The Weekender: Police Incident Report, Crudo Opens, 1970’s Procession Archive and More!

Recapping the “crucial” articles from around the neighborhood, the following is a list of posts over the last week that got the most traffic! Top Posts This Week: Rowes Wharf Roof Fall Kills Woman, Charter Street Break In, Gassy Narcotics Arrest Last weekend, a woman fell to her death from the top of Rowes Wharf during Read More…


North End & Charlestown Teams Play in Mayors Cup Baseball Tournament

Mayor Martin J. Walsh greeted the Charlestown and North End 11-12-year-old teams during the Mayor Cup Baseball Tournament division playoffs held at the Parkway Little League Complex in West Roxbury July 18 and 19.​ More than 600 youngsters on 44 teams took part in the tournament representing South Boston, East Boston, Parkway, Roslindale, Savin Hill, Read More…

Real Estate

July 28th ZLC Agenda: 27-29 Fleet Street Zoning

The Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at the Mariner’s House, 11 North Square, North End, Boston. All are welcome to attend. Details and agenda in the following notice.

Event Notices

Mayor’s Column: Striving to Create an Inclusive City for All

A message from City of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh: In July, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. ADA is a landmark piece of civil rights legislation. It bans discrimination and it requires that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else. On this anniversary we reflect Read More…

Food & Drink

DePasquale’s “Mare Oyster Crudo and Seafood Bar” Opening at Former “Ida’s” With New Patio Lounge

North End restauranteur, Frank DePasquale, has announced that the new Mare Oyster Crudo and Seafood Bar will open on July 29, 2015 in the redeveloped space formerly occupied by Ida’s Ristorante. The new location at 3 Mechanic Street (off Hanover next to Bricco) will feature a dining room for 60 with a patio that seats another Read More…

Community People

Celebrating MaryAnn Esparo at the Rose F. Kennedy Memorial Rose Garden

Friends and family gathered this week at the Rose F. Kennedy Memorial Rose Garden to celebrate the life and contributions of MaryAnn Esparo. Members from the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park recognized MaryAnn and her dedication to the horticulture of the park, especially the rose garden that contains 104 rose bushes (one for every year lived by Read More…


Top 10 @NorthEndBoston Tweets: Waterfront Swings, Dollar-Festooned St. Rocco, Poles Painted But Are Potholes Fixed?

Tagging @NorthEndBoston allows us to capture the action of the North End / Waterfront through the eyes of residents, tourists, visitors and more – be sure to keep us in the loop! The Top 10 North End / Waterfront Tweets From This Week: So I hopped on a swing in #Boston's #NorthEnd. You should try it! #BOS Read More…


No “Timetable” on Brady Appeal Decision

While speaking at a luncheon on Tuesday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that he would not give a timeframe as to when his decision regarding the appeal of the 4-game suspension to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be announced. “We are being very thorough and want to make sure we consider all aspects of his Read More…


Our Parents and Sinatra: Swaying Among the Stars

Her Royal Highness lived and loved the high life. Often at the Fountainebleu with Frank Sinatra and company, Clara, our mother, was always at our father’s side. Vince Esposito was sound consultant to Ole’Blue Eyes and cavorted with the Rat Pack.  We seldom heard those stories. But on weekends in the North End, Mother would regale us Read More…