Community

Downtown View: Local Wins Every Time

If corporations are people, they can be just as infuriating, illogical and unhelpful as people can be—you know, people like Boston drivers and some acquaintances that one keeps at arms’ length. Corporations are hard to keep at arm’s length. A friend of mine has a landline. It rang repeatedly for no reason. The choices the Read More…

Event Notices

Neighborhood News & Views: Memorial Day 2013

Neighborhood View of the Day: The Memorial Garden at Old North has one dog tag for each American service member who has died in Iraq or Afghanistan. North End / Waterfront Events on the Calendar: This year’s Memorial Day remembrance tribute concert will be on Monday, May 27, 2013 at Christopher Columbus Park starting at Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Beaches Report Card Released by Save the Harbor / Save the Bay

It’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer. That means beach season! The following water quality and beach flagging report was released by Save the Harbor / Save the Bay. On Sunday, May 26, 2013 Save the Harbor / Save the Bay released its second annual Beaches Report Card on water quality and beach Read More…

Community Real Estate Transportation

Another “What Could Have Been” Concept for the North End Waterfront at Sargent’s Wharf

Coming off the post of a Miami towers concept at Lewis Wharf, here is another drawing board plan for Sargent’s Wharf on Commercial Street. Developed in the 1990’s, this greenspace concept with a small residential housing component never happened. The waterfront space remains mostly a parking lot with a surrounding Harborwalk and small public area Read More…