Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: New Trees Line the Greenway & Surface Road

After years of waiting, several areas along the Surface Road and Rose Kennedy Greenway have new trees! Adam Castiglioni shares these photos of trees planted near the Boston Public Market, next to the Greenway gardens, and near Quincy Market. “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. Read More…

Community Featured Photos & Videos

Historic Neighborhood Photo: Cross Street Near Sumner Tunnel

This week’s photo is of Cross Street by the Sumner Tunnel. As you can see, this location was a popular place for local advertisements to be displayed, as there was significant traffic pouring in from the single-laned Sumner Tunnel in the 1950s. Tune in on Thursday’s to view our featured neighborhood photo from back in Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Cross Street Sidewalk Blocked by Construction and Bike Station

With work being done on Cross Street and the Blue Bikes station installed for the season, there is little room for pedestrians to walk along this busy section of the North End. Photo submitted by Janine Coppola. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to info@northendwaterfront.comor Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Briefing: Cross Street Renderings, Polcari Park BBQ, D2 Endorsements

What you should know for Thursday! Events for Thursday, June 29th: 10:45am Mah Johgg at North End Library. Friends of the North End Library invite you to join in on their weekly Mah Jongg game at the library, 25 Parmenter Street, beginners always welcome – just show up. 12:00pm Community BBQ at Polcari Park. The Boston Harborside Read More…

Business Meetings Real Estate

Cross Street Development Options Presented for Boston Landmarks Commission

Charter Realty presented updated plans this week for Cross Street (between Hanover & Salem), following up on the previous meeting regarding the 5,500 square foot development proposal. The space encompasses three buildings, 198 Hanover Street, 60 Cross Street, and 53 Salem Street that are in a location that many refer to as the, “Gateway to the North Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Briefing: Goodbye February, #MysteryPhoto, Struggling Seniors, Caffe Dello Sport Reopens

Things to know for Tuesday: Caffe Dello Sport reopened after renovations:  View this post on Instagram Caffe Dello Sport reopened this week on Hanover Street after renovations. Brighter with lots of white marble. Of course, Futbol (soccer) still on the screen! #caffedellosport #northend #cafeculture #espresso #soccerbars #futbol A post shared by NorthEndWaterfront.com (@northend.waterfront) on Feb 24, 2017 Read More…

Business Community Food & Drink

Photo: Frank, Dean & Sammy Come to the Freedom Trail on Cross Street

If you have walked along the Freedom Trail traversing Cross Street plaza at the “Gateway of the North End,” you have undoubtedly seen three new life-size figures of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis, Jr. from the famous “Rat Pack.” The theme picks up on Nick’s Famous Deli, that put out the figures. I Read More…

Event Notices Photos & Videos Police & Fire Transportation

Occupy Boston March Makes It To North End, Attempts To Take Charlestown Bridge

The Occupy Boston movement brought protesters to multiple sides of the North End / Waterfront area today. Police made a stand at the base of the Charlestown Bridge at the intersection of N. Washington, Causeway and Commercial Streets. Protesters tried to march onto the Charlestown Bridge before rush hour on Monday, October 10th. With support Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Community

It’s Back! Refurbished Freedom Trail Map Returns to Cross Street Plaza

  After it had gone missing, the 6.5’ x 9.0’ Freedom Trail map returned to its spot on the brick wall of Cross Street plaza with refurbished panels. Many thanks to Suzanne Taylor of the Freedom Trail Foundation for the news and photo. The Freedom Trail in Boston is the largest attraction in New England Read More…

Health & Environment Sports Transportation

Hubway Bike Share Stations Arrive in the Neighborhood

Ready or not, the Hubway bike share program has arrived in Boston, including multiple stations in the North End / Waterfront area. The closest stations are located at: Lewis Wharf, Atlantic Ave. Hanover & Cross Streets Corner Aquarium T-Stop Rowes Wharf/Harbor Towers Faneuil Hall / Union St. North Station See the full Hubway station map. Read More…