Police & Fire

Gas Bubbling Out of Harbor Near Lovejoy Wharf

Gas is literally bubbling out of Boston Harbor on Sunday morning. According to reader Janine C., a really bad gas leak is causing a strong odor along the Harborwalk at Lovejoy Wharf near the Converse store. The area around the downtown side of the N. Washington Bridge has been a long-term hot spot for gas leaks. Gas Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Incident Reports: Abandoned Building Tenant, Shattered Front Door

The following incident report is courtesy of District A-1 Boston Police: Investigative Property 11/12/15 9:56am Police Officer’s responded to a North Margin Street abandoned building. On arrival Police Officer’s noticed that the door was open and unknown individuals had set up camp inside. Inspectional Services called and responded to the scene, the building owner was Read More…

Community

The Weekender: “Live By Night”, Skatepark, Garden Garage, Government Center Garage!

The weekly roundup, a recap of the top articles published by NorthEndWaterfront.com over the past week.  Top 5 Posts of the Week: “Live By Night” Movie Photos In case you have not heard, Ben Affleck was filming his new movie, “Live By Night” in the North End this week. View the post for a compilation of photos submitted from North Read More…

Commentaries

Commentary: Portable Visitor Center Down the Drain

These photos show what goes on behind the scenes in the filming of “Ben Affleck’s “Live By Night” movie. While the residents of Margaret Street got to turn back their clocks to sepia tones and the North End of the 1920s, the denizens of Copp’s Hill were stuck with 18-wheeler generator trucks and humongous portable Read More…

Arts & Culture People

Filming with Ben Affleck “Live by Night” in 1920’s North End [Photos]

Residents in Boston’s North End took in the 1920’s scene on Friday complete with Ben Affleck filming his movie, “Live By Night”. Here are some scenes from the movie set on Margaret Street, Cleveland Place and the Prado. Did you get any more Ben Affleck or “Live by Night” movie photos? Email your photos to info@northendwaterfront.com.  See Read More…

Business

Top 10 #NorthEnd Tweets: Movie Set, Coffee Galore, Paul Revere Cocktails, #Italians and More!

Locals and visitors alike cannot avoid tweeting about @NorthEndBoston – constantly tagging #NorthEnd #Waterfront in tweets from around the neighborhood.  The Top 10 North End / Waterfront Tweets From This Week: https://twitter.com/davearmenti/status/666030824601591808 Margaret St in @NorthEndBoston getting set up today for @BenAffleck filming Friday! @universalhub @theurbanologist pic.twitter.com/UJ19OKJGlz — Adam Castiglioni (@ConciergeBoston) November 19, 2015 https://twitter.com/janebeup/status/665754815755063296 New place in the #NorthEnd serving 5¢ pizza? Never mind Read More…

Real Estate Transportation

Developers to Fund $400K Toward North Station Transportation Study

Developers with planned or in-progress projects around North Station will contribute $400,000 to study traffic and transportation issues in the area. Eight companies will contribute $50,000 each to hire a consultant that will analyze the combined impact of their new developments over the next 15 years. Over 8 million square feet of residential and office Read More…

Community People Schools

St. John School First Tower Garden Harvest Today

St. John School had their first Tower Garden harvest today. The students harvested Basil, Swiss Chard, Mesclun, Romaine Lettuce and Arugula. The students also charted the garden’s growth measurements from seedling to first harvest! Wondering what the Tower Garden is? It is an aeroponic vertical growing system that we are growing herbs and greens in Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Notable News: Lewis Wharf, True Value, Airbnb, Marriage Proposal, Fallout 4, Development Spree and More!

Posting articles from dozens of news sources and combining them into one convenient article could be called, “innovative,” we call it the Notable News post.  Environmentalists Fear Proposed Lewis Wharf Hotel Would Trigger Boston Harbor Damage Environmentalists, including President Obama’s Chief Science Officer, weigh in on Lewis Wharf Hotel proposal, speaking on the engineering that will have to be Read More…