Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Don Giovanni, Best People-Watching Spots, Spectacle Island Fireworks, Gentle Yoga

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, June 21 and be sure to tune in at noon today for a Facebook Live event on the WGBH News page for the latest installment of Inside Boston with Joe Mathieu. This week’s episode will focus on Boston’s historic North End neighborhood.  Here’s what else you need Read More…

Community Transportation

Reader Poll: Will You Participate in the City’s Bike Program Series?

This summer, the Boston Transportation Department (BTD) is hosting a series of bicycle events to support and encourage biking in the City. These efforts complement the increased budget for Boston transportation improvements, specifically bike infrastructure and the Connect Historic Boston bike corridors project from Go Boston 2030. The BTD bike program series includes National Bike to Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Bike Share Expansion Open Houses to Discuss New Bike Stations

The Boston Transportation Department (BTD) will host eleven open houses this spring to finalize plans for more than 70 new bike share stations in the City. Boston residents are encouraged to drop in to an open house and share comments in person. An online survey is also available at: www.boston.gov/bike-share- expansion. The closest open house to Read More…


Permanent Bike Lane Planned for Cross and N. Washington Streets After Safety Study [Video]

Permanent thermoplastic bike lanes will be installed this summer on Cross and N. Washington Streets, connecting Atlantic Avenue at Christopher Columbus Park to the Charlestown Bridge. Boston Bikes representative, Kim Foltz, from the City’s bike program presented with Jessica Mortell, Toole Design Group, to provide a general update on neighborhood bicycling as well as results from a safety Read More…

Event Notices

July 13th Council Agenda: Bike / Cycle Track, Outdoor Concerts at Lovejoy, Snow Hill and Wiget St. Zoning

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Website: www.NEWNCBoston.org Email: info@newncboston.org NEWNC AGENDA Monday, July 13, 2015, 7:00PM Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street 1.  Welcome:  NEWNC President 2.  Call to order & Roll Call:  NEWNC President 3.  Meeting Protocol:  NEWNC Vice President 4.  Committee Reports: a. Resident Parking/Traffic Committee: Ryan Kenny b. Public Safety Committee:  Sean Hennessey c. Greenway Committee: Read More…

Sports Transportation

Hubway Bike Stations Open in the North End / Waterfront

Spring weather is in the April air, welcoming outdoor activities and the start of spring sports around the city. It also means Hubway stations are back in action after their winter hiatus. We profiled the six Hubway bike stations in the North End / Waterfront area, covering everything from their locations, pricing, and a break Read More…

Community Event Notices People

North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) Elects New Officers at Annual Meeting; Talks Bike Lanes and Development [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) has a new slate of officers for the 2013-2014 term. The five new executives ran unopposed and were unanimously elected by voice vote on October 10, 2013 at NEWRA’s annual meeting. The 2013-14 NEWRA Executive Committee includes four new officers with President Jim Salini returning for a Read More…

Event Notices Sports Transportation

Shared Bike Markings on Salem Street – Update from Boston Bikes [Video]

Nicole Freedman, Boston Bikes Director, gave an update on the addition of shared bike markings scheduled for Salem Street in Boston’s North End. The update was hosted by the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) on September 12, 2013. See CityofBoston.gov/bikes for more information on Boston Bikes.