Armenian Heritage Park’s First “Tea and Tranquility” of 2018

Peace, quiet, meditation, and tea. All this was found at the first Tea and Tranquility event of Summer 2018 at the Armenian Heritage Park las week. The Park recently revealed their new configuration of the abstract sculpture in front of their labyrinth. As a part of their regular Summer Tea and Tranquility series, tea and sweets were available to those...

Inspectional Services Commissioner Talks Trash and Rats at Neighborhood Council [Video]

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Inspectional Services Department (ISD) Commissioner, William "Buddy" Christopher led a spirited discussion at the June 2018 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). ISD is responsible for enforcing Boston's building, zoning and sanitary codes. The first resource for residents and business owners is the 311 hotline, 617-635-4500, available online at Boston.gov/311 or Download the app for iOS or Android. (Call 911 for public safety issues,...

Neighborhood Photo: New Flower Bed and Plantings at Union Wharf

New plantings were part of this Union Wharf renovation on Commercial Street. "Love these annuals and perennials," said Terese O'Connell who shared this picture.   “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. 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...

Weekly Top Reads: AirBnB Regulations Signed, Cutillo Park Concerns, Feast Day in Italy, 20 Moon Street, Opera in the Park & Copps Hill Preservation

This week's top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured real estate, parks, Italian culture, performances and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week. Mayor Walsh Signs Short-Term Rental / Airbnb Regulations; Grace Period Through September 1, 2019 Mayor Walsh signed the citywide ordinance establishing guidelines and regulations to better track and regulate short-term rentals in the City of Boston. The...

North End Athletic Association to Honor Two Long Time Volunteers at All-Star Game

The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will host their annual Youth Major's All-Star game on Saturday, June 23 at 6 p.m. at Langone Park on Commercial Street. The two All-Star teams will be named after two long time volunteers who have dedicated a lot of time and energy to make the NEAA the great program that it is – James...

State Representative Aaron Michlewitz Sponsors 8th Annual North 2 South All Star Game

Representative Aaron Michlewitz will again sponsor the annual North 2 South Baseball Classic between the North End and the South End on Sunday, June 24th and Thursday, June 28th. Youths ages 9 to 12 from the North End Athletic Association (NEAA) and South End Baseball programs will compete again this year. This year the games will be held on Sunday,...

Weekend Brief: Harbor Garage Law Suits, NEMPAC Recital, Boston Bikes, Donna Summer Roller Disco, All Star Game & Baseball Classic

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, June 22 and here's everything you need to know for this weekend... 11:00AM Little Groove Concert at the North End Library. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for an interactive event for children who can learn in a musical environment. 11:00AM Game Day on the Greenway. Join Yasso Greek Yogurt for a three...

Video: “The Last Little Italy” Fights Proposed Starbucks in North End

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"The Last Little Italy" is a new video opposing the proposed Starbucks store at the gateway to Boston's North End, located on the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets. The video was created by Rocco Capano and features many of the North End caffes and business owners. The group has been active on Facebook and is petitioning e-signatures against the...

Knights of Columbus Presents Affordable Elderly Housing Project at 41 N. Margin Street [Video]

https://youtu.be/j2kl5QgZwS4 After many years of seeking redevelopment options for their property at 41 N. Margin St. in Boston's North End, the Knights of Columbus (Ausonia Council #1513) have proposed building 23 affordable, elderly apartments. Ground floor space would also house a new council headquarters for the Knights. Presenting for the KoC were John Pagliuca and John Fiumara at the June 2018...

North End Resident Works on the Future of 3D Printing

North End resident Matthew Pearlson recently won an award for his work on The Foam Printing Project, which focuses on using lightweight foam for 3D printing. The goal behind this work is to create lighter-weight structures so the world can use less fuel. Pearlson gives the long-term example of a lightweight, electric garbage truck to talk about the project's potential....

What’s The 311? Endicott Street Rats, Trash on Hanover Street, and Broken Bricks on Hanover Street

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. Hole in Sidewalk on Endicott Street Teaming With Rats "I have submitted this to 311 a couple of times previously / did not receive a proper response. Large sidewalk hole near curb at...

Historic Neighborhood Photo: McLaughlin Building

This building located on Fulton Street in the North End may look familiar to you because it is still remains today! Although now it has been converted to condominiums, it is the oldest cast-iron building in New England and was formerly the McLaughlin Elevator Building. It was recognized for it's signature Italianate Style architecture that was popular in the 1840 - 1855. Tune...