Community

Neighborhood Maps for Homeownership, Income and Rent Burden

A recent Northeastern graduate, DJ Hartman, recently put together some city-wide maps, highlighting various economic metrics by neighborhood. Let’s take a look at the North End / Waterfront and downtown Boston area. The homeownership rate in the City of Boston is 34.1% (2009-2013). The North End is more transient and rental driven with a homeownership rate of Read More…

Food & Drink

Pizzeria Regina Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy; No Impact on North End Location

Pizzeria Regina, the longstanding North End institution, saw its parent file for bankruptcy this week, as reported in the Boston Globe. But North End Regina Pizza lovers should not fret! The company has made it clear the original Thacher Street location will remain open along with most of its other locations in Boston. Four of the mall stores will Read More…

Business

Top Tweets of the Week: Authentic Italian Food, Summer on the Greenway, Gelato License Plate and #ABC Filming!

You have all heard the term, “see something, say something.” When it comes to twitter and social media, we hope you do the same with tagging us at @NorthEndBoston! Become a source in the neighborhood and make it into the weekly top 10 tweets, where you will be accompanied by residents, visitors, city and state officials along with more sources Read More…

Health & Environment

Stress Management Tips from NEW Health

by Mary Wright, RN, health educator at North End Waterfront Health Stress can be defined as having more to handle than you are used to. Here are several common causes of stress: Worries about money Health problems Family concerns Problems at work Death or illness of a family member or close friend Any major life Read More…

Health & Environment

Boston Shines: Cleaning Public Alley 101

Neighbors around Public Alley 101 missed the big group photo on the Prado for Boston Shines, but are just as deserving of credit for cleaning up their neck of the neighborhood. One of the classic (and cleanest) North End alleys, Public Alley 101 traverses Richmond Street to Cross Street, parallel to old Commercial Street.

Government

Official Statement on Election from North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC)

The Election Committee of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) met Tuesday night, to review the results of Saturday’s election. During the initial vote count and two subsequent recounts, a total of 31 ballots containing potentially non-conforming write-in votes were flagged for review. The Election Committee applied the standard referenced in the NEWNC Bylaws and by Read More…

Community

Saint Agrippina Society Meets With Cardinal Sean O’Malley

Saint Agrippina Di Mineo Men’s Benefit Society met with Cardinal Sean O’Malley at The Cathedral Church in Boston on May 18, 2015. The officers of the club presented The Cardinal with a plaque thanking him for his assistance in securing Saint Agrippina’s relic for the 100th Anniversary in 2014. In the picture above from left to right: Read More…

Government

Council Declares Sean Hennessey Winner Over Luigi Natale for Final Seat

In an executive session of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) on Tuesday night, Sean Hennessey was awarded the sixth and final open seat on the 2015 council, resolving a near tie with write-in candidate Luigi Natale. The NEWNC election was held on Saturday, May 16, 2015. After reviewing several write-in ballots initially declared for Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Notable News: Memorial Discrepancy, Crudo, Converse HQ, AirBnb Hearing, Biker Noise, Street Performers & Best Restaurant?

Why go through all the trouble to try and stay on top of the local buzz every week when we scan through all types of news outlets and put everything related to the North End / Waterfront into one clear and concise post? This is your one-stop-shop for local news from outside sources! Mass. lawmaker wants to make it Read More…

Commentaries Government

Mayor’s Column: Thank You Boston EMS

This week’s note from Boston Mayor Marty Walsh: In honor of National EMS Week, May 17 – 23, I would like to recognize the men and women of Boston Emergency Medical Service—public safety professionals who have a truly remarkable lifesaving impact. National EMS Week brings together communities and medical personnel to highlight safety and honor the Read More…