Community Health & Environment

North End Beautification Committee Kicks Off Pilot Program to Clean North End Streets

The following news comes from the North End Beautification Committee. The North End is one of Boston’s busiest districts, thanks to all the wonderful restaurants, cafés, shops and historic points of interest including the Freedom Trail, Old North Church, Paul Revere’s House, and Copp’s Hill Cemetery. The North End Beautification Committee (NEBC) has developed a Read More…

Community

Friends of the North End Parks Plant 1000 Pansies on Cross Street Plaza Along Greenway

The Friends of the North End Parks were busy last week planting 1000 pansies along the Cross Street Plaza planters, around the Tony DeMarco statue and in the Prado (Paul Revere Mall). Jorge Mendoza of Monica’s made a generous contribution to support the volunteer efforts of FOTNEP. FOTNEP continues the beautify the Parks in The Read More…

Business Food & Drink

Building Permit and Renovation Work at Site of Former Caffe Graffiti for New Bakery & Cafe

After a long period of inactivity, there is work happening at 64 Cross Street, the location of the former Caffe Graffiti on the corner of Salem Street. Adam Castiglioni of Boston Hospitality and Tourism Industry Blog shares these photos of a building permit and signs of construction at the site. Caffe Graffiti closed in late Read More…

Event Notices

Six North End Streets Added to Street Sweeping Program

The following information comes from Boston Public Works Department regarding the addition of six new North End streets to the mechanical sweeping program. North End street sweeping starts the week of March 11th, but the new streets will have a grace period until April 1, 2013. New Posted Street Sweeping The Boston Public Works Department Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

Join the North End Beautification Committee for a Tree Lighting on December 7th

This is the second year that the North End Beautification Committee is decorating the North End streets for the holidays. New this year is a special tree lighting on Friday, December 7, 2012, 6:00 pm at the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets. The tree lighting is the same night as the Buon Natale Holiday Read More…

Arts & Culture Community People Photos & Videos

Tony DeMarco Statue Unveiled at Historic Ceremony in North End [Photos]

There are two statues of famous North Enders in the neighborhood. Colonial patriot Paul Revere is honored in the Prado. And now, there is a bronze of Italian American boxing legend, Tony DeMarco, on the corner of Hanover Street and Cross Street at the gateway to the North End. The pride of the North End, Read More…

Community People Sports

Tony DeMarco Talks About His North End Statue Unveiling with BNN News [Video]

The big day is coming up on Saturday, October 20th at 1:00 pm when the statue of Tony DeMarco will be unveiled in the North End on the corner of Hanover and Cross Streets (near Mother Anna’s). In preparation for the celebration scheduled during Italian Heritage Month, DeMarco is interviewed by BNN News in this Read More…

Business Community

Four Zoning & Licensing Requests Gain Favorable Votes at Neighborhood Council Meeting [Video]

In addition to Greenway park issues, the North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council, NEWNC, voted on four zoning and licensing request brought by neighborhood residents and business owners. The video shows the presentation, discussion and votes. All four votes were unanimous in favor of the applicant, as noted below. 00:00 in video 64 Cross Street Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Sports

Tony DeMarco Statue Unveiling in North End on October 20, 2012 [Sketch Rendering]

Event announcement and sketch rendering of the Tony DeMarco statue, courtesy of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame: Event: Former undisputed Welterweight Champion, Tony DeMarco, will attend the unveiling of his statue in Boston’s North End. Date: Saturday, October 20, 2012 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Corner of Hanover St. Read More…