Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: La Cucina Italian Eatery, Book Talk, Harbor Seaplanes

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, September 27 and here’s a joke to start off your day from a local comedy writer: “Cape Air wants to begin landing seaplanes on the Boston Harbor in order to connect Boston to New York City. During extreme high tides the airline has also proposed boarding passengers Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Social Highlights This Week: North End Marching Band, Incredible Skies & Fall Dishes

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. North End Marching Band Makes an Appearance View this post on Instagram The North End Marching Band commemorating the 50th anniversary Read More…

Announcements Arts & Culture Event Notices

St. Leonard’s Mass Begins Italian Heritage Month September 30

The Society of Saint Joseph will kick off October as Italian Heritage Month with a mass celebrated by Cardinal Sean O’Malley on Sunday, September 30 at 12pm at St. Leonard of Port Maurice Church, 320 Hanover Street. Attending the mass will be Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Speaker of the House Robert De Leo, and members Read More…

Real Estate

Mayor Boosts Boston’s Housing Targets by 30%

Mayor Walsh boosted Boston’s housing goals by 30%, now targeting 69,000 more units by the year 2030. The estimate of the city’s population growth has increased from approximately 710,000 to 760,000 by that time. Affordable and income-restricted housing will be maintained at 20% of all units, according to the news release shown below in full. Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Best Italian Restaurants, Classic Greek Flavors, Author Talk, Film Screening, Lecture Series

Things to know for Wednesday Today is Wednesday, September 26th and have you been craving the best Italian food you can possibly find? You’re in luck, Hoodline just pulled together their guide to Boston’s top 5 Italian restaurants featuring some North End favorites, read more here. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Read More…

Community

Reader Poll: Have You Ever Had a Package Stolen in the North End / Waterfront?

The North End has recently seen a series of package thefts. At the September North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting, Maria Lanza from the Mayor’s Office shared some safety tips from the Boston Police Department. These included coordinating with relatives when you are expecting a package and checking with your building about whether back Read More…

Meetings

Wharf District Council Votes in Favor of CPA Grant for Faneuil Hall Exhibit, Supports 190 High Street Roof Deck, and Discusses Northern Avenue Bridge

The Wharf District Council (WDC) discussed community preservation act funding, Boston Harbor Cruises, 190 High Street renovations and the Northern Avenue Bridge at their September meeting. The WDC voted unanimously in support of the Friends of Boston Archaeology’s request for a $400,000 grant under the Community Preservation Act (CPA) to support a new public exhibit on the Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Fishing Boat was Scene of Murder, Now Docked at Coast Guard Station

The boat, Captain Billy Haver, was the scene of a murder on Sunday as an investigation continues with the boat docked at the US Coast Guard station in Boston’s North End. The boat is an 83-foot fishing trawler based out of Virginia. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mexican crew member Franklin Freddy Meave Vazquez, 27, Read More…

Meetings Real Estate

Residents Association Supports 33 N. Margin Street Changes

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) voted 17-2 to support variances related to 33 North Margin Street. Located at the corner of Cooper Street, the plans were presented by Attorney Daniel Toscano, as follows. (1) enclose the existing first floor entryway, formerly the entrance of Joe and Mary’s convenience store, encompassing 8 square feet. Read More…