Community Kids & Families Sports

NEAA & NEAD Enjoy Skating at Fenway

Over fifty members of North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and North End Athletic Association (NEAA) were treated to an awesome day ice skating at Frozen Fenway last weekend. Thanks to the City of Boston and the Boston Red Sox Foundation’s Rookie Ball Program, families of both groups were able to skate at four different sessions on either Sunday, Read More…

Transportation

North Station Area Mobility Action Plan Seeks to Alleviate Congestion [Video]

Short term and long term plans were conveyed at the most recent public meeting for the North Station Area Mobility Action Plan (NSAMAP). Held at the West End Museum, most of what was presented was public feedback from action items that were solicited by the public’s input through on-street and online surveys. Starting with the process overview and providing a quick Read More…

Community

The Weekender: Brinks Anniversary, BYOB Not, Caffe Break-in, Greenway Cabin?

Recapping the top post of the week, take a look at the 5 posts that drove the most traffic! 67 Years Ago: Great Brink’s Robbery in Boston’s North End This past week marked 67 years since the Great Brink’s Robbery took place at the corner of Commercial and Prince Streets, resulting in the “crime of Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Bossman Throws Down, Shattered Café, Scrapped Car Parts

The following report is from District A-1 Boston Police blotter. Simple Assault & Battery 01/07/17  ~  2:13pm Victim reports she went to her boyfriends job site at Hanover Street and Congress Street to meet him. While at that location the boyfriend’s boss came out, picked her up and threw her down on the pavement and Read More…

Commentaries Government

And Away They Rode Across the Political Divide

Road Trip Nation. Road Trip Neighborhood? An enthusiastic contingent of North Enders set out by car early Friday on a 441 mile road trip to the Women’s March on Washington scheduled Saturday in the nation’s capital — 24 hours after the inauguration of the 45th president. Some of their posters incorporated the culinary flavor of Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

NEMPAC Expands St. John School Partnership With New After School Strings Program

NEMPAC is excited to announce a new program offering at the St. John School, an after school Strings Program for children in grades 1 – 3 and a JR Program for grades K3 – K5, beginning on February 2nd and running for 10 weeks. The class will be taught by NEMPAC’s new Suzuki trained instructor, Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Weekend’s Briefing: Girl Scout Cookies, Garden Security, Aquarium CEO, Gov’t Center Construction!

You’re Weekend Briefing: A few events for the weekend:  Saturday, January 21 1:00pm Girl Scout Cookie Sale at Nazzaro Center.  Come and support our local North End Girl Scout Junior Troop and get your once-a-year cookie supply! $5.00 per box for all your favorites, this year Girl Scouts is introducing a new flavor- S’mores! More information. Government Center Garage is Read More…

Community Meetings Real Estate

NEWRA to Send Letter of Opposition for 88NOWA Hotel Proposal

The hotel proposal at 88 North Washington Street, also known as “88NOWA” was discussed with disdain at the recent North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. Covering the recent updates from the developer, NEWRA David Kubiak maintained that, “the project is too big for the parcel, and in order to make this hotel economically viable, they Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Briefing: Rooftop View, State of the City, BOS:311 Reports, North to South Station?

Briefing you for Thursday, January 19, 2017: Take a look at the following articles: Full Text: Mayor Walsh’s 2017 State Of The City Address In case you missed the State of the City address from Mayor Marty Walsh this past Tuesday night, WBUR Boston posted the full text of the address, as prepared for delivery. How to get Read More…