Arts & Culture Community

Halloween Carnival and Prado Party in the North End [Photos]

The annual Halloween Carnival by Virgil’s ROC Teen Saturday brought out hundreds to the Nazzaro Center playground with rides, bounce houses, pumpkin patch and carving. After all the trick-or-treating, families and neighbors gathered under the trees for NEMPAC’s Halloween Party on the Prado with Regina’s Pizza and Golden Goose cider. The kids enjoyed several game Read More…

Government People

Memorials and Condolences for Mayor Tom Menino

A memorial guest book has been set up at City Hall for Mayor Tom Menino inside the west entrance. There is also purple bunting hanging outside the Mayor’s Office at Government Center. Condolence books can also be signed throughout the Boston neighborhoods, including at the Nazzaro Center front desk. Photos by Brendan O’Brien and Matt Conti.


The Weekender: Salem Street Building, Wharf Drone, Climate Preparedness

It could be anything from local stories to development plans, or simply just North End / Waterfront news.  Regardless, we put together the most popular posts on, allowing you to catch up on the top stories from around the neighborhood.  Top Posts This Week: Construction Underway for New Building on Salem Street The construction of a Read More…

Event Notices

Obituary: Catherine “Tina” Pizzuto of Boston’s North End

PIZZUTO Catherine “Tina” (Giuliano) Pizzuto, of Boston’s North End, passed away peacefully on October 8, 2014 at 106 years of age. She was the beloved daughter of the late Josephine and Salvatore Giuliano. She leaves behind her seven children, Fannie Foti and her late husband Paul of CA, Josephine Arigo and her late husband John Read More…

Event Notices Real Estate

October 2014 North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales

$250,000 – $499,999 57 Charter#4A: Studio, 1 bath with 278 sq.ft. sold for $263,000 57 Charter #3A: Studio, 1 bath with 281 sq.ft. sold for $270,000 16 N. Square #4: 1 bed, 1 bath with 560 sq.ft. sold for $350,000 2 Stillman Pl #1: 2 bed, 2 bath with 755 sq.ft. sold for $490,000 $500,000 Read More…

Event Notices

November 10th Council Agenda: Dog Park, Haymarket Hotel, Pomodoro, 7-Eleven and More

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Website: Email: NEWNC AGENDA Monday, November 10, 2014, 7:00PM Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. 1.         Welcome:  NEWNC President 2.         Call to order & Roll Call:  NEWNC President 3.         Meeting Protocol:  NEWNC Vice President 4.         Reports from the Offices of Local Elected Officials 5.         Committee Reports: a. Resident Parking/Traffic Committee: Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Vandalism, Property Damage, Stolen Apple Laptops

Notable crime reports in the North End / Waterfront for the week ending October 29, 2014: Residential Breaking & Entering  10/27/14  ~  8:20am – 7:40pm A victim reports she returned home to her Margaret Street apartment and found the front door closed but unlocked. At this time the victim noticed that 2 Macbook Apple laptops had been removed Read More…

Real Estate

Construction Underway for New Building on Salem Street

Construction at 124-126 Salem Street is well underway as shown in these images shared by Adam Castiglioni. The project is expected to include 2,000 square feet of 1st floor commercial space and 9 residential units above. Also see Neighborhood Groups Vote to Support 124-126 Salem Street Building Development, Sans Parking  

Community Photos & Videos Real Estate

Concepts Discussed to Cover Greenway Ramp Parcels

Video: Review of Greenway Ramp Parcel Cover Study – October 29, 2014 A working session to develop ramp cover concepts for the I-93 Central Artery entrance/exit parcels on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway was held on Wednesday night at Boston City Hall, hosted by the Mass. Dept of Transportation (MassDot) and the Boston Redevelopment Authority Read More…

Government Health & Environment Police & Fire

On Hurricane Sandy Anniversary, Mayor Walsh Kicks Off Climate Change Design Competition

The following release on climate change preparedness includes this week’s announcements by Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston City Hall. On the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the City of Boston will be convening a regional summit to better prepare Greater Boston for the impacts of climate change. The announcement also marked Read More…

Government Health & Environment

Rep. Michlewitz and NEW Health Canvass North End for Earned Sick Time

Expressing their support for earned sick time (Question 4) State Representative Aaron Michlewitz joined workers, business owners, community leaders and grass roots volunteers at the North End Community Health Center on Hanover Street to canvass to ensure hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts families can receive this benefit. “Question 4 would guarantee every worker in Massachusetts Read More…