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Featured Government

City Hall Renovations Commence

Construction has begun on the renovations of City Hall Plaza to improve accessibility, increase environmental sustainability, and make critical infrastructure changes. The renovations, originally scheduled to start in April, officially kicked off with a groundbreaking ceremony on Friday, July 10. The redesign includes: Re-opening the second floor of City Hall Plaza to the public, allowing Read More…

Featured Meetings

City Hall Plaza Renovation Update; Construction to Begin in April

Boston’s Public Facilities Department, Boston Planning and Development Association (BPDA), and Sasaki Architects recently provided an update on the City Hall Renovation Project, due to begin construction in April. The project is currently in Phase 1, preceded by the establishment of an RCP (Refined Conceptual Plan). Next there will be a 10-month design documentation chapter Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Convenience Store Owners Rally at City Hall Over Proposed Flavored Tobacco Ban

The Boston Convenience Store Owners Association (BCSOA) and the New England Convenience Store and Energy Marketers Association (NECSEMA) hosted a rally on Boston City Hall Plaza Wednesday morning to address the proposed ban of flavored tobacco products in Massachusetts. On September 24, 2019, Governor Charlie Baker declared a public health emergency and enacted a four Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: North End Residents Enjoy Dorothy Curran Concert Series

Elizabeth and Rich Ryan of the North End are joined by their friend Tobi Simmons of Mission Hill (center) at the August 14 Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series grand finale featuring Tavares on City Hall Plaza. The 2019 summer series was presented by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, the Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: West Ender at Dorothy Curran Concert Series

West End resident Will Smith and his two-year-old Husky Reggie were spotted at City Hall Plaza on July 24 for Charlie Thomas’s Drifters and La La Brooks at the Dorothy Curran Wednesday Night Concert Series. The fun continues August 7 with a night of Motown funk featuring the Hipshot Band and closes August 14 with Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Construction Debris at City Hall Plaza, Tree Removal on Beverly St.

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. Construction Debris at 100 City Hall Plz, Ste C This 311 users writes, “Construction debris: Piles of left-over bricks, other construction, junk, outhouse (johnny-on-spot) piled up Read More…

Featured Sports

Boston Bruins Watch Party at City Hall Plaza Brings Large Crowds [Video]

Large crowds of Bruins fans came together at City Hall Plaza on Memorial Day to listen to some music, eat food, and, of course, watch the Boston Bruins play the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Before the puck dropped at 8 p.m., musical acts kept the crowd energized while Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Forbes 30 Under 30 To Be Held at City Hall Plaza

The fifth annual Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit will take place September 30 through October 3 at Boston’s City Hall Plaza. This four day event will welcome 7,000 young professionals and feature panel discussions, philanthropy, music, food festivals and more. Forbes will transform City Hall Plaza into a village where attendees can network, view demonstrations Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Tour De Fat Brings Whimsy and Fun Despite Rain at City Hall Plaza

Imagine you’re going to your favorite summer camp as a kid. There’s games, dance parties, and prizes to win; it’s all good fun. Now imagine that it’s bicycle themed, for adults only, at City Hall Plaza, and it’s a beer and wine festival with a warped sense of humor. That’s really the best way to Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

11th Annual GREENfest at City Hall

The 11th annual GREENfest will be held on Boston City Hall Plaza August 3-5. There will be live music, eco fashion, innovation tents, eco film festival, eco art, electric vehicles, food trucks, wine and beer, and more! The goal of this event is to educate and enable people to create a healthier and more sustainable world. Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: 20 Ways to Celebrate Summer this Weekend, Plaza Palooza, Friday Film Series

Things to know for Friday Today is Friday, July 13th and here’s everything you need to know for the weekend ahead… 12:00PM Plaza Palooza. Plaza Palooza will welcome summer to City Hall with lawn games, music provided by 103.3 AMP Radio, food for purchase, the Boston Water and Sewer Commission water truck, the Boston Police Department Read More…