Arts & Culture Community

Winter is here to stay.. shake out the cold with a NEMPAC Early Childhood Music Class!

Fighting that yearly cabin fever?  NEMPAC’s Early Childhood Education Program is the perfect solution. Get your kids moving and grooving in the following music classes, which have spaces available for our Winter Session beginning next week! NEMPAC’s Early Childhood Program is a great stepping stone to Private Music Instruction or after school classes. To register, Read More…


The Weekender: Climate Threats, Eataly Crowds, Nursing Home Stays Open!

Enjoy the weekly recap of the top 5 posts from! Making Boston’s Waterfront Climate Ready; Harbor Barrier Study The Climate Ready Boston initiative released a sobering new report regarding the city’s vulnerability to rising sea levels that will influence our neighborhood in the coming decades. Read the post for more details on the report and the projections that the Read More…

Event Notices

Monday’s Council Agenda: Neighborhood Reports, Nursing Home Update, Climate Ready Boston

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Website: Email: NEWNC AGENDA Monday, January 9, 2016, 7:00PM Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street 1.     Welcome: NEWNC President 2.     Call to Order & Roll Call: NEWNC President 3.     Meeting Protocol: NEWNC Vice President 4.     President’s Report: NEWNC President 5.     Committee Reports: a.     Resident Parking/Traffic Committee, Danielle D’Ambrosio b.     Public Safety Committee, Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Sledding in the Park

Saturday was a day for sledding at Christopher Columbus Park! Photo by Joy.   “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Email your best photos to or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

Health & Environment Real Estate

North End Nursing Home & Rehab Facility to Stay Open With New Operator, Marquis Health

The North End nursing home and rehabilitation center in Boston’s North End will be leased to a new operator, keeping it open for existing residents and future patients.  Marquis Health Services, a subsidiary of Tryko Partners, will acquire the facility, according to a January 6th news release from exiting owner Partners Healthcare, that operated it under Spaulding Rehabilitation Services. The Read More…

Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Christmas Eve Bank Robbery, Liquor Purchase, Stolen Smartphone

The following report is from District A-1 Boston Police blotter. Robbery /Bank 12/24/16  ~  11:12am A male suspect robbed US currency from a Hanover Street bank. The suspect passed a note to the teller then fled on foot with the money. Detectives to follow up. Larceny from Building 01/03/17  ~  5:15pm Employee (victim) reports that Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Last Chance! Get Your 2017 North End / Waterfront Calendar!

Last batch of 2017 calendars! Get yours now! We have a handful of 2017 calendars left! The 2017 desk calendar includes all new and original photographs of Boston’s North End by yours truly, including the classic landmarks and some lesser-known views of our fabled streets and waterfront. The desk calendar includes a built-in stand. The calendar can be Read More…

Real Estate

Despite Height Decrease, Residents Voice Opposition to 88NOWA Hotel Proposal [Video]

After the initial meeting to propose a 147 foot high hotel project in the West End’s Bulfinch Triangle on North Washington Street, the developer came back to the table with a similar proposal, this time it was shortened to 128 feet tall. Despite the proposal decreasing in height and featuring changes made to the entrance, neighborhood residents Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Friday Briefing: Sfizi Renovations, O’Rourke Retirement

Things to know for today and the weekend!  To feed your appetite for articles: Sfizi in Boston’s North End Has Closed for Renovations; Will Reopen as a New Concept Sfizi, the Italian and Mediterranean restaurant that features small plates has closed for renovations, and it looks like restauranteur Frank DePasquale will reopen with a new concept. Boston Restaurant Read More…

Community Daily Briefs

Thursday Brief: Spring Weather, Public Safety Meeting, Less Parking Congestion?

Things to know for Thursday, December 5th! Events for today, courtesy of the Community Calendar:  10:00am Gov’t Center Tree Removal Hearing at 1010 Massachusetts Avenue. In accordance with Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 87, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will hold a public hearing on a request to remove nine public shade trees in the vicinity of 50 New Read More…