Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Sky Dining on Hold, Columbus Statue Review, Human-Sized Leaves Spray-Painted on Boston Common

Today is Tuesday, August 11 and if you were looking forward to dining in the sky 180 feet over the city of Boston, you’ll have to wait a bit longer as COVID-19 rules no longer permit the floating dinner parties that were potentially joining the dining scene, read more on Eater Boston.com. Here’s what else Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Attempted Sexual Assault, Motor Vehicle Breaking & Entering

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Attempted Sexual Assault08/02/20         2:00 a.m.Female victim reports she was walking home from a friend’s house when she was approached by a male who began talking with her. Victim further stated when they reached North Read More…

Arts & Culture

Neighborhood Drawings: Modern Pastry Shop

This neighborhood drawing features Modern Pastry Shop on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End. Established in 1930, Modern Pastry was originally a small storefront at 261 Hanover Street. In 2014, the family-owned business expanded to also operate a larger shop just next door at 263 Hanover Street. Though the iconic neon sign is historic, the Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Locks & Channel to Reopen August 11; Demolition of Pier Sub-Structure Begins

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for the week of August 9 – August 22, 2020. Marine Impacts The temporary safety zone on the Charles River prohibiting transit through all spans of the North Washington Street Bridge will stay in place until 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 8/11. Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Boston Art Commission to Begin Review Process for Christopher Columbus Statue on August 11th

Boston Art Commission’s monthly meeting is next Tuesday, August 11 from 4-6 p.m., and it will include public testimony on the Christopher Columbus statue (among other agenda items). The BAC will then vote on whether to formally review the artwork, and begin a process similar to what was done for Emancipation Group.  The head of Christopher Columbus Read More…

Announcements Arts & Culture Event Notices

NEMPAC Open Mic Night Sponsored by Senator Boncore Aug. 14

Join the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) on Friday, August 14th via Zoom at 6 p.m. for the community favorite open mic night emceed by Educational Programs Director Allie Meek-Carufel and sponsored by Senator Joe Boncore.  This free virtual event is open to all ages and levels! Email ameek@nempacboston.org by Wednesday, August 12th at 6p.m. Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Boston Harbor Now Named Champion in Action, HIIT by Healthworks, Street Sweeping Resumes

Today is Monday, August 10 and starting today ticketing enforcement for street sweeping in the City of Boston will resume. Failure to move a vehicle during posted street sweeping hours will result in a $40 fine ($90 in Charlestown) and $90 for overnight street sweeping. At this time, the City will not be towing vehicles, see Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

100th Anniversary Feast of Madonna Della Cava Recognized [Photos]

The second weekend of August 2020 would have been the 100th Anniversary for the Feast of the Madonna Della Cava. As with all of this year’s religious processions and feasts, these large gatherings have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic for public health reasons. Instead, a small number of members from the Madonna Della Read More…

Police & Fire

Fulton St. FBI Raid was for Knockout Drugs and Guns, Per Court Docs

Court documents released this week reveal more to the story leading up to the dramatic Fulton Street raid on July 29th by the FBI and federal task force officials. Universal Hub runs down details from the affidavit. A tipster told authorities that former convict Trevor Lucas, of 143 Fulton St., was asking how to “kill Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Solitude & Shadows

This black-and-white image shows Atlantic Avenue along the waterfront from above. “A rare sight on a Saturday morning,” says photographer Bob Somerville, noting the lack of people and activity. Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your Read More…