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Commentary: Foster St. Playground Status Update

The Foster Street Playground was recently featured in a recent 311 report and I fell compelled to share some insights and history. My parents and I have attempted to address the abandonment of this city playground for many years to no avail. Our property abuts the playground; our kitchen windows look directly out on to Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Boston-Area Grocery Guide for Safe Shopping, Canceled Events, Preferred Quarantine Station

Today is Monday, March 30 and here’s a joke from local comedian Ben Alper: “Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced suspension of parking tickets or towing for street cleaning. Also, street cleaners have been ordered to slow down and continuously sing ‘Happy Birthday’ twice.” Here’s what else you need to know for the week ahead… 6:00PM Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Graffiti and Stolen Package

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Vandalism03/09/208:00 a.m. Manager of a Salem St. bank reports vandalism (graffiti) to an ATM in the foyer. Video footage to be made available. Larceny 03/25/201:46 p.m. — 3:15 p.m. Victim reports he received an Amazon package delivery which Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Speak for the Trees Branches Out With “No Need to LEAF the House” Webcast on Urban Forests

At a time when businesses and organizations are making the pivot to virtual experiences, Speak for the Trees branched out by hosting an informal online reception to talk about the different ways trees and other forms of nature can be better integrated in the City of Boston. The organization aims to improve the size and health of the Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Rabbits Hopping into Spring

Another sign of spring in the neighborhood, the rabbits have returned along the wharves! This weekend a few of our smaller furry friends were seen hopping about in the North End. “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…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Stay-at-Home Advisory, Tenement Life, Neighborhood Turkeys, Downtown Journal, and Social Distancing Activities

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured coronavirus updates for the city and state, local columns, history, photos, nature, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Governor Baker and Mayor Walsh Discuss Essential Services Order and Stay-at-Home Advisory On Monday, March 23, Governor Baker issued an emergency order requiring all employers Read More…

Business Featured

Are You Open? Enter Your North End / Waterfront Business Listing

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) is building a listing of North End restaurants and cafes, shops and boutiques, liquor stores, animal and child care services, etc. that are open and offering services during the COVID-19 outbreak. The goal is to have a go-to listing of businesses so that the community can support each other. Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photos: Chalk Messages of Hope

This young Eliot student and his mom have been sharing messages of hope with the local community by decorating the waterfront sidewalks! Every morning the two have been writing messages of thanks and positivity to bring much needed smiles to passersby on the Atlantic Avenue sidewalk between Lewis Wharf and the Sail Loft. Mother Jade Read More…