Neighborhood Photo: Flooding at Puopolo Park

The grass vs. turf debate continues for Puopolo Park. John Romano points out that, when it rains, second base floods and the neighborhood baseball teams cannot play for three to five days. This has happened for many years. A turf field would eliminate the need to wait several days for the field to dry out. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on...

Social Highlights This Week: Summer Fog, Flowers & Street Views

Check out our weekly social media highlights from residents and visitors in the area. To be featured, tag us @northend.waterfront on Instagram, @northendboston on Twitter, @northendwaterfront on Facebook. Use hashtags #northendboston or #bostonwaterfront. Foggy Skies https://www.instagram.com/p/Bma3oHAnLpY/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BmZb8-kllyR/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 Flowers https://www.instagram.com/p/BmPpPY7BqjS/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BmZkDVOAC4j/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BmRHdkin-9o/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 Street Views https://www.instagram.com/p/BmT4UAhBEDY/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BmPTC-BFCwu/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BmPVxHCBjKs/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 https://www.instagram.com/p/BmTokXnF1iw/?hl=en&taken-at=254372545 Furry Feature: https://www.instagram.com/p/BmcERHngplL/?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 help making ends...

Mayor Walsh Joins the Madonna Della Cava Procession [Photos]

Last Sunday, Mayor Marty Walsh joined the Madonna Della Cava procession through the streets of the North End. The Mayor assisted with carrying the Image of the Madonna, joining in the festivities along with society members, marching bands and feast attendees. See photos, courtesy of Jeremiah Robinson from the Mayor's Office, below.

North End Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Donates Lunch to North End Seniors

On Friday, August 10, the North End Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center donated lunch to the North End Seniors. The seniors enjoyed a meal of fresh garden salad, pasta primavera, and cookies and brownies for dessert. Many thanks to Sami Almadi, and his team, including Ed and Rebecca, who hosted the afternoon. We are so appreciative for their continued generosity to our seniors.

108th Fisherman’s Feast Comes to North, Fleet & Lewis Streets August 16-19

The 108th Fisherman’s Feast in Honor of La Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca is scheduled for Thursday, August 16 through Sunday, August 19, 2018 in Boston’s North End at North, Fleet and Lewis Streets.Opening ceremonies start at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday night where the statue of La Madonna Del Soccorso will leave her permanent chapel on Lewis Street for a...

Wednesday’s Brief: Man Struck by Orange Line Train, Serious Lobster Rolls, Tea & Tranquility, The Grapes of Wrath, Movie Night

Things to know for Wednesday Today is Wednesday, August 15 and if you're looking for a serious lobster roll, Boston.com has pulled together a round up of the best 18 featuring some North End favorites. Here's what else you need to know for today... 5:00PM Tea & Tranquility. For first time walkers, an introduction to walking the labyrinth at 5:30pm at Armenian Heritage...

Tour De Fat Brings Whimsy and Fun Despite Rain at City Hall Plaza

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Imagine you're going to your favorite summer camp as a kid. There's games, dance parties, and prizes to win; it's all good fun. Now imagine that it's bicycle themed, for adults only, at City Hall Plaza, and it's a beer and wine festival with a warped sense of humor. That's really the best way to describe what took place...

Reader Poll: Which North End Restaurant Will Win the Fisherman’s Feast Meatball Competition?

The 108th Fisherman's Feast will be celebrated this weekend and, along with it, the first annual meatball competition between North End restaurants. The competition will take place on Saturday August 18 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meatballs will be judged by feast attendees and the top five will move on to be critiqued by a guest culinary judges panel. The...

Going Bananas Receives Support From Residents’ Association To Sell Beer And Wine

The North End/Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) voted 17-9 in favor of Going Bananas' proposal to add beer and wine to their grocery store at 65 Salem Street. Frank Scire, owner of Going Bananas Market, appeared before the Association Thursday evening with his plans to go to the Board of Appeal to change the legal occupancy of the building to take-out (use...

Neighborhood Photo: Greek Exchange Students Dine at Tresca

"Una Faccia, Una Razza!" The Italian saying meaning "one face, one race" is often used to express the close cultures of Italians and Greeks, and the shared genetic heritage of the peoples of the Mediterranean. The popular phrase appropriately captions this scene from earlier this week when Tresca hosted a group of thirty students from Greece who are in Boston...

In Loving Memory of Damian Perez

In Loving Memory Damian Perez August 21, 2017 Cherished memories will always be in our hearts.  

Tuesday’s Brief: Celeb Sighting: Kerry Washington, Little Groove, McAuliffe Rally

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, August 14 and if you were around the neighborhood this past weekend, you may have seen Actress Kerry Washington spending a fun-filled family day in Boston - making stops at the Aquarium as well as TWO meals in the North End, read more on the Boston Globe.  Here's what else you need to...