Monthly Archives: August 2015

North End Resident Wins Presidential Service Award

Each year, the President of the United States recognizes volunteers throughout the country with the President’s Volunteer Service Awards. Benjamin Eld from Boston’s North...

BRA Loses “Long War of Long Wharf”; Area to Remain Open...

A federal court judge ruled late Wednesday against the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) in what she referred to as the "Long War of Long Wharf."...

96th Saint Anthony’s Feast on August 28, 29 & 30, 2015

Saint Anthony’s Society has announced the 2015 feast schedule. The celebration set for August 28 – August 31, on Endicott, Thacher and North Margin Streets...

NEW Health CEO Elected to Lead National Association of Community Health...

The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) has elected Jim Luisi, CEO of North End Waterfront Health (NEW Health), as its next Chairman....

Obituary: Salvatore “Chickie” Trovato of Boston’s North End

Salvatore "Chickie" Trovato, 76, of Boston passed away on August 25, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of Marie (Catanzaro) Trovato for...

NEWRA Summer Party & Victor Brogna’s 80th Birthday [Photo Gallery]

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) hosted its annual Summer Party on August 19th at the Pilot House, Lewis Wharf. NEWRA members...

Sally Ling Cooks Special Dinner as Thanks for Ed Sokoloff Montage

Sally Ling's was a notable upscale Chinese restaurant located at 256 Commercial Street on the Boston waterfront from 1984 to 2003. The restaurant also...

Notable News: Most Visited Attractions, Airbnb Concerns, Cannoli Evolution, Harbor Planning

Staying in the loop can be time-consuming, which is why we publish the "notable news" post on a weekly basis, reporting stories, news and views...

First Converse Concert at Lovejoy Wharf on Wednesday Night

Converse Rubber Tracks has announced its first concert at Lovejoy Wharf on Wednesday, August 26th starting at 5pm. The lineup includes New York rock...

Photos: Early 1970’s DeFilippo Park “The Gassy”

Boston Parks and Recreation Department is doing some research on the area of the Gassy (DeFilippo Park) by the Flights that is now a...

Public Meeting: Request for Proposals for Tunnel Admin Building and Parcel...

Public Meeting Notice Up-Coming Request for Proposals  On Parcel 11A & 128 North Street Wednesday, September 9, 2015: 6 PM Nazzaro Community Center 30 North Bennet Street, Boston MassDOT will...

Downtown View Throwback: Summer Problems and Pleasures

Karen is taking a break. Here is a column from 2011 about Charles Circle, one of the significant entrances to Boston. The problems are...