Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Bike Shop Window Smashed, Sexual Assault Investigation, Real Estate Sales, Eliot Teacher Receives Award, Garden of Hope, Farewell to N. Washington St. Bridge

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured crime, police, schools, real estate, gardens, construction, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Suspect Arrested For Smashing Window At Urban Cycles Bike Shop Urban Cycles / AdvenTours on Atlantic Avenue had their window smashed when a test rider took Read More…

Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

Girl Friends of the North End Cancel September Reunion

by Francine Capodilupo Gannon Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the annual Girl Friends of the North End get together will NOT be held this September 2020. Instead, we look forward to seeing everyone in September, 2021 when we shall celebrate our Tenth Annual Girl Friends of the North End gathering. In the interim, please Read More…

Community

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Receive Golden Trowel Award

The Golden Trowel Award was presented to Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP)’s Horticultural Committee Co-Chairs Robyn Reed and Terese O’Connell for the Garden of Hope on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. Parks Commissioner Ryan Woods presented the award, noting that the garden earned first place for its beauty and design and FOCCP’s mission to cut Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

Massachusetts Sees Uptick In Cases; Mayor Walsh Says Increase Not a Concern in Boston [COVID-19 Weekly Update]

There were eight new COVID-19 cases this week in the Downtown, North End, Beacon Hill, and Back Bay neighborhoods, according to the Boston Public Health Commission’s weekly report through July 30th. The total number of cases for the downtown neighborhoods stands at 519, a rate of 93.1 per 10,000 residents. About 1.6% of all Emergency Department visits were Read More…

Community

Garden of Hope Wins First Place in Mayor’s Garden Contest

The idea for the Garden of Hope at Christopher Columbus Park was born out of disappointment when, early last spring, dozens of hybrid roses in the classic rose garden failed to make it through the winter season. The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Horticulture Chairs, Robyn Reed and Terese O’Connell, teamed up to create the Garden of Hope. Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: FBI Search Fulton St. Building, New Travel Order, DreAMBoat Yacht, Updates From Elected Officials, N. Washington St. Bridge Project

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured an FBI investigation, new COVID-19 travel restrictions, boats, government, transportation, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. FBI Swarm North End Building; Arrest Former Convict A normally quiet street in Boston’s North End saw quite a scene around noon on Read More…

Community

Wharf District Council Surveys Seek Input on International Place Public Realm and State St. Renovation Projects

The Wharf District Council (WDC) is asking residents to weigh in on two projects currently underway. One International Place Public Realm As discussed at the last WDC meeting, The Chiofaro Company is currently evaluating four key attributes of the International Place public realm as they move forward in developing a master plan for the complex—lobby Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Mirabella Pool Opens, Police Blotter, Neighborhood Council Supports Projects, Ship to Shore, and Potential New Bus Lane

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured the reopening of the local swimming pool, police updates, development, comedy, transportation, and more. Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Mirabella Pool Opens July 22, Swim Slot Registration Required The BCYF Mirabella Pool on Commercial Street in the North End reopened Read More…

Community Featured Government Meetings

Mayor Walsh Provides Updates on COVID-19, Schools, Parking, Outdoor Dining, Parks & Violence

The North End/ Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) and North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) hosted a virtual joint meeting on Wednesday evening to talk with local elected officials about updates for the neighborhood in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Marty Walsh discussed the current COVID-19 data and the City’s reopening plan. Boston entered Read More…

Community Featured Kids & Families

Mirabella Pool Opens July 22, Swim Slot Registration Required

The BCYF Mirabella Pool on Commercial Street in Boston’s North End will be open to City of Boston residents starting Wednesday, July 22. New protocols will be in place due to COVID-19 that include registering for a swim time slot, social distancing, and wearing a face covering when not in the water. Sign up for Read More…