Community Featured

North End Egg Hunt Draws Hundreds of Kids to Fun Event [Photo Gallery]

It was a perfect Spring day for the annual North End Egg Hunt on Sunday morning drawing hundreds of neighborhood kids to Christopher Columbus Park. Sponsored by the Boston Community Collaborative and Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, the group had prepared over 2,500 stuffed eggs and hid them all around the park creating fun for all ages! Photos by Matt Conti Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

2017 Reconfiguration of Abstract Sculpture [Photo Gallery]

The split rhomboid dodecahedron monument at the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway, known as the Abstract Sculpture, was reconfigured this week for the 2017 season. Made out of steel and aluminum, the Abstract Sculpture changes from each year. The debut of this year’s sculpture is one of the 24 possible configurations, featuring kissing halves and a low profile that extends Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photos: Palm Sunday in the North End

Palm Sunday scenes in Boston’s North End: Photos by Matt Conti [MattConti.com] While you’re here …we have a small favor to ask. More people than ever are reading NorthEndWaterfront.com but we need your help making ends meet. Advertising doesn’t bring in enough to pay for reporting or editorial work. Keeping this website going takes a Read More…

Community Featured

The Weekender: Eliot School Surprise, Real Estate, Rat Pack, North Square Art & Visitor Parking Map

Always a favorite, it’s The Weekender — your quick reference to the most popular posts this week on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Ten Year Surprise Celebration for Eliot K-8 Innovation School Leaders Principal Traci Walker-Griffith & Asst Principal Lydia Torres Principal Traci Walker-Griffith and Assistant Principal Lydia Torres were surprised by students and families to celebrate their 10 years Read More…

Featured Transportation

North End Neighborhood Visitor and Metered Parking Map

Last month, I posted a new interactive North End parking map highlighting parking lots and garages in the nearby area. Below is an additional resource – an interactive map of metered and visitor parking spots in the North End / Waterfront area. Click on the parking icons to find details about each marked location. Boston parking Read More…

Featured Transportation

Hack for Boston’s Traffic Gridlock: A Boat

Boston Traffic Gridlock Hack:   Water Taxi services are an underutilized resource for coastline trippers in Boston. If your destination is anywhere on Boston Harbor’s coast: the North End, Charlestown, East Boston’s several new residential developments, the Airport, or a restaurant in the Seaport district, a water taxi can get you there without the traffic Read More…

Featured Schools

Surprise Celebration Video: 10 Year Anniversary for Eliot School Leaders Traci Walker Griffith & Lydia Torres

Principal Traci Walker-Griffith and Assistant Principal Lydia Torres were surprised by students and families to celebrate their 10 years at the Eliot K-8 Innovation School in Boston’s North End. Hundreds of students and parents joined in the cheering crowd with a show that featured dramatic speeches, boogie dances, award presentations, funky music, tears of joy and lots Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Featured People

North End’s Philip Frattaroli Receives “I Migliori in Mens et Gesta” Award

Photo: Philip Frattaroli receives “I Migliori” Award from Pirandello President Frank Ciano and Master of Ceremonies Stefano Salimbeni, RAI Italia (Photo by Rosario Scabin, Ross Photography) Receiving one of the nine prestigious “I Migliori” awards this year from the Pirandello Lyceum was Philip Frattaroli from Boston’s North End. The annual “I Migliori in Mens et Gesta” award ceremony was held on April Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Suspects Sought in Vinoteca Di Monica Break-in & Mike’s Pastry Robbery

There have been two troubling thefts this week of high profile North End businesses. On Monday, a Mike’s Pastry employee was robbed on Hanover Street while bringing nearly $10,000 in cash to the Citizens Bank across the street. Boston Police have street camera video (see below) of the robbery and continue to investigate the brazen theft Read More…

Community Featured Meetings

Prado Restoration Kickoff Meeting Focuses on Priorities

The long-awaited process to restore the crumbling Paul Revere Mall, known as The Prado, began this week with a kickoff community meeting hosted by the Boston Parks Department at the Old North Church. Established in 1925 as the centerpiece of Boston’s North End, the Prado is located between Boston’s oldest church, the Old North Church on Salem Street, and Read More…