Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Suffolk Downs Hosts its Last Race, Patriot Fife and Drum, Zumba in the Park

Today is Monday, July 1 and last month was a busy month for Boston’s restaurant scene, here are Boston.com’s list of June’s biggest restaurant openings and closings. Here’s what you need to know for the week ahead… 1:00PM Patriot Fife and Drum. Stop by the Paul Revere House and enjoy a lively concert of music Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Partial Collapse of Building Under Construction at 279 North Street

A building under construction at 279 North Street, at the corner of Fleet Street, partially collapsed on Saturday morning. No injuries were reported at the vacant property, but residents in an adjacent building were evacuated by Boston Fire Department as a result of a damaged fire escape. Witnesses heard loud noises shortly after midnight when Read More…

Featured Government

Boston City Council Passes FY2020 Budget; Edwards Blasts School Funding Cuts

During the regular city council meeting, the city council passed Mayor Marty Walsh’s $3.49 billion budget for the 2020 fiscal year. The budget is more than a $176 million increase from last year. The budget includes funding for more than 2,200 new police officers, as well as developing a new unsolved homicide unit in the Read More…

Transportation

North Washington St. Bridge Construction Update June 30 – July 13

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). No Work on July 4 No work will take place on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Additionally, no lane closures will take place from Wednesday, July 3 – Friday, July 5 Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: NEMPAC Gets Space on Tileston Street, St. Padre Pio Photos, “A Shtetl in the City”, Martin’s Park Opens, One Congress, & Eliot School Performance

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured cultural events, arts, developments, parks and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Granted New Space on Tileston Street Mayor Walsh announced that the City of Boston has granted tentative designation to North End Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Prince Building Gets Ready for Independence Day

The Prince Building on Atlantic Avenue in the North End is ready for Independence Day with celebratory bunting decorating many balconies! Photo submitted by Bob Somerville. “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 include a caption or story telling us Read More…

Event Notices

Cancelled: Independence Day Celebration at Christopher Columbus Park June 29

Update: This event is cancelled due to rain. The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park invite you to their annual Independence Day Celebration! This year’s celebration will take place on Saturday, June 29 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. There will be a parade, singing and dancing, magic, storytelling and more! See the full event flyer Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Time Out Market Now Open, Bootcamp in the Park, Public Art at Central Wharf, History of European Conservatism

Today is Friday, June 28 and if you’re still finalizing your weekend plans, be sure to check on NBC Boston’s like of 35 great ways to have fun around the city. Here’s what you need to know for this weekend… 6:30AM Summer Fitness Series: Bootcamp. Stop by Christopher Columbus Park for the Boston Summer Fitness Read More…

Event Notices Featured Health & Environment

Langone & Puopolo Parks Renovations to Begin July 1

The long awaited renovations of Langone Park and Puopolo Playground on Commercial Street in the North End are finally here! Work will begin the week of July 1, 2019. The Boston Parks & Recreation Department began the community process to propose improvements to the parks back in October 2017. Two final design concepts were publicly Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Social Highlights This Week: Black & White and Looking Up

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. Black & White Looking Up Feathered Feature It is our 10th Anniversary and we are celebrating a decade of community news at NorthEndWaterfront.com! Keeping this website going takes Read More…

Arts & Culture

NEMPAC Jazz in the Park Summer Concert Series

 The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) will return to Boston’s Greenway North End Parks for their Jazz in the Park 2019 Summer Concert Series on Tuesdays in July. Join NEMPAC on the Greenway at North Street and Cross Street on July 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. This year’s Read More…