2018 North End Christmas Parade Brings Santa by Helicopter [Photos]

The 47th North End Christmas Parade brought Santa to the neighborhood in first class fashion via his own helicopter. The chilly but sunny weather brought out hundreds to the waterfront's Puopolo Field for Santa’s arrival followed by the Christmas Parade through the neighborhood streets. Two marching bands played holiday music while costumed characters took pictures with the kids. Of course, it’s not...

Mayor’s Column: How We’re Working to Replace the North Washington Street Bridge

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The North Washington Street Bridge, also known as the Charlestown Bridge, has been an important connector between the North End and Charlestown for more than a century. I’m proud that now, it’s getting the upgrade it deserves. We recently began construction to replace the bridge with a new one that meets the needs of today’s...

Neighborhood Photo: Santas Invade Quincy Market

The holiday spirit was certainly felt at Quincy Market on Saturday afternoon when dozens of Santas poured into the streets for a Santa-themed pub crawl. “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 photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

7 Artists and 7 Fishes Celebrates New Boston Harbor Pop-Up Museum

Bringing an artistic angle to the traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes was the "7 Artists & 7 Fishes" exhibition celebrating local artists and sustainable seafood at the brand new pop-up museum by Save the Harbor/Save the Bay. Held on December 6th at the Boston Harbor Pop-Up Museum, 226 Causeway Street, the “7 Artists & 7 Fishes” exhibition includes North...

Games People Play: All Ages Edition

Scrabble, chess, Pictionary, Bananagrams, cards anyone? Boost your brain and meet new friends with our variety of board games. Meet in the North End library’s courtyard. All ages welcome! Where: North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Street When: Tuesday, December 11 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Weekly Top Reads: Ivyees “Everything Honey”, Holiday Stroll Photos, Good Neighbor Award, Santa Paws Pictures, North Bennet Street School President and Library Holiday Luncheon

This week's top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured new businesses, holiday events, local schools, good neighbors and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from the past week. Ivyees “Everything Honey” Ribbon Cutting Celebrates First Black, Woman-Owned Shop in North End Ivy Lawson is making a honey splash at 120 Salem Street with the opening of her Ivyees “Everything...

Celebrating the Holidays at the Toys for Tots Fundraiser Bash

In an annual event that keeps getting bigger, the Toys for Tots fundraiser brought out hundreds of friends and neighbors along with piles of toys. The bash is generously organized by Toni Gilardi of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty and Mariette Barsoun of Divine Design Center. All contributions go to support the U.S. Marine’s holiday program for needy children, Toys for Tots.

Dig Inn Pop-Up at the Boston Public Market

On Wednesday, December 12th, the Boston Public Market will be hosting Dig Inn for a special pop-up tasting event. From 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m, Dig Inn will be offering free samples of butternut squash soup made with ingredients from Market vendor Siena Farms. Dig Inn will be offering samples in the Siena Farms stall, located across from Bon...

Second North Street Grille Neighborhood Night Raises Funds for ABCD Service Center

The second of four Neighborhood Nights at North Street Grille was held on Thursday evening, raising $1,400 for the ABCD North End / West End Neighborhood Service Center for the purchase of supermarket gift cards. Held on the first Thursday of the month, the series donates 30% of proceeds to a local charity. The neighborhood nights are steadily gaining momentum, raising nearly double...

Friday Films at the North End Library: “The Thin Man” and “White Christmas”

Join the North End Library for the holiday edition of their Friday film series on December 7 and 14 beginning at 1pm.

North End Ice Rink Stirs Memories of Stephen Steriti

Every time I drive by the Stephen Steriti Ice Rink in Boston’s North End, my mind wanders back to the spring of 1965 and meeting Stephen who, smiling, motioned toward me at Bova’s Bakery, excited to tell me of his enlistment in the Army. He knew I had been recently discharged from my tour in the Marine Corps, so...

Residents’ Association Dec. 13 Agenda: Boston Harbor Pop-Up Museum, New Plastic Bag Ordinance, Save the Nazzaro Center

This month's North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting will be on Thursday, December 13, 2018. The meeting will be at 7:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. See the full agenda posted below.