Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Improv Asylum Alum Donates $25K to Cover Actors’ Salaries, Virtual Hearing on COVID-19 Preparedness, Bruins Owner Sets Up Coronavirus Crisis Fund

Today is Monday, March 23 and the Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs announced a coronavirus crisis plan on Saturday that established a $1.5 million fund to pay part-time arena employees, read more on Masslive.com. Here’s what else you need to know for today… 1:00PM Virtual Public Hearing: COVID-19 Preparedness. Please see the following link to Read More…

Commentaries Featured Government

Downtown Journal: Charlie and Marty, Leaders for Tough Times

Downtown JournalAn occasional column about city life Nothing dulls my senses more than a televised press conference. However, recent State House pressers starring Charlie Baker catch my full attention. When the Massachusetts governor talks to reporters about the coronavirus situation, he communicates clearly and speaks well, answering reporters’ questions without attitude or comment. Baker, generally, Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Construction Halted at Langone & Puopolo Parks

As of March 16, 2020, the City of Boston temporarily paused construction projects as part of the efforts to combat the spread of coronavirus. This includes the renovations of the Langone & Puopolo Fields in the North End along Commercial Street. Construction began last summer on a project to renovate the parks, putting in synthetic 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…

Announcements People

Thank You from the Family of Giovanna “Jeanie” Lanza

The family of the late Giovanna “Jeanie” Lanza, wish to express their deep appreciation to the countless family, friends, colleagues and government officials who have offered such kind support and messages of sympathy and compassion in our time of need. We want to thank those of you that we were unable to greet in person, due Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Mayor’s Column: Through Every Challenge, Boston Stands Together

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh The coronavirus is a serious public health crisis that is affecting every aspect of life in our city. I know that the changes have been disruptive, and the cancellations have been disappointing. Some working people are losing paychecks, worried about bills, and struggling with childcare. And through it all, many Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Neighbors Serenade Each Other from Windows, Connecting Restaurants to Seniors, Cancelled Events

Today is Friday, March 20 and District One City Councilor Lydia Edwards’ office is compiling a list to help connect restaurants and seniors during the coronavirus pandemic, read more about the program here. Here’s what else you need to know for this weekend… 1:00PM POSTPONED: Films of Ida Lupino: Hard, Fast and Beautiful! All Boston Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Food & Drink

The Feast of San Gennaro has Been Canceled for September

The Feast of San Gennaro would have celebrated its third Boston iteration this year but has been canceled for this September, according to its North End organizers Frank DePasquale, Pasquale Trotta and Nick Varano who vow to bring it back in September 2021.  “It is with a heavy heart that we have to postpone our Read More…