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North Square Preservation Award “Extended Cut” with A+J Art+Design [Video]

The North Square reconstruction project was awarded one of nine 2020 Preservation Achievement Awards by the Boston Preservation Alliance. The award recognizes the resilience of individuals, the versatility of historic buildings, and the importance of storytelling in keeping our histories alive. The Boston Preservation Alliance has now released their extended cut film of the 2020 award-winning projects. Watch Read More…

Featured Government

Go Vote Tuesday! 2020 United States Presidential Election

Tuesday, November 3, is the 2020 United States Presidential Election. In addition to U.S. President, Massachusetts residents will cast their vote for Senator in Congress, Representative in Congress, Governor’s Councilors, Senator in General Court, Representative in General Court, and Register of Probate, as well as two ballot questions. Two million people have already voted in Read More…

Featured Transportation

N. Washington St. Bridge Update: Vibratory Hammer Noise Impacts

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 November 1 – November 14, 2020. Vibratory Hammer Noise Impacts  A vibratory hammer is being used to install the five cofferdams which will be needed to build the piers of Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Elevated Waterfronts, Living Shorelines, Raised Roadways & Bike Paths Proposed by Climate Ready Boston as Coastal Resilience Solutions

The Climate Ready Boston team discussed the release of their long-awaited findings on the Downtown, North End and Dorchester neighborhoods at an event held on Thursday. Team members presented a project overview before shifting to a panel discussion and Q&A session. Building on the Resilient Boston Harbor plan as well as the Imagine Boston 2003 Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Halloween Safety From NEW Health

It’s approaching the time of year when children don their best spooky costumes and venture into the night in search of sugary treats. Every year Halloween poses risks and demands extra precautions for trick-or-treating participants and people going about their regular business. This year, COVID-19 has added an element of careful consideration to your child’s Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Fall Back – Daylight Saving Time Ends On Sunday, November 1st

On Sunday, November 1, 2020, at 2:00 a.m., clocks are turned back one hour to Sunday, November 1, 2020, 1:00 a.m. local standard time instead. Sunrise and sunset will be about one hour earlier on Nov. 2, 2020 than the day before, meaning there will be more light in the morning, but for those of us still commuting, you’ll likely Read More…

Featured Kids & Families

Halloween Happenings: Your Spooky 2020 Guide!

Some might say 2020 has been frightening enough, but local groups and organizations are doing what they can to bring the Halloween fun to the North End / Waterfront this year! Read below for your guide to this year’s spooky season. Tuesday, October 27 2:15PM: NEMPAC Halloween Community Dance Class. Join Dance Director Amanda Teneriello Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Lost Crossing: The Lewis Street Mission to Boston’s “Black Sea”

By Jessica Dello Russo The North End of Boston is world-famous for historic sites with ties to the American Revolution from North Square to Copp’s Hill. Just outside of this circuit, along the water’s edge, are signs of another upheaval, literally, just that, in the sense of where we find the Boston Harbor shoreline today, Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Package Theft, Breaking & Entering of Motor Vehicle

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Larceny from Building10/20/20         4:30 p.m.Clark Street resident reports she observed an unknown male suspect on a Bluebike steal three boxes that were delivered to the front entrance of her building. Suspect fled on the Read More…

Featured Government

Request Your Mail-In Ballot by Oct. 28; Early Voting & Ballot Dropbox Locations

Twenty-one early voting locations and 17 ballot dropboxes are just some of the ways Boston residents can cast their votes leading up to the November 3, 2020 election. This election will include races for Senator in Congress, Representative in Congress, Governor’s Councilors, Senator in General Court, Representative in General Court, Register of Probate, and Office Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Wharf District Council Police Update: Assaults, Bank Robbery, Larcenies, Disorderly Conduct, and Election Day Preparedness

Boston Police Department (BPD) Sergeant Steven Moy provided a police report at the October Wharf District Council (WDC) meeting. Sergeant Moy spoke to an uptick in issues related to the homeless population due to COVID-19’s effects on shelter capacity and on the BPD’s continuing engagement efforts to provide services. WDC Member Joanne-Hayes Rines thanked the Read More…

Business Featured Food & Drink

Caffé Ducali Opens in Boston’s North End

Caffé Ducali, an an Italian-inspired espresso bar, has opened at 289 Causeway Street, next door to Ducali Pizzeria, in Boston’s North End. Managing Partner Philip Frattaroli and the team behind Filmark Hospitality Group, which also owns Ristorante Lucia, Filippo, Ducali, and Cunard Tavern, announced the grand opening on Thursday, October 22, 2020. “We always seek Read More…