Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Cooper St. Robbery, Shoplifting and Larcenies

The following reports are from the Boston Police District A-1 journal log, related to the North End / Waterfront area. Robbery 12/21/17    9:20pm Cooper St. convenience store reports a male suspect entered the store with a handgun and demanded money and cigarettes. Victim handed over a plastic bag with US currency and cigarettes. Suspect Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: First Real Christmas, Boston Named Among Most Romantic Cities, Reprinting the Constitution, Christmas Pups

Things to know for Tuesday Your daily roundup for Tuesday, December 26: 60 Years later North End resident, Rita Cornelio, recounts her first real christmas in America in this Boston Globe interview. Notable News: Newport and Boston Named Among American’s 15 Most Romantic Winter Cities TripAdvisor has recently announced America’s 15 most romantic winter cities and has Read More…

Real Estate

City of Boston Accepting 2018 Property Tax Prepayments

In light of the recently passed Federal Tax Bill, the City of Boston is accepting prepayments before year-end for 2018 third quarter property taxes, normally due February 1st. Starting in 2018, taxpayers will no longer be allowed to deduct state and local property and income taxes over $10,000 from their federal income taxes. Given the Read More…

Photos & Videos

Merry Christmas from NorthEndWaterfront.com – Jigsaw Picture Puzzle

Merry Christmas from NorthEndWaterfront.com! Enjoy this Christmas puzzle picture featuring the amazing light display by Peter Baldassari at All Saints Way on Battery Street in Boston’s North End.  This is a very quick, 35-piece puzzle, easy to do in a minute. Move and drag the pieces around just like a regular jigsaw puzzle. When two pieces are connected, Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Video: St. Leonard’s Rededication Mass and Blessing of the Altar

The complete rededication Mass and blessing of the new altar at Saint Leonard Church in Boston’s North End was captured on the video shown above, created by videographer Norman Lang. The video is also been shown on Catholic TV this week. Cardinal Seán O’Malley said the following on his blog: “I was so happy to preside Read More…

Community

Weekly Top Reads: Dog Park Opens, New Year’s Eve Guide, St. Leonard’s Church Reopens, Zoning Board Approvals, Santa Traditions & Toys for Tots!

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured holiday events, opening celebrations, and upcoming property changes. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. North End Dog Park Opens at DeFilippo (Gassy) Park Flights [Photos] After several years of planning and construction, the new official North End Dog Park was opened Read More…

Arts & Culture Commentaries Featured

Life on the Corner: La Passeggiata (The Walk)

One of the most charming Italian customs is the postprandial evening stroll called the passeggiata. In Northern Italian cities it takes place on Sunday evenings but in the South and Sicily it’s a daily event. After the evening meal families get dressed up and take a leisurely stroll through the piazzas and old sections of their city or Read More…

Health & Environment

No Trash or Recycling Pickup on Christmas Day, December 25; Next Pickup Dec. 29

  City of Boston Trash and Recycling collection will be CANCELLED in all sections of the City, including the North End / Waterfront, on Christmas Day (Monday, December 25). The next collection will be on Friday, December 29th.  For New Year’s Day, there will be trash, recycling and a special tree pickup on Monday, January 1, Read More…

Business Community

Gingerbread House Decorating Brings Cheer for Kids at RE/MAX Luxury Living

Children and parents joined in a little holiday fun at RE/MAX Luxury Living on Salem Street this past weekend! On Sunday, RE/MAX agent, Tina Natale, hosted a free gingerbread house decorating event. Everyone enjoyed decorating Gingerbread houses, writing letters to Santa and, of course, sipping hot chocolate on the chilly afternoon.

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Improv Asylum Marathon Performance, ABCD Holiday Party, Elf Showing at the NE Library, 20 Most Visited Restaurants in Boston

Things to know for Friday Your daily roundup for Friday, December 22: 12:00AM No Rest for the Wicked Funny. The Improv Asylum on Hanover Street is holding it’s annual marathon performance starting Thursday night and ending Friday at 7PM. Ticket buyers can come and go throughout the 24-hour period and proceeds will benefit Globe Santa, Read More…