Event Notices Transportation

Callahan Tunnel Closing For Three Months Starting Late December 2013 [Meeting Video]

Video: MassDOT Meeting on Callahan Tunnel Rehabilitation Project – June 20, 2013 – Nazzaro Center, North End Boston The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) held a public meeting on Thursday night in the North End to explain the three month closing of the Callahan Tunnel as part of a one-year rehabilitation project to repair structural Read More…

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Preparing for the Rising Tide in the North End / Waterfront [Meeting Video]

Over 50 people attended a North End / Waterfront community meeting, “Preparing for the Rising Tide,” featuring a presentation by Julie Wormser, Executive Director of The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA). The meeting was held on June 19, 2013 at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel. Hurricane Sandy was a wake up call for Boston (See: Flooding Read More…

Police & Fire Transportation

Limousine Bursts into Flames on Commercial Street

Around 9:00 on Wednesday night, a limousine caught fire on Commercial Street, near the intersections of North and Salutation Streets. The limo driver said the dashboard started smoking so he pulled over. The dash then caught fire so he grabbed his belongings and those of a customer, got out and called the fire department. Boston Read More…

Business Community Health & Environment

Globe: Public Restrooms Sparse in North End on Freedom Trail

The Boston Globe features the ongoing plight of Freedom Trail tourists looking for a public restroom in the North End. Tour guide James Miele knows the history of all the North End landmarks on the Freedom Trail: the Paul Revere House, the Old North Church, the Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. But if Miele’s flock is Read More…

Health & Environment Transportation

Salem Street Construction Schedule From Boston Public Works

Salem Street Improvements Boston Public Works Construction The Boston Public Works Department (PWD) is undertaking substantial improvements to Salem Street, from Cross Street to Charter Street. Salem Street is a vibrant and busy part of the North End which includes residential, commercial, restaurants, and tourist components.   This makes Salem Street a difficult construction location at Read More…

People Schools

North End Resident Bethany Wenrich Graduates from Boston Arts Academy

Bethany Wenrich of Salutation Street, a North End resident, graduated from Boston Arts Academy on Monday June 10th. Graduation ceremonies were held at the Shubert Theater. Bethany was also awarded highest honors as a senior at BAA for Math Studies. She will be attending Gordon College in Wenham this Fall & will be pursuing a Read More…

Event Notices

Thursday, June 20, 2013 News & Views: Youth Hockey Registration and Callahan Tunnel Rehab Meeting

Neighborhood View of the Day: A mural of Frank Sinatra is shown on the security grate of Ernesto’s Pizzeria on Salem Street, shared by Phil Orlandella. Did you take a cool photo in the North End / Waterfront? Email it to info@northendwaterfront.com to have it featured here. North End / Waterfront Events on the Calendar: Read More…

Photos & Videos Sports

Chicago TV Reporter Tries to Give Away Blackhawks Rally Towels in North End [Video]

A Chicago TV reporter shows up in the North End on the afternoon before Game 4 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals. He comes bearing Blackhawks rally towels … and well, you have to watch it for yourself to see what happened. (Video courtesy of WGN9 News Chicago) A few of the stars: Damien DiPaola Read More…

Community

The Long Wharf Park Case: A Dispatch from the Court House

The protracted court battle over the fate of Long Wharf Park grew lengthier yesterday in a Suffolk Superior Court motion session before presiding justice, Linda Giles. Moving towards a sixth year of litigation in the case of Sanjoy Mahajan vs. Boston Redevelopment Authority, ten North End residents have challenged the Mass. DEP’s approval of BRA Read More…

Event Notices Transportation

Postponed: Haymarket Onramp / Sumner Tunnel Onramp to I-93 North to Close Friday Overnight

June 20, 2013 Update: This work has been postponed. A new notice will be posted when re-scheduled. Boston: Haymarket onramp to I-93 North and Sumner Tunnel onramp to I-93 North to close over night on Friday, June 21 Friday, June 21, 2013 at 8:00 PM to Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 10:00 AM The Haymarket Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Music Video: “Dona Nobis Pacem” Performed by St. Leonard Choral Society

Dona Nobis Pacem, composed by Christopher Gainey, was performed in its world premiere on May 11, 2013 by the St. Leonard Choral Society under music director Dan Drzymalski at Sacred Heart Church in Boston’s North End, with solo part sung by soprano Jennifer Cimino. The music of Gainey’s Dona Nobis Pacem transcends cultural, demographic, gender, Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

Independence Week 2013 Kickoff at Christopher Columbus Park

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) continues its tradition of celebrating Independence Week in the Park with a series of fun and family events. These events will be anchored by the Park’s second annual Independence Day Celebration, this year to be held on Saturday June 29 from 10:45AM to 3PM. This free celebration invites Read More…