Featured Kids & Families

Hundreds of Egg Hunters at Columbus Park Event [Photos]

The 7th annual neighborhood egg hunt was a hopping success, sponsored by Boston Community Collaborative! It was a perfect day on the waterfront and hundreds of kids came out to Christopher Columbus Park to hunt for eggs with special treats. BCC organizer Becca Griffin shares special thanks to the Hauck Family, (generous past sponsors and Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices

Neighborhood Gearing Up for 26th Annual Taste of the North End

Raffle tickets for gift baskets are now on sale at the North End Waterfront Health Center, 332 Hanover Street, for this year’s Taste of the North End. Each year, health center staff members come together to donate and create lovely baskets in support of this event. Raffle tickets can be purchased outside of the health Read More…

Event Notices Featured

A Weekend in Boston: Events Throughout the City April 19-21

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 Easter weekend! Do you have your Easter baskets in order? Are Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

New Organ to be Celebrated at Saint Leonard Church Recital

To celebrate the installation of the new pipe organ at Saint Leonard Church in Boston’s North End, there will be an organ recital by internationally renowned Maestro, David Reccia Chynoweth. The recital is free of charge and will take place on Friday, May 24 at 6 p.m. On Sunday, May 26, the 12 noon Mass will be celebrated by Cardinal Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Community Impact Fee on Short-Term Rentals Hearing; Easter and Passover Prep

Today is Thursday, April 18 and if you’re looking for a new North End penthouse…and just so happened to have an extra $3.5 mil…a corner penthouse of Boston’s Union Wharf building with a “show-stopping display of brick and wood,” is on the market, read more on RealEstate.Boston.com. Here’s what else you need to know for Read More…

Meetings

Parks, City and Zoning Updates at Residents Meeting [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) covered a myriad of community topics as part of its April 2019 meeting reports. Follow along with this video timeline summary. (00:00) Welcome – NEWRA President Cheryl Delgreco (00:20) Parks Committee update – Chair Robyn Reed Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) are looking for more volunteers Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Social Highlights This Week: Easter Preparations & Spring Blossoms

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. Easter Preparations Spring Blossoms Furry Feature

Arts & Culture

Piece-ful Voices Quilt Exhibit Extended at Old North Church

            In honor of Women History Month, The Old North Church has extended its Piece-ful Voices exhibit through April 30, from 9 AM to 6 PM daily.             The exhibit celebrates quilting as an expression of community.             Quilts featured were made in honor of post-9/11 fallen soldiers from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Read More…

Commentaries

Op-Ed: Dock Square Garage Proposal: Out of Sight, Out of Their Minds

Judging from several recent articles and columns that have flushed online trolls from their subterranean dwellings, there has been much interest and controversy stirred up by the Boston Planning and Development Agency’s (BPDA aka BRA) approval of a pricey 220,000 square-foot, 14-story commercial and residential structure to replace the existing parking garage at Dock Square that houses the Hard Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Opening Reception: Balancing Act

May 30, 2019 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Price: Free and open to the public Where: BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston Don’t miss the opening reception for Balancing Act: Urbanism & Emerging Technologies. This special event is an opportunity to explore the exhibition with the curators while enjoying complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Today, the rapid rate of change Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

North End Churches Holy Week 2019 Services

Saint Leonard Parish Thursday 4/18 (Holy Thursday):7 p.m. – Saint Leonard Church Friday 4/19 (Good Friday):12 Noon – Stations of the Cross – Saint Leonard Church3 p.m. – Liturgy of Christ’s Passion – Saint Leonard ChurchConfessions all afternoon – Saint Leonard Church7 p.m. – Stations of the Cross – Sacred Heart Church Saturday 4/20 (Holy Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Egg Hunt, What Unites Us, Wizard Wand Craft, Architectural College Meeting

Today is Wednesday, April 17 and if you’re new to the neighborhood, Thrillist has pulled together a “how-to” guide on exploring the North End like a local…check it out here. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 10:00AM Egg Hunt at Christopher Columbus Park. Head’s up for Boston Community Collaborative’s 7th Annual North Read More…