Daily Briefs

Weekend Guide: 1909 #FlashbackFriday, Sen. Boncore Appointment, Glassware Banned?

Welcome to the weekend! #FlashbackFriday to 1909 in the North End:  Explore #Boston history with our #vintage #photos, including this peek at the #NorthEnd in 1909. https://t.co/ZZS5zBONug #throwbackthursday pic.twitter.com/oyUAYY8kYG — BostonPublicLibrary (@BPLBoston) January 26, 2017 Did you catch these articles? Should glassware be banned from local bars? City officials say there are no plans to ban Read More…

(Photo from The General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts)
Announcements

Boncore Named Chair of Joint Committee on Housing

News from the Office of State Senator Joseph Boncore: Boncore Named Chair of Joint Committee on Housing Senate President Rosenberg appoints Boncore to Chair Housing, Vice Chair of Transportation, Health Care Financing Senate President Rosenberg named Senator Joseph A. Boncore Chairman of the Joint Committee on Housing last Wednesday. “I am honored to chair this Read More…

Photos & Videos

Jigsaw Picture Puzzle: Skinny “Spite” House on Hull Street

At 44 Hull Street, stands the Skinny “Spite” House across from Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Enjoy putting together this jigsaw picture puzzle with 50 pieces. The story goes that two brothers in 1874 fought over inherited land from their late father. When one brother was away serving in the military, the first brother built a Read More…

Government Transportation

Mayor’s Column: How We’re Making Boston’s Streets Safer

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh In January, the busy streets of Boston became safer. As we dig out from this month’s snowstorms and prepare for spring, I want to remind drivers, cyclists and pedestrians about our City’s newest initiative to make our streets safer: reducing the speed limit on streets in Boston from 30 miles Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Briefing: Food Safety Reports, NBSS Woodworking, Sfizi Reopening as Aquapazza

Happy Thursday! Start with today’s brief: A must see for North Enders! Click the video above to see Mark “Bazooka” DeLuca running through the North End, paying tribute to Tony DeMarco and then other Boston legends as he runs through the streets. DeLuca is the undefeated middleweight (16-0, 10KOs), U.S. Marine Afghan Veteran who will Read More…

Announcements

New Family Show “Frannie” at Improv Asylum (Free Tickets!)

The Improv Asylum on Hanover Street in the North End is producing a new kids show that goes live this Sunday.  They are offering free tickets to the first show (as a way to get the word out) and would love to fill it with North End families. http://www.improvasylum.com/shows/now-playing/frannie.aspx The show is called Frannie and is a musical parody Read More…

Announcements

Safety at Home and On the Streets

WEDNESDAY MARCH 8 PRESENTATION and DISCUSSION. Beacon Hill Village presents “Safety at Home and On the Streets,” a two-part program that will begin with a discussion of home safety and falls prevention by Adam Lipman, physical therapist and program manager at CareTenders Home Health. The second part of the program will be presented by Robert Read More…

Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Restored 1969 Aerial Video of Boston Harbor, Waterfront and Islands

Video note: Forward through first minute which is black. Fans of dirty old Boston will enjoy this recently restored aerial video of 1969 footage, focusing on the harbor islands and waterfront. The film was shared by former North End resident (Fulton St.) and co-creator Larry Rosenblum along with Derek Lamb and producer Stanley Jacks. Larry explains, Read More…

Food & Drink

Recipes From A (Ladies) Night to Remember

Last month, The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market welcomed the Ladies Group of the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) for a special Family Dinner Night. Led by Chef Cleo Bell, attendees prepared farm-fresh courses with local ingredients from the Market’s vendors. Follow the recipes below to create your own night to remember! Nella’s Pasta Read More…

Community Kids & Families

North End Against Drugs Goes to the Museum of Science

On Friday evening, February 10th, North End Against Drugs took just over 40 family members to the Museum of Science. “It was a fun and educational night for all of us” exclaimed NEAD President John Romano, it was awesome”! Thanks to the generosity of Maria Cabrera who is the Museum’s Supervisor of Community Relations, NEAD Read More…

Event Notices Schools

Freedom Trail Scholars Program Visits Eliot K-8 Innovation School

Chants of “dump the tea into the sea” will echo down the halls as the Boston’s Eliot K-8 Innovation School’s fifth grade students take on roles during their Freedom Trail® Foundation Scholars Program visits on Tuesday, March 7 at 11:15 a.m. at 16 Charter Street. Presented by the Freedom Trail Foundation, this interactive history program helps Read More…