Spring Bloomed at the Library [Photos]

Spring came with a burst of color to the North End Branch of the Boston Public Library in early April! Books in Bloom, a pairing of designer floral arrangements and related well-known books, was planned by The Friends of the North End Library in conjunction with Branch Librarian, Jennifer Hawes. Terese O’Connell, friend, member,...

Nominations Are Open for Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Elections

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) nominations for the annual election of officers and directors-at-large are now open. Members in good standing who wish to run for election as an Officer or a Director-at-Large shall nominate themselves by submitting a nomination statement in writing no later than April...

RUFF Dog Licensing Event April 24

Join the North End dog group RUFF and the City of Boston for a dog licensing event at the Prince Street dog park on Wednesday, April 24 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. More details below!

Author Talk: Kip Wilson Discusses “White Rose”

Author and Boston local Kip Wilson discusses her 2019 Indies Introduce title White Rose at the North End Branch Library on Wednesday, May 15 from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. A gorgeous and timely novel based on the incredible story of Sophie Scholl, a young German college student who challenged the Nazi regime during World...

Boston Architectural College Meeting to Discuss Nazzaro Building Future Uses

A team from Boston Architectural College (BAC) will be at the Nazzaro Center from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, to hear from the North End community regarding the desired future use of the Nazzaro building. The BAC study is independent of the City's process for the new North End community...

Celebrating What Unites Us!

Join us this Wednesday, April 17 at 10:30am at Armenian Heritage Park on The Greenway when Nicola Orichuia, Founder, I AM Books, the independent book store in the North End, will share his immigrant experience. Walk the Labyrinth and then to The Kitchen, Boston Public Market where a chef will demonstrate a signature dish for all to enjoy for lunch....

Annual Easter Egg Hunt Wednesday, April 17 at Christopher Columbus Park

Boston Community Collaborative (BCC) will host their seventh annual North End Waterfront Egg Hunt this Wednesday, April 17 at 10 a.m! Meet at the playground at Christopher Columbus Park a little before 10 a.m. to participate. Any older kids (age 8 and up) interested in helping hide eggs can sign up by emailing Becca...

Tuesday’s Brief: Armenian Heritage Park Reconfiguration, Spiderverse, Floral Arranging

Today is Tuesday, April 16 and here's what else you need to know for today... 11:00AM Behind the Scenes: Into the Spiderverse. Take a virtual fieldtrip with the North End Library as they explore how Into the Spiderverse was created! Then afterwards, draw your very own Spiderman comic. One lucky kid will win a...

State Senator Joe Boncore Talks Transportation and Legislative Priorities

Senator Joe Boncore spoke this week to the North End / Waterfront Residents' Association (NEWRA) highlighting his legislative and community priorities. Boncore began by thanking past NEWRA President Mary McGee for her service and congratulated his legislative colleague, State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz on being named Chair of the House Ways and Means Committee.

What’s The 311? Broken Sidewalk on Richmond St., Graffiti, Sink Hole Starting on Prince St.

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. Broken Sidewalk on Richmond Street "Several bricks missing - big trip hazard....

244th Lantern Ceremony Lights Up the Night on Patriot’s Day Eve

The 244th Lantern Lighting Ceremony was held on Sunday night, April 15th, the eve of Patriot’s Day at Old North Church in Boston's North End. The Lantern Ceremony celebrates the events of the night of April 18, 1775, when two men acting under the orders of Paul Revere snuck into the Old North Church late at night,...

Marathon Monday Brief: Parade Cancelled, Historic Landmarks Could Use More Love, Michlewitz TV

Today is Monday, April 15th - Patriots Day. Patriots' Day is a state holiday in Maine and Massachusetts on the third Monday in April. Courts and the registry of motor vehicles will be closed, as well as public schools as part of spring break. In Boston, it is also Marathon Monday and One Boston Day. This is...
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