National Night Out in the North End is one of the largest of the neighborhood gatherings in all of Boston. This year was no different with hundreds coming out for fun and festivities to the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) and to strengthen partnerships between the community and Boston Police. Dozens of community groups and organizations setup tables in the Prado for the neighborhood block party with free food and music by DJ Sal.
North End Against Drugs (NEAD), sponsored by Eversource, organized the celebration in cooperation with North End Family Pride Week. Speaking at the event were Mayor Marty Walsh joined by Police Commissioner William Evans and many of his command from local District A-1.
A highlight was the presentation by District A-1 Captain Kenneth Fong of this year’s Community Service Award to the Regional Review’s Phil Orlandella for his longtime support of the North End Public Safety meetings.
A traditional candle lighting ceremony capped off North End National Night Out at the Prado fountain with dry ice creating a cool smoke effect. Take a look at the photos above with more in this gallery.
The annual North End National Night Out was held Tuesday night on the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) bringing dozens of neighbors and community groups together for the public safety, anti-crime awareness gathering. North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and Boston Police District A-1 invited residents for food, music and activities. Church bells were rung at 8pm Read More…
The 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament originally scheduled this past August has been rescheduled and re-named the North End Basketball Bonanza and will be playing in the Nazzaro Center on Friday, November 18 from 6-10pm. Sponsored by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, the tournament will feature a variety of basketball Read More…
North End Family Pride Week means great little league baseball sponsored by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and the North End Athletic Association (NEAA). NEAD shares these photos from Saturday’s games at Langone and Puopolo Parks, including the NEAD Family Game and the LaFesta Baseball Exchange with North Adams. Photos courtesy of NEAD.