Event Notices

Hundreds Enjoy Easter Party and Puppet Show by North End Against Drugs

Egg coloring, candy, crafts, a photo with the Easter bunny and a puppet show highlighted North End Against Drug’s annual Easter Party at the Nazzaro Center this past  Saturday morning, March 26.  Once again sponsored by Mikey ‘Fud” Giannasoli in memory of his mother Florence, the party began at 9:30 am with egg coloring, crafts and a special Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Rainy Neighborhood Egg Hunt Draws Fun Crowd [Photos]

Boston Community Collaborative’s 4th annual neighborhood egg hunt was enjoyed by an estimated 100 rain coat and boot clad kids, along with their moms, dads, nannies, grandparents, and caregivers on Friday morning. Although the weather forecast was for rain much later in the day, it rained – HARD – for the entire duration of the hunt. Read More…

Government

City Council Votes for 6 Year Extension of BRA’s Urban Renewal Powers

The Boston City Council voted 10-3 this week to approve a six-year extension of controversial urban renewal powers by the Boston Redevelopment Authority. The special authority covers 14 districts throughout the city, including the Downtown Waterfront, West End, Government Center and North Station area. The length of the extension was reduced from the ten years the Read More…

Community

The Weekender: Lamb Chops, Lucia Transfer, News Roundup, Anybody in the Seaport?

That time of the week again! Catch up with the most popular posts, following what the readers are interested in.  Top 5 Posts of the Week: Easter Lambs Arrive at Sulmona Meat Market This neighborhood photo shows a North End tradition with the arrival of Easter lambs at the Sulmona Meat Market on Parmenter Street. View the post. Read More…

Business

Top 10 Tweets: Rainbow Skyline, #GlutenFree Eateries, St. Joseph’s Day, Knights Basketball!

News, views, weather, culture, food, politics and everything in between, top tweets gathers the neighborhood scene from the ground level! Top 10 North End / Waterfront Tweets From This Week: Rainbow over the north end… @NorthEndBoston pic.twitter.com/4SRnv2PYpv — Chris (@ChrisDBoston) March 18, 2016 Bystander intervention at its finest. I just prevented a woman from walking through Read More…

Business Community Kids & Families

Nazzaro Center Youth Create Business Ventures With United Way

Over the past six months the Nazzaro Community Center has teamed up with the United Way to take part in the “Youth Venture Project”. The Boston Youth Venture project empowers Boston teenagers to create and implement business ideas to help improve their community. The project then works to help turn those ideas into reality. “We Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Reports: Marijuana With Intent to Sell, Bakery Robbery at Knifepoint!

The following incident report is courtesy of District A-1 Boston Police: Breaking & Entering / Possession Cl -D W/I 03/12/16  ~  1:54am Male suspect arrested inside a Baldwin Place apartment building for breaking & entering and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Victim reports it is unknown how the suspect gained entry into the Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Boston Harbor Association and Harbor Island Alliance Merge into “Boston Harbor Now”

After more than a year of negotiations, the final merger of The Boston Harbor Association and the Boston Harbor Island Alliance is set for April 1st into the newly created Boston Harbor Now. Announced Wednesday, at the helm of the new non-profit will be CEO and President Katherine Abbott, who is leaving the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston. “After decades Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

St. John School Students Take a History Trip with Professor Allison

Last Friday St. John School students had a beautiful day for a walk to Faneuil Hall and a stump speech outside of the hall where the students were introduced to the marketplace as if it were over 270 years ago when it was built. Suffolk University Professor Bob Allison and Chair of the History Department told the Read More…

Community Food & Drink

New Food Truck Season Begins on Greenway

Food trucks are back on the Greenway. Here are the details on this year’s lineup from the Greenway Conservancy. The Greenway Conservancy (RoseKennedyGreenway.org) announced a record line-up of 34 food trucks and trikes, including 10 new vendors, 2 of those new food vendor debuts, for the 2016 season of Greenway Mobile Eats. The largest ever number of Read More…