Arts & Culture Featured

Christopher Columbus Statue to Undergo Public Review Process

Boston Art Commission (BAC) voted to submit the Christopher Columbus statue for further public review to decide its fate, following a virtual meeting on Tuesday afternoon. The issue will undergo a citywide public engagement process to allow voices on both sides to express their opinions regarding the statue’s future. BAC will also establish a group Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Featured

Fisherman’s Feast 2020 in the Year of the Pandemic

The Fisherman’s Feast would have taken place this weekend, August 13-16, 2020, in the streets of the North End. As with all of the feasts, the COVID-19 pandemic has canceled the 110th annual street festival. La Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca Society has arranged for commemoration in Boston’s North End, including several virtual events. Follow Read More…

Community Featured Government

Register to Vote by Aug. 22; Early Voting & Mail-In Ballots Available for 2020 Elections

The Massachusetts State Primary is Tuesday, September 1, 2020. This year, in addition to early voting, which allows for more flexibility in getting to the polls and less crowds at polling locations, individuals can also choose to vote-by-mail. Here are all the ways to make sure your vote counts on Election Day. Register to Vote! Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Attempted Sexual Assault, Motor Vehicle Breaking & Entering

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Attempted Sexual Assault08/02/20         2:00 a.m.Female victim reports she was walking home from a friend’s house when she was approached by a male who began talking with her. Victim further stated when they reached North Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Project Update: Locks & Channel to Reopen August 11; Demolition of Pier Sub-Structure Begins

Below is the construction look ahead for the North Washington Street Bridge Replacement Project as provided by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) for the week of August 9 – August 22, 2020. Marine Impacts The temporary safety zone on the Charles River prohibiting transit through all spans of the North Washington Street Bridge will stay in place until 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 8/11. Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

100th Anniversary Feast of Madonna Della Cava Recognized [Photos]

The second weekend of August 2020 would have been the 100th Anniversary for the Feast of the Madonna Della Cava. As with all of this year’s religious processions and feasts, these large gatherings have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic for public health reasons. Instead, a small number of members from the Madonna Della Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Gov. Baker Boosts Enforcement in Midst of Rising Cases; Postpones Step 2 of Phase III Indefinitely [COVID-19 Weekly Update]

The Downtown, North End, Beacon Hill, and Back Bay neighborhoods experienced a 50% increase in new cases this week with sixteen new cases reported by the Boston Public Health Commission’s weekly report through August 6th. The total number of cases for the downtown neighborhoods stand at 535, a rate of 96 per 10,000 residents. Visits Read More…

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…

Featured Real Estate

Boston City Group, Inc. Sells 33A at Commercial Wharf

*Sponsored Post* Boston, MA: Commercial Wharf Unit 33A, a 1918 SF Office Condo sold on July 31, for $1,920,000.00. Boston City Group, Inc.’s Caroline Ligotti, Emily McGranaghan, and Linda Redeker, represented the Seller and procured the buyer, a Capital Investment Company that will use the space for their new Boston corporate headquarters. 33A is located Read More…

Featured Real Estate

Appeals Court Favors Commercial Wharf Condo Owners Avoiding Chapter 91 License

The Commercial Wharf East Condominium Association (CWECA) received a favorable ruling from the Massachusetts Appeals Court on July 31, 2020 in its fight against the State Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP). The court affirmed a Superior Court ruling that the DEP’s determination process was flawed regarding the need for a Chapter 91 license at Commercial Read More…