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Business Real Estate

Sunday Globe Magazine: “The Boston Waterfront Has Arrived”

Phyllis Rugnetta, Mary Giuffreda, and Nancy Caruso joined fellow North End resident Frank Ania for a game of bocce on the North End waterfront. This 1998 photo is included in the Globe’s gallery associated with the May 13, 2012 article, “The Boston Waterfront has Arrived.” View the entire gallery. Tom Keane writes “The Boston Waterfront Read More…

Community Real Estate

BBJ Executive Profile: Vivien Li, President of The Boston Harbor Association

Boston Business Journal’s Thomas Grillo, writes an executive profile, “Vivien Li: Waterfront Champion“: If you like having access to Boston Harbor, thank Vivien Li. For two decades, the president of the Boston Harbor Association has been making sure developers who build on the waterfront meet the state regulations that require an accessible harbor. At 5 Read More…

Food & Drink

Tresca Restaurant Featured at 25th Annual Beyond Shelter Gala

Neighborhood restaurant hosts chef’s table at 25th annual Beyond Shelter Gala to benefit Friends of Boston’s Homeless. Tresca of the North End joined Friends of Boston’s Homeless on Thursday, April 26, for the organization’s 25th annual Beyond Shelter gala. The event welcomed 700 guests to the House of Blues for tastings by 20 of the Read More…

Community Meetings Police & Fire

New North End-Waterfront Neighborhood Watch Program

Under the direction of Carolyn MacNeil, Director of Neighborhood Watch programs for the Boston Police department, councilman David Marx of NEWNC and North End resident Brian Brandt, The North End-Waterfront will soon have a Neighborhood Watch program. Public Safety meetings are held at 6:30 PM on the first Thursday of every month at The Nazarro Read More…

People Photos & Videos

North End Stories: Frank Imbergamo Talks About His North End Childhood

Frank Imbergamo was born and raised in the North End of Boston. In this video, Frank talks about the North End of his childhood and participating with the North End Athletic Association. View more at, a digital narrative project.

Community Photos & Videos Sports

Photos: NEAA T-Ball, Minor League and Soccer Banquet

Over 175 people filled the Nazzaro Center Gym to celebrate the NEAA’s Youth Baseball and Soccer Programs. Awards were given to T-Ball, Minor League Baseball, 4/5 Year Old Soccer, 6 to 8 year old soccer and 9/10 year old soccer. Over 150 awards in all. Special Thanks to Minor League Baseball Commissioner Steven Siciliano, T-Ball Read More…

Community Police & Fire

Extensive Vandalism on the North End’s Harborwalk

A concerned resident sends in this disturbing account of extensive vandalism on Monday night, Presidents’ Day at the North End’s Puopolo and Langone parks by a large group of young individuals drinking on the Harborwalk. After the photos, the same resident provides an update on the response by City officials. Approximately 8:45 PM last night Read More…


North End Election Officers Needed

ELECTION DAY OFFICERS NEEDED THROUGHOUT BOSTON FOR 2012 ELECTION CYCLE Have you ever gone to vote and thought that you might enjoy being an Election Officer “someday,” or have you thought that the poll workers at your precinct are a great group, and you would love to have the opportunity to work with them?  The Read More…

Government Police & Fire

Shredder Truck Complaint at Romney Headquarters, 585 Commercial St.

A Citizens Connect user complains to the city today about a shredder truck, illegally parked outside Romney headquarters at 585 Commercial St. Mitt Romney’s giant Shredder Truck illegally parked outside his office on Commercial Street. This giant shredder truck often parked in tow zone in front of Romney National HQ, yet never towed or ticketed. Read More…