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North End Beautification Committee Brings Christmas Tree to Top of Hanover Street

The North End Christmas tree at the corner of Cross and Hanover Streets has arrived. There is no lighting event this year, but the tree is fully decorated for the season. The tree, along with wreathes and other decor for the Cross St. plaza, is organized by the North End Beautification Committee. The North End Read More…

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New Boutique Hotel Project Proposed in North End on Greenway

Cross Street Ventures LLC has filed a Letter of Intent with city officials to build a six-story hotel between Salem and Endicott Streets along Cross Street in Boston’s North End. We spoke with the principal of 6M Development, Bill Caulder, who is also a longtime resident and parent in the neighborhood. Caulder previously worked on Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: New Trees at Cross St. Plaza

New trees were planted by MassDOT earlier this week at Cross St. Plaza in Boston’s North End. The replacement of trees continues from farther down Cross. St., where new trees were planted between Fulton and North Streets in June. Photo courtesy of Adam Castiglioni. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. See past neighborhood photo Read More…

Announcements Transportation

Overnight Work on Cross St. Between Fulton St. & North St.

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be conducting overnight work to trench across the I-93 northbound off-ramp at exit 23 and across Cross St. between Fulton St. and North St. in Boston. The work is scheduled to take place from Monday, October 5, through Thursday, October 8, during the overnight hours of 9:00 p.m. to Read More…

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Neighborhood Photos: New Flowers on Cross. St.

The North End Beautification Committee has planted fall flowers in the planters at Cross and Hanover Street, complete with some seasonal friends! Photos shared by Adam Castiglioni. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Outdoor Seating Abandoned

The tables outside Mother Anna’s on the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets in Boston’s North End sit silently waiting for this pandemic to end. Photo submitted by Lisa Armstrong. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or Read More…

Business Featured

Chase Bank Ribbon Cutting Celebrates Salem Street Branch

The new Chase Bank located at 48 Salem Street celebrated its official ribbon cutting on Tuesday, February 25, finalizing their position as an addition to the North End community. Branch members and executives from throughout the Northeast came to witness what has been part of J.P Morgan’s initiative to expand its breadth into the Boston Read More…

Community Transportation

Filming for “Frills” Feb. 3–5 on Salem St. and North Square

Magic Wand Productions will be filming scenes for its new movie Frills in the North End on February 3 through February 5, 2020. Note this is an updated schedule – filming on Salem St. has been changed from Monday, 2/3 to Wednesday, 2/5. North Square notice remains the same. On February 5, Salem Street between Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Chase Bank “Coming Soon” to Salem & Cross Streets

Signs were put up Monday at the corner of Salem and Cross Streets to officially announce the future arrival of Chase Bank. J.P. Morgan Chase announced a large-scale expansion in the Boston area back in October 2018 with over 60 new bank branches and 130 ATMs, including a proposed location in Boston’s North End. In Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? Homeless Loitering on Cross St., Beverly St. Needle Clean-Up, Neighborhood Parking Woes

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. Homeless on Cross Street This 311 user writes, “This building continues to be a homeless person refuge, and is getting worse and worse. It is dirty Read More…