Featured Health & Environment

Harbor Use Forum Discusses One Waterfront Initiative; Potential Green Space at Sargent’s Wharf

Boston Harbor Now recently held a harbor use forum with the Trustees of Reservations for members of the public and local stakeholders to learn more about the One Waterfront Initiative. One Waterfront: Imagining The Future Of Boston, is a project to establish a network of new, green open spaces along Boston’s inner harbor. Nick Black, Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: National Night Out, Freedom Trail, Will Eastie Become the New Seaport?

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, August 7 and here’s what else you need to know for today… 6:00PM National Night Out. Join Mayor Walsh, new Boston Police Commissioner William Gross at this year’s National Night Out. Due to construction at the Prado, this year is at DeFilippo Park on Prince Street. Stop by Read More…

Community Featured

What’s The 311? Library Tiles Broken, Graffiti on Morton Street, and Possible Abandoned North End Car in East Boston

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. Broken Tiles in Front of North End Library “Broken tiles outside BPL North End Library.” The original 311 post can be found here. This case was Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Briefing: Location Challenge, Eastie Condo’s, Featured Forum

What you should know for Monday! Articles around the North End: Three new condo projects OK’d for East Boston The North End isn’t the only area with loads of development, the Boston Planning & Development Agency approved three condominium projects in East Boston. One of these projects includes a $70 million, 119 unit development plan, The Boston Globe has Read More…


Life on the Corner: The Old East Boston Ferry

Two of our more forward thinking City Councilors, Sal LaMattina and Bill Linehan, recently proposed the idea of reviving ferry service between the various Boston waterfront neighborhoods, the North End, the Seaport, East Boston, South Boston and Charlestown. I think this is a terrific plan and I hope it comes to fruition. Those of us who Read More…

Event Notices Food & Drink

North Enders Invited to Eastie Thanksgiving Day Dinner Hosted by Rep. Basile

State Representative Carlos Basile of East Boston wanted to include the North End in his Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner this year. It is a Thanksgiving Day dinner for those who may not have anywhere to eat or local family with which to spend the day.

Arts & Culture Government

2012 Columbus Day Parade in East Boston [Storify]

Check out this Storify of all the fanfare at the Columbus Day Parade, held Sunday in East Boston. In 2013, the parade is set to return to the North End. Frank Conte of EastBoston.com also posted several photos. [View the story “Columbus Day Parade 2012 in East Boston” on Storify] Columbus Day Parade 2012 in Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

64th Columbus Day Parade in East Boston on Sunday, October 7, 2012

The annual Christopher Columbus Day Parade alternates each year between the North End and East Boston. This year is Eastie’s turn on October 7, 2012. Details are in the announcement below from the parade committee: The City of Boston and the East Boston Columbus Day Parade Committee invite all of greater Boston to the 64th Read More…

Government Real Estate

Mayor Outlines New Municipal Harbor Plan With Focus on East Boston Waterfront

From the Office of Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino: Mayor Thomas M. Menino today in his annual speech to the Boston Chamber of Commerce announced a new vision for the Boston’s waterfronts, outlining the first Municipal Harbor Plan in 20 years – a plan which 20 years ago paved the way for transformative projects such Read More…

Community Government

Rep. Michlewitz Votes With House Majority Favoring Casino Bill

“I am not an automatic no” was his answer during his 2009 campaign. That view was clarified yesterday when State Representative Aaron Michlewitz went on the record in support of expanded gambling in Massachusetts. Rep. Michlewitz, a Democrat representing the 3rd Suffolk District and North End resident, voted with the majority resulting in a 120-37 Read More…