Arts & Culture Featured

Traditional Greek Music on The Prado Provided by NEMPAC’s Summer Concert Series

The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) provided another free concert Thursday on the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) as a part of their Free Summer Concert Series. REVMA performed traditional Greek music for all to enjoy. Free arts and crafts were also provided by North End Against Drugs. To start the night off, Read More…

Community Featured

Neighborhood Council Reports and AirBnb Update from State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz

Aaron Michlewitz, Maria Lanza, and the Neighborhood Council’s President, John Pregmon provided updates at the Neighborhood Council meeting on July 10th, 2017. Use the timeline to jump to specific areas of interest in the video. (00:00) John Pregmon – Neighborhood Council President Marquis, the new owners of the North End Nursing Home, will come to Read More…

Community Real Estate

Neighborhood Groups Disagree on Basement Expansion Project for 32 Charter St.; Discuss AirBnb Concerns [Videos]

The two North End / Waterfront neighborhood groups disagreed on whether to support or oppose a zoning variance request for a residential expansion project at 32 Charter Street. In both meetings, residents questioned whether the unit is being setup for short-term rental use, such as AirBnb. Chris Olson and his attorney, William Ferullo, made their Read More…

Community Featured Police & Fire

Neighborhood Council Addresses Peace Garden Disturbances [Video]

Video from the July 10, 2017 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Earlier this week, NorthEndWaterfront.com published this piece by resident Thomas Schiavoni regarding disturbances from an illegal “deck” on a fire escape right above the Peace Garden at Saint Leonard Church. At the Neighborhood Council meeting on July 10th, the Council discussed Read More…

Featured Food & Drink Health & Environment

North End Tied with Jamaica Plain for Most Composted Materials

Since 2015, the once pilot program, Project Oscar, has been collecting composted materials and data throughout Boston. From June 2015 through April 2017, the North End has recycled about 30,000 pounds of food waste. For comparison, the same amount was composted in Jamaica from November 2015 through April 2017. Although the two neighborhoods are tied, Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Actors Dine, Fourth Festivities, Bootcamp

View this post on Instagram Stayed close to the hood tonight instead of venturing all the way to the river for the #fireworks in #boston and I'm glad I did. I found them really lack luster this year and a super fast disappointing finale. #july4th #4thofjuly A post shared by Jeff Tamagini Tamagini Leather (@tamaginileather) Read More…

Daily Briefs

July 4th Briefing: Parade, Fireworks, Keytar Bear, AirBnb Opposition, Traffic Signal Changes

What you should know for Tuesday! Events for Tuesday, July 4th: 9:00 AM Parade – North End Marching Band Leading Off at City Hall Plaza. Boston’s Annual Fourth of July Parade will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. An estimated 500 participants will march from Boston City Hall and then: turn left onto Cambridge Street continue onto Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Briefing: Harborfest, What to Know For the 4th, More MBTA Wifi on Hold, Garden Walks

What you should know for Monday! Events for Monday, July 3rd: All Day Boston Harborfest on the Waterfront. With hundreds of activities over Independence Day weekend at Boston’s best landmarks, this family-friendly event is the country’s largest Fourth of July festival. Activities include the annual opening ceremony at Faneuil Hall, historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, boat tours, Read More…

Government

Peter Lin-Marcus for District 2 City Council Speaks at Ward 3 Candidates Night

Peter Lin-Marcus, running for District 2 City Council, spoke at the Ward 3 Democratic Committee’s Candidates Night on Wednesday, June 21st. Marcus began his time at the Candidates Night by informing people that he is not a professional politician. He says he is running for city council to “Restore the American Dream especially for people in Read More…