Community Photos & Videos

10th Annual Haunted Halloween Carnival Brings Out Hundreds

The annual North End Halloween Carnival brought out hundreds of kids on Friday afternoon to the Nazzaro Center playground with bounce houses, super slides, haunted house, pumpkin patch, jack-o-lantern carving. Free pizza and beverages were on hand with the entire event coordinated by Steven Virgilio, volunteers and ROC Teen Saturday. The Nazzaro kids also held a Read More…

Police & Fire

“Fall Back” as Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday

It is that time of year, to “fall back” and turn your clocks back one hour. Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 1, 2015. On the plus side, you will get an extra hour of sleep. If you are a morning person, you will enjoy an extra hour of daylight in the morning Read More…

Arts & Culture

Photos: Boston Community Collaborative Hosts 3rd Annual Halloween Bash

Everyone had a great time at Boston Community Collaborative’s 3rd Annual Halloween Bash! Held on Friday October 23 at West End Johnnie’s, this year’s party was generously sponsored by an anonymous good friend of BCC. Guests were treated to an incredible dinner and GREAT music by The Moldy Suitcases from New Bedford. (Photos by Becca Read More…

Business

Italian American Cultural Hub, I Am Books, Opens in Boston’s North End

I Am Books, the country’s first Italian American bookstore, opened this week in Boston’s North End at 189 North Street across from the Paul Revere House. Owner Nicola Orichuia and partner Jim Pinzino want the bookstore to serve as a cultural hub for locals and visitors interested in diving into the rich world of Italian and Italian American Read More…

Business

Yankee Doodle Candy Brings a Sweet Touch to Salem Street

Introducing Yankee Doodle Candy, the North End’s newest candy shop that opened this past week at 56 Salem Street. Not just your basic candy store, Yankee Doodle offers a mix of new craft candies, artisan chocolates, and the old-school classics. The store had their grand opening on October 24th, just in time for Halloween.  Aiming to be, “Your All American Candy Store,” Read More…

Event Notices

Top #NorthEnd Tweets: Trick-or-Treating Neighborhood, Bookstore Opening, Back in Time, Mob Scenes and More!

We can cover as many stories, events, and incidents as we want, but following the @NorthEndBoston twitter network brings a new dimension to neighborhood coverage! The Top 10 North End / Waterfront Tweets From This Week: Boston named a Top 20 U.S. city for trick-or-treating. #BeaconHill and @northendboston top 2 neighborhoods https://t.co/SmlAsa06pz — The Boxer Hotel (@TheBoxerBoston) October 29, 2015 Before Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Incident Reports: Armed Robbery, Stabbing, Break-in

The following incident report is courtesy of District A-1 Boston Police: Robbery 10/19/15  ~  11:55pm Police Officer’s arrested 3 males for armed robbery (pellet gun) after they held up victims on North Street and at Cross and North Street, all property recovered. Details on the incident. Larceny from Motor Vehicle 10/20/15 ~ 11:00am – 1:00pm Read More…

Police & Fire

Man Stabbed in Fight Outside Haymarket Bar; Suspect Charged

A 22 year-old Somerville man was charged with stabbing another man after a verbal argument turned violent outside The Point on upper Hanover Street, near Haymarket, around 1 a.m. on Thursday morning. Boston Police officers responded to a stabbing report and found a man bleeding over his eye outside the bar. Following a blood trail inside, a Read More…

Community Schools

St. John School Visits Suffolk University and Meets with President Margaret McKenna

St. John School’s 6th–8th Grade Students visited Suffolk University this week and had the pleasure of meeting with Suffolk University’s President, Ms. Margaret McKenna, along with several of Suffolk’s professors. President McKenna spoke at length with the students about college life, the importance of school and studying, how college gives the students the tools to be Read More…

Sports

NEAD Tailgates with the Bruins

Thanks to a generous North End friend, North End Against Drugs was able to send 10 family members to the Boston Bruins Tailgate party on Saturday, October 24th at the World Trade Center.  Here the Bruins unveiled their Ice Hockey Classic Shirt for their Game with the Montreal Canadians on January 1st at Gillette Stadium. Read More…