Photos & Videos

97th Saint Anthony’s Feast Opens in Boston’s North End [Photos]

Opening Ceremonies at the 2016 St. Anthony’s Feast was a spectacle for thousands of devotees of the patron saint. Always on the last weekend in August, the gold-adorned statue of San Antonio emerged to the faithful crowds on under the glory of confetti and streamers. A blessing by Fr. Antonio of St. Leonard Church was followed by a short Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: 2016 Flight of the Angel at 106th Fisherman’s Feast

Catching up from last week’s Grand Finale at the 106th Fisherman’s Feast in honor of Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca, the famous Flight of the Angel was held August 21, 2016 in Boston’s North End. Two side angels on balconies recite an Italian devotion followed by the entrance of the flying angel from a third story window Read More…

Community

The Weekender: Blackhawk Exercise, Mega Yacht, Fox25 Zip Trip!

NorthEndWaterfront.com’s top 5 posts of the week! Military Helicopters Flying Low Along Waterfront and Downtown Boston [Video] Did you wonder why the North End sounded like a war zone with helicopters buzzing over the neighborhood a few days ago? Blackhawk helicopters were doing Homeland Security training over downtown Boston, flying just above building rooftops from Logan Airport in Read More…

Arts & Culture Kids & Families

St. Stephen’s Children’s Choir Looking for New Voices!

The Hills Are Alive With The Sound Of Music! We at St. Stephen’s are welcoming children from grades 3 and up to “try out” for our children’s choir.  We are beginning our second year and would like to add a few more voices to our current choir of six. Try outs will take place on Read More…

Government

City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George Day in the North End

City Councilor At Large Annissa Essaibi George recently toured Boston’s historic North End on her eighth monthly Annissa-At-Large day. Councilor Essaibi-George spent a day in the North End visiting the community centers, local businesses, historical and cultural sites, and meeting with residents. “The North End is truly a beautiful place. I had so much fun Read More…

Community

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service

The National Parks of Boston marked the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service with a festive opening ceremony on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at Christopher Columbus Park. Terry Mirabito was on hand to capture some of the fun, including the cake from Montillio’s. Youth received Junior badges to partner with the Park Service Rangers after reciting an Read More…

Food & Drink Police & Fire

North End Restaurants Donate to Italian Earthquake Victims; Free Comcast Calls

Several North End restaurants are donating dinner proceeds to the victims of the recent Italian earthquake on August 24th. Comcast is also offering free calls. Details below. Boston’s Little Italy to Support Earthquake Victims in Central Italy  Restaurants in Boston’s Little Italy are coming together to help victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Central Italy. Restaurants in Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

3 Things for the Weekend: St. Anthony’s Feast, Earthquake in Italy, Faneuil Hall 40th!

Three Things to Know for the Weekend! 1. The time for the “Feast of all Feasts” has arrived: The calm before the storm 🇮🇹⭐️🎉 #home #stanthonysfeast #boston @StAnthonysFeast @NorthEndBoston pic.twitter.com/mEckEVWUY9 — Laura Vogel (@laurahvogel) August 25, 2016 2. The earthquake in Italy had some North Enders shocked: Earthquake In Italy ‘Hits Home’ In Boston’s North End.  A Read More…

Community

St. Anthony’s Club Hosts North End Neighbors Night Before 97th Feast

Before the crowds arrive for the “Feast of All Feasts,” the St. Anthony’s Club hosted a street barbecue on Endicott Street to thank its neighbors. Thursday night was the time for neighbors to gather, catch up and prepare for the big feast. A team of society cooks and servers fed over 100 residents on tables setup Read More…

Event Notices

97th Saint Anthony’s Feast Schedule – August 26-28, 2016

Saint Anthony’s Society has announced its schedule of events for the 2016 Feast! The celebration will mark its 97th year on August 26 – August 29 on Endicott, Thacher and North Margin Streets in the North End. Join us for a weekend of Italian American music, delicious foods and confections, religious services, cooking demonstrations, olive oil and cheese tastings, a Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

3 Things for Thursday: National Park Service 100th, Navy on Hanover, Toll Pricing

Thursday, August 25th: Here are three things to know 1. The community calendar has the following events on the agenda: Free Ferry Day to the Harbor Islands. Join us as we celebrate the National Park Service Centennial with a free trip to George’s Island or Spectacle Island! First-come, first-served. Limited to parties of 4 or fewer. Read More…

Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Military Helicopters Flying Low Along Waterfront and Downtown Boston [Video]

Military helicopters are doing Homeland Security training exercises tonight over downtown Boston, flying literally feet over building rooftops. We captured some of the fast moving action in the above video. There appear to be four “dark” Blackhawk helicopters following a flying pattern from Logan Airport in East Boston across the Harbor past the North End and Downtown waterfront, ending up atop a skyscraper Read More…