Business Featured

Reader Poll: Should Recreational Marijuana Shops be Considered Essential?

Last month Governor Baker issued an emergency order that required all employers who do not provide COVID-19 essential services to close their physical workplaces to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Industries that are exempt include healthcare, public safety, groceries and take-out restaurants, utilities and infrastructure. The list does not include recreational marijuana shops, which Read More…

Community

One Boston Day 2020 to be Citywide Day of Reflection, Prayer, and Unity

The sixth annual One Boston Day on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 will mark the seventh anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. One Boston Day encourages random acts of kindness and spreading goodwill. Over the past five years on this day, activities across the City give individuals an opportunity to give back to their community. The Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: New Liquor Licenses, Pandemic Restrictions, Maria’s Masks, Rep. Michlewitz on COVID-19 Legislation, Aquarium Budget Cuts, Past Easter Parties

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured more coronavirus restrictions and updates, businesses, government, and a little local history. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Restaurants: Proposed New Liquor Licenses “Slap In The Face” During Pandemic This week’s Boston City Council hearing on adding 150 non-transferable liquor licenses Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Social Highlights This Week: Signs of Easter and Black & White

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. Signs of Easter Although Easter will not be the same this year with many businesses closed, and individuals following social distancing and stay-at-home measures due to COVID-19, the Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Reader Poll: Is the North End/Waterfront Social Distancing?

During the coronavirus pandemic, Boston has become a much quieter, sometimes eerily empty city. Schools have been closed since mid-March, and most shops and office buildings are locked. As part of Gov. Baker’s emergency order, all businesses that do not provide COVID-19 essential services have closed their physical locations. All to stop the spread of Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Open Businesses Directory, Tenement Life Part 2, Street Photos During COVID-19, Emergency Rental Relief, & Speak for the Trees

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com, despite another week of social distancing due to COVID-19, featured a little bit of everything—businesses, history, housing, photos, nature, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. We’re Open! North End / Waterfront Business Listing The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) has started Read More…

Community Featured

Reader Poll: How Are You Keeping Busy During the Stay-at-Home Advisory?

Early last week, Governor Baker issued an emergency order requiring all non-essential businesses to close and for residents to remain at home in attempts to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a two-week stay-at-home advisory outlining self-isolation and social distancing protocols. The Order also limits gatherings to 10 people during the state of emergency, a Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Stay-at-Home Advisory, Tenement Life, Neighborhood Turkeys, Downtown Journal, and Social Distancing Activities

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured coronavirus updates for the city and state, local columns, history, photos, nature, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Governor Baker and Mayor Walsh Discuss Essential Services Order and Stay-at-Home Advisory On Monday, March 23, Governor Baker issued an emergency order requiring all employers Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Meetings

North End Waterfront Health Coalition Manager Perry Discusses Substance Abuse Prevention & Outreach

David Perry, Coalition Manager at the North End Waterfront (NEW) Health Center led a discussion on substance abuse, support, and local resources at the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) March meeting. The mission is to educate, prevent, and treat some of the substance abuse disorders that are within the North End community. The primary concerns, Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Neighborhood Changes Due to COVID-19, San Gennaro Feast Canceled, City Hall Plaza Renovation, Updates on Parks, Nazzaro Building Potential

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWatefront.com mainly focused on the rapidly changing public health emergency due to the coronavirus, COVID-19. Schools, community centers, and many local businesses have closed until further notice. The North End/Waterfront community has found ways to come together, such as our “helping hands” list of those looking to lend a hand Read More…