Community

The Weekender: City Budget Projects in the North End, Aqua Pazza Opens, Taste of the North End, Boston Skyscrapers, City Councilor Candidate Pool Narrows, and Love Your Block

Restaurants, politics, events and more – it’s all here in the top five posts from this week! 24th Taste of the North End Fundraiser Fills Skating Rink to Capacity The 24th Taste of the North End brought out hundreds to support neighborhood charities on Friday, April 28th. Over 40 North End restaurants, pastry shops and vendors Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Aggravated Assault & Battery / Home Invasion, Breaking & Entering at Hanover St. Pharmacy, Motor Vehicle Larceny on Snow Hill and Hull Streets

The following incidents were reported in the Boston Police Area A-I journal log. Aggravated Assault & Battery / Home Invasion 4/18/17   11:40pm Victim reports three suspects (one male, two female) entered his Fulton Street apartment. The male suspect struck the victim in the head with a firearm while the others stole U.S. currency, iPhones, jewelry, bank Read More…

Community

The Weekender: IMAX/Harbor Garage Deal, Tall Ships Security, Cross St. Demolition, Long Wharf Battle, New NEMPAC Board Member & Historical Novel

New and changing sights to be seen in the North End / Waterfront area are at the top of this week’s posts. Read the most popular five posts from this past week below! Marathon-Like Security on Waterfront for June 17th Tall Ships “Parade of Sail” Sail Boston, Inc., Boston Police, US Coast Guard and other public safety officials held a community meeting Read More…

Community Featured

The Weekender: City Council Candidates, Patriots’ Day Celebrations, Sail Boston Events, and Water Main Break

City Council candidate announcements and Patriots’ Day celebrations are at the top of this week’s most popular posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Catch up on the news below! Paul Revere’s Ride Reenactment Caps Off Patriot’s Day Parade Always an exciting day in the city of Boston, the annual Patriots’ Day Parade was held on Monday morning, ending in Boston’s Read More…

Community Government

Celebrate “One Boston Day” with Kindness and Goodwill

On Saturday April 15 the City of Boston will celebrate “One Boston Day”, a day Mayor Martin Walsh permanently designated last year to “celebrate the resiliency, generosity, and strength demonstrated by the people of Boston and those around the world in response to the tragedy of April 15, 2013.” One Boston Day encourages random acts of Read More…

Featured Transportation

North End Neighborhood Visitor and Metered Parking Map

Last month, I posted a new interactive North End parking map highlighting parking lots and garages in the nearby area. Below is an additional resource – an interactive map of metered and visitor parking spots in the North End / Waterfront area. Click on the parking icons to find details about each marked location. Boston parking Read More…

Government Transportation

Go Boston 2030 Plan to Bring Harbor Ferries, N. Station/S. Station Express Bus & Bike Corridors

The Go Boston 2030 Vision and Action Plan was recently released with several projects impacting the North End and downtown Boston area. “Go Boston 2030 addresses the transportation challenges that we face as a city and a region, and lays the foundation for how we can create a safer, more equitable transportation future… Altogether, the initiatives in Read More…

Transportation

New Interactive North End Parking Map

Parking in the North End / Waterfront neighborhoods can be a nightmare, especially without a resident sticker (and, let’s be honest, it’s no walk in the park for residents either – pun intended). Visitor parking spots are few and far between, with different restrictions depending on the day, and rarely let you park for more Read More…

Government

Boston City Council Take Up Reprecincting; Downtown Waterfront Split Proposed

If you walked through Government Center on Election Day, you probably noticed the long line of voters that twisted through the brick concourse, down the steps, and around City Hall. This is because it’s been decades since Boston made major adjustments to equalize precinct sizes, causing stress on voter locations in quickly growing neighborhoods. To alleviate Read More…

Transportation

Reinstallation of Hubway Bike Stations Begins

This past Monday, February 27, marked the beginning of the reinstallation of 127 New Balance Hubway Bike Share Stations in Boston. The Boston Transportation Department expects the majority of stations to be reinstalled by mid-March, with all stations completed by April. Hubway members can keep track of the progress and check the status of each station at thehubway.com. Read More…

Community Government Real Estate

State Rep. Michlewitz Proposes New Regulations on Short-Term Rentals (AirBnb)

A new legislative proposal by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz would enforce a three-tier regulation on properties being rented on a short-term basis through online portals such as AirBnB, HomeAway, and Vacation Rentals By Owner (VRBO). This issue first arose two years ago when, driven by neighborhood questions and concerns, State Reps Aaron Michlewitz and RoseLee Vincent proposed Read More…