Police & Fire

Underage Drinking, Loitering, and Littering in Christopher Columbus Park

Last Friday night at 11 PM, Councilwoman Ashley McCarthy, sent me photos of teenagers openly drinking in Christopher Columbus Park. They also left their crushed cans of beer on the ground just feet from trash and recycling containers, adding insult to injury. When Ashley started snapping photos of the teenagers, they scowered away. There’s no way Read More…

Government

Passacantilli Holds Campaign Office Grand Opening in North End

Stephen Passacantilli, District 1 City Council Candidate and lifelong North End resident, held a grand opening last weekend for his North End campaign headquarters. The event was attended by dozens of North End and Waterfront residents. Passacantilli’s North End headquarters is located at 22 Fleet Street. “It is so important to have elected officials who Read More…

Photos & Videos Sports

Fenway Photo: North End Athletic Assoc. Hosts Families at Red Sox Game

The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) sent 50 members to the Red Sox Game vs the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night July 18. The Red Sox eventually won the game in 15 innings. Longtime volunteer organizer, John “JR” Romano, is seen here watching over the 50 players and families at the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Gov’t Center Condo Increase, NBSS Labor Focused, BookBike

What you should know for Tuesday Events for Tuesday, July 25th: 11:00am ReadBoston’s Book Bike. The BookBike is an innovative addition to ReadBoston’s Storymobile program. The BookBike brings literacy activities and new books to children in an environmentally-friendly way. Located at Hanover Street & Cross Streets, more information. 7:00pm NEWRA Zoning, Licensing & Construction Meeting (Mariner’s House) has been cancelled Read More…

Commentaries

Downtown View: North Country Life Cycle

I spend several days every summer in the North Country. The weather is always typical for New England, both warm and cold, dry and humid, sunny and rainy—all the contrasts that summer brings in our region. Plenty of rain this year has ensured that the color green is pretty much overwhelming. The rain seems to Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

North End Police Blotter: Charter Street Break-in and Missing Watch

The latest notable incidents from the Boston Police District A-1 journal log include: Larceny in Building 07/16 – 07/17/17 1:00am -7:00am Victim reports he had a small party in his Unity St. residence and the following morning he realized his Breitling (Colt) watch was missing. Residential Breaking & Entering 07/08/17 7:00am Male suspect arrested on Read More…

Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Italian Soccer Comes to Trattoria il Panino

The North End was all abuzz yesterday with the arrival of some of the members of the AS Roma Soccer Team who were touring the North End and then sat at Trattoria il Panino with ESPN for an interview where fans cheered them on from both inside and out. Above, Trattoria il Panino owners Frank Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Guide: Top Seafood, 1901 Commercial Street, Paolo Maldini Visits!

Things to know for Monday Events for Monday, July 24th: 6:30pm MSL Pilates Bootcamp. Trainer Ali Baldassare leads you through her signature Pilates Fusion Bootcamp class while a live DJ spins the hottest beats to create a unique and motivating environment! Located at Hanover Street & Cross Streets. Commercial Street, circa 1901: Under the Elevated on Commercial Street #onthisday Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Kids & Families

North End Movie Nights Off to a Great Summer

Boston Community Collaborative is thrilled that it’s North End Movie Nights are off to a fabulous start!  Movies are shown on the white part of the Italian Flag on the wall of Prince Street Park/Defilippo Playground/The Gassy.  Activities start at about 6, Regina Pizza comes at 7 and movies are shown at “dark o’clock’.  This Read More…