Monthly Archives: December 2014

Protesters March Through Downtown Boston Closing Streets, Bridges and Tunnel

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It started at the Boston Common Tree Lighting, as thousands of protesters marched through Downtown Boston, closing many streets. The march was in protest...

Overflowing Toys for Tots Donations Pour in at Elite Boston Landmark...

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The annual Toys for Tots drive at Elite Boston Landmark Realty in the North End is always a success, but this year's donations set...

Police Blotter: “Give me a kiss and don’t tell my girlfriend”...

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From this week’s District A-1 Boston Police blotter: Assault & Battery 11/29/14  ~  1:45am Female victim reports that she was pushed by an intoxicated, 28 year old, white,...

Top @NorthEndBoston Tweets: Trash Day Banana, Lobster Tail, What Happened to...

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This week in the Twitter world brought some unusual characters, like a giant stuffed banana clown, and why the Converse Sign reads "OVRE?" I...

BRA Is Ready To Draft a New Municipal Harbor Plan

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The Boston Redevelopment Authority has finished presenting individual projects for the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning initiative and begins the process of drafting the...

Design Video: A Closer Look at the Proposed N. Washington Street...

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http://youtu.be/AVGEcMT1_Zo Following up on the posted renderings of the proposed North Washington Street Bridge, architect Miguel Rosales (Rosales + Partners) has shared this design video showing...

North End Resident, Jeff Ziegler, Receives Nursing Award

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Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a vital and innovative community health system that serves Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston’s metro-north communities, has honored Jeff Ziegler, a...

Obituary: Constance (Connie) F. Black

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Constance F. Black, 81, formerly of Cincinnatus, NY, and more recently of Boston's North End passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2014. Connie was born...

Notable News: “By the Gun” Puts North End on Big Screen,...

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With online newspapers, blogs and social media, it is no secret that the North End is always being spoken or written about at just...

Life on the Corner: Shaw House

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We live in an era, and in a country, where the government provides a wide range of social and educational services for its citizens....

HordoN HEALTH Receives Good Neighbor Award

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The Good Neighbor Recognition Award for October 2014 was awarded to Hordon Health at 294 North Street. The award was presented by Recognition Committee Chair Janet Gilardi...

Downtown View: Interesting Passageways are Returning

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In 2010 in this column, I urged developers to create permeability at the ground level of big buildings. I especially wanted them to replicate...