Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Public Disturbance on Tileston St., Damaged Sign on Moon St., Thank You to Parks Department

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. Public Disturbance at 52 Tileston Street This 311 user says, “Have seen a lot of vagrants in the North End lately. Pretty surprised that the residents Read More…

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What’s the 311? Public Drinking in North Square, Basketball at Polcari Playground, Parking Spot Request on Hull St. & Commercial St., Mask Concerns

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. Public Drinking in North Square This 311 user says, “There are 7 people probably in their 20s, all gathered outside in the newly renovated North Square Read More…

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What’s the 311? Mask Violations, Person Passed Out Behind Steriti Rink, Abandoned Bike, Gas Light Loose on North 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. Bike Left at Intersection Of N Bennet St & Salem St This 311 user writes, “Another bike with bent wheels due to lack of secure bike Read More…

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What’s the 311? Needle Clean Up on Morton St., Social Distancing Violations, Graffiti Behind Eliot School, Overflowing Trash Near Pool

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. Illegal Graffiti Behind Eliot School This 311 user says, “This “NEP” character is always tagging properties in the North End. This is on a fence which Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Not Everyone is Abiding by the ‘Stay at Home’ Advisory

Our feathered neighbors were at it again Wednesday morning, this time out for a morning walk down Commercial Street, perhaps looking for a water taxi ride over to East Boston. The turkey was first spotted on Tuesday morning, when Amanda Scott shared the below photo near the corner of Commercial Street and N. Washington Street Read More…

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What’s the 311? COVID-19 Questions, Dog Park Maintenance, Resident Parking, Morning Trash

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. COVID-19 Concern in the North End This 311 user says, “Can you tell us how many Covid-19 cases there are in the North End and whether Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? Key Found, Non-Resident Parking on Commercial St., Exposed Wires Near Tennis Courts

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. Key Found at Corner of Endicott & N. Washington This 311 user says, “Key found on the corner of Endicott St. and N. Washington St.. In Read More…

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70th Anniversary of the Great Brink’s Robbery in Boston’s North End

On January 17, 1950, the Great Brink’s Robbery took place in Boston’s North End at the corner of Commercial and Prince Streets. Still known today as the “Brink’s Garage,” the property marks where $1,218,211.29 in cash and $1,557,183.83 in checks, money orders, and other securities were taken in the “crime of the century” and the Read More…

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What’s the 311? Missing Bricks on North End Sidewalks; Cross St. Lighting Request

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. Broken Sidewalk at 145 Commercial Street North End This 311 user writes, “bricks missing and dislocated- trip and fall hazard. Especially a safety concern as many Read More…

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What’s the 311? Tree Branch Blocking Sidewalk, Trash Out on Thanksgiving, Rats Spotted in Restaurant

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. Tree Emergencies at 174 204 Commercial St This 311 user writes, “What public way is blocked: Sidewalk | The police on the scene: No | Type Read More…

Business Featured Real Estate

Closed North End Storefronts Multiply as Seasons Change

It is the time of year when the tourist traffic starts to dwindle and neighborhood businesses often decide to make a change, remodel or even close the doors for good. North Ender Adam Castiglioni wandered the streets recently and noticed a growing number of closed storefronts. Here’s a recap. The Italian 7 art and gallery Read More…

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What’s the 311? Commercial St. Crossing Guard Needed, Battery Wharf Disturbance, Homeless on Paul Revere Mall

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. No Crossing Guard at 585 Commercial St. This 311 user says, “No crossing guard for Eliot school on Commercial Street. Traffic is treacherous. Drivers are crazy. Read More…