Wednesday’s Brief: Red Sox on to Game 2, Where to Watch the World Series, Harbor Use Public Forum, Celebrating What Unites Us, Library Series Concert

Things to know for Wednesday Today is Wednesday, October 24 and the Red Sox are on to game 2 of the wold series after last night's 8-4 win against the Dodgers.  Here's what else you need to know for today... 8:30AM Harbor Use Public Forum at Boston Harbor Hotel. Join Boston Harbor Now in the Leventhal Room at the Boston Harbor Hotel...

Reader Poll: What Site Do You Favor for a Larger Community Center in the North End?

Most everyone agrees that a larger community center is needed for the North End. Now the big question is, where to build it? A community meeting was held last week to discuss potential locations. The City analyzed six sites: Mirabella Pool House, Sargent's Wharf, Fulton Street, Cooper Street, DeFilippo Playground, and a larger building at the current Nazzaro Center on...

Wharf District Council Discusses Coastal Resilience

The Wharf District Council met to discuss the coastal resilience study as it applies to Downtown Boston and the North End. Two years ago, the Boston Environment Department created a broad report on how to handle the climate changing decades from now and what to do with Boston’s waterfront areas. One of the recommendations of the report was to create smaller...

Downtown Journal: Living History

Downtown Journal An occasional column about city life We live in strange times when political leaders – the president, the Congress – seem to have forgotten our noble past of sacrifice and wars waged for freedoms once envied around the world. Every day, more of our collective dignity and purpose seem to erode under the weight of partisan politics, porn stars,...

North End Music & Performing Arts Center Scores Big at Celtics 50/50 Raffle Night

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) scored big at the Boston Celtics game on Monday, selling a total of $6,700 in 50/50 raffle tickets with 50% going back to NEMPAC. A team of over 40 volunteers made up of students, parents, and friends of NEMPAC worked hard to sell as many raffle tickets as possible before and...

Rainbows Galore Bring Hope for Good Fortune

In a break between Tuesday's rain, there were rainbows galore! Some thought it was a good omen for the Red Sox while others bought an extra lottery ticket! Here are some pictures we received today. Enjoy! “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...

Neighborhood Photo: Red Sox Quest for a World Series Victory Begins

On Tuesday evening, the Boston Red Sox will begin a best-of-seven challenge against the Los Angeles Dodgers to become World Series champions. The Boston Red Sox beat the Houston Astros four games to one to advance to the World Series, while the L.A. Dodgers won out over the Milwaukee Brewers in a seven-game series that went all the way to...

Tuesday’s Brief: 25 Years of Terramia, Marijuana Shop Proposal, North End Vespas

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, October 23 and every Sunday through Thursday for the rest of the year, Terramia will offer a $25 menu option in celebration of their 25 years in the North End, read more here.  Here's what else you need to know for today... Notable News: Community,Officials Leaning Towards Proposal for West End Marijuana Shop A proposal to...

Terramia Celebrates 25 Years with Special Prix-Fixe Dinner Menu

Terramia Ristorante at 98 Salem Street is celebrating 25 years in the North End with a special prix-fixe dinner menu beginning Thursday, November 1. Every Sunday through Thursday for the rest of the year, Terramia will offer a $25 menu option that includes a starter of either frittelle di aragosta or arancini; an entree of pappardelle alla bolognese, raviolone aperto,...

Life on the Corner: Election Day

When the Southern Italians first arrived in America, their first ports of entry were the big eastern cities – Boston, New York, Philadelphia and others. Life in these metropolises was very different from the small, isolated mountain villages they came from, and it took them a while to negotiate the subtle and not so subtle differences they encountered. They...

Eliot Middle School Students Excel

Eliot Middle School students are proving their talents expand beyond the walls of the classroom. In the past week, students received awards in the City Wide Cross Country Championship and in the first debate tournament of the year. Seventeen students participated in the cross country championship, with both boys and girls teams placing third overall out of 13 schools....

Neighborhood Service Center Raises $40,000 at Annual Buona Sera

ABCD’s North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center's (NE/WE NSC) eighth annual fundraising celebration Buona Sera: An Evening with Friends raised nearly $40,000 to aid low-income and elderly residents of the North End and West End who turn to the center for assistance. For the sixth year in a row, Ron Della Chiesa of WGBH and the Boston Symphony Orchestra performed as...