Monday’s Brief: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, NEAD Benefit Dinner, Prohibition 100 Year Anniversary

Today is Monday, January 20 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day! Today we celebrate the life of the world renowned spokesperson and symbol for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement, read more here. Here's what else you need to know for today... 5:00PM NEAD Benefit Dinner. North End Against...

Manhole Explosions and Power Out in Parts of North End and Downtown During Storm

The Saturday night snowstorm took out power in parts of Downtown Boston, including the North End, as multiple manhole covers exploded. Eversource was on the scene at Thacher, North, and Union Streets along with Boston Fire Department, according to @LiveBoston617. h/t Universal Hub

Neighborhood Council Supports Boston Bottle Change in Alcohol License

Boston Bottle owner Daniel O'Connor presented his petition to change the off-premise alcohol license for his 372 Commercial St. shop from beer and wine to all alcohol at the January North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) meeting. The council voted unanimously to support the change. The reason...

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr Day

On Monday, we celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the chief spokesperson for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement, which successfully protested racial discrimination in federal and state law. MLK Jr. attended Morehouse College for his undergrad and completed his graduate studies right here in Boston at...

North End Against Drugs Benefit Dinner at Domenic’s Restaurant

A dinner to benefit North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will take place at Domenic's Restaurant on Monday, January 20, 2020. Thanks to the generosity of Damien DiPaola, Owner/Chef of Domenic's Restaurant on 54 Salem Street, North End Against Drugs is able to offer a fantastic three course meal and dessert for $50 per person. 100%...

Weekly Top Reads: Lanza Leaves City Post, Sargent’s Wharf Park, Rev. Ayres Retires, Vehicle Incidents, Councilor Edwards’ Updates, Hoffman Joins Greenway Board

This week's top posts on featured government, local leadership, parks, climate planning, vehicle accidents, and more. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. North End & West End Liasion, Maria Lanza, Leaving City Post After more than four years...

Jigsaw Picture Puzzle: Centennial St. Anthony’s Feast Aerial (Rotating Pieces!)

In what is sure to be a classic, it's the St. Anthony's Feast aerial image from the 100th Anniversary Feast in Boston's North End. Rotate the pieces to get them to fit properly. (With Touch: tap on the piece and select right or left; With Mouse, click on the piece first to select...

70th Anniversary of the Great Brink’s Robbery in Boston’s North End

On January 17, 1950, the Great Brink’s Robbery took place in Boston’s North End at the corner of Commercial and Prince Streets. Still known today as the “Brink’s Garage,” the property marks where $1,218,211.29 in cash and $1,557,183.83 in checks, money orders, and other securities were taken in the “crime of the century” and the largest robbery...

Weekend Brief: Garage Robbery Anniversary, Friday Films, Teen Creative Writing, Kids Movie Night

Today is Friday, January 17 and the forecast calls for an extra layer with temperatures feeling like -2 this morning during commuting hours, read more on the Boston Globe. Here's what else you need to know for today... Anniversary of Garage Robbery. Brinks Garage was robbed on January 17, 1950...

Neighborhood Council Committee Reports [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) started their January 2020 meeting with a series of important committee reports and updates. Watch the full video below or jump to points of interest using the timeline. (00:08) Brett Roman, NEWNC President's Report: Roman opened the...

South Station Air Rights Project Open House Jan. 22

The South Station Air Rights Project Team is hosting an open house on Wednesday, January 22 from 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. for community members to learn more about this construction project, scheduled to begin later this month. The project includes the long-awaited completion of the South Station Transportation Center with updated rail and bus terminals,...

Friends of Cutillo Park Jan. 29 Meeting Agenda

Friends of Cutillo Park will have its next monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center. The full agenda can be seen below. All are welcome to join.