Arts & Culture People

Prince’s Prowl Mobile Game Takes Players Through Old North Church

Take a break from Pokemon and give Prince’s Prowl a try! Prince’s Prowl is a new digital game that has officially launched at Old North Church in Boston’s North End! Led by the infamous “Prince the Cat” of the North End, the interactive game for your mobile phone takes you through all the “ins and outs” of historic property. Prince the Read More…

Meetings Real Estate

Abutters Meeting Draws Crowd at 25 Atlantic; Public Comments on Ch. 91 License Due August 5th

About 50 neighbors came out on Monday night to hear plans for a new 5-story condominium building proposed for 25 Atlantic Avenue in Boston’s North End / Waterfront. Organized by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services, the abutters meeting on the site was the first community outreach by the developer, J3 Design & Development, LLC and Walsh Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s 3 Things: NBSS Violin, Summer Fitness, Movie Night, Plastic Bag Ban?

Three Things to Know Today for August 3rd! 1. Take a look at how the North Bennet Street School utilizes clothespins to make a violin: View this post on Instagram Using handy clothespin clamps to glue the linings to the inside of the ribs on violin number 3. #violin #violinmaker #violinist #violinmaking #luthier #folk #folkmusic #celticmusic #fiddle Read More…

Government

State House Rundown on Last Minute Legislation & Local Initiatives

These last few days of the State’s legislative session saw a flurry of activity, with several legislative items having local impact. We caught up with State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz for a rundown on issues that could impact the neighborhood. Michlewitz represents the Third Suffolk District including the North End / Waterfront, South End and parts of Read More…

Real Estate

Neighborhood Photos: The Boulevard Under Construction

Across from Rowes Wharf, construction on a new 12-story residential development, The Boulevard, continues with most of the demolition now completed. The building overlooking the Greenway is scheduled to open by the end of 2017 featuring 36 luxury residences starting at $1.5 million and up to $6.5 million. The main entrance will be at 110 Broad Street. “Smart technology” is being Read More…

Real Estate

July 2016 – North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales

The following list shows real estate sales for the month of July 2016. $0 – $499,999 26 Stillman #2-4: 1 bed, 1 bath with 791 sq.ft. sold for $292,045 242 North #5: 2 bed, 1 bath with 650 sq.ft. sold for $370,000 21 Moon #8: studio with 385 sq.ft. sold for $375,000 61 Salem #4: 1 bed, Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

3 Things for Tuesday: Zakim Shadow, One Year Ago, National Night Out!

Three Things to Know Today for August 2nd! 1. Social Media Snapshot: The Zakim bridge casting a shadow on the Converse building View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jon McGrath (@jmcgr2tone) on Aug 1, 2016 at 1:56pm PDT 2. One Year Ago, NorthEndWaterfront.com on August 2, 2015: Saint Agrippina Feast Opening Procession Features Read More…

People

Obituary: Annette F. (Sutera) Papa of Boston’s North End

Papa, Annette F. (Sutera) – of Boston’s North End, peacefully surrounded by her loving family, passed away on Sunday July 31st, 2016. Wife of the late Bartolomeo Papa. Devoted mother of Patricia “Patte” and her companion Vincent Federico, and Joyce Papa and her companion John Visconti, all of Boston. Cherished and loving grandmother of Justin and Jordyn Read More…

GE: If You’re Going to Call Boston Home, Get Your Historic Landmarks Right

General Electric is new to Boston, so we can’t expect them to know everything just yet. Still, maybe GE should ask their advertising agency to do a bit of research before taking out full page newspaper ads citing “revolutionary ideas” with photos of the wrong “revolutionary” landmarks. The ad is a great concept highlighting Boston’s pivotal role Read More…

Food & Drink

North End / Waterfront Eateries Participating in Dine Out Boston

Dine Out Boston is the popular two-week celebration which showcases Boston’s diverse restaurant scene from August 14-19 and August 21-26. Sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention Visitors Bureau (GBCVB), in partnership with American Express, this event attracts thousands of diners that enjoy numerous choices of the city’s finest dining coupled with significant savings. The program’s flexible Read More…