Community

Art Installation at Christopher Columbus Park: “Even if you don’t see it, it is there”

Being responsive to our common needs and interconnectedness during these challenging times, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park’s Art Curator Robyn Reed recently hung a new art installation at the Park entitled, “even if you don’t see it, it is there.“ Drawing inspiration from graffiti artist DAKU, who incorporates shadows in his work, Robyn chose Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

Local Cases Continue Decline; Massachusetts Enters Phase II [COVID-19 Weekly Update]

There were five new coronavirus cases reported this week in the Downtown, North End, Beacon Hill, and Back Bay neighborhoods reported by the Boston Public Health Commission’s weekly report through June 4th. That represents about a 75% decrease in new cases from the prior week where there were twenty new cases. The total number of Read More…

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Weekly Top Reads: Protests Call for Justice; Graduation Parade, Looters Arrested; Real Estate Sales, New Neighborhood Council Members, Pop-Up COVID Testing Site

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured protests, police reports, local celebrations, real estate, community groups, healthcare, and more. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Mostly Peaceful Weekend Protests Turn Ugly Sunday Night Thousands of protestors marched in mostly peaceful protests last weekend joining in the nationwide calls Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Illegal Dumping on Endicott St., Property Protection Concerns

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Illegal Dumping on Endicott Street This 311 user says, “Illegal dumping. Somebody is dumping home appliances and remodeling debris in front of our property at 219, Read More…

Community Featured Government People

Meet the 2020 – 2021 Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Officers

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) recently announced six new members, each who will serve a two-year term as part of the volunteer community organization. Learn more about the newly appointed/re-appointed members below (*incumbent). These introductions will also be part of the June NEWNC meeting, to be held virtually on June 8, 2020. 1. Kevin Drew: Read More…

Community Featured Kids & Families Photos & Videos Schools

Rolling Parade for Class of 2020 North End Graduates [Photo Gallery]

A rolling Class of 2020 Graduation Parade was held on Saturday morning to recognize Boston North End seniors who have missed their formal ceremonies this year. Organized by State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, dozens of vehicles made their way through the streets stopping at the homes of over 20 graduates. Seniors received commendations from the Massachusetts Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

Cases Continue Positive Trend as Boston Prepares to Reopen Offices June 1st [COVID-19 Weekly Update]

There were 375 new COVID-19 cases citywide reported on the COVID-19 case tracking dashboard through May 29th, a 52% decrease in new cases from last week when Boston had 779 new cases. Boston’s Emergency Departments (ED) reported that 3.5% of all ED visits were for COVID-19-like illness (CLI). This is down from 4.5% the prior Read More…

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Weekly Top Reads: Dog Park Reopens, Police Blotter, St. Leonard’s Masses Resume, Liquor License Reform, Boston Parks Ranking, Memorial Day Photo Gallery

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured parks, pets, police reports, religion, businesses, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. North End Dog Parks Reopen RUFF North End announced the reopening of the Prince Street Dog Park at the Gassy (DeFilippo Flights area) and the Richmond Street Read More…

Community Featured Food & Drink

Councilor Edwards: Liquor License Reform Could Help Small Restaurants Recover From Pandemic

City officials met with restaurant and bar owners to discuss the idea of a liquor license purchase/leasing program that would offer immediate financial relief to struggling businesses during a virtual hearing on Wednesday afternoon. The proposal, filed by Councilor Lydia Edwards (District 1), would allow the City of Boston to buy (and leaseback) liquor licenses Read More…