Founder of NorthEndWaterfront.com, hyperlocal community "news & views" serving Boston's North End, Waterfront and Downtown. Also, photographer at MattConti.com and editor of NorthEndBoston.com.
Featured Food & Drink

Libertine Brings “Free-Spirited” Bar & Restaurant to North End’s Salem Street

The North End’s Salem Street has a new and expansive bar-centric destination with this month’s opening of Libertine. The restauranteurs were inspired by the free-spirited nature of the name (Libertine is defined as one devoid of restraints; a dissolute person or freethinker). The eclectic theme is readily evident in both the drinks and food menu. Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

Disney’s “Godmothered” Movie Magic Comes to North Square

Production of “Godmothered” for the Disney+ streaming movie service began in Boston’s North End this week turning parts of the neighborhood into a Christmastime wonderland. Historic North Square saw the largest transformation, with string lights, garland, fake snow and decorated trees. The film stars Isla Fisher and Jillian Bell with Emmy winner, Jane Curtin, also Read More…

Arts & Culture Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: It’s Always Christmas in the North End

Setup for Disney’s film “Frills” is happening today in North Square with what looks like a Christmas scene, complete with trees, string lights and decorations. “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 Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos Schools

Eliot Students Celebrate Lunar New Year With a North End Parade [Photo Gallery]

The Eliot K-8 School celebrated the Lunar New Year this week with a parade through the streets of Boston’s North End. Lower School students at the Charter Street building prepared their dragon costumes, face masks and noisemakers and processed along Hanover Street around Tileston and Unity Streets back to the Paul Revere Mall (Prado). The Read More…

Featured Real Estate

Chiofaro Releases 600′ Waterfront Tower Design for Harbor Garage Site

After more than 10 years of debate and still pending lawsuits over the Municipal Harbor Plan at the Harbor Garage site, the Chiofaro Company publicly released its long-awaited design for its waterfront tower on Atlantic Avenue. In a Project Notification Form (PNF) filed on Wednesday, renderings for a 600-foot tower called “The Pinnacle at Central Read More…

Featured Food & Drink

ALCHEMISTA Catering Coming to 101 Atlantic Avenue, Formerly The Living Room

Alchemista, a high-touch, office catering and hospitality company, has taken steps to establish itself at 101 Atlantic Avenue at the corner of the Mercantile Building formerly occupied by The Living Room that closed almost exactly a year ago. Founded by Christine Marcus, ALCHEMISTA has a site in Boston on Lincoln Street as well as locations Read More…

Community Featured People

Kirsten Hoffman Nominated to Greenway Conservancy Board by North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) nominated Kirsten Hoffman as the NEWRA’s representative to Greenway Conservancy Board replacing Robyn Reed who completed her six-year term on the Board. “The interrelationship of the historic North End and the Greenway is vital to both, particularly as we see more development,” said Hoffman in a letter handed out Read More…