Community Featured Sports

North End Baseball Season Opens!

Cover Photo, left to right:  NEAA Baseball Coordinator John Romano, Senator Joe Boncore, Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Councilor Sal LaMattina, Barbie Sablone, NEAA President Louie Cavagnaro, Jack Sablone, Kathy Carangelo, Officer Dave Saddler, Denise Sablone, Jesse Sablone, Vincent Sablone, NEAA Commissioner Ralph Martignetti, Freddy Carangelo   The North End Athletic Association opened its 2017 Baseball season Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Aggravated Assault & Battery / Home Invasion, Breaking & Entering at Hanover St. Pharmacy, Motor Vehicle Larceny on Snow Hill and Hull Streets

The following incidents were reported in the Boston Police Area A-I journal log. Aggravated Assault & Battery / Home Invasion 4/18/17   11:40pm Victim reports three suspects (one male, two female) entered his Fulton Street apartment. The male suspect struck the victim in the head with a firearm while the others stole U.S. currency, iPhones, jewelry, bank Read More…

Featured Food & Drink

24th Taste of the North End Fundraiser Fills Skating Rink to Capacity

The 24th Taste of the North End brought out hundreds to support neighborhood charities on Friday, April 28th. This is perhaps the last year the community fundraiser will be held in the iconic Steriti Skating Rink as organizers seek a larger venue. Over 40 North End restaurants, pastry shops and vendors brought their world famous cuisine and beverages. Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

Volunteers Come Out to North End “Love Your Block” Spring Cleanup

The North End “Love Your Block” cleanup brought out a large crowd of volunteers on Saturday, April 29th including many who met at the Prado (Paul Revere Mall) on Hanover Street. T-shirts and tools were distributed as groups went off to various streets, parks and alleys of the neighborhood to get things spruced up for Spring. We counted Eliot School students, along Read More…

Community Featured Government

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Nomination Forms Due May 1st

Ed: Please note this post has been revised to reflect May 1, 2017 as the correct deadline to submit nomination papers. The post previously indicated May 8th which is the candidates night meeting. Papers are now available at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street and are due back with 40 valid resident signatures by May 1st. The Read More…

Featured Real Estate

Aquarium’s IMAX Theater Deal Would Increase Footprint of Chiofaro’s Harbor Garage Project

Neighbors concerned about the size and scale of the proposed Chiofaro Co. Harbor Garage project thought they had achieved a victory when the draft Municipal Harbor plan increased the open space requirement from 30% to 50%, complying with Chapter 91. They still weren’t thrilled with a 600 foot high tower, but at least there would be Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Marathon-Like Security on Waterfront for June 17th Tall Ships “Parade of Sail”

Sail Boston, Inc., Boston Police, US Coast Guard and other public safety officials held a community meeting in the North End last week, emphasizing the tight security procedures to be in place for the arrival of the Tall Ships Regatta in Boston on June 17th. With over one million spectators expected along Boston’s waterfront, Conventures head Dusty Rhodes described Read More…

Community Featured

BRA Continues 9-Year Legal Fight for Development Over Picnic Tables at Long Wharf

With its seemingly infinite legal budget, the Boston Redevelopment Authority filed an appeal this week of a Superior Court judgement protecting Long Wharf from development. The March 2017 ruling was the latest loss by the BRA in the “Long War of Long Wharf” versus a North End resident group (dba “North End Ten“) and the National Park Service. At Read More…

Community Featured

The Weekender: City Council Candidates, Patriots’ Day Celebrations, Sail Boston Events, and Water Main Break

City Council candidate announcements and Patriots’ Day celebrations are at the top of this week’s most popular posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Catch up on the news below! Paul Revere’s Ride Reenactment Caps Off Patriot’s Day Parade Always an exciting day in the city of Boston, the annual Patriots’ Day Parade was held on Monday morning, ending in Boston’s Read More…

Community Featured Transportation

WalkBoston Talks to Residents Association

WalkBoston‘s Brendan Kearney presented at the April 2017 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) to discuss its walk-ability initiatives. WalkBoston is a non-profit that advocates for public and private infrastructure that creates connections, destinations, safety and comfort for walkers. Kearney highlighted the North End as a great example of a walking neighborhood with very Read More…

Featured Government

Charlestown’s Jack Kelly Declares Candidacy for District 1 City Council Seat

Charlestown resident, Jack Kelly, has declared his candidacy for the District 1 City Council seat being vacated by Sal LaMattina. The District 1 seat on the Boston City Council represents the North End, Charlestown and East Boston. He joins candidates Stephen Passacantilli, Lydia Edwards and Michael Sinatra in vying for the seat. Kelly shared the following thoughts with Read More…