Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Santa Maria di Anzano Procession Starts 2017 North End Feast Season [Photo Gallery]

The first Sunday of June always brings the first Italian religious procession of the season to Boston’s North End, honoring Santa Maria di Anzano. After a Mass at Sacred Heart Church, the 112 year old society kicked off their procession from North Square. Devotees walked the streets with the North End Marching Band for the entire day through the Read More…

Announcements Event Notices People

Memorial Mass for Robert “Bobby” Church on June 10th

  Memorial Mass for Robert “Bobby” Church On Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. Sacred Heart Church, North Square, Boston. Donations in Robert’s memory can be made out to, Saint Leonard Building Restoration Fund and mailed to: Rev. Antonio Nardoianni Saint Leonard Parish 320 Hanover Street Boston, MA 02113  

Featured Photos & Videos

Freemason Memorial Day Ceremony at Copp’s Hill [Photo Gallery]

The Prince Hall Freemasons Memorial Service at Copp’s Hill Burying Ground was captured by photographer Brendan O’Brien. He used a rangefinder film camera with a prime 35mm, manual focus, lens. The Freemason ceremony is one of the enduring Memorial Day events in Boston’s North End, held annually at 10:30 a.m. on the holiday going back over a Read More…

Business Community

The Weekender: Prince Postale Closing, Construction Update, Loft & Vine Opens, All Saints Way & Old Waterfront Historic Status

The weekend is here! This week’s top posts include business openings and closings, construction updates, and historical pieces of the North End. See the most read articles below. North End’s Prince Postale Shop Shipped to the World After over ten years on the corner of Prince and Salem Street, Prince Postale owner John Sullivan announces the shop will be Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Festa della Repubblica Italiana Celebration on June 4th at Christopher Columbus Park

Join us on June 4, 2017 at Christopher Columbus Park to celebrate the 71th anniversary of Festa della Repubblica Italiana, Italian Republic Day. The event runs through the afternoon with free exhibits, children’s area and Italian music concert at 5pm.  

Event Notices

Sail Boston Releases Recreational Boating Guidelines

Are you planning to take your boat out in Boston Harbor while the Tall Ships are here? Read more below to learn about important boating regulations and traffic patterns that will be in effect June 17 – 22 during the Tall Ships’ visit to Boston. Sail Boston, Inc. has released recreational boating guidelines related to the June 17 – 22 maritime Read More…

Featured Police & Fire Transportation

Lewis and Commercial Street Intersection Due For Changes After Another Serious Accident

New signage, crosswalk warning stripes and no corner parking are among the changes put in place this week at the Lewis and Commercial Street intersection where a North End woman recently suffered seriously injuries after being run over by a turning car. The new markings were made by Boston Transportation Department who said they are planning a Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Guide: Open Market, Street Hockey Tourney, Hidden Alleys, Lobster Rolls!

Your community weekend guide! Articles of interest: A walk with Julie and Joe in Boston’s North End Engagement season is kicking off in the neighborhood with photos on famous North End streets, even with the Cornhole Classic that day, Julie and Joe trekked through familiar places downtown, view the full story and photos at Christian Pleva Read More…

Food & Drink

Trillium Beer Garden Opens on Greenway Across from Rowes Wharf

Officially opening Thursday on the Rose Kennedy Greenway is the Trillium Beer Garden, by local brewery Trillium and the Greenway Conservancy. The new watering hole is located on the Greenway on Atlantic Avenue at High Street. The effort is a pilot to showcase craft beers and will also feature local wines from Westport Rivers Vineyard. The beer garden Read More…

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Community Kids & Families People Schools

St. John School Students Get Visit with Suffolk University Professor Pat Hogan

Suffolk University Associate Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Pat Hogan, visited St. John School to talk with the kids about science and chemistry and some exciting experiments her college students conduct each day. She showed the students some of her wacky and weird pets that include hedgehogs, hamsters, and a cat, as well as telling them Read More…

Featured Government

Big Turnout at Mayor’s Coffee Hour 2017

The chilly weather on the last Wednesday of May didn’t keep the huge crowd that attended the Mayor’s 2017 Coffee Hour away from free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and munchkins. Along with coffee and treats, free plants and a raffle for Dunkin’ Donuts were available. After Eliot School children sang a good morning song and a sizable amount Read More…

Photography Exhibit Reveals Property Owner’s Perspective on West End Urban Renewal

On display at The West End Museum from now until Fall 2017, are 60 year old photographs depicting the West End before the urban renewal that took place in the neighborhood. These photographs show the perspective of Eli Tarlin, a property owner in the West End, regarding the urban renewal. Read on for more information on the Read More…