Business Real Estate

Rowes Wharf Presents Transformation Into Destination Property; Ice Skating Rink Coming This Winter [Video]

Rowes Wharf was the subject of a feature presentation at this week’s Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee meeting held at the Boston Harbor Hotel on September 25, 2013. Speaking on behalf of owner Equity Office Properties was Senior Vice President, John Conley. Built in the 1980’s, the property with its iconic arch was Read More…

Event Notices Government

Mayoral Candidate John Connolly is Featured Speaker at North End Chamber of Commerce Meeting on October 1, 2013

Please join the North End Chamber of Commerce for their monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 3:30 P.M. St. Leonard’s Hall, 35 Prince Street Featured Speaker: Mayoral Candidate John Connolly Also, an update from: City Councilor Sal LaMattina Other agenda items: trash cleanup review and NECC advertising opportunities. The Chamber is pleased to invite Read More…

Photos & Videos Real Estate

Chiofaro Presents New Ideas for Public Realm Opportunities at Harbor Garage Development [Video]

Video Timeline: (00:00) Harbor Garage Presentation; (29:00) Committee Comments; (35:00) General Public Comments Challenging the perception that he is “stubborn,” developer Don Chiofaro introduced new “ground up” public realm concepts for the Harbor Garage that would form the foundation of a future development at the property. “Our previous approach has obviously not been successful,” said Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Vinny Boston Boy From Calabria

Vinny Boston Boy from Calabria on Hanover Street pointing to his hometown. The North End – a true Italian-American Experience. (Photo by Marv Alpert.) “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Did you take an interesting photo in or around Boston’s North End / Waterfront? Have it featured by emailing it to info@northendwaterfront.com. Please include a Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Little Free Libraries Pop Up On Greenway

Looking for a new read? Be sure to check out the two Little Free Libraries that are now in operation right here on our Greenway parks. These “oversized bird houses” operate with no charges, cards or late fee’s – just a “take one, leave one” honor system. These homemade boxes allow neighbors to share their Read More…

Arts & Culture

Globe Interviews Original Anthony About Prince Spaghetti Commercial Remake Without Him

Following up with Anthony Martignetti, the Boston Globe asks why the new Prince Spaghetti commercial has a new actor instead of the original Anthony! Martignetti says he doesn’t want to sound bitter, but being asked why he’s not in the new commercial has become as common as hearing people yell his name. “Why couldn’t they Read More…

Event Notices

Exhibition: The Parkman – Webster Murder Case

The West End Museum presents a new exhibit that revisits 19th century’s most infamous murder, trial & execution. The 1849 murder of George Parkman in Boston stands as the most sensational case of its time, and the prosecution of John Webster is often described as the O.J. Simpson trial of the 19th century. This case Read More…

Government

How the North End Voted in the Boston Mayoral and City Council Preliminary Election

The votes are in for the preliminary election for Boston Mayor and City Council. The City of Boston website has the overall totals but here are some neighborhood results. District 1 City Council (North End, Charlestown and East Boston) For District 1 City Councilor, incumbent Sal LaMattina easily topped the ticket with 7,066 votes, 73% Read More…