Revere Fire as Seen from North End

A major fire erupted at Sozio Appliance Store in Revere with smoke seen far and wide, including the North End. Photo by Dr. Joseph Mendola. Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

Chiofaro’s Harbor Garage Agrees to Indemnify Aquarium From Tower Construction Losses

After months of private negotiations, an agreement between Harbor Garage owner, Chiofaro Company, the New England Aquarium and the City of Boston was released on Friday. The deal comes after consulting with State officials on the draft Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan (MHP) that was submitted last March. In the latest supplement to the MHP (pdf), the Boston Planning and Redevelopment Agency...

Weekly Top Reads: Tunnel of Love, Cooper St. Robbery, Short-Term Rental Investors, Harborwalk Map, Golden Goose Liquor License, & North Station Photos

This week's top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured Valentine's Day event photos, short-term rentals, police action, local business updates and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. “Tunnel of Love” Transforms Columbus Park for Valentine’s Day The first annual Tunnel of Love opened last Saturday at Columbus Park, transforming the iconic trellis on the waterfront into...

What’s The 311? Dead Tree Down, Graffiti on Morton Street and Missing Commercial Street Bricks

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. Dead Tree on Fulton Street Brought Down After Seven Months "Tree has been dead for quite a while. Last winter falling branches were damaging cars parked in proximity." The original 311 post can...

From The Director’s Desk: Reducing Hunger Among Neighborhood Seniors

February letter from Maria Stella Gulla, Director of ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center. This month I would like to focus on senior hunger and the ways in which ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) works in the community as well as with its neighborhood partners and elected officials to reduce hunger among North End, West End, and Beacon Hill seniors. The...

Renderings Released for Dock Square Garage Development

Renderings have been released for the redevelopment of Dock Square Garage at 20 Clinton Street in the Bulfinch Triangle. New property owner Fortis Group filed a Project Notification Form (PNF) with the Boston Planning and Redevelopment Agency including the following images and information. Proposed redevelopment of the existing 698-space Dock Square parking garage, which stands on 1.2 acres of land...

Learn to Curl with Paralympic Champion Meghan Lino and Associate National Wheelchair Coach Tony Colacchio

Sunday, February 25th, 2018 (7:00pm - 10:00pm) DCR Steriti Memorial Rink, 561 Commercial St., Boston, MA Learn the basics of the sport and practice with real games alongside Paralympic Champion Meghan Lino and Associate National Wheelchair Coach Tony Colacchio. The North End Curling Club and Cape Cod Curling club are partnering to provide all the necessary equipment and instruction. Just...

Weekend Brief: Friday Film Series, Chinese New Year Crafts, Boston’s Best Meatballs

Things to know for Friday It's Friday, February 16 and school vacation week is officially here! If you happen to be a meatball fanatic or are looking for a day-long activity in the city - why not try out some of Boston's best Meatballs? Boston.com has a round up of the 16 best including the North End's own restaurants Aria...

Celebrate February School Vacation at Boston Winter

Family Fun Week Begins February 18 with Appearance by Blue Man Group Boston Visit ‘Boston Winter presented by Berkshire Bank at City Hall Plaza’ during February school vacation week for your last chance to enjoy Boston’s ultimate winter destination before it closes for the season on February 25. The February school vacation week of family fun starts off with a special Skating Path...

City Councilor Edwards Discusses Housing, AirBnBs, Parking and Trash at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Lydia Edwards joined the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting on Monday, February 12, to provide city council updates and answer questions from attendees. Watch the full video here and follow along with the summary below. https://youtu.be/6C9qWjr7Apw (0:13) Lydia Edwards is the Chair of Housing and Community Development for the City of Boston and has been appointed to the "linkage...

New Greenway Interactive Art “Year of the Dog” by Artist Risa Puno

News from the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy: The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced the completed installation of a new public art commission in Chinatown Park. The artwork, titled Year of the Dog, honors the collective memory and shared experiences of the Chinatown community. The interactive installation consists of panels of vertically-mounted spinnable blocks that are engraved with excerpts of stories collected from members of...

Historic Neighborhood Photo: Bench Sitters at the Prado

This week’s photograph captures a group of men sitting on benches in the North End Prado, sometime around 1954. The space was formerly a narrow public way in the tenement district of Boston, but it was rebuilt in 1933 to increase sunlight in the neighborhood. The new prado design concept was originally inspired by the Prado Museum in Madrid,...
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