People Photos & Videos

An Evening with The Friends of the North End Library [Photos]

The winter weather may have persisted outside, but spring was in the air at the Friends of the North End Library Spring Fling! The friendly gathering at The Living Room was an opportunity for current members and new members alike to enjoy a fun evening, to raise funds for Friends’ events, and to fulfill the Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Construction Begins for Carolyn Lynch Garden in North End Parks on the Greenway

With funding from The Lynch Foundation, reconstruction has begun for new four-season gardens on the south side of Hanover Street (also known as Parcel 10), across from the Haymarket Hotel site. New fencing went in on Monday for the project that will revamp the boxwood beds and follows 2015 improvements on the northern side (Parcel 8). The Read More…

Government

Boston City Council Letter to Massachusetts House on Short-Term Rentals Proposal

Boston City Council sent a letter regarding short-term rentals to the Massachusetts House last week, asking the House to preserve local control as the council continues to debate legislation. The House did pass a new tax on short-term rentals on Thursday that leaves decisions about regulations up to towns and cities. This bill would require Read More…

Announcements

Greenway Art & Play Ambassadors Needed for Volunteer Program

The Greenway is currently recruiting Art and Play Ambassadors for our 2018 volunteer ambassador season. We are looking for people who are passionate about urban spaces, community engagement and public art. These are exciting volunteer opportunities to support our art and play initiatives! Art Ambassadors interact with visitors, providing guidance, discussion and information about our current art Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Public Meetings, The Changing Shape of Boston, “The Love Fool” Book Launch

Things to know for Monday Today is Monday, March 26 and with Easter less than a week a away, we’re still experiencing unusually cold weather for this time of year.  Here’s what else you need to know for the week ahead… 11:00AM Public Hearing to Discuss City Flooding. Members of the public are invited to Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Hidden Camera, Hanover Street Burglary, and North Street Lobby Theft

Recent incidents as reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Investigate Person 03/19/18    8:00pm Police Officer responded to a Salem Street restaurant for a report of female who claimed to find a camera in a plant vase recording her in the bathroom. Upon further investigation, the male suspect Read More…

People

Friends of the North End Third Annual Florida Bocce Bowl

On Friday, March 23rd, members of the Friends of the North End (FONE) traveled to Deerfield Beach, FL to play bocce. The match was once again organized by Domenic Piso and took place at Century Village. For the third year in a row, the North Enders were defeated by their opponents who were from Michigan, Read More…

Kids & Families

Boston Community Collaborative Puts Kids on the Court!

Boston Community Collaborative facilitated an amazing on-court opportunity for kids at a recent Celtics game. Eighteen lucky kids got to stand on the parquet for the National Anthem at the game vs. the Detroit Pistons. Some of the notable highlights of the evening included standing courtside for the pregame warm-ups and being two feet away Read More…

Announcements

Former North End Resident and Veteran Selected for Boston Marathon Relay Team

https://www.stripes.com/sports/boston-marathon-relay-to-commemorate-world-war-i-race-1.517012 Former North End resident and Veteran, Laura Piscopo, was selected for the 2018 Boston Marathon Relay Team. Piscopo will run in honor of her grandfather, Guy Piscopo, a WWI veteran born at 28 Fleet Street in the North End. The building with the Piscopo name still stands.