Community Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Fulton St. Trash, Tree Pruning Needed on Commercial St., Street Light Control Box Left Open

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. Residential Trash out Illegally at 149 Fulton St North End This 311 user writes, “Again!!” The original 311 post can be found here. The post was Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Somerville to Observe Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Upcoming Concerts, Morning Waterfront Walks

Things to know for Monday Today is Monday, September 17 and if you enjoy listening to a good cello, mark your calendars for the North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) inaugural concert featuring world-renowned cellist Dr. Francesco Mastromatteo and Boston-based acclaimed pianist Dr. Christina Wright-Ivanova on Sept. 28. Read more here. Here’s what you need to know for the Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Guide: Passacantilli/Edwards Race, Addiction Inspired Mural, NBSS Veneering

What you should know for Tuesday Events for Tuesday, October 3rd: Milling of Atlantic Ave from Commercial St. to the Surface Road. There will be milling of Atlantic Avenue from Commercial Wharf to the Surface Road. During this time there will be traffic delays and parking restrictions. For more details, see the construction notice. 6:30pm Italian Heritage Month Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Briefing: Paving This Week, Keith Foulke, Galleria Umberto Budget, and More!

View this post on Instagram #northend #northendboston #zakimbridge #greatview #sundayfunday #boston #bostonlove #rosefitzgeraldkennedygreenway A post shared by Michele 😼 (@misshhele) on Sep 24, 2017 at 3:01pm PDT Article of Interest: Galleria Umberto – Soul food on a budget Hidden among the North End streets and dozens of restaurants on Hanover Street is Galleria Umberto, the cash Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: New Citizens, NEMPAC Jazz Soirèe, Storm Patrol, Campaign Cash, City Hall Plaza Innovation

Things to know for Thursday Events for Thursday, September 21st 2:00pm: New Citizens Welcome Reception at Armenian Heritage Park. After the Naturalization Ceremony concludes, the Riverboat Stompers Dixieland Band will lead a parade through Quincy Market to the Heritage Park, with greeters lining the route with balloons. Once at the Park, the celebration continues! See the full agenda. 5:30pm: Boston Workplace Read More…

Community Featured Transportation

Waterfront Condo Boards Take Issue With City Hall’s “Community Engagement” on Removing Brick Sidewalks

A discussion not on the agenda, but definitely a hot topic, erupted at the May 11th meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). North End waterfront condo associations, representing over a thousand residents, have signed on to a joint letter expressing their “deep concern” regarding City Hall’s “community engagement,” most recently regarding the handling of the North Read More…

Event Notices

Monday Night! May 11th Council Agenda: Zoning Relief, Occupancy Change, Candidate Forum for Saturday’s Election!

North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council Website: www.NEWNCBoston.org Email: info@newncboston.org NEWNC AGENDA Monday, May 11, 2015, 7:00PM Nazzaro Center, 30 North Bennet Street 1.   Welcome:  NEWNC President 2.   Call to order & Roll Call:  NEWNC President 3.   Meeting Protocol:  NEWNC Vice President 4.   Committee Reports: a. Resident Parking/Traffic Committee: Ryan Kenny b. Public Safety Committee: Read More…

Community Transportation

Connect Historic Boston Project at 25% Design Displays Commercial Street and Causeway Street Cycle Tracks

It was “standing room only” as residents packed City Hall for the Connect Historic Boston (CHB) 25% design public hearing. Previous Connect Historic Boston meetings pertained to specific sections of the project – this meeting was a presentation of the entire Boston project. On hand were City officials from several agencies, Federal Highway Administration, Boston Read More…

People Police & Fire

North Ender John Paolo Severely Injured in Commercial Street Accident

Well-known North End resident, Johnny Paolo, was badly injured on Thursday, May 18, 2012 in an accident shortly after 9:00 pm on Commercial Street, below Copp’s Hill Terrace near the foot of Jackson Avenue. While on a Vespa-like scooter, Johnny was riding on Commercial Street from the direction of North Washington Street toward Hanover Street Read More…

Community Police & Fire

Poison Ivy Growing Vigorously at Copp’s Hill Terrace

  It might look pretty, but its poison ivy! Poison ivy at Copp’s Hill Terrace? Yes. Just look a these photos submitted by local artist and resident Nate Swain. He was walking around the North End park between Charter and Commercial Streets only to find that the beautiful foliage contained the dangerous plant. “If the Read More…

Sports Transportation

City Moving Forward With “Standard” Bike Lane in North End; No Reduction in Parking

A standard bike lane, Option 2, was selected for the North End along Atlantic Ave. & Commercial St. (Source: Boston Bikes) After a series of community meetings last Spring and Summer on various concepts for a North End bike lane, the City of Boston has decided to install a “standard” lane in order to avoid Read More…

Business Government Transportation

Segway Hearing Held as Preamble to New Regulations Against Sidewalk Use

The Herald covers the City Council hearing on potential legislation that would prevent Segways from using the sidewalks and instead have them use the streets, similar to bicycles. “It’s not that I want to ban them like other cities have, but Boston is a walkable city. It’s ranked as one of the top walkable cities Read More…