Community Featured Government

Notch Another Win for “North End Ten” in Long Wharf Case

The decade-long effort to protect Long Wharf‘s open space by a group of current and former North End residents (dba, the North End Ten) received another win this week with a Superior Court judgement against the Mass. Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA, now known as the Boston Planning & Development Agency). [See Mahajan et al. Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Guide: Greenway Lights, Beer Garden, Nor’easter Coming?

The halfway point! Your guide to Wednesday: Greenway lights, under your control? View this post on Instagram A fun interactive @rosekennedygreenway experience. Text a color (any color) to 617-208-4455 and watch the light blades turn to that color. You see my super creative blue in this picture. *head explodes* #rosekennedygreenway #publicart #interativeartexperience #publicpark #boston #bostonoutdooradventures #familyfun Read More…

Business

North End’s Boston Barber Co. at Tattoo Convention [Photos]

Boston Barber Co. participated in this weekend’s Boston Tattoo Convention sharing these photos of the action. Among the notable sightings, artist Lauchie Macdonald tattooed Patrick Chung from the Patriots on Sunday. Boston Barber & Tattoo Co. on Salem St. (North End) and Bowdoin St. (Beacon Hill) is owned and operated by North End resident, Robert Dello Russo. Read More…

Announcements

Holy Week and Easter at Old North Church

Please join us for Holy Week at Easter at the Old North Church, 193 Salem Street. 617-523-6676. Palm Sunday, April 9, Services at 9am and 11am Maundy Thursday, April 13, 6:30pm Agape Supper in the Parish House followed by solemn stripping of the altar Good Friday, April 14, 1pm Solemn Worship Family Easter Service and Read More…

Community

New Logo for Wharf District Council Communicates Mission

The Wharf District Council has rolled out a new website and logo. WDC President, Susanne Lavoie commented on the logo as part of a multiphased branding effort for 2017: “Our new logo represents all that we are: a harborside community of residents and businesses within the most energy-efficient city in the United States.” The three icons in Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Guide: Mike’s Pastry Robbed, North Square Oyster, Prado Improvements, ZLC Meeting

Things to know for Tuesday View this post on Instagram I want to be back in Boston #mikespastry #boston #northend #cannoli A post shared by Chelsea Sullivan (@csullivan91) on Mar 23, 2017 at 2:00pm PDT Enjoy the following articles from alternate sources:  Mike’s Pastry Worker Robbed Of Money Bag In North End Monday morning, a Mike’s Pastry employee Read More…

Commentaries Transportation

Downtown View: Where Things Stand – Allston Interchange

If you live in downtown Boston, you probably know this place from your car only. This is where either you paid your first toll on the Mass Pike after you sailed past BU, or where you got on the pike via a long, winding ramp after driving out from downtown on Storrow Drive. Either way, Read More…

Community Featured Transportation

Cycle Track Construction to Remove Most Brick on Atlantic Avenue Sidewalks

One of the longest, widest stretches of brick sidewalks in the North End / Waterfront neighborhood will disappear this Spring to make way for dedicated bike lanes, called cycle tracks. The area from Eastern Ave (Lewis Wharf) to Commercial Wharf will be replaced with concrete sidewalks, not brick, on the waterside of the street, according Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

North End Seniors BINGO on May 7th – Register Now!

NORTH END SENIORS BINGO FUNDRAISER SUNDAY MAY 7th 1:00 – 4:00 DOORS OPEN AT 12:00 NAZZARO COMMUNITY CENTER GREAT PRIZES, REFRESHMENTS, RAFFLES ADMISSION $25 FOR 3 CARDS EXTRA CARDS AVAILABLE $5 MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: NORTH END SENIORS NAZZARO CENTER 30 N. BENNET ST. BOSTON, MA. 02113 PAY IN ADVANCE BY MAY 2nd AND RECEIVE Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Guide: Snow Hill Abutters Meeting, Orr’s Statue Moved, Best Bagels, New Waterfront Park?

Preparing you for Monday Bobby Orr’s statue has a new location: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eric Paluch (@eric_paluch) on Mar 25, 2017 at 11:07am PDT Notable news found elsewhere: Dreams of a common on the waterfront The author has obviously never been to Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park when talks about Read More…

Police & Fire

Freedom Trail Suspicious Package: Is it a Bomb or Shoes?

The bomb squad closed off Hull Street on Saturday to examine a reported suspicious package left along the Freedom Trail between the Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. BrownBrindleDogOwner captured the action on video, answering the big question: is it a bomb or just shoes left by a forgetful tourist?