Event Notices

103rd Saint Agrippina Feast on August 3-6, 2017

St. Agrippina’s Feast is the first “big” festival of the year taking place August 3, 4, 5 & 6, 2017 at Hanover & Battery Streets in Boston’s North End. The society is hosting a 4-day festival with daily processions and a full lineup of entertainment, concluding with the famous “Tug of War.” See information at SaintAgrippinaBoston.com. View photos from last Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos Police & Fire

North End National Night Out & Neighborhood Block Party on the Prado

National Night Out 2017 brought out hundreds of North End / Waterfront neighbors, Boston Police and local officials to the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) on Tuesday evening. North End Against Drugs (NEAD) organized the celebration. Held in cooperation with North End Family Pride Week, Mayor Marty Walsh spoke at the event, joined by Police Commissioner William Evans and Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Feast Prep, “Paddy Wagon,” Movie Night at the Gassy!

What you should know for Wednesday! Events for Wednesday, August 2nd: 3:00pm Coloring in the Courtyard at North End Library. Discover the therapeutic benefits of coloring! Relax, reduce stress, and leave feeling restored. Coloring books and supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials from home. Located at 25 Parmenter Street. 5:30pm Croquet on Read More…

Announcements Kids & Families Photos & Videos

“Big Joe” the Storyteller at the North End Library

Big Joe the Storyteller was at the North End Branch Library as part of North End Family Pride Week. Joe Pagliuca was born and brought up in the North End, has his masters in technology in education but most importantly, WOWs kids everywhere! Submitted by Rita Pagliuca. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Read More…

Featured Kids & Families Photos & Videos

Photos: Annual Emile Pugliano/Bobby D Neighborhood Family Boat Cruise

On a perfect Summer Monday night, the annual Emile Pugliano/Bobby D Neighborhood Family Boat Cruise brought families from all over the North End to Boston Harbor. The event was held on July 31st, 2017 as part of the 28th North End Family Fun Festival sponsored by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) and Eversource. On the Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Size is Relative

A Boston Harbor perspective from Dr. Joseph Mendola. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Submit your best photos using our Submit a Post form or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: National Night Out, Moving Day Preview, Firicano’s Barbershop Featured

Things to know for Tuesday Events for Tuesday, August 1st: 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. 11:45am Big Joe the Storyteller at North End Library. Celebrate the 28th Annual North Read More…

Commentaries Real Estate

Downtown View: Infrastructure. Investment. Interesting.

Karen is taking a break. This column from last September still has relevance. Throughout the 1990s and into the early 2000s, Boston boldly invested in itself. It cleaned up the harbor, spending $3.8 billion on the Deer Island Treatment Plant alone. It spent from $650 to $850 million, depending on how you count, in state Read More…