Featured Government Transportation

Boston City Council Works on Scooter Ordinance

The Boston City Council is currently working on a new ordinance regarding licensing and regulating of shared mobility businesses. This would create a licensing structure to regular businesses offering small vehicles for rent on City streets and sidewalks, such as scooters. Councilor Matt O’Malley said they have seen cities and town create similar ordinances and Read More…

Event Notices Featured

A Weekend in Boston: Events Throughout the City March 1 – 3

Welcome to A Weekend in Boston, a weekly post about events occurring over the upcoming weekend throughout all of Boston. For events coming up in the North End, see the event calendar. For more information on each event, click on the event title. It’s been a wild week, hasn’t it? We saw some incredible wind Read More…


Happy Birthday Mary Delaney, aka Auntie May!

Known around the neighborhood as everyone’s “Auntie May”, longtime North End resident Mary Delaney just celebrated her 91st birthday. Happy Birthday Auntie May! Photo submitted by Mary McGee. Cake baked by David Kubiak. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to info@northendwaterfront.com; or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please Read More…

Health & Environment

February is National Kids Dental Health Month

February is National Kids Dental Health Month. Here are some guidelines for good dental health for your child. Children should brush their teeth twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and clean between their teeth daily. Children should eat a healthy diet that limits sugary beverages and snacks. Children should see a dentist regularly for Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Morning Commute Mess, Family Pride Week Photos, This Too Can All Be Yours

Today is Thursday, February 28 and get ready to brace yourself for a messy morning commute. Massachusetts is under a Winter Weather Advisory with snow accumulation wrapping up between 7-10AM, see additional weather updates on Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… This Too Can All Be Yours: Plan your events with Read More…

Featured Government

State House Power Player: Interview with Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Chair of Ways & Means [Part II]

This is the second part of an interview with State Representative Aaron Michlewitz, recently appointed Chair of the Massachusetts House Ways and Means Committee. Catch up with Part I here. NEWF: Looking at your home neighborhood, how would you characterize the North End today? Michlewitz: I think the North End community is stronger today than Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Social Highlights This Week: Trellis Scenes & the Snow Moon

Check out our weekly social media highlights from residents and visitors in the area. To be featured, tag us  @northend.waterfront on Instagram, @northendboston on Twitter, @northendwaterfront on Facebook. Use hashtags #northendboston or #bostonwaterfront. Scenes from Christopher Columbus Park Snow Moon Furry Feature

Food & Drink

North End, Waterfront, and Beacon Hill Eateries Participating in Dine Out Boston

A total of 24 eateries from the North End / Waterfront and Beacon Hill are participating in this year’s Dine Out Boston sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) and American Express. This is the 18th year of Dine Out Boston and many Boston restaurants are providing diners an opportunity to enjoy the regions dining scene Read More…

Announcements Community

North End Against Drugs Family Pride Week Photos on Display at the Library

Thanks to North End Branch Librarian Jennifer Hawes, photos from many years of North End Against Drugs’ Annual North End Family Pride Week events are available for viewing at the library. Over 1,100 photos from 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2016, 2017, & 2018 are at the library. Just ask at the front desk, Read More…

Event Notices

Old North Exhibit: Piece-ful Voices

In honor of Women’s History Month, Old North is displaying Piece-ful Voices – an exhibit that celebrates quilting as an expression of community. Piece-ful Voices features quilts made in honor of post-9/11 fallen soldiers from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, similar to the U.S. Sanitary Commission quilts that were created by Northern women during the American Read More…