Small Fry Basketball League Registration Begins Sept. 23

The 2019 – 2020 Nazzaro Center & North End Athletic Association (NEAA) Small Fry Basketball League is set to return for another season. Registration begins September 23 and closes October 25. The cost is $40 check or money order, made payable to the Nazzaro Center. Please complete the BCYF Small Fry Application, also available...

Wharf District Council Sept. 24 Agenda: Greenway Celebration, Neighborhood Projects Update, Emergency Preparedness, Public Realm Video

The Wharf District Council will host their September meeting on Tuesday, 9/24 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Norman Leventhal Center, 30 Rowes Wharf. Items on the agenda are listed below. Police Update – BPD Captain Kenneth FongGreenway 10 Year Anniversary Celebration – Jesse Brackenbury, RKGC Executive DirectorWharf District Community...

Neighborhood Photo: Green Space in a Busy City

Bob Somerville emphasizes the importance of green space in this photo from the Greenway at Cross Street. As the water fountains create a space of calm and serenity, the rush hour traffic builds on the Leonard P. Zakim Bridge. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your...

Star Market Supermarket at North Station Opens on September 20th

Postcard of Star Market supermarket opening. Image by Paul Kafasis After more than a decade of advocating for a West End / North End supermarket, residents are finally getting their wish. Postcards went out this week to officially schedule the opening of a Star Market on September 20th at North Station's Hub on...

Thursday’s Brief: Star Market to Open Friday, Biannual Urban Renewal Update, NEMPAC Fall Soiree, Seniors Connect, R&B Line Dancing

Today is Thursday, September 19 and here's a joke from local comedian Ben Alper: "Boston city councilors agreed to consider drafting an ordinance that would prohibit protesters from wearing masks or other identity-hiding disguises at political protests – unless they dressed as good guy superheroes like Spider- and Batman." - Ben Alper. Here's...

Polcari’s Coffee Featured on OnlyGood TV [Video]

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Polcari's Coffee on the corner of Salem and Parmenter Streets in the North End was recently featured on the YouTube channel OnlyGood TV. Shop owner Bobby Eustace narrates this 8 minute video where he talks about the history of the 87-year-old shop. Eustace took over the shop from Ralph Polcari, son of the founder,...

Boston Planning and Development Agency Releases Coastal Flood Resilience Design Guidelines

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors recently approved adoption of the Coastal Flood Resilience Design Guidelines at their September Board Meeting. The Guidelines, which build on Mayor Marty Walsh's Climate Ready Boston (CRB) initiative, are intended to serve as a reference for residents, business owners and developers. The goal...

Old North Church Presents Garden Improvement Proposal for Community Preservation Grant

The Old North Church Foundation is seeking support for a Community Preservation Act (CPA) grant to supplement its own fundraising as part of renovations for its North garden area, along with accessibility and related infrastructure renovations. Rev. Stephen T. Ayres, Vicar and Executive Director of the Foundation, presented to North End / Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) at...

North End Athletic Association Singing Comedian Show

The North End Athletic Association (NEAA) will host singing comedian impressionist Joey Voices live on October 8 at 12pm at the Nazzaro Center. See the full event notice below.

Reader Poll: Is the New N. Washington St. Bus / Bike Lane Improving Transit?

https://poll.fm/10411642 The North Washington Street bus / bike lane was implemented a few weeks ago to help ease congestion and increase safety along this busy corridor. The lane is in effect 24/7 inbound from the Charlestown Bridge to Haymarket. https://twitter.com/BostonBTD/status/1166694778895048704 In a...

Mary Goiosa Receives Good Neighbor Award

Mary Goiosa was recently presented with the Good Neighbor Recognition Award for her efforts in keeping the North End neighborhood clean. Mary Goiosa (right) receives the award from Recognition Chair Janet Girardi. Mary Goiosa waters the Fulton Street trees when there isn't enough rain. She has been out there every day with...

Columbus Day Parade Returns to North End; Committee to Honor Giangregorio Brothers with Service Award

The North End Columbus Day Celebration Committee is returning to the North End for the 2019 parade on October 13, and will be hosting an evening of celebration and commemoration the preceding Friday, October 11, at Ristorante Filippo. The reception will feature music, prizes, raffle items, refreshments and cocktails.Tickets are limited. They are $55...