Arts & Culture People Photos & Videos

Celebrating Fr. Claude Scrima’s 80th Birthday [Photo Gallery]

A Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Leonard Church was held on July 26th with a reception to honor Fr. Claude Scrima on his 80th birthday. “Let me take this occasion to congratulate him and to express my deep gratitude for the considerable amount of work that he still performs on behalf of our parish,” said Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Christmas in July Brings Holiday Spirit to the Gassy

Who says you have to wait for December to get in the holiday spirit? On a warm, sunny night in July, Christmas was in full force at the Gassy! Christmas carols rang through the crowd that continued to pour in from all directions. Folks gathered to eat pizza, enjoy a cookie, and grab their seat for the Read More…

Event Notices

Saint Agrippina’s 2014 Feast Runs Thursday, July 31st to Sunday, August 3rd

This year is the 100th Anniversary of the Saint Agrippina’s Feast, scheduled for July 31st through August 3rd in Boston’s North End. Organizers have announced headlining entertainment performances by The Temptations on Friday night, August 1st, and Taylor Dayne on Saturday night, August 2nd. The St. Agrippina’s Feast is held at the end of Hanover Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Notable News: Frattaroli Feature, Harbor Garage Skyline, Calcio, Cruise Nightmare & Skate Park

Why spend your time surfing the internet for North End / Waterfront articles when we do a weekly post informing you of all the relevant articles, blog posts, and news? The “Notable News” post is your one stop shop of North End / Waterfront News from outside sources. Whether it is blogs, newspapers or more, we Read More…

Health & Environment

Tips to Avoid West Nile Virus

by Mary Wright, RN, health educator at  North End Waterfront Health West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in a mosquito pool in the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston. WNV has been detected in Boston every year since 2000 during the summer and fall months (June-November). WNV in people is rare. Most people are at Read More…


Cataldo Interiors Moves to North End on Prince Street

Cataldo Interiors opened in the North End earlier this Spring. We recently stopped by 42 Prince Street to visit Jeanette Cataldo in her new design studio. The newly renovated space serves as a showroom where Jeanette offers interior design service, custom window treatments and color consultations. A native North Ender, Jeanette moved her store from Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices Government

Sea Level Rise Event: “Designing With Water” on August 1st

Please join the City of Boston, National Park Service, Boston Redevelopment Authority, The Boston Harbor Association and Sasaki Associates at the USS Constitution at 9:30 am, August 1, 2014. The City of Boston, Boston Redevelopment Authority and The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA) will announce an international design competition calling for creative and innovative climate change-resilient design Read More…


The Feasts are Coming! And, so is the Towing!

The Feasts are coming! The Feasts are coming! And, with all the festivities come the associated parking restrictions over most weekends into Labor Day. The St. Aggripina’s Feast begins this week on Thursday, July 31st. See the full feast schedule and streets here. Ryan Kenny, Chair of the NEWNC Traffic & Parking Committee, shares this Read More…

Government People Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Supporters Gather at Fiore Ristorante for City Councilor Sal LaMattina

It was a perfect summer night as supporters of District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina (North End, Charlestown and East Boston) held a fundraiser at Fiore Ristorante on Hanover Street. (Photos by Matt Conti.) Photos by Matt Conti.

Health & Environment

Trash Schedule Reminders for North End and Downtown Boston

It has been a month now with the new schedule of trash and recycling pickups on Mondays and Fridays only. Remember, there is no residential trash pickup on Wednesdays! Public Works and Inspectional Services have been giving mostly warnings, but the time is coming for real tickets if your trash is on the curb at Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Procession Video: 2014 Saint Padre Pio and Saint Anthony

Before the big feasts start in August, enjoy this selection of video clips from the Saint Padre Pio and Saint Anthony religious processions held earlier this summer. Catch the latest Feast Schedule on Feast News on Feast Photos at

Community People

Downtown View: Citizen Bob

You’ll soon realize I like this man very much so I’ll say it up front. I first met Bob O’Brien, the retiring executive director of the Downtown North Association, when he showed up, uninvited, in 1990, to a meeting of the what we called the Cambridge Street Study Committee—“study” because we didn’t want anyone to Read More…