Arts & Culture

Fireworks Return to Boston Harbor for Labor Day Weekend [Photos and Video]

As a Labor Day weekend grand finale to Summer on the Waterfront, the Boston Harbor Association and City of Boston put on a special fireworks show over Boston Harbor on Saturday night. The show was the highlight of this weekend’s annual Boston “ähts” Festival going on at Christopher Columbus Park. The concept was initially crafted Read More…

Event Notices

Copp’s Hill Moment: Moving Day!

It’s that time of the year again. The transitional season – not quite summer, not quite fall – known as moving-in-and-out-days throughout Boston’s neighborhoods. North Enders, in particular, get to witness this annual migratory ritual at close range when building entrances and sidewalks are festooned with oversized mattresses, broken couch frames, desk lamps, laundry baskets, Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Greenway Carousel Opening Day – Photo Gallery

Anticipation was high leading up to the Grand Opening of the Greenway Carousel on Labor Day weekend. Now that construction crews have receded, the new yellow and white capped custom carousel is clearly visible and open within the tree-covered park area, renamed the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove. Pushing the red button for the first Read More…

Event Notices

NEWF Saturday 8/31/13: Boston “ahts” Festival, Greenway Carousel Opening and Fireworks!

What’s Going on Today: 10:00 am – Grand Opening for the new Greenway Carousel at the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove on the Wharf District Parks 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm Boston “ahts” Festival arrives at Christopher Columbus Park – See the schedule 1:00 pm – Tinsmithing Demonstration at the Paul Revere House, North Square Read More…

Commentaries Real Estate

Rental Houseboat Neighbor at Lewis Wharf: “Shame, Shame, Shame”

The rental houseboat rage continues at Lewis Wharf. Although the winter variety gave way to mostly regular summer boats, there remains a houseboat rental program at some slips on the marina. Neighbor Robert Forant shares his titled photo, saying: Shame, Shame, Shame: What can be said for this landlords lack of class and taste. The Read More…

Schools

Eliot K-8 Innovation School Selected for Extended Day Program

Boston Public Schools has announced that the North End’s Eliot K-8 Innovation School is one of three BPS schools selected to have an extended school day as part of the TIME Collaborative. Expanding the typical 6 hour school day, the initiative will start in the 2014-2015 school year by adding 300 hours of learning time Read More…

Event Notices

Exhibition: Streets of the Industrial Era

Streets of the Industrial Era Where: The West End Museum, 150 Staniford Street When: Tuesday, August 13 – Saturday, October 5, 2013 Cost: Free Streets of the Industrial Era focuses on the history of the West End, particularly the streets in and around what is now known as the Bulfinch Triangle Historic District. This exhibit Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Saint Anthony’s Feast Photo Gallery by Photographer Jeff Tamagini

Capping off major North End summer feast season, photographer Jeff Tamagini shares these high emotion images from last weekend’s Saint Anthony’s Feast. (Ed: My favorites are the window and cigar ones … but the wheelchair lift to the saint is the best.) These photos add to his multi-year special project collection in preparation for a Read More…