Obituary: Mario Corsaro, Owner of Varese Shoes

Mario Corsaro of Stoneham and owner of Varese Shoes of the North End, passed away peacefully on August 3, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Corsaro's shop, Varese Shoes, once located at 285 Hanover Street (now Cassarecce Ristorante), was a staple of the North End for over 40 years....

Wharf District Council Aug. Agenda: Climate Ready Boston, Battery Park Restaurant & Bar, Public Realm Video

The Wharf District Council will host their August meeting on Tuesday, 8/20 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Norman Leventhal Center, 30 Rowes Wharf. See the full agenda posted below.

Monday’s Brief: Haymarket Fence Comes Down, Royal Air Force Red Arrows Show, Zumba in the Park

Today is Monday, August 19 and if you missed this past weekend's Fisherman's Feast and the exciting Flight of the Angel, don't worry...there's still plenty more to excitement to come with this year's feast season. Here's what you need to know for the week ahead... 11:00AM Royal Air Force Red...

109th Fisherman’s Feast Celebrates the Madonna on Assumption Day [Photos]

The 109th Fisherman’s Feast kicked off this weekend continuing the tradition of the North End’s oldest running Italian festival. The feast honors Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca with ceremonies at the Fisherman’s Club on North & Lewis Streets. Opening ceremonies fell on Assumption Day, August 15th, so all the Madonna groups joined for a...

Council Wants Protection for Trees

The Boston City Council is worried about the future of trees in the city and wants to make sure there are protections in place. While Boston might be in an economic boom, many trees throughout the city are being cut down due to development. When Councilor Tim McCarthy had several...

Apply for Community Preservation Act Funding for Fall 2019

A new application round for Community Preservation Act (CPA) funding, providing support for affordable housing, parks and open spaces, and historic preservation projects is now open. Applications are due September 27, 2019. The Community Preservation Act provides funds collected from a surcharge on real estate taxes for local community projects. This 1-percent surcharge and a state...

Police Blotter: Robbery on Hanover Street & Bike Theft

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Robbery08/09/19      2:42 a.m.Victim reports she and two friends were exiting an Uber ride on Hanover Street and were approached by a male and female who appeared to be homeless. At this time, a verbal...

Royal Air Force Red Arrows to Perform Aerial Show Over Boston Harbor

The Royal Air Force aerobatic team, the Red Arrows, will take to the skies over Boston Harbor on Monday, August 19 around 11 a.m. to perform an aerial show as part of an eleven-week tour to 25 American cities. https://twitter.com/rafredarrows/status/1158841025676435456?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1158841025676435456&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.boston.com%2Fnews%2Flocal-news%2F2019%2F08%2F07%2Froyal-air-force-red-arrows-boston The jets will take off from the north and fly...

Congressman Lynch Town Hall on August 22nd in Braintree

Congressman Lynch has announced a Town Hall in Braintree on August 22nd. Here are the details:Thursday, August 22nd, 20196PM-8PMBraintree Town Hall Horace T. Cahill Auditorium1 JFK Memorial DriveBraintree, MA 02184 Topics include (but not limited to): Impeachment Climate Change/Green New DealGun ControlImmigrationWeymouth Compressor StationTransportation/MBTAQuiet Skies...

Weekly Top Reads: Feast Photos, Congressman Lynch Talks with Residents, Traffic Study, Municipal Harbor Plan Debate, Boat Cruise, & Movie Night

This week's top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured a little bit of everything – culture, politics, transportation, development, local activities, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. 99th Feast of Madonna Della Cava The Madonna Della Cava Society...

Neighborhood Eateries Participating in Dine Out Boston

Dine Out Boston is the popular two-week celebration which showcases Boston’s diverse restaurant scene from August 18-23 and August 25-30. Sponsored by the Greater Boston Convention Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) and American Express, this event provides locals and visitors a twice-a-year opportunity to sample area restaurants at special prices.

Weekend Brief: Fisherman’s Feast, Kids Celebrate End of Work Programs, Bootcamp in the Park, Friday Films

Today is Friday, August 16 and the weekend is finally here. There's lots going on around the neighborhood and city in general. Check out NBC10's list of 30 great ways to have fun in and around Boston this weekend. Here's what you need to know for this weekend... Fishermen's Feast...