Community Government Transportation

Traffic Enforcement and Engineering Speak About Crosswalk Signage and Parking

Boston Transportation Department representatives from traffic enforcement and engineering attended the July 2012 North End Public Safety Meeting regarding crosswalk signage and parking restrictions in the neighborhood. Traffic enforcement officers clarified that residents cannot park beyond the 2 hour limit in visitor spots, unless it is specifically posted for resident parking. A follow-up with Ryan Read More…

Community Photos & Videos Real Estate

Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, Votes to Support Three Zoning Requests; Michlewitz Talks Greenway [Video]

[responsive_youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILkMUSCIRXk] Monday night’s public meeting of the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, was well-attended with several zoning-related agenda items before the council at the Nazzaro Community Center. NEWNC is an elected council of 12 North End / Waterfront residents that makes advisory recommendations to city officials, primarily on zoning and licensing issues in Read More…

Community People Police & Fire Real Estate

Bringing the Commercial Street Corner Garden Back to Life

Many have recently admired the revitalized, blooming garden on the corner of Commercial and Fleet Streets, thanks to the efforts and contributions from North End / Waterfront residents and the property owner at 240 Commercial Street. The space is widely viewed by neighbors that walk by the area where Commercial St. meets Atlantic Ave. In Read More…

Community Food & Drink Real Estate

7 Baldwin Place, Monica’s, 536 Commercial Street on NEWRA ZLC Committee Agenda – June 26, 2012

Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee Meeting Agenda Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 7:00 PM Mariners House, 11 North Square, 2nd Floor Zoning Appeals and License Applications 7:00 PM – 7:20 PM 7 Baldwin Place, Anthony Bova has filed an appeal for zoning relief to change the legal occupancy of the building from 5 residential apartments to 6 residential apartments, adding a one story Read More…

Real Estate

Commercial Street Real Estate Pricing Analysis

The following Commercial Street real estate market analysis is by Chris Tuite of Gibson Sotheby’s (www.ChrisTuite.com). Data includes sales from multiple real estate offices. See the NorthEndWaterfront.com Real Estate Offices page, available under the “Living Here” menu. At the end of the day, the amount of time it takes to sell your home for the Read More…

Government Transportation

Commercial Street Sewer Lining Project Begins March 19, 2012

The majority of the sewers on various streets in the North End have been cleaned and televised to determine their condition. A section of the Commercial St. (Atlantic Ave.) sewer between Cross and Richmond Streets will be lined the week of March 19, 2012. The work is expected to take 3 to 5 days to Read More…

People Photos & Videos

North End Stories: Nicholas DiCarlo Talks About Living on Commercial St. in the 1920s

North End Stories produces another insightful interview as part of its historical digital narrative project on growing up in the North End. In this video, 94-year-old Nicholas DiCarlo describes the flat on Commercial Street he was born in and touches on why family is so important for Italian-Americans. View more videos and photos at NorthEndStories.com.

Community Event Notices Photos & Videos

“Skate Date” Brings Out Hundreds to Steriti Skating Rink to Benefit North End Against Drugs

The Steriti skating rink on Commercial St. was packed with families and friends to enjoy a day of skating fun and support North End Against Drugs. In addition to public skating, several neighborhood organizations set up informational tables including NEAA – North End Athletic Association, NEWNC – North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council, Paul Revere Read More…

Government Police & Fire

Shredder Truck Complaint at Romney Headquarters, 585 Commercial St.

A Citizens Connect user complains to the city today about a shredder truck, illegally parked outside Romney headquarters at 585 Commercial St. Mitt Romney’s giant Shredder Truck illegally parked outside his office on Commercial Street. This giant shredder truck often parked in tow zone in front of Romney National HQ, yet never towed or ticketed. Read More…

Business

NEWS, North End Welcome Station, 75 Commercial St., To Promote Local Businesses

The North End Welcome Station, NEWS, recently shared some information about their pending operations at 75 Commercial Street. According to Joe Ingram, VP Marketing, NEWS is a separate entity from Boston Gliders that has moved its Segway tours to the corner of Hanover & Commercial Streets. Regarding the “Coming Soon” signs in the window, he Read More…

Business Photos & Videos Police & Fire Transportation

Occupy Boston Joined by Labor Unions for Rush Hour Protest March to Charlestown Bridge

Occupy Boston was joined by labor unions in a march through Downtown and the North End / Waterfront to the Charlestown Bridge. The video of the march was taken on Commercial Street about 5pm on Thursday, November 17, 2011. Traffic was stopped along Atlantic Avenue, Commercial Street to the Charlestown Bridge. According to the Occupy Read More…