Neighborhood Photo: Trellis Blues

Patricia Gray shares "Trellis Blues". “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Submit your interesting photos using our Submit a Post form or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

Weekly Top Reads: Christmas Parade, Maurizio’s Closing, King Tides, Fundraising for Saint Leonard’s, Holiday Event Photos & Iconic Signs

The top posts from NorthEndWaterfront.com this past week focused on holiday celebrations, local fundraising efforts, flooding from the king tides and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles of the week. North End Christmas Parade Canceled as Organizer Abruptly Retires The North End Christmas Parade will take a year off in 2017 as a leader of the organizing...

Santa Claus IS Coming to Town!

Santa Claus will be making his annual helicopter ride from the North Pole to the North End on Sunday, December 17th. Festivities begin at 2:00PM at Puopolo Park on Commercial Street. Please join Santa’s friends and elves and sing along to your Christmas & Holiday favorites with the North End Marching Band, as we await the arrival of Santa at...

Historic Neighborhood Photo: Lafayette Avenue

The corner of Endicott St. and Lafayette Avenue looking up towards Prince St. circa 1913-1920. Not much has changed other than the giant gas holder at the end of the street! Tune in on weekly to view our featured neighborhood photo from back in the day! Submit your historical photos using our Submit a Post form or tag @northend.waterfront on...

Truck Causes Backup on North End Exit Ramp

A large truck carrying building debris had a problem on the exit ramp from Route 93 North tunnel to the North End as its tailgate opened. Traffic was blocked and a tractor was brought in to hold the tailgate closed while the truck moved up the ramp. Traffic was backed up for miles. (Photos by Chris Sabby.)  

St. Joseph’s Society Gifts $1 Million to Restoration of St. Leonard Church in Boston’s North End

by Frank Mazzaglia, St. Joseph Society How do you say, “Thank you” to people who have stood by you, in good times and bad, for more than 100 years? That’s the question pondered by the Society of St. Joseph when they became aware that St. Leonard Port Maurice Church was in the midst of a multi-million dollar restoration project. In fact,...

STEAM Saturday at the North End Library

Saturday, December 9, 12-1 pm Saturday, December 23, 12-1:30 pm Join us  every other Saturday for STEAM activities. Children ages 6 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. December 9: Egg Drop (12:00-1:00 pm) December 23: Snowflake Design

Weekend Brief: LoFrisco Family Cookbook, School Committee Schedule Vote, North End Play Time Circa 1957

Things to know for Friday Your daily round up for Friday, December 8: 6:00PM Author Talk: Anthony LoFrisco (The LoFrisco Family Cookbook, How Josie Brought Sicily to Brooklyn). Join I AM Books at 189 North Street for an author talk by Anthony LoFrisco. The book is part cookbook, part memoir as LoFrisco shares his mother's simple and delicious recipes while embracing...

Community Voices Strong Support for NEMPAC Bid at 128 North St., Tunnel Administration Building

North End residents packed into the Nazzaro Community Center on Wednesday night for a meeting hosted by MassDOT to discuss the current Invitation to Bid on property at 128 North Street - the historic Tunnel Administration Building. The significant turnout for this meeting was no coincidence; in fact, the majority of attendees came out to voice their support for the...

THE HISTORY OF SAINT LEONARD CHURCH: Part II, The Franciscans and a growing Italian Community

The Franciscan Friars arrived in Boston in 1873, and immediately were welcomed by the city’s growing Italian population, many of which viewed the order as patriarchal. The Franciscans main objective was to service the needs of their parishioners, building churches, schools, and orphanages all for the use of the immigrant population, particularly in Italian communities. This is not to say...

What’s The 311? Double Parking, Trash Truck Too Early, Illegal Gate, and Overflowing Trash

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. Anger on North Washington Street "This is why traffic is so bad in Boston. Look at this mess. Travel lane and bike lane both blocked at rush hour. Instead of building a...

Social Highlights This Week: North End at Night, Festive Moments & City Sunrise

Check out our weekly social media highlights from residents, visitors, and more in the area. To be featured, tag us @northend.waterfront on Instagram, @northendboston on Twitter, @northendwaterfront on Facebook. Use hashtags #northendboston or #bostonwaterfront. North End at Night https://www.instagram.com/p/BcQyOxEFN28/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BcQuHCyFfxq/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BcN0U5tlYFC/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BcU6yRqhvbg/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 Festive Moments https://www.instagram.com/p/BcVGjTOHfJn/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://twitter.com/marty_walsh/status/937416555704537094 https://www.instagram.com/p/BcN1oaDh8oU/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 City Sunrise https://www.instagram.com/p/BcUmCPZF3Ts/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BcKQ5FKBgNh/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 While you’re here …we have a small favor to ask. More people than ever are reading NorthEndWaterfront.com but we need your...