Yearly Archives: 2018

Occupational Hazards: The Rev. Stephen Ayres, 20 Years as Old North’s...

Presiding over Old North Church for the past twenty years has been Rev. Stephen T. Ayres, playing the role of Vicar and spiritual leader of...

Downtown Journal: Where the Wild Things Are

Downtown Journal An occasional column about city life by Monica Collins As the sun rises over the Boston Harbor, you will find me and my dog...

Councilor Edwards Files Hearing Order on Preserving Historic Boston

At a Boston City Council meeting, Councilor Lydia Edwards filed a hearing order regarding preservation of Historic Boston. "As we're developing, are we committed, as...

Historic Neighborhood Photo: Haymarket Street Market

This photo shows Blackstone Street looking up towards the North End circa 1950. While the majority of this scenery has changed, one thing you...

What’s The 311? Response to Hanover St. Construction, Illegally Parked Land...

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information...

Weekend MBTA Ferry Service Returns Memorial Day Weekend

Today the MBTA announced that weekend commuter ferry service will be available between Hingham, Hull, George’s Island, and Boston beginning Saturday, May 26. The service...

Festa della Repubblica Italiana – Piazza & Concerto – June 3rd...

The annual Festa Nazionale della Repubblica Italiana and “Piazza Italia” is scheduled for Sunday June 3, 2018 at Christopher Columbus Park. The event starts at 10...

Design Concepts Released for Langone and Puopolo Parks

Boston Parks & Recreation hosted their third and final community meeting this week to discuss improvements to Langone & Puopolo Parks in the North...

Thursday’s Brief: Parking Fines Hearing, Mayors at Harbor for All Summit,...

Things to know for Thursday... Today is Thursday, May 24 and if you're a craft whiskey fan, then don't miss out on the Durgin-Park's Good...

Tre Monte Restaurant Receives Support for Salem Street Opening

Tre Monte Restaurant owner Anthony Contarino received unanimous support from the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) for a license transfer at 76 Salem...

Sidewalk Sandwich Board Program Reinstated for One Year

Boston City Council has voted to reinstate the sandwich board ordinance for one year, allowing all businesses to use free-standing signs on public walkways...

North End Coffee Hours with Councilor Lydia Edwards

City Councilor Lydia Edwards will be hosting a North End coffee hour on the first Friday of every month this summer, the first being...