Community Kids & Families

Annual Toys for Tots Collection by The Gilardi Group

The Gilardi Group has announced they will cancel this year’s Toys for Tots holiday party due to COVID-19; however, they will still be collecting toy donations starting October 19 through December 14. “This is our 20th year and I wanted it to be huge,” said Toni Gilardi of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty. “But most importantly, Read More…

Community

Pop-Up Pumpkin Patch Delights Children at Columbus Park

“Find a Pumpkin—Take a Pumpkin” was the message in Columbus Park on the afternoon of Thursday, October 15, when the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) hosted its first pop-up pumpkin patch. Ann Babbitt, Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Vice President, conceived of the idea for this alternative experience when the annual Fall Festival had Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

New Artwork: Bats! At Christopher Columbus Park

“Holy bat cave, Batman!” Robin of Batman and Robin fame might say this if he entered the trellis at Christopher Columbus Park these October days. Another Robin, Robyn Reed, Park Art Curator for the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, has created a whimsical art installation at the Park. When walking under the trellis, look up to see Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Columbus Statue, Wu Campaigns for Mayor, Puopolo Field Turf, Real Estate, Chiofaro’s Pinnacle, and The Pet’s Vet

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured government, construction, real estate, businesses, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Christopher Columbus Statue To Be Replaced By Italian Immigrant Statue In North End’s Waterfront Park; Knights Will Display Old Statue Mayor Walsh announced that the fragile condition of Read More…

Community Featured Real Estate

Dock Square Garage Meeting Discusses Project Changes: Reduced Residential Units, 4″ Increase in Building Height

Proponents for the Dock Square Garage Project discussed the Notice of Project Change (NPC) filing followed by a Q&A at a recent Impact Advisory Group (IAG) session. The project, located at 20 Clinton Street between the Haymarket Hotel (Parcel 9, under construction) site and Faneuil Hall Marketplace, directly across Surface Road from the Greenway’s Parcel 12, has Read More…

Community Featured Real Estate

NEWRA & New England Aquarium Letters Regarding Central Wharf Pinnacle; Public Comment Period Ends Oct. 9

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) has submitted two letters—one to the Mass. Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs and one to the Boston Planning and Development Agency—regarding the Pinnacle at Central Wharf, also known as the Harbor Garage redevelopment project. NEWRA writes that they support, generally, redevelopment of the Harbor Garage, but Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Featured

Christopher Columbus Statue to be Replaced by Italian Immigrant Statue in North End’s Waterfront Park; Knights Will Display Old Statue

Mayor Marty Walsh announced on Monday evening to the North End/ Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) that the fragile condition of the Columbus statue after its recent beheading by vandals means that it will not be returning to its pedestal in Christopher Columbus Park. Instead, the Boston Arts Commission will begin a process to design and Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Italian Heritage Month, Boston Floating Hospital, COVID Updates, Pagliuca’s Good Neighbor Award, Water & Sewer Work, Taste of the North End

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured local history, COVID-19, Italian Heritage Month, construction, businesses, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Life On The Corner: The Boston Floating Hospital “The Floating Hospital was founded in 1894 when Boston was at the peak of the immigration deluge,” Read More…

Community

ABCD NE/WE NSC Community Food Program Provides Nourishing Boxes of Groceries and Produce

Thanks to the collaboration and support of the Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) and Lovin’ Spoonfuls, the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) is able to give out full boxes of produce, meat, eggs, and canned and frozen vegetables to those who would find some groceries helpful. Staff at the NSC weighed Read More…

Community Featured

Weekly Top Reads: Winding Down NorthEndWaterfront.com, Outdoor Dining Heaters, New Vicar for Old North, NEMPAC Renovations, Elected Officials Talk Budgets & Development, RUFF Board of Directors

This week’s top posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com featured restaurants, arts, religion, government, local groups, and more! Read on below to see the most popular articles from this past week. Editor’s Note: Winding Down Our Community News Project After nearly 12 years, NorthEndWaterfront.com will be winding down over the next few months and cease publishing in January 2021. This announcement Read More…