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North End “Love Your Block” Cleans Up [Photos]

Volunteers spread out across the North End on Saturday morning for the annual “Love Your Block” neighborhood cleanup. T-shirts and tools were distributed as groups went off to various streets, parks and alleys to get things spruced up for Spring. We counted Eliot School students, NEWNC members along with RUFF North End and many park advocates joining in the Read More…

Event Notices

Family Neighborhood Social and Clean-Up at Christopher Columbus Park

Join local neighbors and families at the Christopher Columbus Park playground to kick off Spring at the Family Neighborhood Social on Saturday, May 7th 11am – 1pm. Free pizza, “Touch a Truck” Firetruck – plus meet other families in the neighborhood.  


Families Come Out for Tot Lot Cleanup and Social at Christopher Columbus Park

The Annual Playground / Tot-Lot Clean-up Celebration was held on Saturday, May 2nd at Christopher Columbus Park. The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park joined with Boston Parks & Recreation to get the well-used space ready for the season. There was plenty of fun with children’s games and pizza from Benevento’s. The park and tot lot are great for Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Tot Lot Cleanup Brings Family Fun and New Picnic Tables to Christopher Columbus Park

This year’s Christopher Columbus Park tot lot cleanup was a full blown neighborhood family social event! Organized by the Friends group, the Spring celebration brought out dozens of children and parents to the most scenic kid space in town. A special surprise ribbon cutting introduced two new heavy duty picnic tables and a bulletin board, Read More…

Community Event Notices

Saturday! Playground Cleanup & Neighborhood Family Social at Christopher Columbus Park

Friends of Christopher Columbus Tot-Lot Playground Cleanup and Neighborhood Family Social is Saturday May 3th from 12pm noon to 2pm. Come down to this FREE event at Christopher Columbus Park for a BIG REVEAL and SURPRISE for all the kids and families! Big Joe the Storyteller will be on hand to entertain along with free Read More…

Health & Environment

Chamber Sponsored Neighborhood Cleanup Discussed at Residents’ Association [Video]

Representing the North End Chamber of Commerce, NECC board member Toni Gilardi presented a plan for a neighborhood cleanup on Saturday, September 21st from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Operation Cleanup “This is MY North End” is seeking wide participation by community residents and businesses. The City of Boston will provide brooms, shovels, bags and Read More…

Community Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Tot Lot Cleanup and Party Brings Out Families to Christopher Columbus Park

Hundreds of parents and neighbors pitched in at the annual Friends of Christopher Columbus Park tot lot cleanup. This year’s event was expanded to a full blown family social for kids of all ages. Boston Fire brought out Engine 8 and let the kids shoot water from the fire hose into Boston Harbor. Big Joe Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Neighborhood View of the Day: Boston Shines in the North End

A large group of North Enders came out on Saturday morning for the annual Boston Shines community cleanup. Neighbors met on the Prado and enjoyed coffee provided by the Lions Club before heading out with brooms and shovels to different streets and parks around the North End / Waterfront. The City’s Public Works Department provided Read More…