Stop Work Order Issued at Hanover Street 7-Eleven Under Construction

The controversial 7-Eleven that is moving in the old White Hen Pantry location at 342 Hanover Street received a Stop Work order from the City for “exceeding the terms” of its building permit. Residents and nearby business owners complained about late night work activity and the order also mentions fire alarm violations. On Thursday night, Read More…

Real Estate

October 2013 Real Estate Sales for North End / Waterfront

$200,000-$399,999 11 Unity #5: 1 Bed, 1 Bath with 310 sq.ft. sold for $295,000 Lincoln Wharf #412: 1 Bed, 1 Bath with 792 sq.ft. sold for $340,000 47 Tileston #1: 2 Bed, 1 Bath with 693 sq.ft. sold for $355,000 $400,000-$699,999 258 North #4: 1 Bed, 1 Bath with 644 sq.ft. sold for $465,000 454 Hanover Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Quiet Week Crime-Wise in North End

Listed below are the reported incidents from 10/26/13 – 10/30/13 in the North End / Waterfront area, courtesy of Boston Police, District A-1. 10/26/2013  214 HANOVER ST   SICK/INJURED/MEDICAL – PERSON 10/26/2013   390 COMMERCIAL ST TOWED MOTOR VEHICLE 10/27/2013   257 HANOVER ST   TOWED MOTOR VEHICLE 10/26/2013 25 UNION ST LARCENY OTHER $200 & OVER 10/28/2013 39 Read More…

Community Event Notices Schools

“An Evening for Education” Scheduled for November 12, 2013

The Mendoza Family invites you to “An Evening for Education” to benefit the Eliot K-8 Innovation School. The event will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 6:00 pm at Vinoteca di Monica, 145 Richmond Street in Boston’s North End. A 4 course dinner will be paired with wines. Tickets are $200 per person. Read More…

Community Sports

Celebrating the Red Sox World Series Win in the North End

It was a winning night in Boston with the hometown celebration of the 2013 World Series Champions, the Boston Red Sox. Here are some quick messages and photos from around the neighborhood immediately after the win on Wednesday night. [View the story “Celebrating Red Sox World Series Win in Boston’s North End” on Storify]

Community Government Photos & Videos

Video: Town Hall With State Elected Officials, Senator Petruccelli and Representative Michlewitz

The two elected State officials that represent the North End / Waterfront area held a Town Hall-style meeting this week at the Nazzaro Community Center. State Senator Anthony Pettruccelli and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz gave some introductory remarks about their legislative priorities and then dived into more local community issues through questions from the audience. Read More…


North Enders Stand Out for the Re-Election of District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina

North End residents organized a “stand-out” on Cross Street plaza in support of re-electing District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina on Tuesday afternoon. The location has become a high visibility spot for such events as the signs are intended to gain the attention of passing rush hour drivers along the Greenway and entering I-93. Councilor Read More…

Food & Drink Government Photos & Videos

Mayoral Candidate Marty Walsh Winds Down After Debate With Supporters at Stanza dei Sigari

After the intense Mayoral debate on Tuesday night, Marty Walsh wound down while talking with supporters at Stanza dei Sigari, the cigar bar on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End. Among the guests was Johnny “The Quietman” Ruiz, two-time World Boxing Association heavyweight champion while attendees had fun posing with the championship belt. David Riccio Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Old Northern Avenue Bridge Illuminated With LED Lights [Photo Gallery]

A new lighting scheme was unveiled on Tuesday evening on the Old Northern Avenue Bridge where LED lights have been installed to adorn the historic structure. Originally constructed in 1908, the bridge serves as a walking and biking passageway between the Seaport District and Downtown Boston. In a news release, officials cheered the new lighted Read More…