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Community Police & Fire Sports

North End Teens Take 3rd Place in Boston Police District A-1 Basketball Tournament

On Wednesday, August 24, 2011, the District A-1 Community Service Office held its first annual Community Basketball Tournament.  The event was held at The Sports Club/LA located at 4 Avery Street.  The event was sponsored by Christine Dunn and John Ciolfi of the Millennium Place Primary Condominium Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Towers, Boston Common. They graciously Read More…

Business Photos & Videos

Pirates and Patriots Tour Launch and Vistor Information Center Opening

  The City of Boston, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Freedom Trail® Foundation, and partner representatives joined forces to open the new waterfront Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Visitor Information Center and launch the Foundation’s Pirates & Patriots Tour, including (back, left to right) Mike Cantalupa, Boston Properties; Tim Kirwan, InterContinental Hotel; Pat Read More…

Real Estate

New Bulfinch Triangle Apartment Development to Start Construction on the Greenway

News from Simpson Housing LLLP regarding the start of construction this month of a new apartment building on the Greenway at Causeway & Beverly Streets in the Bulfinch Triangle, next to the Archstone Avenir building. Simpson Housing LLLP has announced plans for the development of a 365,000-square foot, luxury rental apartment property to be developed Read More…


MassDOT Schedules Public Hearings on Proposed HazMat Truck Route

Public Hearings: Proposed Hazardous Material Route Public Hearings will be held by MassDOT, as the state routing agency, to discuss the I-93/I-95 Non-Radioactive Hazardous Material through routing designation proposed by the City of Boston. The four hearings are scheduled as follows: Boston- Tuesday, August 23, 6:30-8:30pm, State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza, 2nd Floor Quincy- Read More…

Arts & Culture Health & Environment

Summer Food Safety Tips from North End Waterfront Health

by Mary Wright, health educator for North End Waterfront Health Hot weather often causes people to lose their appetite but it is important to eat and drink enough to keep you healthy. When it is hot and you do not feel like eating big meals, have five or six smaller snack-like meals during the day.  Read More…

Community Event Notices Health & Environment Police & Fire

Boston’s Fire Fighting Bachelors Auctioned Off to Benefit Local 718’s Fill the Boot for MDA Fund


Who:     Boston Fire Fighters Local #718, 10 Boston Fire Fighter bachelors, Boston Cannons LAX dance team and the Muscular Dystrophy Association

What:    $10 at the door, which includes two drinks courtesy of Bacardi and Sam Adams, access to the patio cook out and the chance to win a date with one of Boston’s most eligible fire fighters

When:    Cook out 4-8 p.m., auction 8-10 p.m., Thursday June 9

Where:   Dillon’s Restaurant and Bar, 955 Boylston St. Boston


Obituary: Marie Napoleone of the North End

NAPOLEONE-Marie, 94, of Boston’s North End, on Monday May 16, 2011. Marie worked at the Charlestown Naval Ship Yard and upon her retirement became receptionist at the Sacred Heart Church in the North End where she was a devoted parishioner. Cherished daughter of the late Giulia (DiBerto) and Settimio Napoleone. Loving sister of Umberto “Al” Read More…

Community Food & Drink

Announcing the 2011 Greenway Food Vendors

 News from the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy: The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy ( is expanding last year’s popular food vending program on the Greenway, and today announced the names and locations of the finalists and the food they will be serving. The expansion is based on the success of 2010’s successful pilot program. This year, Read More…