Weekend Brief: Meet the Musicians & Storytime, Friday Film Series, Underneath Old North Church

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, April 20 and if you're in the mood for a sensational sub this weekend, Phantom Gourmet has you covered with their countdown of 8 great spots for sandwiches including the North End's own Pauli's.  Here's what else you need to know for the weekend... 11:00AM Meet the Musicians & Storytime. Join the North End...

Haymarket Garage Tightens Parking Perk After 5 Investigates Finds Non-Residents Taking Advantage

More than half of the individuals taking advantage of discounted parking at the Haymarket Center Garage have been removed from the list following a 5 Investigates report that many are not actually North End residents. Two months ago, 5 Investigates found that more than 40% of those getting the parking deal of the century – just $5 a day to...

Joanne Hayes-Rines Honored by North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

Joanne Hayes-Rines was honored for her leadership in the community by the North End / Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA). Presenting the award, a framed Harbor Fireworks print, was State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, NEWRA President Mary McGee and Treasurer Sue Benveniste at their April 12th meeting. (See 16:30 in video for award presentation.) https://youtu.be/E8o12I2WmxU Joanne is well-known as the longtime President of the...

Director of Nursing Appointed for North End Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center

The North End Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center has appointed Beth Fearon as their Director of Nursing. Fearon oversees the nursing services department at the 100-bed skilled nursing center, which provides high-quality post-acute care, including cardiac, pulmonary, stroke recovery and orthopedic rehabilitation services, as well as long-term, 24-hour care to residents from the North End and surrounding communities. “Beth brings a wealth of...

Historic Neighborhood Photo: Lincoln Wharf

Back in 1899, the corner of Commercial and Battery Street in the North End looked a lot different than it does today! This area was known as Lincoln Wharf. Its dock brought many ships with immigrants, primarily from Canada, to unload and come into the city. The second photo below demonstrates some of the busy activity that took place. In later years,...

Nazzaro Center Basketball Banquet – A Buzzer Beater! [Photos]

Over 200 people attended the Nazzaro Community Center’s annual basketball banquet held at Filippo’s Ristorante on March 18. Over 100 trophies were presented to teams and individual players in many categories. Raffle tickets for a basketball, and tickets for the Celtics and Red Sox were presented free to participants through a random drawing. Nazzaro Center Director Carl Ameno was the Master of...

Mother’s Day Celebration at ABCD North End / West End Service Center

The ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service center will host its annual Mother's Day celebration on Friday, May 11 beginning at 12:30 p.m. at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End.Seating is limited so please call in advance to RSVP: 617-523-8125.

What’s The 311? Homeless in North Square, Turkeys on the Loose, and Tractor Trailer Double Parking Woes

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Homeless Camp Near Paul Revere House "Homeless person camped on sidewalk next to Paul Revere House. This is becoming excessive, the city needs to do something. It's cold and it's school vacation...

In Loving Memory of My Good Friend Bobby D

It has been 8 years since he was taken unexpectedly from us, but we do not forget the impact he made on the youth of the North End, Charlestown and many other neighborhoods of Boston. Bobby D, you are truly missed by all you helped out along the way, all your friends and your family. Your work throughout your life...

“A Taste of Ginger” Raises Over $215,000 for Joslin’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative

More than 300 supporters and foodies turned out for Joslin Diabetes Center’s 14th annual A Taste of Ginger benefit at the Museum of Fine Arts, co-chaired by North End Waterfront resident Leverett Wing. The event raised more than $215,000 for Joslin’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative (AADI), which was founded by Leverett’s parents, Lawrence and Evelyn Wing. Leverett himself helped to set...

Thursday’s Brief: N. Washington St. Bridge Meeting, Tre Monte to Replace Limoncello 2, Meet the Founder of Bow & Arrow, Pasta Making

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, April 19 and if you're a fan of Tre Monte in Woburn, then you're sure to be a fan of their new location popping up on Salem Street. According to a source, a sign is up at the site of Limoncello 2 saying Tre Monte Restaurant and Bar will be opening soon...

Next Phase Starting for North End Water, Sewer and Drainage Project

Irene McSweeney from Boston Water and Sewer Commission (BWSC) presented an update on the North End improvements project at the April North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. https://youtu.be/Ilxu1sh7_gY Work on phase 3 of these improvements will begin this spring. The BWSC will send out monthly updates to the community as project details unfold. Watch the full presentation and follow...