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Life on the Corner: Tenement Life Part 2—Gentrification

Read Part 1 of Nick Dello Russo’s “Tenement Life” here. Living in a congested neighborhood like the North End meant there were always people out in the streets and going in and out of the apartments. Families were large and people were always either leaving or returning from work. School children went home for lunch Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Photo Gallery: Boston’s Empty Streets During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The beginning of Spring would normally have the North End and downtown Boston streets bustling with locals and visitors taking in the season after a long Winter. As the business shutdowns and stay-at-home advisories associated with the COVID-19 outbreak have gone into effect, the streets are very quiet with very few moving vehicles, and only Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Aquarium Announces Downsizing Moves

The New England Aquarium announced a series of budget cuts to preserve resources it believes will help the waterfront institution survive the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. “This was a heartbreaking decision, as it included staff layoffs and furloughs, and every member of our team is fiercely committed to the Aquarium and its mission,” Read More…

Arts & Culture Kids & Families

North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Music Theatre Troupe Gains Broadway Singer’s Attention

The cast of the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Music Theatre Troupe’s production of Disney’s Frozen Jr. created a mash-up video of “Let It Go” to bring their ensemble together while rehearsals are paused and bring a smile to the community’s faces. The video caught the attention of Broadway actress Brittney Mack, Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Flowers Sprouting

April showers are hopefully bringing some May flowers! Frankie Boyer spotted some flowers already blooming at the Armenian Heritage Park along the Greenway. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See 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…