Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Alcove Boasts a Dynamic West End, Public School Transportation Hearing, Preserving Copp’s Hill

Today is Thursday, March 28 and this Saturday, Faneuil Hall will host its first Quincy Market Casino Night in the Upper Rotunda to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children – Boston, continue reading. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 3:00PM Public Hearing on Boston Public Schools Transportation. Members of the public are cordially Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Boston Harbor Now’s “Waterfront Wednesdays” Episode 6: The F Word

Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy Jill Valdes Horwood and Director of Planning Alice Brown host a bi-weekly video blog covering topics related to the harbor. Watch their most recent episode about filled tidelands below. In this six minute vlog, Horwood and Brown talk about filled tidelands which are protected by Chapter 91, the public waterfront act. When original Read More…

Health & Environment

Community Health Centers Meet in Washington to Urge Legislators for Long-Term Funding

Beginning today and running through the weekend, thousands of providers and health center advocates are gathering in Washington, D.C., to chart a path forward and fan out across Capitol Hill to meet with lawmakers. James Luisi, chief executive of NEW Health in Boston’s North End and board chair for the National Association of Community Health Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Quincy Market Casino Night at Faneuil Hall

Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host the Quincy Market Casino Night on Saturday, March 30 from 7:00 to 10:00pm in the Upper Rotunda of Quincy Market. Join Faneuil Hall Marketplace for a night of casino games for fun prizes. There will also be a DJ and cash bar. Admission is $20 per person and includes casino Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Social Highlights This Week: Weekend Strolls and the Neighborhood in Black & White

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. Weekend Strolls The Neighborhood in Black & White Furry Feature

People

Obituary: Sarah (Marinella) Longo of Billerica and Boston’s North End

Sarah P. (Marinella) Longo of Billerica and formerly of the North End passed away on March 26, 2019. Beloved daughter of the late Antonio and Angelina (Vozzella) Marinella. Loving wife of the late Joseph Longo. Beloved mother of Salvatore J. Longo and his wife Ann of East Bridgewater, Anthony J. Longo and his wife Nancy Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: The Quiet Few, Author Talk, Friends of Cutillo Park Meeting, Italophile Book Club

Today is Wednesday, March 27 and here’s what else you need to know for today… 6:30PM Author Talk: Karen McManus at the North End Library. Join author Karen McManus as she discusses writing and her new book Two Can Keep a Secret, see additional details here. 6:30PM Friends of Cutillo Park Meeting. The Friends of Read More…

Community Featured Transportation

Reader Poll: Should the North End / Waterfront Have Designated Ride Sharing Pick-Up / Drop-Off Zones?

Mayor Walsh recently announced a new pilot program to test out designated pick-up / drop-off zones for ride sharing vehicles such as Uber and Lyft. The pilot, aimed to reduce congestion and improve safety by minimizing traffic disruptions when these vehicles stop to pick-up / drop-off passengers, began earlier this month at the intersection of Read More…

Featured Government Real Estate

Councilor Edwards Calls for Updates to Two Affordable Housing Programs

From the Office of Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards, representing District One (North End, Charlestown and East Boston): Councilors Lydia Edwards, Chair of Boston’s Housing and Community Development Committee has released a policy brief calling for updates on two key housing programs. The first focuses on Inclusionary Development, which requires certain developers to produce deed-restricted Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

ABCD Neighborhood Service Center St. Patrick’s Day Party [Photos]

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) held its St. Patrick’s Day party on Friday, March 15, well in advance of the local parade and other festivities around the neighborhood! Nearly four dozen members of the community, almost all of them seniors from the neighborhoods, including two groups of West Enders from Read More…