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Neighborhood Photo: Labor Day Weekend Begins With a Bang

On Thursday evening, the sixth annual Illuminate the Harbor fireworks celebrated the end of summer and the beginning of Labor Day Weekend. Bob Somerville’s photo shows the brilliant colors of the fireworks lighting up the sky over boats docked in the Harbor. See more photos here. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in Read More…

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Fireworks Spectacular Over Boston Harbor for Labor Day Weekend

For the sixth year in a row, a group of local non-profits have illuminated Boston Harbor for Labor Day weekend, as another Summer unofficially comes to an end. Twin barges located between Long Wharf and the Seaport provided nearly a half-hour of booming colors to light up the harbor, filled with boats and waterfront activities. Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Harbor Fireworks, Gentle Yoga, North End’s Best Meatball

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, August 30 and “the winner of the annual ‘North End Best Meatball’ competition was Chef Eric Buonagurio of Tony & Elaine’s. The winner of the ‘North End Worst Meatball’ was Clerk Ed from 7-Eleven’s Semi-Defrosted Delights section.” – Ben Alper Here’s what else you need to know Read More…

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Thursday Night! End of Summer Fireworks Return to Boston Harbor

The sixth annual Illuminate the Harbor fireworks will kick off Labor Day weekend on Thursday, August 30th, beginning at 8:30 p.m. Boston Harbor Now, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, and the Wharf District Council have teamed up to bring Boston this spectacular display of fireworks. Suggested viewing locations include: Christopher Columbus Park, North End East Boston Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Eat Like a Local, Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, North End Streets, Plan Your Fourth of July Celebrations

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, July 3 and if you’re looking for a way to beat the heat on Fridays this summer, check out the North End Library’s film series, showing a different Robert Mitchum movie every Friday afternoon in July and August. Notable News: How to eat like a local in the Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: A Big Week in Boston History, 215th Army Band of MA National Guard, To Wait or Not to Wait

Things to know for Monday Today is Monday, July 2 and if you’re looking for a new restaurant to try out, Anthony Contarino, a restauranteur and amazing chef, has brought his restaurant Tre Monte to the North End on Salem Street.  Here’s what else you need to know for the week ahead… 11:00AM 215th Army Read More…

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Summer Kickoff With “Illuminate the Harbor” Fireworks

It was a perfect steamy, summer Saturday night to take in the spectacular display of fireworks over Boston Harbor. The annual “Illuminate the Harbor” show was seen across the waterfront neighborhoods from the North End, Downtown, Eastie to the Seaport and Southie. Large crowds gathered at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End, Piers Park in Read More…

Event Notices

Boston Harbor Fireworks Saturday, June 30

Kick off your summer celebrations at Illuminate the Harbor – a waterfront fireworks show on Saturday, June 30 beginning at 9 p.m. Boston Harbor Now, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park, and the Wharf District Council have teamed up to bring Boston this spectacular display of fireworks. Suggested viewing locations include Christopher Columbus Park, East Boston Harborwalk, and Fan Read More…

Community People

Joanne Hayes-Rines Honored by North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

Joanne Hayes-Rines was honored for her leadership in the community by the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Presenting the award, a framed Harbor Fireworks print, was State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, NEWRA President Mary McGee and Treasurer Sue Benveniste at their April 12th meeting. (See 16:30 in video for award presentation.) Joanne is well-known as Read More…

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Video: Fireworks Light Up Boston Harbor to Ring in New Year’s 2018!

Fireworks once again lit up Boston Harbor to ring in 2018 for New Year’s! Two fireworks barges put on a colorful show starting at midnight, featuring plenty of special effects. With the double barges, the fireworks were visible across Boston’s waterfront and the inner harbor, including front row views from the North End, Seaport, South Read More…

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New Year’s Eve Midnight Fireworks Return to Boston Harbor to Ring in 2018!

Update: The 7pm family fireworks on Boston Common have been cancelled due to the cold, but the midnight fireworks are still on over Boston Harbor!Get your party hats and noisemakers to ring in 2018 because New Year’s Eve fireworks are returning this year to Boston Harbor. The 40-year tradition is back with two, yes two, fireworks Read More…