Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Saint Anthony’s Feast Virtual Celebration, Concerts in the Courtyard, COVID Restaurant Fees

Today is Friday, August 28 and some local residents are trying to convince Mass General to rethink their expansion plans in an effort to save three buildings – one that dates back to 1884, read more on Universal Hub. Here’s what else you need to know for this weekend… Saint Anthony’s Feast Online Celebration. The Read More…

Commentaries Featured Government Schools

Councilor Edwards on Boston Public Schools’ Phased Reopening

Honoring our Kids Success – At-Home and Beyond the Virtual Classroom By District One City Councilor Lydia Edwards Boston Public School (BPS) families and guardians have endured unimaginable hardship since the onset of the COVID pandemic and face uncertainty for the upcoming academic year. Once surrounded by vital classroom interactions, our kids are now relegated Read More…

Arts & Culture Kids & Families

Geraldine Marshall Music Scholarship & NEMPAC Needs-Based Scholarship Applications Now Open For 2020-2021

 The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is now accepting applications for its NEMPAC Needs-Based Scholarship Fund (open to residents of any location) and for the Geraldine Marshall Scholarship (open to North End residents). The Geraldine Marshall Scholarship Fund awards four North End children under the age of 18 with a full-year scholarship Read More…

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Thursday’s Brief: Marathon Virtual Experience Launches, Saint Anthony’s Feast Online Celebration, Charlestown Open Office Hours, Our Harbor Our Home

Today is Thursday, August 27 and hurricane Laura has gained strength by nearly 87% in power over the course of the last 24 hours, making it extremely dangerous for those located directly in its path in Louisiana and Texas. Authorities have put more than 500,000 coastal residents in these areas under mandatory evacuation orders. Read Read More…

Business Event Notices Featured

CANCELED: Recreational Cannabis Store Proposed for Faneuil Hall Marketplace; Public Meeting Sept. 17

This meeting has been canceled. See Boston.gov for more details. Boston Globe cannabis reporter Dan Adams and Boston.com staff writer Nik DeCosta-Klipa shared some of what they found about why the meeting was canceled via Twitter. A recreational marijuana retailer is applying for the location at 1 Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Quincy Market (near Sam Read More…

Photos & Videos

Social Highlights This Week: Waterfront Views & Cannolis

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. Waterfront Views Cannolis What’s your favorite kind? Editor’s choice: vanilla custard with chocolate chips. Share yours in the comments section below! Furry Feature Reader Submissions

Arts & Culture Event Notices Featured

Saint Anthony’s Feast 2020 Virtual Celebrations Aug. 27–30

It will be a different celebration this year for Boston’s largest and most famous Italian street festival as they continue to honor Saint Anthony and Saint Lucy during COVID-19. This year, you can celebrate over a century of faith, family, community and tradition during our online celebration of Saint Anthony’s Feast on August 27 – 30, 2020. The Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Bostonians in the Suburbs, Vote By Mail Ballot Deadline, Harbor Use Public Forum, Celebrating What Unites Us, EquilibriOM

Today is Wednesday, August 26 and if this pandemic has had city residents thinking about one thing in particular – it’s the decision about whether or not to move to the suburbs. What was once the hottest real estate market in the world has seen renters flood to the suburbs for fresh air and more Read More…