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Neighborhood Photo: Autumn in the Air

This eerie image of Atlantic Avenue and the Monday evening clouds over the North End certainly seems to hint that fall is on its way. Cozy sweaters are great, but can we please hold on to the sunlight a little longer? Photo submitted by Bob Somerville. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? Public Works Kudos, Request for Trees, Move-In Trash, Ticket Ads at Richmond St. & Atlantic Ave.

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Public Works Kudos Two 311 users gave a shout-out to public works for keeping up with the trash build up during the big Boston move weekend. Read More…

Transportation

Crosswalk Construction Along Atlantic Ave. & Purchase St.

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced a construction advisory for crosswalk rebuilding on Atlantic Avenue from Christopher Columbus Park to East Street, and the Surface Road / Purchase Street from Kneeland Street to Mercantile Street. The work will be completed overnight Monday through Friday, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. from July 15 – Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Winter is Holding On

Boston is caught in a tug-of-war between winter and spring. Though warmer temperatures are predicted for the end of the week, a snowy, icy mess this past Sunday reminds residents that it’s still winter in New England. Check out this winter view of the Sail Loft on Atlantic Avenue above, submitted by Bob Somerville. “Neighborhood Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Holiday Lights From Atlantic Avenue

The holiday trellis lights at Christopher Columbus Park reflect off of the Marriott hotel at Long Wharf in this nighttime North End photo by Bob Somerville. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See past Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Darkness Envelopes the North End

As Autumn arrives, so do the longer evenings when darkness arrives while some are still returning home from work. This week the sun sets around 6:45pm, replacing pink skies with deep blues and city lights a bit earlier than last month. Photo submitted by Bob Somerville. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in Read More…

Transportation

New Multi-Space Parking Meters Go Live on Atlantic Avenue Along Cycle Track

Motor vehicle visiting parkers have had a free ride (literally) during the cycle track project as the meters along Atlantic Avenue were displaced. A new multi-space pay system has been installed and the City is ready to make it operational. Starting Friday, November 15, 2017: – 2 hour parking limit, 8am-8pm (ex Sun), and meters Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Return of the Benches

As the North End cycle track project (finally) comes to a conclusion, some of the finishing touches are being made. In the last week, the popular benches returned to the city-owned Atlantic Avenue space between Commercial and Lewis wharves, overlooking Boston Harbor.   “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Submit your interesting photos Read More…

Transportation

Final Milling on Atlantic Avenue & Cross Street Set for Saturday

The final portion of milling work will occur Saturday morning October 6 at the end of Atlantic Avenue at the Cross St. intersection.  Some limited work to mill the set back portion at Richmond St. and Commercial Wharf will also be finished. The work is anticipated to be complete in the morning with impact to traffic during Read More…

Transportation

Road Construction Update: Milling at Keany Square and Atlantic Ave. October 1 – 4

The following information was submitted by Kay Barned-Smith, CCM, AIA, Public Works Construction Management and Connect Historic Boston Project Manager regarding upcoming milling in the North End / Waterfront. On Sunday, October 1, there will be milling of Keany Square at the intersection of Causeway, Endicott and North Washington streets. On October 2 – 3, there will be Read More…

Transportation

Road Construction Update: Milling on Commercial & Causeway Street and Atlantic Avenue on August 28-30

The following information was submitted by Kay Barned-Smith, CCM, AIA, Public Works Construction Management and Connect Historic Boston Project Manager regarding upcoming milling and paving as part of the cycle track project. From August 26 through August 30, major roadway construction will take place near North Station and along Commercial Street in the North End / Waterfront neighborhood. Read More…