Community Daily Briefs

3 Things & Photo: One Year Ago, Generations and Gentrification, Declaration Posting!

Three Things to Know Today 1.  A year ago today, the headlines on NorthEndWaterfront.com were on the Groundbreaking for the Connect Historic Boston Bike Trail and the July 4th Fireworks Engulfed by Smoke and Pop Music. Complete with plans for the bike trail, which are well into construction, do not miss Matt Conti’s throwback photo coverage of the 2015 firework display, Read More…

Commentaries Government

Downtown View: July’s Tragedy or Comedy

You’ll have to admit democracies are more entertaining than dictatorships. Nothing ever happened in East Germany except for people trying to get over the wall. Nothing happens now in North Korea, where everyone follows the same orders or else. Instead democracies have uninformed people deciding matters of great importance. Rabble like us, as our founders Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

3 Things to Know for the 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July! Three Must Know Things for Today:  1. Events taking place today: Boston Harborfest. It’s the final day of Harborfest View the events. 9:00am City of Boston Independence Day Parade and Commemoration at Faneuil Hall. Join the memorial parade to the Historic Burying Grounds for wreath layings, stopping for the official reading of the Declaration Read More…

Community

The Weekender: Archaeological Findings, Greenway Fitness, Coffee Hour Protest, and More!

Between all of the cookouts and the beach, take a second to recap the top posts of the week! Top 5 Posts of the Week: Archaeological Dig at Old North Church Reveals Details of Immigrant Lives City Archaeologist Joseph Bagley is leading an archaeological dig at Old North’s Washington Garden in Boston’s North End. So far, a whole bone Read More…

Community Event Notices

Harborfest Brings Music, Arts, Colonialfest and Saturday Night Fireworks!

Boston Harborfest is reinvigorated for 2016 with a full lineup of events this year from July 1st through July 4th and a big fireworks show on Saturday, July 2nd. It all starts on Friday, July 1st with Opening Ceremonies (11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.) featuring the 215th Army Band and the famous cake cutting at Faneuil Read More…

Sports

21U NEAA Dodgers Come Out Strong

The NEAA 21U Dodgers came out strong and have posted a 4-0 record to start the season. The Dodgers play in the Lou Tompkins All-Star Baseball league and are among the best teams in that league every season. This year appears to be no different as the pitching of Vincent Lopriore, Ryan Colbert and Patrick Murray Read More…

Community

Father’s Day Party ABCD North End/West End NSC

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) honored fathers in June and simultaneously celebrated the dawn of Summer at its site at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End. The center includes the seniors’ elected officials in these gatherings and the celebration serves as an opportunity for them to see their constituents and Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

July 4th Weekend’s 3 Things & Photo: Harborfest, Cycle Track Progress, Fireworks!

Three Things to Know Today 1. Pull out the planner – it is an action packed weekend of events ahead for the holiday weekend! Friday, July 1 Boston Harborfest July 1-4. With hundreds of activities over a 4-day period at Boston’s best landmarks, this family-friendly event is the country’s largest Fourth of July festival. Activities include Read More…

People

Engagement Congratulations to Maria Puopolo & Aaron Michlewitz

Congratulations to the North End’s own State Representative Aaron Michlewitz and his beautiful fiancée, Maria Puopolo, on their recent engagement. During a visit to New York City, Aaron popped the question in scenic Bryant Park and she said yes! Rep. Michlewitz, born and raised in the North End, started representing the neighborhood in the State House as Read More…