“The Italian News” Predicted Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee Tony DeMarco’s 1955 Victory

North End legend and famous boxer Tony DeMarco, who will be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame next year, is famous for defeating Johnny Saxton in 1955 for the world welterweight championship. On the morning of that fateful fight, one local newspaper predicted the outcome. Back on April 1, 1955, The Italian News, a weekly publication Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Eight Places to Warm Up on the Freedom Trail, New Years Eve Plans, Zakim Bridge Christmas

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, December 27 and if you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate the New Year, Battery Wharf Grille will have live music and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, continue reading.  Here’s what you need to know for today… Notable News Found Elsewhere: 8 places to warm up while Read More…

Featured Government Real Estate

Statewide Short-Term Rentals Regulations Back on the Table

State regulations on short-term rentals (AirBnB, HomeAway, VRBO, etc.) are back on the table after the Massachusetts House and Senate reached an agreement in late December, during the waning days of the two-year legislation session. Governor Baker received the revised bill on Thursday, December 20, and now has ten days to decide if he will sign Read More…

Featured People

Four New Members Elected to Greenway Conservancy Board

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the non-profit responsible for management and care of the Greenway, has announced four new members will join its Board of Directors beginning January 1, 2019. North End resident Carmine Guarino was nominated by the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). Guarino will join the Board with Bradley W. Snyder who was nominated Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Santa Gets Priority Parking!

Special parking privileges rolled out on Copp’s Hill for Santa Claus. Submitted by Thomas Schiavoni. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Submit your interesting photos by tagging @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Christmas Eve, Feast of the Seven Fishes, North End Windows

Things to know for Monday Today is Monday, December 24 – Merry Christmas Eve! Have you ever noticed how many windows there are in the third of a square mile that makes up the North End? A team is currently placing window renderings into a North End Story Map that will be displayed in North Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Featured

Christmas Mass & Service Schedules for North End Churches 2018

Below are schedules for the 2018 Christmas week Masses at the North End churches. Saint Leonard Church, Sacred Heart Church and Saint Stephen Church (Roman Catholic) Monday, December 24th, Christmas Eve4pm: Saint Stephen Church5pm: Saint Leonard Church12 midnight: Saint Leonard Church Tuesday, December 25th, Christmas Day9am: Sacred Heart Church10:30am: Saint Leonard Church (Italian)11:00am: Saint Stephen Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Larceny on Prince St. and Breaking & Entering at Hanover St. Business

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny12/17/18    9:45 p.m.Victim reports he was walking down Prince Street when he was approached by three male suspects. At this time one of the suspects stated, “Give me everything in your pocket.” Victim handed over his Read More…