Event Notices Sports

North End Fall Soccer Registration Now Open

NEAA Fall Soccer is for boys and girls ages 4 years old to 13 years old. Registration for returning NEAA soccer players from last season, siblings of returning players and North End residents will begin on August 8th and run through Friday August 26th. We will open registration to others on August 29th, if there is space, Read More…

Community

The Weekender: GE History Lesson, Boulevard Construction, National Night Out!

Catch up on the top 5 posts this week on NorthEndWaterfront.com! GE: If You’re Going to Call Boston Home, Get Your Historic Landmarks Right General Electric is new to Boston, but that does not mean it isn’t too early to take a friendly jab at them for their misrepresentation of the Old North Church. The full page newspaper Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Smokey Motion VIVA Sign

  It’s amazing what you can do with photo apps these days. Here’s the VIVA sign from the opening night of St. Agrippina’s Feast. With a little plotagraph magic, the image becomes a mesmerizing scene where the smoke is moving like a video (but not!).   “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Email Read More…

Community Health & Environment

North End Nursing Home: Councilor LaMattina Calls for Hearing With BRA

District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina filed an order this week calling for a hearing on the North End Nursing Home in front of the Boston City Council. He specifically requests the Boston Redevelopment Authority to explain what agreements are in place regarding the property and how they could apply to this situation. In a Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Children’s Procession at Saint Agrippina’s Feast

Passing down the the tradition, the Saint Agrippina Society organizes a “Children’s Procession” with neighborhood kids carrying a little saint statue complete with flowing ribbons. Fortunately, the children’s replica is a little lighter than the 1,200 lb. statue that needs 20 men to be carried. View more photos from the 2016 St. Agrippina’s Feast.   Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: iPhone Swap, Smashed Windshield, Ex-Boyfriends!

The following report is from this week’s District A-1 Boston Police blotter. Residential Breaking & Entering 08/02/16  ~  4:22pm Female victim reports she returned home to her  North Street apartment and found her former boyfriend inside. Victim states she thought the male suspect had returned all of the apartment keys to her but apparently kept Read More…

Photos & Videos

Saint Agrippina’s Feast Opens! Children’s Procession, Brothers Walk, Viva! [Photo Gallery]

Opening night at the Feast of Saint Agrippina di Mineo on August 4th marked the start of the big 2016 feasts in Boston’s North End. After a dedication, blessing and unveiling, the children’s procession led the way on Hanover Street followed by the large statue of Saint Agrippina to the Greenway before returning to her new weekend feast chapel. To carry Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

3 Things for the Weekend: St. Agrippina’s Feast, Uber Fee, Dining Plans App, Free Greenway Carousel!

Yep, you made it to the weekend! Today is Friday, August 5th and here are 3 things to know: 1. Scenes from the Thursday Night opening of the St. Agrippina’s Feast! https://www.instagram.com/p/BItUsJgBd-t/ https://twitter.com/patlos2/status/761336178973048833 The St. Agrippina feast is lit pic.twitter.com/CfAgKEcrLZ — Griffin Black (@Mechanicl_idiot) August 5, 2016 2. Keeping up with the news, view the following stories:  This Read More…

Community

It was a Dance Party in Christopher Columbus Park!

As the sun was setting on a beautiful August night in Christopher Columbus Park, dozens of folks came for a dance party to celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP). With music from “Past and Present,” featuring DJs Bob Remick & Gary Wilson, some came and danced while others relaxed and listened to the music. Ages on the dance Read More…

Health & Environment

Safety Tips When You’re Out and About

On August 2nd, the North End community celebrated National Night Out. The event is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. In honor of the day, here are some street safety tips to keep in mind when you are out and about: When leaving home, be sure Read More…

Community Meetings Photos & Videos Police & Fire

North End National Night Out Brings Together Police & Community; Orlandella Honored

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 Read More…

Event Notices

102nd Saint Agrippina Feast Schedule – August 4, 5, 6 & 7, 2016

Saint Agrippina’s Feast is here! With the St. Joseph Society not having a feast this year, St. Agrippina’s Feast is the first “big” festival of the year taking place August 4, 5, 6 & 7, 2016 at Hanover & Battery Streets in Boston’s North End. The society is hosting a 4-day festival with daily processions and a Read More…