Community Event Notices

Thursday Afternoon! National Park Service to Launch Centennial at Christopher Columbus Park

The National Parks of Boston will mark the 100th birthday of the National Park Service and launch three days of celebration with a festive opening ceremony on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Christopher Columbus Park. National Parks of Boston Superintendent Michael Creasey will be joined at the opening ceremony by U.S. Representative Read More…

Community

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Celebrate at 15th Birthday Party in the Park [Photos]

It was a special party in the park at the 15th Anniversary Celebration for Friends of Christopher Columbus Park on Tuesday night. U.S. Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Band performed as hundreds sat on the Great Lawn to enjoy the perfect summer evening in the park. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh was on hand to congratulate the all-volunteer group Read More…

Transportation

Yacht Watch: “Itasca” Mega Explorer Docked and For Sale

It’s not often one sees a non-military/rescue boat with a helicopter aboard.  The Itasca is currently docked at Boston Yacht Haven. Good news! She is for sale for only $18.7 million! The Itasca is a vessel of impressive proportions and unlimited potential. Equipped for encounters with polar ice and recreation equipment for the tropics, Itasca can cruise the Read More…

Health & Environment People

Endicott Street’s Sheila Petrigno Moretti Presented Good Neighbor Award

Sheila Petrigno Moretti was recently presented with the Good Neighbor Recognition Award for her efforts in cleaning around her Endicott Street property. The award was presented by President Ford Cavallari and Recognition Committee Chair Janet Gilardi on behalf of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Sheila said, When I was young my Grandmother and Mother Read More…

Community

Mayor’s Column: Harnessing the Creativity of Boston’s Artists

Harnessing the Creativity of Boston’s Artists to Build a Better City By Mayor Martin J. Walsh I was excited to join the Mayor’s Mural Crew last week, as they celebrated their 25th anniversary of beautifying our City. I picked up a paintbrush, and colored in a mural of ballet dancers on the wall of the Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

3 Things & Photo: Location Challenge, Greenway Sun, Party in the Park!

Three Things to Know for Tuesday, August 23rd! 1. Social Media Snapshot: Enjoying the summer weather, among some creatures. . . View this post on Instagram Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads – Ai Weiwei #awesome A post shared by Stacey (@stacey.sawyer.ma) on Aug 20, 2016 at 1:54pm PDT 2. Can’t manage to find news other than Ryan Read More…

Photos & Videos

Photos: Fisherman’s Feast Sunday Grand Procession

The 106th Fisherman’s Feast featured the Grand Procession of the Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca through the streets of Boston’s North End on August 21, 2016. The Fisherman’s Feast is the North End’s oldest continuously running Italian festival and one of the largest with four days of festivities on North, Lewis and Fleet Streets. The tradition Read More…

Event Notices

15th Birthday Concert for Friends of Christopher Columbus Park on August 23rd

It’s the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park 15th Birthday Party and you’re invited! Join in the fun to celebrate 15 great years with an incredible free concert by the U.S. Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Band. It all happens on Tuesday night, August 23rd 6-8pm on the Christopher Columbus Park park lawn. There will be Read More…

Event Notices

Zoning Meeting on Tuesday, August 23rd for 278-284 North St., 10 Moon St. & 25 Atlantic Ave.

The Zoning, Licensing & Construction (ZLC) Committee of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) will hear the following applications at its meeting on Tuesday night, August 23rd, 7:00 p.m. at 11 North Square in the Mariners House, 2nd Floor. The full agenda is shown here.

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Stolen Jewelry, Bicycle

The following report is from this week’s District A-1 Boston Police blotter. Larceny from Building 08/15/16  ~  9:18am A female victim reports that an unknown person removed numerous pieces of jewelry from her Commercial Street residence. Larceny (Bike) 08/07/16  ~  5:00pm – 10:00pm Victim reports he parked his fortified (black) bike in front of his Bartlett Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Monday’s 3 Things & Photo: Fisherman’s View, Summer Fitness, Zumba, Rio 2016!

Three Things to Know for Monday, August 22! 1. The 106th Fisherman’s Feast underway Sunday night, nestled among the city! View this post on Instagram 106th Anniversary of The Fisherman's Feast 🎉 Boston's oldest continuous Italian Festival featuring the Flight of the Angel! 👼🏻 #northendboston #fishermansfeast #italianfestival A post shared by Carole Binder (@cbinder8) on Aug 21, Read More…