ACLU Supports North End’s Hollander in Precedent Setting Case

The American Civil Liberties Union issued the following press release today in support of Fredda Hollander and her appeal that will be heard by...

FAA Crashes Chiofaro’s Towers

The revised Chiofaro plan for the Harbor Garage Redevelopment took another hit as the Federal Aviation Administration said it cannot accept any plan over...

Open House, Open Studios at the North Bennet Street School

Aspiring furniture makers, bookbinders, jewelry makers - or those merely curious about the process of making exquisite things by hand - are invited to a rare, behind-the-scenes look at one of the America’s oldest schools of craftsmanship during a special two-day open house to be held November 6 and 7 at the North Bennet Street School ( in Boston’s North End.

The event will be held on Friday, November 6, 10am to 2pm and Saturday, November 7, 10am to 3pm.  Admission to the event is free.

NEMPAC and NEWMA Halloween Activities

In partnership with NEWMA (North End/Waterfront Mothers Association), NEMPAC (North End Music and Performing Arts Center) is sponsoring neighborhood Trick-or-Treating for the children this...

NEWNC Goes Bananas; 10-0 in Support

At Monday's North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting, the council voted 10-0 in support of  "Go Bananas" produce market to move across the street to...

Nunzio’s Pizzeria Applies For Outdoor Patio

The North End/Waterfront groups don't cover on the other side of Surface Road, but folks in Harbor Towers and Rowes Wharf might be interested...

NEMPAC Film Festival To Feature North End/Waterfront Residents


The first annual North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) Film & Music Festival will feature a collection of performances from North End/Waterfront residents. The festival will screen a short film entitled “Viva! Saint Agrippina Di Mineo” that documents the Saint Agrippina Feast, owner of the Wild Goose and North End resident, Sal D’Girolamo, plays the lead role in short film The Audition, and North End musicians Jeremy Sazranzo, Gary Fieldman and Sandro Carella will perform in the band, Crosstown.  The event will take place this Thursday, October 22nd at 7:00pm at the Hard Rock Café Boston located on 22-24 Clinton St.

Along with the above performances of North End/Waterfront residents, there will be seven other short films screened at the festival and there will also be two other musical performances from jazz musician, Harvey Diamond, and NEMPAC Instructor, Greg de Bourgknecht. Along with the film screenings and musical performances, the event will include question & answer sessions with the filmmakers, cast and crew and there will be a special guest appearances from local filmmakers, Dave McGlaughlin and Frank Ciotta.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at the door with cash or credit card for $10 or they can be purchased in advance by calling NEMPAC at (617) 227-2270.   All proceeds from tickets sales will go directly toward supporting NEMPAC’s mission of providing affordable arts-related programming to residents of the North End/Waterfront and the surrounding neighborhoods.  There will also be a cash bar and full food menu available for purchase.  If you would like additional information about the event,  please contact Jonathan Sproul at (617)519 -3106 or via email at

“The Town” Revised Filming Dates

Like a houseguest that was fun the first few days, but doesn't seem to leave, "The Town" movie production will be filming again in...

Questions Abound for Parcels 9 and 7

This week, Paul McMorrow writes two insightful articles in Banker & Tradesman regarding the fate of two parcels adjacent to the North End, Parcel...

Trick or Treating & Pizza Party on the Prado

Halloween is right around the corner!!!  For the second year, NEMPAC has decided to sponsor the ever-popular "Pizza Party on the Prado" following Trick-or-Treating. This...

Greenway Programming Update

The Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy issued the following reminder of its seasonal and ongoing programming activities on the parks. Boston Public Farmers Market...

NEWNC Agenda for October 19th Meeting

NEWNC AGENDA October 19, 2009 7:00PM -  Nazzaro Center (30 N. Bennet Street) 1.    Call to order – Stephen Passacantilli 2.    Roll call – Stephen Passacantilli 3.    Meeting Protocol –...