Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Fall Window Box on Hanover Street

On the first full day of Fall, Jeff Tolmei shares this photo of a decorated window box on Hanover Street. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Did you take an interesting photo in or around Boston’s North End / Waterfront? Have it featured by emailing it to Please include a title, date taken and Read More…

Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Chamber Organizes Successful “Operation Clean-Up” in North End [Photos]

Operation Clean-up brought out nearly 100 folks from the North End community on Saturday morning to make the neighborhood shine. Sponsored by the North End Chamber of Commerce (NECC), the cleanup event was themed, “This is My North End” with participation from dozens of businesses, residents and students from Suffolk University. Lead organizer, Toni Gilardi, Read More…

Community Sports

North End Youth Soccer Program Attracts Record Number of Neighborhood Kids

Now in its fourth year, the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) kicked off its annual Youth Soccer program with record enrollment by neighborhood boys and girls ages 4 through 8. Being election season, the gathering of North End parents also attracted some political candidates as shown in the photos below. (There is still room in Read More…

Event Notices

Successful Whole Foods Drive Supports ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center

Thank you Whole Foods! ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) thanks Whole Foods Market on Cambridge Street for heading up the outstanding “Wish-List” fundraiser on August 29th to increase supplies in the ABCD West End Emergency Food Pantry located in the Boston Public Library at 151 Cambridge Street. ABCD NE/WE NSC (West Read More…


State Senator Petruccelli in Globe: Suffolk Downs Vote Belongs in East Boston

State Senator Anthony Petruccelli opines in the Boston Globe, “Suffolk Downs vote belongs in East Boston.” A better question for pollsters to ask would be, “If the casino development would have a disproportionate impact on your neighborhood, would you want the entire city to determine its fate?” I have a strong suspicion that most Bostonians Read More…

Event Notices

Weekly Latest & Greatest: “The Good, The Bad and the Ugly”

It’s hard to think of the Latest and “Greatest” when including a segment about Alex Rodriguez and a robbery at knife point. I believe a more appropriate title for the week was, “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.” Here’s a quick run down of some of the things you might have missed on Read More…

Event Notices

Free Photo Sessions for Breast Cancer Patients, Survivors & Loved Ones at Savas Studios on October 5th

Free Photo Session for Breast Cancer Patients, Survivors and Loved Ones Saturday, October 5, 2013 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm Savas Studios 456 Hanover Street, North End, Boston Sign up at

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Arrest on Drug Possession With Intent to Distribute

Reported incidents from this week’s Boston Police Journal Log are shown below for the North End / Waterfront area, courtesy of BPD District A-1. Drugs – Possession of Class A (Heroin) with Intent to Distribute 09/16/13 4:20pm Male suspect arrested on Endicott St. for possession of Class A drugs (heroin) with intent to distribute. Larceny Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Artist Matthew Richie Completes New Greenway Mural at Dewey Square

Artist Matthew Richie painted the finishing touches on Friday afternoon to complete the new 70 foot mural titled Remanence: Salt and Light (Part II) at Dewey Square on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway. The mural program is a partnership between the Institute of Contemporary Art and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy. “I wanted to do Read More…

Event Notices

Residents’ Association ZLC Committee Agenda for September 24, 2013

NORTH END/WATERFRONT RESIDENTS’ ASSOCIATION Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting Agenda Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 7:00 PM Mariners House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor (PDF Version of Agenda) Zoning Appeals and License Applications 7:00 PM – 7:15 PM 422-424 Hanover Street, Margot Seligman has filed a zoning appeal to change the legal occupancy of the Read More…