Arts & Culture

Downtown View: Summer Reading

It’s not news that the book publishing world has changed. Authors say their books attract no interest from the big publishers unless their name is Stephen King. A look at the web pages of the major publishing houses confirms this. Actress Cameron Diaz’s beauty book is the top feature at HarperCollins. Not exactly literature. Surprisingly Read More…

Event Notices

Events: Johnny Depp to Film, Waterfront Planning, Book Sale and More

Our weekly events post is featured at the beginning of each week to bring you an organized list of community happenings for the week ahead. Check out some local meetings, events, and community happenings.  Monday, May 26 Happy Memorial Day! 9:00am Unconfirmed: Prince Hall Freemasons at Copp’s Hill Burying Ground This is unconfirmed and timing is uncertain Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Mayor Walsh and Public Works Announce New Plans for Trash Collection

The following is from the Office of Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Public Works Department in regards to the new trash collection policy. The once a week recycling pickup with trash collection on Monday-Wednesday-Friday will last until the end of June 2014. Effective as of July 1, 2014, the North End will be serviced by Read More…

Health & Environment

7 Tips for a Healthy Memorial Day

by Mary Wright, RN, Health Educator at North End Waterfront Health Seven tips for a healthy and happy Memorial Day: Keep the Bug’s Away. Use store-bought bug spray or try natural alternatives to beat those pesky mosquitoes. You can spray on a diluted liquid garlic concentrate or apply vinegar, tea tree oil or soybean oil Read More…


Video: Ward 3 Hosts Round Two of Candidates Night

On the evening of Wednesday May 21st the Nazzaro Center was home to the second round of the Ward 3 Democrats Candidates night. With Ward 3 Chairman Jason Aluia unable to attend, it was Vice-Chairman Daniel Toscano at the helm. Candidates for statewide office had a chance to speak with voters and delegates before the June 2014 Democratic Read More…

Food & Drink Government

Representative Michlewitz: Opposition Letter to Licensing Board Regarding Goody Glovers 2:00 a.m. Extension

The following letter is from the office of State Representative Aaron Michlewitz to the chairman of the Boston Licensing Board in response to their approval of the 2:00 a.m. closing hour extension to Goody Glovers, despite resistance from neighborhood residents and organizations.   Representative Michlewitz can be reached at (617) 722-2240 or emailed at

Daily Briefs Event Notices

Notable News: Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger, 10 Social Media Snapshots, and 5 Reasons to Visit the North End

The notable news post is compiled from alternate news sources that pertain to various issues, stories and reviews in the North End / Waterfront, all for your one stop shop of news that will keep you in the loop. Be sure to check out a few collaborations of snapshots and reasons to visit the neighborhood. Also learn some history that Read More…