Community Government Health & Environment

Sunday Herald Looks for a North End Potty

The Herald’s Jessica Fargen chimes in regarding the lack of public restrooms in the North End along the tourist-heavy Freedom Trail with a story in the Sunday paper, No Restrooms for the weary in the North End. “Discontent is growing in the potty-challenged North End as residents and tourists endure summer without a true public Read More…

Business Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Multi-Generational Family Businesses on Boston Harbor: “Visions of the Future”

This video from a recent forum sponsored by The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA) features a panel presentation, “Visions of the Future” with three family-owned, multi-generational businesses sharing their long-term perspectives on Boston Harbor and the waterfront. Vivien Li, TBHA President, introduces: Roger Berkowitz, President, Legal Sea Foods Scott Haggerty, General Manager, Boston Towing and Transportation Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

St. Anthony’s Feast & Circle of Friends to Air on TV

“Saint Anthony’s Feast and the Circle of Friends”  A documentary on the North End’s Saint Anthony’s Feast Tune in to this special program on Sunday, August 7 @11:30AM on WBZTV and on Wednesday, August 17 @ 9:30PM on TV38, that tells the behind the scenes story of what it takes to create one of New Read More…

Police & Fire Schools

North Bennet Street School’s Locksmith Training Program Offers Home Security Tips

by North Bennet Street School It’s that time of year when the number of house break-ins tend to rise with the temperatures.  The period from late July through August is a peak vacation time, which means many homes and apartments will be unoccupied and potentially vulnerable over the next few weeks. But there are ways Read More…

Police & Fire

Good Luck Goes Bad for Jubilant North End Scratch Ticket Winner

News from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office: A North End man’s exuberance over a winning lottery scratch ticket was his undoing when his arrest for jumping on a stranger’s car and denting the hood led police to a sandwich bag full of marijuana in his pocket, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. Read More…

Police & Fire

Late Night Street Fight On This Week’s Police Blotter for the North End / Waterfront

Incidents from this week’s Boston Police District A-1 Journal Log for the North End / Waterfront area: Assault & Battery 07/22/11    3:26am Police Officers responded to a fight at Hanover and Fleet Streets. Male victim reports that he was assaulted by a group of males. Victim declined medical attention. Larceny/ Shoplifting 07/18/11    5:10pm Female suspect Read More…

Business Transportation

Logan Airport Sets New Record for Passenger Traffic in June 2011

(Photo: Touchdown by Pylon757 on Flickr, posted under a Creative Commons License) Flying is bigger than ever in Boston! More people flew in and out of Logan Airport in June 2011 than any other month on record. If you’ve been watching (or hearing) the plane traffic at Logan Airport, you might not be surprised to Read More…

Business Real Estate Transportation

Report: Proposed Boston Public Market “Well Positioned for Success” at Parcel 7 Site

A consultant hired to research the implementation of a Public Market for the ground floor of the Parcel 7 garage next to the Greenway and Haymarket has concluded that, “Strong supply, demand, a great location and massive public and government support puts this project at a great starting point.” The Massachusetts Department of Agriculture recently Read More…

Health & Environment Police & Fire

Understanding Teen Dating Violence Fact Sheet from North End Waterfront Health

Adapted from a CDC fact sheet by North End Waterfront Health Dating violence is a type of intimate partner violence. It occurs between two people in a close relationship. The nature of dating violence can be physical, emotional, or sexual. Physical – This occurs when a partner is pinched, hit, shoved or kicked. Emotional – Read More…

Business Food & Drink Photos & Videos

Video Interview: Meet Paul Barker from Pauli’s on Salem Street

We went over to the recently opened, Pauli’s, at 65 Salem St. to meet owner Paul Barker. Paul started working with his family’s North End food businesses when he was only 8 years old and has operated two other restaurants in the Boston area before opening Pauli’s. Click on the video above to watch the Read More…