Community Featured Health & Environment People

George Collins Receives Good Neighbor Recognition Award

George Collins was recently presented with the Good Neighbor Recognition Award for his efforts in cleaning around his Unity Street property. The award was presented by Recognition Committee Chair Janet Gilardi on behalf of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). George said, I have lived in the North End for 20 years with my wife Tara Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Social Highlights This Week: Aerial Views, Brick Details, & Team Spirit

Check out our weekly social media highlights from residents, visitors, and more in the area. To be featured, tag us @northend.waterfront on Instagram, @northendboston on Twitter, @northendwaterfront on Facebook. Use hashtags #northendboston or #bostonwaterfront. Aerial Views View this post on Instagram A post shared by Allie Bickel (@alliebickel) on Jan 26, 2018 at 3:10pm PST Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Government

Local Arts Funding Awarded in 2018 Boston Cultural Council Grants

This year’s grant funding by the Boston Cultural Council will go to 181 arts organizations, including four operating in the North End and Downtown Waterfront community. A total of $472,955 in funding is being provided by the City of Boston and Mass Cultural Council to support cultural projects. In the local North End / Waterfront area, grant Read More…

Announcements Food & Drink

Aqua Pazza Offers Swoon-Worthy Specials This Valentine’s Day

On Wednesday, February 14th, the North End’s seafood stand-out Aqua Pazza is offering delicious specials to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The menu will be available from 4pm to 10:30pm, in addition to their regularly available menu. Specials will include: Composed Oysters ($18): Six local oysters with kumquats pickled fresno, micro basil, and champagne citrus vin Wagyu Nigri ($16): Thinly sliced wagyu with truffle sushi Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: St. John School Open House, Bringing Big Business to Boston, Why We’re a Great Sports City

Things to know for Wednesday It’s Wednesday, January 31 and as if you weren’t already excited enough for this weekend’s Super Bowl match up between our beloved Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles, the Boston Globe is here to remind us all exactly why Boston is such a great sports city.  As you may already know, Read More…

Business Real Estate

Topping-Off For ‘The Hub on Causeway’ Development Project at North Station

A 39-foot steel beam was signed and raised Tuesday morning at the entrance to ‘The Hub on Causeway’, marking the symbolic completion of phase one of this three-phase development at North Station and the TD Garden. Several hundred project partners, stakeholders, construction crew workers, and community members signed their names on this final beam before it Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Wharf District Council Requests Coastal Resilience Plan for Downtown / Wharf District / North End Waterfront

The Wharf District Council has sent a request to Austin Blackmon, Chief of Environment, Energy & Open Space for the City of Boston for a coastal resilience solutions plan for the Downtown / Wharf District / North End Waterfront. The city has completed a resiliency plan for East Boston / Charlestown and is currently working on one for South Boston. Read More…

Health & Environment

Learn to Spot the Differences Between Cold and Flu

During winter months, many people typically experience cold and flu symptoms. It’s important to know the signs of each one to better help recover. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has created a chart to help educate people on the differences between the two. The chart below details the difference between the cold and flu Read More…

Community Featured Transportation

Reader Poll: Should Boston Residents Pay for Parking Permits?

At-Large Councilor Michelle Wu is pitching the idea of an annual fee, potentially up to $100, for residents to obtain parking permits. This money could then be used to fund transportation projects. Read the hearing order from the city council meeting here. Currently, Boston residents looking to parking their cars in their neighborhood need only Read More…

Announcements Food & Drink

il Molo To Dish Out Three Courses of Romance This Valentine’s Day

The most romantic day of the year is quickly approaching and il Molo in Boston’s charming North End neighborhood is serving up some serious romance for the occasion. Because the heart wants what it wants, award-winning Chef Pino Maffeo has created an extensive prix fixe menu that will have you covered no matter your sweetheart’s Read More…