The Weekender: Natural Gas Leaks, Dog Park Opens, Record Crowd at TONE, Echelman Sculpture Excitement

With May officially here, the spring blossom has brought numerous additions to the neighborhood, just in time for summer. With the addition of the new dog park in the North End, swinging benches set to be installed soon on the Greenway and the Echelman Sculpture rising up! Take a look at some other things happening around the neighborhood: Top Posts Read More…

NEMPAC Partners with Good Shepherd School
Arts & Culture Community Schools

NEMPAC Partners with Good Shepherd School

NEMPAC is happy to announce we will be expanding our school partnerships to include the Good Shepherd Nursery School beginning Fall 2015.  NEMPAC will provide an in-school early music education program to children ages 2.5 to 5. With the direction of NEMPAC’s skilled music instructor, Susan Davies, NEMPAC is planning to use innovative ways to further engage Read More…

Community Food & Drink

“Taste of the North End” Draws Record Crowd to Support Local Charities

The largest fundraiser in the neighborhood, Taste of the North End, was a roaring success on Friday night with record attendance to support local non-profits.  This year’s Taste of the North End honorees were Angela Menino, Filippo Frattaroli and Joseph Giangreggorio. Attendees voted at the event on three categories for winners of the Best Food to Lucia Ristorante, Best Display to Read More…

Event Notices

North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales – April 2015

$0 – $499,999 181 Salem #17: studio with 450 sq.ft. sold for $$297,500 46 Lewis #4: studio with 407 sq.ft. sold for $330,000 7 Unity #3: 1 bed, 1 bath with 480 sq.ft. sold for $405,000 $500,000 – $999,999  101 Broad #4D: 1 bed, 1 bath with 649 sq.ft. sold for $509,000 101 Broad #5D: Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Smoking in an Apartment Leads to Assault & Battery, Complete A-1 Report

The following report is from this week’s District A-1 Boston Police blotter: Assault & Battery 04/29/15  ~  1:30am Victim reports that he was assaulted by his roommate’s friend after an argument over smoking in the apartment. Victim had scratches on his left wrist, the suspect fled the building on foot. Below is the complete list Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Rooftop Sunset over the North End

Dr. Joe Mendola shares another classic sunset over the rooftops of the North End.  “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Email your best photos to Please include a sentence (or more) telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

Echelman Sculpture to Rise Sunday Over Greenway; Street Closures

The Janet Echelman aerial net LED sculpture will rise 365 feet in the air this Sunday morning, May 3rd over the Rose Kennedy Greenway in the Fort Channel Parks, across from the Intercontinental Hotel between Congress and Pearl Streets. The public is invited to watch the process starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday with a brief tour Read More…