Business Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council Votes Against Going Bananas Malt & Wine License

Frank Scire and his attorney Rashi Mangalick petitioned the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) for support of a new malt and wine license at Going Bananas at the March NEWNC meeting. The council voted 6-1 in opposition to the license. Frank Scire, owner of Going Bananas, said he wants to offer a small, limited Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Social Highlights This Week: A Lot of Snow with a Taste of Spring

Check out our weekly social media highlights from residents, visitors, and more in the area. To be featured, tag us @northend.waterfront on Instagram, @northendboston on Twitter, @northendwaterfront on Facebook. Use hashtags #northendboston or #bostonwaterfront. Snowy Highlights View this post on Instagram I post this shot like I breathe air. Just feels right. .. . . Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Winter Storm Skylar Reaches Blizzard Status [Photos]

Winter storm Skylar has officially reached blizzard status in Boston, with the National Weather Service (NWS) reporting 3+ hours of blizzard conditions as of 12pm. A blizzard is defined as having sustained winds or frequent gusts over 35+ mph and considerable falling and/or blowing snow reducing visibility to less than 1/4 mile for more than Read More…

Daily Briefs Featured

Tuesday’s Brief: Storm Updates, Cancelled Meetings and Events, Seaport Land Developers

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, March 13 and the snow is here. Unless you want your car towed, be sure you’re up to date with all of the latest parking information. Read more about how some garages are offering discounted parking throughout the storm.  Here’s what else you need to know for Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Featured

Printing Office of Edes & Gill Leaving Clough House; New “Patriot’s Corner” Coming to Old North Campus

The Printing Office of Edes & Gill will be leaving the Clough House in Boston’s North End in the space adjacent to Old North Church on the Freedom Trail. The news was posted this week on Old North’s blog. Print master Gary Gregory has run the colonial printing shop for the past seven years and will depart Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Meetings

North End Music & Performing Arts Center Highlights Community Engagement, Digital Presence, and Space in Annual Report

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) shared their 2017 annual report at a public meeting last week, highlighting their recent marketing and rebranding overhaul, continued community outreach, and possible new space. The meeting began with NEMPAC Executive Board elections. Dianne Royle was re-elected as President, Doug Bowen-Flynn was re-elected as Vice President, Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: 7-Eleven Robbery, Loud Music, Auto Theft and Disturbing the Peace

Recent incidents as reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Armed Robbery / Commercial 03/06/18       2:55am Police officers responded to an armed robbery in progress at the 7-Eleven store at Hanover and Commercial Streets. Clerk reports two unknown male suspects displayed a handgun and knife and Read More…

Featured Food & Drink

My Cousin’s Place Reopens After Renovations Celebrating Sixth Anniversary

North End coffee shop “My Cousin’s Place” has reopened after a floor-to-ceiling renovation and will mark its sixth anniversary on March 21st since debuting on Hanover Street in 2012. Owner Ralph Verrocchi said, “We want to thank all our regulars and welcome everyone to come in for our delicious breakfast and lunch specialties.” MCP is a Read More…

Featured Kids & Families Schools

Children’s Librarian Rebecca Fox Visits St. John School [Photos]

Rebecca Fox, Children’s Librarian at the West End Branch of the Boston Public Library (BPL), visited St. John School to discuss BPL’s art resources in preparation for illustrator Ralph Masiello’s upcoming visit this Thursday, March 15. The students enjoyed learning how their favorite children’s books come alive through the illustrations that accompany the story. Thank you to Ms. Read More…

Community Featured Photos & Videos

Social Highlights This Week: Longer Days, Farmers Market Finds & More Flood Footage

Check out our weekly social media highlights from residents, visitors, and more in the area. To be featured, tag us @northend.waterfront on Instagram, @northendboston on Twitter, @northendwaterfront on Facebook. Use hashtags #northendboston or #bostonwaterfront. The Days are Getting Longer View this post on Instagram Quiet weekend in the neighborhood . . #Boston #northend #sunset #winterweekend Read More…

Featured Government Real Estate

City Council Has Mixed Feelings on “Investor Unit Ban” for Short-Term Rentals (AirBnb)

The City Council is split between caution and urgency in crafting their response to the mayor’s short-term rentals ordinance, due later this month. “My immediate reaction to a time crunch is to be restrictive and then open it up slowly in terms of what we can offer,” said District 1 City Councilor Lydia Edwards. “Let’s Read More…