Arts & Culture Event Notices

Boston Art Commission to Begin Review Process for Christopher Columbus Statue on August 11th

Boston Art Commission’s monthly meeting is next Tuesday, August 11 from 4-6 p.m., and it will include public testimony on the Christopher Columbus statue (among other agenda items). The BAC will then vote on whether to formally review the artwork, and begin a process similar to what was done for Emancipation Group.  The head of Christopher Columbus Read More…

Community Featured Government Meetings

Neighborhood Will Decide on Columbus Statue, Say Walsh and Michlewitz; Talk Outdoor Tables, Feasts, Pool, Voting at Residents Meeting [Video]

NEWRA MEETING VIDEO Click/tap here to view the video of Mayor Mayor Marty Walsh and State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, as well as the entire North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) meeting. Use the password: 7Z!+uG8. (including the period) Following a brief COVID-19 update, Boston Mayor Walsh and State Representative Aaron Michlewitz weighed in on Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Canceled: Sunday Rally at Christopher Columbus Park to Restore Statue

June 12 Update: The scheduled rally has been canceled. City officials including Mayor Marty Walsh plan to meet with leaders of the Italian American groups who had scheduled the event. Dr. Frank Mazzaglia, Communications Officer for the Italian American Alliance said, “We appreciate Mayor Walsh for his sensitivity to the feelings of Italian Americans across Read More…

Featured Police & Fire

Christopher Columbus Statue Beheaded in Boston’s North End

The head of Christopher Columbus was torn off overnight Tuesday from the statue in the namesake park on the waterfront in Boston’s North End. Officials are investigating but do not have any suspects at this time. With the likelihood of additional vandalism, Mayor Walsh announced at a press conference that the remaining body will be Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Columbus Debate, North Square Groundbreaking, NEWNC / FOCCP Meetings

Things to know for Tuesday Events for Tuesday, October 10th: 5:30pm Reducing & Managing Stress: Walking the Labyrinth at Armenian Heritage Park. Learn new ways to reduce and manage stress, and enhance productivity and a unified work culture, while building community. 6:30pm FOCCP Meeting. The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park will be holding a meeting Read More…

Police & Fire

Christopher Columbus Statue Vandalized with Red Paint and “Black Lives Matter” Text

The white marble statue of Christopher Columbus was vandalized on Monday night at the namesake park on Boston’s North End waterfront. On the back of the foundation block, the words “Black Lives Matter” were written. A large amount of red paint was poured over the top and sides of the statue. A trail of the Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Volunteers Wanted For North End Columbus Day Committee Celebrations

The following is an announcement from the North End Columbus Day Committee: Yes, we’re at it again! Preparations have begun and are underway for the upcoming 2015 North End Columbus Day celebrations.  Over the next seven months, the NE Columbus Day Committee will carefully prepare and organize for what is one of the North Ends most Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

64th Columbus Day Parade in East Boston on Sunday, October 7, 2012

The annual Christopher Columbus Day Parade alternates each year between the North End and East Boston. This year is Eastie’s turn on October 7, 2012. Details are in the announcement below from the parade committee: The City of Boston and the East Boston Columbus Day Parade Committee invite all of greater Boston to the 64th Read More…