Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Blessing of the Animals in the Prado

Old North Church and RUFF (Responsible Urbanites for Fido) hosted Sunday’s annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony bringing all sorts of pets and humans to the Prado in Boston’s North End. The service commemorates the life of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. Rev. Steve Ayers and Rev. Ellie Terry of the Old North Church, gave readings Read More…

Community

ABCD’s 5th Annual “Buona Sera” Fundraiser a Great Success

ABCD’s North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center fundraising celebration Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends raised nearly $50,000 to aid low-income and elderly residents of the North End and West End who turn to the center for assistance. NSC Director Maria Stella Gulla, who grew up in the North End, and all agency staff express Read More…

Event Notices

Fun Dog Show Fundraiser at North End Dog Park on October 10th

**October 10th – Dog Show Fundraiser! North End Dog Park 11am–2pm – RUFF is very excited to host a FUN dog show fundraiser in our North End Dog park. All funds raised this day will go towards our new official dog park coming Spring 2016. If you love this park please come out and support RUFF. Read More…

Community Police & Fire

Massive Flooding on Prince and Salem Streets After Water Main Break

Neighbors woke up on Tuesday to massive flooding in the heart of Boston’s North End on Prince and Salem Streets. Resident reports indicate brown water inside with no pressure in some cases. On the scene, Gabor Korodi captures the incredible water flowing in front of Bova’s Bakery with these early morning photos.       7:00 Read More…

Police & Fire

Public Safety Meeting Reports Several Incidents; District A-1 Crime Down 21%

The following crime reports are from the North End Public Safety Meeting with Area A-1 Boston Police, held on October 1, 2015 at the Nazzaro Center. Overall Crime Statistics – City-Wide crime is down 11% year-to-date – Crime in District A-1 is down 21% year-to-date 1 Arrest – Warrant-related 1 Breaking & Entering – September 28th at 14 Read More…

Event Notices

Lewis Wharf Public Meeting on Wednesday, October 7th

Wednesday October 7th @ 7:00pm The public is invited to a community meeting where the project will be presented. This meeting will also be at the Nazzaro Center (in gymnasium), 30 N. Bennet Street in Boston’s North End. This will be more of an open forum and everyone will have an opportunity to fully participate. Read More…

Event Notices

Events: Lewis Wharf PUBLIC Meeting, NEWNC and NEWRA, RUFF Dog Show, Molasses Flood Lecture, Columbus Day Parade!

With multiple things to do everyday this week, plan your schedule according to the weekly events post! Monday, October 5 11:00am Ribbon Cutting at North End Parks on the Greenway [Corner of Surface and Hanover Street] The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy will have a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the recent North End Park improvement consisting of new Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Al Natale Honored at “Italy American Style” Concert by St. Joseph’s Society [Photos]

Music in Boston’s North End hit a high note on Saturday night as the St. Joseph’s Society brought a star-packed selection of performers to their “Italy American Style” concert at St. Stephen’s Church. The North End’s own trumpeter, band leader and philanthropist, Albert Natale, 92 years young, was honored with the society’s Musical Achievement Award. In addition, Pastor Read More…

Community Real Estate

Lewis Wharf Condo Board Questions Hotel Developer’s “As Of Right” Claims

Legal counsel for the Lewis Wharf Condominium Board has sent a letter to the Boston Redevelopment Authority requesting that “as of right” statements by the developer be clarified at public meetings regarding the proposed hotel complex. The specific statements being objected to include assertions by the developer, JW Capital Partners, and its team that their proposal is entitled to approval Read More…