Sports

Gridiron Audibles: One GIANT Point

This time, Brady had the ball and the time to work with. This time, Giant circus catches were not enough. This time it was the Giants that committed cataclysmic miscues. This Time, just when it looked as though the football Gods were once again clad in Giants blue, luck turned. ‭In what will go down as an instant classic the New England Patriots took down Read More…

Health & Environment Transportation

Movie-Related Road Closures and Early Trash Collection

Boston Public Works has sent notice of the road closures starting between 6 and 7 a.m. for Friday, November 20th on Prince St., Margaret St., Thacher St., Sheafe St. and Cleveland Pl. to accommodate the filming of the Ben Affleck movie “Live By Night”. There is potential for the closures to be in effect on Saturday Read More…

Community

Mingling and Dancing at the North End Italian Heritage Seniors Luncheon

The annual Italian Heritage Luncheon for North End seniors was held last week, hosted by the Boston Elderly Commission at the U.S. Coast Guard’s All Hands Club on Commercial Street. Mayor Marty Walsh attended as the group enjoyed good food, mingling and dancing to DJ Allan LaBella. Many thanks to Michele Morgan for the party Read More…

Arts & Culture

“Live By Night” 1920’s Movie Decorations Go Up in North End

After three days of prep work, Margaret and Prince Street in Boston’s North End are starting to look like the 1920’s for Friday/Saturday’s filming of Ben Affleck’s “Live By Night” movie. Berna DiNunzio captures the old-time scene in these photographs. We hear laundry lines are coming for a love interest scene on Cleveland Place. Also, Read More…

Health & Environment

NEW Health: Thursday is the Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smoke Out happens every year on the 3rd Thursday of November.  This year it is on November 19, 2015. The 1st Smoke Out was in California in 1976. It became a national event, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, in 1977. The Great American Smoke Out has helped to change laws related Read More…

Real Estate

Residential and Office Tower Designs Presented for Government Center Garage Project

Plans were updated this week for the Government Center Garage project by developer Thomas O’Brien’s HYM Investment Group. Slicing off parts of the garage structure, two large towers will be located near Government Center. Another four moderate height buildings will “step down” to the Greenway side. The current tunnel overhang over Congress Street will be removed. Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Addiction Treatment and Prevention, the Topic at NEAD Family Dinner

The Nazzaro Center was packed with kids and parents for a family dinner and talk hosted by North End Against Drugs (NEAD). In addition to the large spread of food, kids listened to guest speaker Maryanne Frangules, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Organization for Addiction Recovery (MOAR) talk about her role in education, prevention, and treatments associated with Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Introducing the Friends of the Harborwalk [Video]

Mike Manning of the Friends of the Harborwalk gives an overview of the goals for the burgeoning group. The presentation was made at the November 12th meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Plans are in place for improved signage and tours along the Harborwalk for both locals and tourists. FHW is a volunteer Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Advisory: Beware Catfishing Scheme

The following Boston Police advisory is being passed on by the North End Public Safety Committee. The Boston Police Department is advising the public to be aware of an ongoing robbery scheme involving online social media or dating websites. The victims are making contact with an online profile and agreeing to meet the person depicted Read More…

Real Estate

West End Residents Picket City Hall to Protest Garden Garage Tower at Basketball City

In advance of Tuesday night’s meeting on the Garden Garage development project, West End residents picketed outside of City Hall on Monday afternoon in front of the Mayor’s Office. The group of protesters is calling out the Boston Redevelopment Authority for bringing back a high rise development with little change after previously rejecting it. Equity Read More…