Health & Environment Photos & Videos

North End Rehab Hosts Pizza Party for Seniors [Photos]

The North End Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center hosted a pizza party for local seniors last week. The event was catered by Pizza Goddess, who set up their pizza oven in the parking lot! The grab-and-go pizza fest brought many masked smiles. Photos courtesy of North End Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center

Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council Meeting Reports: High St. Pod-Style Hotel, State St. Renovation, Pinnacle Project Update

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its October meeting on Tuesday, October 20 via Zoom. A number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Elsey Partners “Pod-Style Hotel” at 188 High St. Kansas-based developer Elsey Partners, represented by owner Chris Elsey and Senior Architect Brad Buser, appeared before Read More…

Health & Environment

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic violence affects millions of Americans, both women and men, of every race, religion, and culture. It’s not just physical abuse — it’s yelling, humiliation, stalking, manipulation, threats, and isolation. Since the start of the coronavirus crisis there has been a spike in abuse. The public health measures designed to slow coronavirus disease have created Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Boston Ranked 13th ‘Rattiest’ City, Local Restaurants go into Hibernation, Celebrate What Unites Us, USS Constitution Birthday 21-Gun Salute

Today is Wednesday, October 21 and according to a new report, Boston’s booming rat population has landed it ranked as the 13th “rattiest” city in America as officials predict the situation will only get worse, read more on Here’s what else you need to know for today… 10:00AM Celebrate What Unites Us: Mexican Heritage. Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Update: Demolition of Pier and Center Substructure Continues

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for the week of October 18 – October 31, 2020. Description of Scheduled Work Demolition of pier and center substructure, cleaning of demolition site, installation of silt curtain, phase 2 fender system, tide gate, water Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

USS Constitution 223rd Birthday Celebration, 21-Gun Salute Oct. 21

USS Constitution and the USS Constitution Museum will celebrate the 223rd birthday of the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world during a Facebook Live presentation on Wednesday, October 21. The broadcast, beginning at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time, will highlight pivotal moments in USS Constitution’s history, launch a special Museum project with Boston Public School Read More…

Community Kids & Families

Annual Toys for Tots Collection by The Gilardi Group

The Gilardi Group has announced they will cancel this year’s Toys for Tots holiday party due to COVID-19; however, they will still be collecting toy donations starting October 19 through December 14. “This is our 20th year and I wanted it to be huge,” said Toni Gilardi of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty. “But most importantly, Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: New Trees at Cross St. Plaza

New trees were planted by MassDOT earlier this week at Cross St. Plaza in Boston’s North End. The replacement of trees continues from farther down Cross. St., where new trees were planted between Fulton and North Streets in June. Photo courtesy of Adam Castiglioni. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on See past neighborhood photo Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Early Voting Underway, Understanding Ballot Questions, NEMPAC Music Theatre Workshop

Today is Monday, October 19 and early voting is currently underway in the state of Massachusetts. This past weekend, hundreds of Boston residents took to the polls at Fenway Park. If you didn’t get to Fenway, don’t worry! There are twenty-one early voting locations in the City and 17 ballot dropboxes, just some of the Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Breaking & Entering of Vehicle; Theft From Pharmacy

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Breaking & Entering—Motor Vehicle10/11/ – 10/12/20   5:00 p.m. – 8:00 a.m.Victim reports he parked his 2019 Audi Q3 (unlocked) at Commercial and Battery Streets. Victim stated the next morning his golf clubs and U.S. currency had been Read More…