Speak for the Trees Branches Out With “No Need to LEAF the House” Webcast on Urban Forests

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At a time when businesses and organizations are making the pivot to virtual experiences, Speak for the Trees branched out by hosting an informal online reception to talk about the different ways trees and other forms of nature can be better integrated in the City of Boston. The organization aims to improve the size and health of...

Weekly Top Reads: Stay-at-Home Advisory, Tenement Life, Neighborhood Turkeys, Downtown Journal, and Social Distancing Activities

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This week's top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured coronavirus updates for the city and state, local columns, history, photos, nature, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Governor Baker and Mayor Walsh Discuss Essential Services Order and Stay-at-Home Advisory

Are You Open? Enter Your North End / Waterfront Business Listing

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The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) is building a listing of North End restaurants and cafes, shops and boutiques, liquor stores, animal and child care services, etc. that are open and offering services during the COVID-19 outbreak. Enter a Business Listing Here The goal is...

Neighborhood Photos: Chalk Messages of Hope

This young Eliot student and his mom have been sharing messages of hope with the local community by decorating the waterfront sidewalks! Every morning the two have been writing messages of thanks and positivity to bring much needed smiles to passersby on the Atlantic Avenue sidewalk between Lewis Wharf and...

Weekend Brief: Olympics Postponed, Meter Regulations Update, Staying Put

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Today is Friday, March 27 and the 2020 Olympics set to take place in Tokyo this summer has officially been postponed until 2021, read more on USA Today. Here's what else you need to know for today... Notable News: Boston residents with parking permits can now...

Life on the Corner: Tenement Life Part 1—Cold Water Flats

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December 7th 1941 was, as President Franklin D. Roosevelt said, "a day that will live in infamy." It was also an important day for the North End. All the street kids, tough guys who were chronically unemployed and broke because of the Depression, signed up in droves to serve in the military. What a great adventure for...

Social Highlights This Week: Daily Walks & Pretty Plants

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Check out our weekly social media highlights from residents and visitors in the area. To be featured, tag us  @northend.waterfront on Instagram, @northendboston on Twitter, @northendwaterfront on Facebook. Use hashtags #northendboston or #bostonwaterfront. Daily Walks https://www.instagram.com/p/B-H0lcbFYnx/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B-FT-Q8AWhg/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B-DB3r_gQfO/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B-DT3sqJzqH/

Wine and Beer Take Out Proposal Gaining Steam; Tresca’s Chef Rich on NBC10

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A proposal by Gov. Baker would allow restaurants to sell wine and beer with takeout and delivery during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. In normal times, alcohol sales can make up to half or more of the profit at many eateries and the addition to the takeout menu could be a boost during difficult times.

Regina Pizzeria Take Out, Delivery, Curbside Pick Up Available

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*Sponsored Post* Regina Pizzeria is now offering take out, delivery, and curbside pick-up.Call 617-227-0765 for the North End location at 11 1/2 Thacher Street. *Sponsored Post* Contact us at info@northendwaterfront.com to have your event, business, non-profit or announcement featured in a Sponsored Post. We are...

Neighborhood Photo: JetBlue Planes Sit Idle

Another sign of our changed world during the COVID-19 pandemic—JetBlue planes sit parked at Logan Airport. While JetBlue and other airlines are still operating, U.S. citizens have been advised to avoid all international travel and residents across the country have been asked to stay at home. Photo submitted by...

North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Virtual Open Mic Night Apr. 3

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The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is starting its first-ever free Open Mic Community Night on Zoom! Plans were already in the works for this exciting program once the expansion to 48-50 Tileston Street was complete. NOW is the time to begin this exciting program, and bring everyone together for a live virtual social hour while we...

Youth Meal Distribution Schedule

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Effective Friday, March 27,  the hours of operation at the BCYF Nazzaro Center for youth meal distributions, located at 30 N. Bennet Street in the North End, has changed to Monday through Friday 9am—12pm.