Police & Fire

Police blotter: Harbor Incidents, Entire A-1 Report

The following report is from this week’s District A-1 Boston Police blotter, below is the complete list of incidents. District A-1 oversees: Bay Village, Beacon Hill, Chinatown, Downtown Boston Business Improvement District, Financial District, Leather District, North End, West End, Wharf District, and Charlestown. 05/05/2015  –  10 WEST STREET, ASSAULT & BATTERY 05/06/2015  –  15 EDINBORO Read More…

Business

Weekly Top 10 @NorthEndBoston Tweets: Italian Slush Season, Crudo Coming, Public Market Construction, Doggie Fun, Crudo and More!

The neighborhood sidewalks are thawed-out and the streets throughout the @NorthEndBoston are back in business! Crowds are already noticeably larger than any crowd we saw over the long, grueling winter. With so many visitors coming and going from the North End / Waterfront, there is bound to be a ton of action. Tag us to keep us in the loop! Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Clean Harbors Working Around Bridge

Clean Harbors has been working behind the skating rink and Charlestown Bridge. Adam Castiglioni captures the scene that could be related to the recent construction at Lovejoy Wharf. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Email your best photos to info@northendwaterfront.com. Please include a sentence (or more) telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo Read More…

Community

Nazzaro Center at the Big Apple Circus

The perfect coda to the vacation week was provided courtesy of theBoston Foundation. For the 2nd year in a row, the good people at that charitable organization made a gift of 50 tickets, including a voucher for a snack, available to the center. Rapidly becoming the circus of choice with families and children, this year’s edition, entitled “Metamorphosis” featured Read More…

Community

Notable News: City Hall Plaza Rendering, ‘Workforce’ Apartments, Boston Lions, Firefighters Fishing, Ugly Architecture and More!

The North End continues to make a major impact on the city of Boston, whether it is the head coach of the Celtics hoping to dine out more in the neighborhood, or residents in Chinatown hoping to learn from the Italian-Americans of the North End. Mayor Walsh is entertaining concepts for the redesigning of City Hall Plaza Read More…

Photos & Videos Sports

Neighborhood Photo: NEAA T-Ball Practice at Puopolo Field

So many kids signed up for T-Ball this year, the North End Athletic Association program had to move from Langone Park over to the “grown-up” Puopolo Field on Commercial Street. The 4 and 5 year olds are coached by Jim Carey and other volunteers every Saturday morning. (Photo by Matt Conti)   “Neighborhood Photo” is Read More…

Arts & Culture

Freedom Trail Pop Up Book Launched at Old North Church

The Freedom Trail now has a Pop Up book, created by Denise D. Price and revealed at an Old North Church celebration. The idea for the book started with Ms. Price’s own walking of Boston’s Freedom Trail in 2010. “I was stunned that Boston didn’t have a pop up book like New York or Washington, Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

A Decade Old Partnership with Nazzaro Center

The Nazzaro Center and Public Action for Arts & Education marked their 10th year together as they did the previous 9-with and art contest. The partnership began in 2005 when PAEE President Joseph Hill approached the center and proposed a collaboration between the two agencies. In return for a generous donation from PAEE towards our Read More…

Government

Eight Candidates Running for 2015 Neighborhood Council

Eight candidates are running for the six available seats in this year’s election for the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). The candidates (in alphabetical order): Philip Frattaroli*  Endicott St. Carmine Guarino   Thacher St. Sean Hennessey  North St. Maria Lanza*   Commercial St. David Marx*   Thacher St. Jorge Mendoza*    Stillman Place Alessandra Susi   Read More…