Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Guide: Fake Monks, Croquet, North End Moms, Biking Excitement!

Things to know for Wednesday! Events for Wednesday, June 28th 5:30pm Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. Croquet on the West Lawn of Christopher Columbus Park. The fun starts at 5:30 – 7:30pm. Free and open to all! 6:30pm Next Level Fitness Bootcamp. Get fit and stay healthy every week during the summer with Next Level Fitness! Read More…

Government Meetings Transportation

Connect Historic Boston / Cycle Track Update at North End Construction Meeting

On Thursday, June 15th, 2017, the City of Boston hosted a Construction Update Meeting in the gym of the Nazzaro Center. Though information on several different departments and projects were available to the people of the North End, it was a rather low turn out (perhaps because of this). In a series of posts, we Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Guide: NEWNC Meeting, Boston’s Pizza, Connect Historic Boston

Things to know for Monday Events for Monday, June 12th 6:30pm MSL Pilates Bootcamp. Trainer Ali Baldassare leads you through her signature Pilates Fusion Bootcamp class while a live DJ spins the hottest beats to create a unique and motivating environment! Located at Hanover Street & Cross Street on the Greenway, more information. 7:00pm NEWNC Monthly Meeting – Nazzaro Center, Read More…

Community Transportation

Reader Poll: What Do You Think About the Brick Sidewalk Removal?

Removing the red brick sidewalks along Commercial Street and Atlantic Avenue to make way for the new cycle track has spurred much conversation in the North End / Waterfront neighborhood. The community discussed the project at the May Residents’ Association meeting and the Public Works Construction Management and Connect Historic Boston Project Manager provided more information here. Share your opinion on the Read More…

Featured Transportation

Commercial Street Chaos Continues

The traffic situation on Commercial Street continues to be chaotic after the cycle track construction narrowed the vehicle lanes. Tour buses and trolleys are blocking intersections, seemingly confused as to where to let off passengers. Double parking is rampant with Langone Park and Puopolo Field in full swing for little league and bocce season. The situation Read More…

Featured Transportation

Information Regarding North End Concerns on Connect Historic Boston (Cycle Track) Project

The following information was submitted by Kay Barned-Smith, CCM, AIA, Public Works Construction Management and Connect Historic Boston Project Manager.  Please note there is a North End Construction Update meeting scheduled for June 15, 2017, 6:00 p.m. at the Nazzaro Center, 30 N. Bennet Street. See the flyer. INFORMATION RE: NORTH END CONCERNS In response to a number Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: Popular Parks, Concrete Sidewalks, Spring Concert, RUFF Fundraiser

Things to know for Wednesday  Events for Wednesday, May 24th 12:30pm St. John School Spring Music Concert. St. John School Spring Music Concert featuring performances from all grades at SJS under the direction of Ms. Whittington and Ms. Dietrich. Located at St. Stephen’s Church, 401 Hanover Street. 5:30pm RUFF is hosting a dog park fundraiser this Wednesday, May 24, from 5:30 Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Briefing: Crazy North End Construction, Cycle Track, Water/Sewer Work, City Greenery!

Things to know for Tuesday! Notable headlines: North End roadwork sends business south Just as the summer tourism season approaches, the North End finds itself surrounded with construction projects that encompass sewer line replacements and cycle tracks. Businesses in the area are noticing a steady decline in patrons as neighbors deal with clutter and noise, read in full at the Boston 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…

Featured Transportation

City Won’t Fix Design and Construction Faults of North End Cycle Track

Now entering its third summer of construction, the North End cycle track continues to generate tremendous controversy among residents as it nears completion on Commercial Street and Atlantic Avenue. Locals cite increasing public safety concerns due to poor planning along with faulty design and execution. City officials have said they will not do any immediate rework other than to add new signs and increase enforcement. Read More…