What’s The 311? Uber Eats Blocks Traffic, Hanover St. Antenna Pole Follow-Up, Needle Found at Langone Park

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. Uber Eats Driver Idling in the Middle of Salem Street "This Uber eats vehicle was in the middle of the street. We need enforcement in the North End." The original 311 post...

New Year’s Eve Midnight Fireworks Return to Boston Harbor

A spectacular display of fireworks will once again ring in the New Year over Boston Harbor on December 31 beginning at midnight! In partnership with the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, the Wharf District Council, Boston Harbor Now and the City of Boston, fireworks will be shot off from a barge between Long Wharf and Fan Pier. Suggested viewing locations include...

Thursday’s Brief: Airbnb Bill Optimism, Save the Harbor, Neighborhood Night, Toys for Tots Fundraiser, Public Safety Meeting, West End Demolition

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, December 6. Here's a joke from local comedy writer Ben Alper to start your day: "According to a UMass poll, Massachusetts is heading in the right direction – north, to buy stuff in tax-free New Hampshire" - Ben Alper. Here's what else you need to know for today... 5:00PM North Street Grille Neighborhood Night. Join...

Pressley Says Goodbye to Boston City Council as She Prepares for Congress

City Councilor Ayanna Pressley said her goodbyes at the Boston City Council meeting on Wednesday afternoon. Pressley is getting ready to leave the council for Congress in January. She has been on the Boston City Council for 8 years, serving with 25 councilors and under two mayors. Pressley made national news in the September primary elections when she defeated 20-year incumbent Mike...

Trinity Martignetti Receives Good Neighbor Award

Trinity Martignetti was presented with the November Good Neighbor Recognition Award for her efforts in keeping the North End neighborhood clean. Trinity is pictured above receiving the award from Recognition Chair Janet Gilardi. Trinity works diligently at helping to keep her section of Prince Street as clean as possible! She thanked NEWRA for the award and hopes that her efforts encourage other neighbors to...

Koukla Salon Grand Opening on Salem Street

Open invitation to all our neighbors to celebrate our Grand Opening of our new location on Salem Street!

“Snow Show” Dance Performance at the Nazzaro Center [Photos]

On Monday December 3rd, 2018 the Nazzaro Center put on Snow Show – an evening of dance performed by members of the Nazzaro's youth program under the dual direction of Alana Chipman & Kelsey Whipple. Nazzaro Center Director Stephen Siciliano would like to give a special thanks to all the children who participated and especially to Alana & Kelsey for putting...

National Hand Washing Awareness Week is December 2-8

National Hand Washing week occurs December 2nd through December 8th and is a fantastic way to promote better hygiene and reduce respiratory illnesses - particularly with children. Washing your hands is easy, and it’s one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs. Clean hands can stop germs from spreading from one person to another and throughout...

7 Artists 7 Fishes Holiday Art Opening Event

7 Artists & 7 Fishes Celebrating the Sea and Sustainable Seafood with Save the Harbor/Save the Bay and Local Artists and Chefs. Join Save the Harbor/Save the Bay on Thursday December 6th from 5:30-8pm for a seasonal celebration of the sea and sustainable seafood at their Boston Harbor Pop-Up Museum at 226 Causeway Street. The “7 Artists & 7 Fishes” exhibition...

Revisit the West End’s Demolition Through the Eyes of a Young Construction Worker

Join the West End Museum on Thursday, December 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. to hear a firsthand account of the demolition of the West End from Tom Hynes, an individual who spent his college summers working on the West End demolition team for Duane Wrecking. Hynes will speak about his memories—the sights, smells, sounds, and feelings he experienced—and...

Toys for Tots Party December 6

Join the Gilardi Group and Divine Design Center for their annual Toys for Tots Party on Thursday, December 6 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 2 Battery Wharf. Bring a new unwrapped toy! Read more details in the flyer below.

North Street Grille Neighborhood Night

North Street Grille is hosting a "Neighborhood Night" on the first Thursday of each month with 30% of sales going back to the community. See more details below.