Community

The Weekender: Top Posts of the Week Include the Greenway Sculpture, Floating Bridge, Neighborhood Council Updates

Every week we publish The Weekender, recapping the top stories of the week for your convenience to keep up with the local buzz. Had a long and hectic week? We get it. Which is why we started to run weekly reports to find the most viewed posts, and The Weekender was born.  Top Posts This Week: 10 Things to Know About Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Jigsaw Picture Puzzle: Winter Man at the Park

On one of the many snow days, this creative “winter man” display by Meredith Piscitelli garnered smiles from walkers through Christopher Columbus Park. Here, an admirer takes a picture of the hats and scarves decorating the wisteria branches. Put together the 55 jigsaw puzzle pieces to see the full image. [Your web browser does not support frames Read More…

People

Remembering Old West End Native, Leonard Nimoy

A native of the old West End, Leonard Nimoy, died on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 83 from obstructive pulmonary disease. The actor is most famous for his role as “Mr. Spock” on TV series “Star Trek.” Nimoy passed at his Bel Air home in Hollywood, but he was born and raised on Chambers Street in Read More…

Transportation

March Street Sweeping Postponed & No More Parking Space Savers

The Boston Public Works Department announced that posted residential street sweeping will be postponed in neighborhoods with March street sweeping (including the North End, South End and Beacon Hill) until streets are cleared to the curb and gutters are free of ice and snow. In order for streets to be properly swept, a thaw and Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Falling off Roof at Cleveland Place, Plus Complete A-1 Report

From this week’s District A-1 Boston Police blotter: Sick/Injured Person 02/26/15  ~  1:49am Male victim and witness report that they were smoking on the roof of a Cleveland Place building when the victim slipped on ice and fell backwards off of the side of the 4 story building.  After landing in a snow bank, EMT’s Read More…

Community Event Notices

Big Improvements Coming This Spring to the North End Parks on the Greenway [Video]

The North End Parks on the Greenway will be the beneficiary of $400,000 in dedicated 2015 grant funding from the Mass. Cultural Council to the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy. At a community meeting this week, the Conservancy presented plans for a broad range of fixes and improvements for the North End Parks including the renovation of the Parcel Read More…

Business

Top 10 @NorthEndBoston Tweets of the Week: Condo Prices Up, 1960 Salem Street, Massive Snow Piles, Public Market Excitement

Have you been getting out now that the snow has (mostly) stopped for a few days? Amongst the heavy amounts of joggers, icicles melting and falling, tweet your thoughts and pics to @NorthEndBoston and contribute to the #NorthEnd and #BostonWaterfront Twittersphere.  The Top 10 North End / Waterfront Tweets From This Week: [View the story “Tweets 2/25” on Storify]

Schools

North End Residents Named to Honor Roll at Arlington Catholic High School

The following residents from Boston’s North End were recently named to the Arlington Catholic Honor Roll for the second marking term. They are to be commended for their academic achievements! FIRST HONORS                  Elena Bonetti FIRST HONORS                  Ivana Bonetti HONORS                             Read More…

Community

Crowd Comes Out for ABCD NE/WE NSC Valentine’s Party

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) recently held its Valentine’s Party.  Nearly 60 members of the community, almost all of them seniors from the neighborhoods, came to the center at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End to enjoy salad, chicken, potatoes, broccoli, cake, and coffee, despite the latest round of Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

10 Things to Know About the Echelman Sculpture on the Greenway

May 2015 update: See photos of the installed Echelman Sculpture in this post. The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is building on its reputation for bringing unique public art to the parks with the Echelman floating sculpture set to premier this Spring. The artwork will be suspended by ropes over the Greenway park across from the Intercontinental Hotel. Details of the installation Read More…

Event Notices Food & Drink

Battery Wharf Hotel & Aragosta Receive Support on License Transfer from Neighborhood Council

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted unanimously, 6-0, to support an alcohol license transfer application by the Battery Wharf Hotel. Toronto’s Westmont Hospitality Group in partnership with Thomas Tan of Bestford Hospitality Group has recently purchased the hotel and restaurant operations from the Fairmont. The hotel has already dropped “Fairmont” from its name, resulting in Read More…