Government Real Estate

State Approves 6-Year Extension of BRA Urban Renewal Powers, With Conditions

In its recent approval of the 6-year extension of Urban Renewal powers by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), the State’s Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) imposed conditions to address lingering concerns related to the extension. In particular, the review process by the Boston City Council become more important. The first BRA oversight hearing Read More…

Community

The Weekender: Feast Feelings, Moving Trash, Cycle Track Updates and More!

The following articles make up the top 5 posts this week on NorthEndWaterfront.com! Feast Poll: Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em? The month of August is considered “feast season” throughout the North End neighborhood and while many residents take part in the festivities, there are some who schedule time away to avoid the crowds and noise. Take the poll to tell Read More…

Event Notices

Save the Date for Rescheduled North End Family Pride Day on September 17th

NEAD FAMILY PRIDE DAY RE-SCHEDULED TO 9/17. North End Against Drugs has re-scheduled our 27th Annual North End Family Pride Day to Saturday September 17th from 12 Noon to 4:30pm at Langone Park. There will be entertainment, face painting, arts and crafts, Balloon Art, A free BBQ, Bocce Tournament and much more. The event is Read More…

Community Police & Fire

Weekend Photo: Teenagers Hoard Around Skating Rink / Bocce Courts

It must be summer in the North End as 50-100 teenagers are seen regularly gathering along Commercial Street around the bocce courts and skating rink on weekend nights. A resident sends in this photo from Friday night expressing concerns of trash, broken bottles, and a huge mess left for others to clean up. The location has a history Read More…

Business Community Kids & Families Photos & Videos

Fox25 Boston Zip Trips into North End – TV Videos!

Fox25 Morning News spent Friday morning at Christopher Columbus Park in Boston’s North End for a neighborhood “Zip Trip,” showcasing unique aspects of the community and interviewing many neighborhood organizations. FOX25 Morning News is anchored by Gene Lavanchy, Sara Underwood, Meteorologist Shiri Spear and Around Town Host Michele Lazcano. The event was live with some pre-recorded segments airing during Read More…

Community

Fox25 Zip Trip Interviews Friends of Christopher Columbus Park & NEMPAC

Fox News hosted their morning news show from Christopher Columbus Park Friday morning for its “Fox Zip Trip” segment.  They had about 10 booths with businesses plus bouncy houses for the kids to play in. The idea was to interview with local organizations, businesses and neighbors from the North End / Waterfront. Two local groups interviewed included Read More…

Community

Blessing of the Fishing Waters at 106th Fisherman’s Feast [Photos]

The traditional Blessing of the Fishing Waters was part of opening night at the 106th Fisherman’s Feast in Honor of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca. Starting at the Fisherman’s Club and feast chapel on Lewis Street, the statue of the Madonna was carried by society members to Boston Harbor along Commercial Street and Atlantic Avenue to Christopher Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

3 Things & Photo: City Scene, Fisherman’s Festivities, Fox 25 Zip Trip!

Three Things to Know for the Weekend! 1.  A city scene from Cross Street, looking towards Salem and Hanover: View this post on Instagram Tonight is a beautiful night 😉 A post shared by Maria Manuela Almeida (@bia_di_bubista) on Aug 17, 2016 at 7:47pm PDT 2. Some food for thought: Trattoria di Monica. In the midst of a visit, Read More…

Community Event Notices

Fox25 News Broadcasting Live from Christopher Columbus Park on Friday Morning

Fox 25 News “Zip Trip” with Sara Underwood will be broadcasting live from Christopher Columbus Park on Boston’s North End waterfront on Friday, August 19th, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.  Several North End groups are participating including some pre-recorded interviews. Residents are welcome to go down and watch the show at the park. Things to do Read More…