Greenway Celebrates Chinese Zodiac with 6th Annual Art Installation

The Greenway Conservancy's 6th Annual Chinese Zodiac Public Art installation, A Mouse with Ears & Tail, by artist Furen Dai, has been installed in front of the Essex Street Gate in Chinatown. Dai's artwork explores the experience of viewing a Chinese character from both a native and foreign perspective, encouraging both Chinese...

Obituary: Muriel Laurella of Boston, Mass.

Muriel Laurella, 93 years old, of Boston, Mass. and Pompano Beach, Florida passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 16, 2020.She was born in New York City on January 16, 1927. She survived her husband of 28 years, Fred Laurella, who died in 1976. Muriel walked 3 to 5 miles every day...

Monday’s Brief: Greenification, Kids’ Cooking Class, 21-Gun Salute, Valentine’s Day Celebration

Today is Monday, February 17 and there have been quite a few star sightings around the city this year and that's just the beginning! has pulled together a list of all the Hollywood movies and TV shows filming in Massachusetts in 2020, check it out here. Here's what else you need to...

471-477 Hanover St. Opposed by Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

The North End/Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) voted against the 471-477 Hanover St. proposal at their February meeting in a vote of 4 in support, 14 opposed. The proposal, presented by Attorney Dan Toscano, seeks to change the legal occupancy from seven residential units to six, expanding each unit to create newly-renovated, high-end condominiums. The...

Craig Williams Honored with Bench in Christopher Columbus Park

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) recently had a bench ribbon cutting ceremony commemorating another bench sponsorship. Debbie Williams and her family celebrated her late husband, Craig Williams, by sponsoring a bench in his honor. The plaque on the bench reads: "Craig “Grumpy” Williams, Lived…Laughed…Loved." Craig’s grandkids could not...

Community Paint Night at North End Rehab Feb. 20

In an effort to bring the North End together, the Marquis Rehab (70 Fulton Street) is hosting a free community paint night! Refreshments will be served. Everyone of all ages is welcome.

Feb. Vacation Week: Scavenger Hunts, Magic, and Puppets at Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Faneuil Hall Marketplace has tons of activities to keep the whole family busy during February school vacation week (2/17-2/21)! Check out the schedule below and read more on the Faneuil Hall Marketplace events calendar. Monday, February 17: Kids’ Cooking Class. Kids can learn to make their own pizza and...

Christopher Columbus Park Valentine Event Feb. 17

This event was originally scheduled for 2/14 but was postponed due to cold weather. It will take place on Monday, February 17 at 4:00 p.m.! In addition to giant candy message-hearts, Valentine themed lights, and romantic music, the Friends will be handing out personal-sized pink hearts. On these, you...

Weekly Top Reads: Libertine, Housing Stability, Crime Report, 55 India St., and NEMPAC Concert

This week's top posts on featured new businesses, housing, crime, development, music, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Libertine Brings “Free-Spirited” Bar & Restaurant to North End’s Salem Street The North End’s Salem Street has a...

Seaplane Docking Trial Approved at Long Wharf in Downtown Boston

Cape Air received final approval for a one-year trial to use Boston Waterboat Marina located at 66 Long Wharf for docking purposes. The move comes just after the FAA and Coast Guard authorized seaplane flights between Boston Harbor and New York's East River. Releasing a memo this week, the...

Nazzaro Vacation Week Events for 6-12 Year Olds

The BCYF Nazzaro Center is offering two events for children during February school vacation week. For those age 6-9, there will be BINGO on Wednesday, February 19 at 6:30 p.m. Non-members must complete a waiver. For those age 10-12, there will be sports night on February 21 at 6:30 p.m. Non-members must complete a waiver.

Weekend Brief: Valentine’s Day Activities, Best Pizza Around, Teen Creative Writing, Heart-Filled Event, Friday Film, Music Hall Night

Today is Friday, February 14 and there’s no shortage of opportunities to celebrate the ones we care about – or even treat ourselves to a bit of fun. Here are just a few ideas on how to make the most of this Valentines Day, continue reading. Here's what else you need to know...