Announcements Event Notices

Architecture Trivia: Answer questions, drink beer, raise funds!

May 9, 2019 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Price: $25 Where: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston Calling all trivia buffs and architecture enthusiasts! Join the BSA Foundation for an evening of fun, frivolity, and fundraising! Trivia questions will be based on architecture and design elements. All skill levels are welcome. You do not need to be an architect Read More…

Community Featured Transportation

Reader Poll: Would a Pay-for-Permit Structure Change the Way You Park?

Boston City Council is considering charging a fee for residential parking in Boston’s neighborhoods. Councilor Michelle Wu suggested a $25 annual fee for a parking sticker. If a household were to get more than one permit, each one would double in price, meaning a second one would cost $50 and so on. Would this fee Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Opening Reception: IGBoston Snapshot

May 16, 2019 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Price: Free and open to the public Where: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston www.architects.org/programs-and-events/opening-reception-igboston-snapshot Don’t miss the opening reception for IGBoston Snapshot. This special event is an opportunity to explore the exhibition with the artists while enjoying complimentary drinks. IGBoston is a community of innovative New England creators, cultivating art and culture Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Rep. Michlewitz Secures State Funding for North End Parks

As part of the first budget State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz has introduced as the new Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee, the Representative allocated funding for Christopher Columbus Park, Copp’s Hill Terrace and Cutillo Park in the North End. More details in the release below. On April 25, the Massachusetts House of Representatives Read More…

Community

North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council 2019 Elections; Nomination Papers Due May 6

Update: Due to the withdrawal a candidate, there are only six candidates for the same number of open seats on the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council. NEWNC has therefore cancelled the election and automatically elevated the six candidates. See this post for more information. The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Election is Read More…

Arts & Culture

A Trip Through Scollay Square Hosted by the North End Library

By Mary Sanderson The Friends of the North End Library continue to sponsor high-interest programs for the North End community. At our most recent offering, a rapt audience of over 50 people gathered at the library to hear the entertaining history of Scollay Square. Author David Kruh discussed his book Always Something Doing: Boston’s Infamous Read More…

Announcements

May 13 Meeting with BAC to Discuss Nazzaro Building Future Uses

The Boston Architectural College team will be presenting the results of its study of potential future uses of the Nazzaro Building (formerly the North End Bath House) on Monday, May 13, from 6-7 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center (after school room).  Please come and share your thoughts about the history and future of the Nazzaro Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Downtown Vision Workshop, Mexicali Lobster Burger, Christopher Columbus Park in Bloom

Today is Tuesday, April 30 and Cinco de Mayo is less than a week away. Pauli’s North End sandwich shop is planning to offer a Mexicali Lobster Burger to celebrate the holiday this upcoming Sunday, read more on the Boston Globe. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 6:00PM PLAN: Downtown Vision Workshop Read More…

Community

What’s the 311? Broken Wall at Park, Freedom Trail Bricks, and Light Out on Charter and Foster Streets

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Broken Wall at Christopher Columbus Park “Near the water sprinklers 02109.” The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and opened on Read More…

Commentaries Featured

Downtown Journal: Vanishing News

One of the biggest local news stories of the year nearly got buried under a pile of rubble. That story is the sudden shuttering of 454-464 Hanover Street in mid-March by Boston’s Inspectional Services after an engineer working for the department cited the deterioration of steel beams and reported the possibility of “catastrophic failure.” The Read More…

Food & Drink

Elegant Mother’s Day Brunch at Fin Point Oyster Bar and Grille

*Sponsored Post* Fin Point Oyster Bar and Grille is now accepting reservations of all party sizes for our third annual Elegant Mother’s Day Brunch Sunday, May 12th. Brunch will be served al la carte from 11am to 5 pm with specially curated items from our Executive Chef.  The menu will include fresh seasonally inspired dishes Read More…