Local Talent Highlighted at Love Is… A Valentine Coffee House [Photos]

On the evening of February 15, the North Bennet Street School atrium was magically transformed into a Valentine Coffee House hosted by the Friends of the North End Library. Photo credits: Meredith Piscitelli Local talent found their inner poets and entertained the enthusiastic audience with love themed poetry, letters, and music recited and sung. A vivacious Rita Pagliuca emceed the event and...

North End Against Drugs Family Dinner / Family Talk

North End Against Drugs (NEAD) will be holding our first Family Dinner/Family Talk of 2018 on Thursday, March 15 at 5:45pm at the Nazzaro Center. Space is limited so please RSVP to NEAD President John Romano by March 5. We will have a nice Italian dinner along with a great guest speaker: Dan Toscano - North End resident, lawyer, father, coach, mentor and...

Wednesday’s Brief: Patio Weather, Modern Gefilte Fish, Hansel & Gretel, Colonial Kids Corner, Salt Art and Free Movie Night

Things to know for Wednesday Today is Wednesday, April 21...I mean February 21. Spring weather is here, at least for today, and Boston's patio restaurants are taking full advantage! Check out the running list of restaurants' around the city with warm-weather plans for this week. Here's what else you need to know for Wednesday... 12:30PM Making Modern Gefilte Fish with Inna's Kitchen...

Social Highlights This Week: Snowfall, Neighborhood Churches & Curling

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. Remember Snow? Last Week https://www.instagram.com/p/BfTllFZAJi9/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BfWzp82HDfX/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BfWuiahFP6t/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BfWG_9eFKlZ/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 Neighborhood Churches https://www.instagram.com/p/BfO81A9FyKz/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BfYwMyfjkoc/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BfZA1BoHc_r/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 Giving Curling a Try https://www.instagram.com/p/BfYfuitFj-t/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BfXQBPUjEmK/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 Furry Feature: https://www.instagram.com/p/BfVxBsZgIO2/?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...

Reader Poll: Should Boston Charge City Drivers?

If you've driven in Boston recently, chances are you've noticed quite a lot of company on the roads. Boston drivers spent 60+ hours stuck in traffic last year, according to the INRIX Global Traffic Scorecard. This is up 3% from 2016 and is estimated to have cost the city 5.7 billion dollars. We're not the only city facing this challenge....

February is “National Kids Dental Health Month”

  February is “National Kids Dental Health Month." Here are some guidelines for good dental health for your child: Ages 4—24 months: • Every child should have their first dental appointment before age 1. • You should wash their gums with a wash cloth after each feeding. • You can brush new teeth with a soft brush and water. Ages 2—4 years: • After your child...

Friday Films: “And the Oscar Went to…”

Friday Film Series: "And the Oscar Went to..." March 2 @ 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Get Out (2017 / 104 mins) A young black man meets his white girlfriend's parents at their estate, only to find out that the situation is much more sinister than it appears. Directed by Jordan Peele, and starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, and Bradley Whitford. March...

North End Resident Parking Abuse at Parcel 7 Haymarket Garage (5 Investigates)

Sixty discounted parking spaces at the Parcel 7 Haymarket Garage were dedicated North End residents during and after the Big Dig as mitigation for lost parking elsewhere in the neighborhood. The $150 monthly rate is more than half off the garage rate for a typical indoor parking spot. Now, 5 Investigates finds those North End parking spots are being used...

Tuesday’s Brief: Public Market Demonstrations, New Frattaroli Restaurant, Gentle Yoga & Free Movie Night

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, February 20 - day 2 of school vacation week. If your vacation is actually a staycation and you're looking for something fun and educational to do with the kids, be sure to visit the New England Aquarium and learn more about the powerful capabilities of Loggerhead Sea Turtles like this one here: Loggerhead...

Families Celebrate Children of Addictions Week at Steriti Rink Ice Skating Party

On Saturday, February 17, Families Facing Addiction and Children of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (COASA) hosted an ice skating party at Steriti Rink to celebrate Children of Addictions Week with families and friends from all over the state. Attendees gathered for pizza and cake before heading onto the ice for some skating! One of the event organizers, Donna White, explained how...

North End Seniors Club Valentine’s Party

On Tuesday, February 13, the North End Seniors Club celebrated with a party for Valentine's Day. The Seniors enjoyed a fabulous lunch of antipasto and ziti generosity donated by Artu on Prince Street. Dessert, a beautiful white cake with whipped cream frosting and festive red flowers, was provided through the generosity of Mike’s Pastry on Hanover Street. There were some special guests including...

Monday’s Brief: Presidents’ Day, Boston Public Market Demonstrations, Free Movie Night

Things to know for Monday Today is Monday, February 19 - Presidents' Day! Don't let celebrating our founding fathers slow down your day. Be sure to check out the list of what's open, what's closed, hours of banks, shopping, government, travel and more.  Here's what else you need to know for Monday... 12:00PM Fresh & Local with Stillman's Farm. Join Stillman's Farm...