Community Featured

Boston Pride Kicks Off With Flag Raising Ceremony at City Hall

Boston Pride is in full swing! The celebrations kicked off last Friday with a flag raising ceremony at City Hall. The rainbow flag waved proudly in the air next to the American flag and the Boston Bruins flag outside City Hall in honor of Boston’s 49th annual Pride Week. The flag raising at City Hall marks Read More…


Eliot Students Clean Old North Plaques and Learn About Pew Ownership in the 1700s

The Old North Church recently hosted the Eliot School eighth graders to clean the brass plaques inside the church as part of their service project. The students also participated in a program called Sacred Seats: Social Implications of Colonial Church Seating. This program taught the Eliot students about pew ownership in the 18th century. They Read More…

Kids & Families Sports

2019 North End Athletic Association Youth Majors All-Star Game

The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will hold its annual Youth Majors All-Star Game on Saturday, June 22 at 6 p.m. at Dom Campochiaro Field at Langone Park on Commercial Street. This year the two all-star teams will be named after two former NEAA volunteers from the 1960s and 1970s – Rocky Rossi and John Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: City Hall Plaza Redesign, Free Menstrual Products Proposal, Bridging the Gap Lecture

Today is Wednesday June 5 and if you haven’t heard about about the city’s plans to redesign City Hall Plaza, be sure to stop by today’s redesign meeting for a presentation and renovation of the plaza. Here’s what you need to know for today… 6:00PM City Hall Plaza Redesign Meeting at Boston City Hall. Stop Read More…

Community Featured

North End’s Paul Revere Mall, the Prado, Reopened by Mayor Walsh After $3 Million Restoration

Mayor Marty Walsh officially reopened the Paul Revere Mall, known as the Prado, in Boston’s North End on Tuesday morning. The unveiling comes after nearly $3 million in improvements to revitalize the urban plaza and open space, originally designed by Arthur Shurcliff, that connects Hanover Street to the Old North Church on the Freedom Trail.  Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Parade

The largest military parade on the East Coast took place on Monday afternoon in downtown Boston with over 30 historic military organizations participating in this yearly Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company ceremonial event. The AHAC marched from their Headquarters in Faneuil Hall, past the Granary Burial Ground on Tremont Street. At the cemetery they lay a wreath at the Read More…


Rep. Michlewitz Announces State Funding for North End Arts and Sports Programs

From the Office of State Representative Aaron Michlewitz … The Massachusetts House of Representatives recently passed its fiscal 2020 year budget, which invests in programs and services across the Commonwealth. Funded at $42.7 billion, the House budget makes major investments in education, housing, substance use disorder services, health care, and other areas while projecting a Read More…

Real Estate

North End Mystery: What’s Behind the Sheet Metal?

“What’s behind the sheet metal covering a piece of the wall on the building next to the Santander Bank at 287 Hanover Street?” asks resident Bob Skole.  From working at the Italian News in the early 1950’s, Skole thinks it is a multi-lingual sign identifying the Seaman’s House. (There were a lot of Norwegian merchant Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Friday Films: Women’s Pictures: When Women Ruled the Movie Box Office (Curated and Introduced by Professor Barry Marshall)

Friday   June 7     1 pm   Flamingo Road (1949, 94 min)) Friday   June 14   1 pm    An Affair to Remember (1957, 115 min) Friday   June 21   1 pm    Imitation of Life (1959, 125 min) Where: North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter St

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Encore Restaurants Taking Reservations, Spelling Champ Reminisces on Good Times, Cannabis Industry Working Session, Mayor’s Coffee Hour, Hidden in Plain Sight

Today is Tuesday, June 4th and if you’re looking for a new restaurant to try, six restaurants within Encore Boston Harbor are now accepting reservations, including Fratelli – the casino’s homage to the North End, read more on Here’s what else you need to know for today… 9:30AM City Council Working Session: Equitable Regulation Read More…