Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: On a Clear, Cold Boston Evening

The Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge from the top of the Brinks garage is captured here by Bob Somerville who braved this week’s cold snap. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Did you take an interesting photo in or around Boston’s North End / Waterfront? Have it featured by emailing it to info@northendwaterfront.com. Please Read More…

Business Schools

A Look Back: “Saturday Evening Girls” Launch Boston Pottery Business

In the early 20th century, Boston was home to one of the only schools in the country that taught the craft of pottery making. What started as a social service undertaking in the North End by a group called the Saturday Evening Girls, lead to a successful Pottery business in Boston. The Saturday Evening Girls met at Read More…

Community Event Notices

Boston Harbor Association Holds Annual Meeting Aboard “Majesty”

Looking ahead to new challenges and partnerships, The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA) held their 2014 Annual Meeting on Tuesday night. The event took place at the Long Wharf dock aboard the Majesty, courtesy of Boston Harbor Cruises. Longtime Board Chair, Brian Dacey, received honors as did Board Treasurer Bernie Dreiblatt. Both executives are stepping down from those positions. TBHA Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Notable News: North End Fantasy Millionaires, Monica’s Pizza Opens, Tower Consequences and More!

Looking through all the news, there is no doubt that the North End is a popular spot. With so many articles being written, it can be tough to keep up with all of that. Rest assured, we find news that pertains to the North End / Waterfront from all different types of sources. The Notable News post always Read More…

Event Notices Photos & Videos Real Estate

Inspectional Services Head Expediting Building Permits (Video)

Head of Boston Inspectional Services, William “Buddy” Christopher, spoke recently to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) to discuss general issues associated with the department. Mr. Christopher said that ISD has been tasked by Mayor Walsh to: Expedite the permitting process for applicants. Uphold minimum standards for housing. Improve the experience at ISD. Change the Read More…

People Schools

North End Students Earn Boston College High School Honors

Michael Laposata ‘16 and Christian Cattaneo ’18 of the North End achieved High Honors for the First Quarter at Boston College High School. For High Honors an upperclassman must have at least a 3.80 quality point average and all grades ‘”C+” or higher. A Freshman needs a 3.6 QPA and and all grades ‘”C+” or Read More…

Commentaries Real Estate

Downtown View: Shade or Shadow?

When I was 19 years old, I went to Wall Street. It was narrow, dark, secretive—worthy of the cash that I imagined rested behind those vault-like façades. It was my first encounter with shadows bestowing a sense of place, in this case a sense of importance. Shadows affect people in other ways. They hint of Read More…

Community Health & Environment

NEAD Hosts Family Dinner and Talk With Frank DePaola, MassDOT Acting Secretary

In the midst of the Monday night rain, North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held a Family Dinner / Talk with guest speaker Frank DePaola, the Acting Secretary and CEO of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). DePaola was the MassDOT Highway Administrator before being appointed Acting Secretary to fill the position left in October by then-Secretary Richard Read More…

Event Notices Food & Drink Photos & Videos Real Estate

Residents’ Association Ratifies Vote Against Pomodoro Restaurant at 204 Hanover Street

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 10-27 last week to ratify its previous vote opposing a zoning application that would allow the move of Pomodoro Restaurant to 204 Hanover Street, the former location of High Gear Jewelry. The new application has been simplified to contain only the occupancy change from retail to restaurant Read More…

Event Notices Sports

Ice Skating Returns to Rowes Wharf on November 22nd

The Boston Harbor Hotel is bringing back ice skating for a second year under the iconic Rowes Wharf arch. The Rotunda Rink opens on Saturday, November 22nd and continues throughout the winter season. More details in the news release below. The Boston Harbor Hotel Brings Back Ice Skating to the Waterfront The Tradition of Winter Read More…

Event Notices

Events: North Square and Waterfront Planning, Abutter Meetings, Family Dinner and More!

Local meetings, events, or community happenings, it is all covered in the events post which brings you an organized list of community happenings for the upcoming week. Monday, November 17 5:30pm NEAD Family Dinner/Talk at Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet St. North End Against Drugs will have their family dinner/family talk with food from Limoncello’s on North Street. Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Celebrate at Gala Fundraiser

“An Elegant Evening to Support the Gem of the North End and Waterfront” brought out hundreds on Friday night in support of the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park. To accommodate the tremendous growth of the non-profit group, FOCCP moved their annual gala fundraiser to a larger venue at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Neighbors and sponsors came out in Read More…