Health & Environment

Free Summer Fitness Classes Continue to Bring the Heat

Summer might feel like it’s winding down but free summer fitness is still in full swing around Boston! Whether you’re young or old, a beginner or an avid workout enthusiast, there’s sure to be a class that is perfect for you. With over a hundred different fitness classes offered across greater Boston, you can enjoy Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Summer Fitness Returns to the Greenway

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced their summer line-up of free fitness classes along the Greenway! Over 130 classes will take place June through September, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. See the full schedule below, with classes near the North End and Waterfront in orange. Mondays: – Tai Chi by Wang Read More…

Business

Row House Rowing Studio to Open at Lovejoy Wharf

Row House, an indoor rowing studio, will be opening its first Boston location at Lovejoy Wharf, offering series of 45-minute group classes that include low-impact workouts complemented by high-energy music. Led by locally-based wife and husband Gyee and Bob O’Malley, Row House will offer full-body, low-impact workouts for a variety of fitness levels. Studio members will be able to track their Read More…

Health & Environment

CDC Suggests Nine Tips for a Healthy 2019

For many, the new year is a time to reflect and consider making lifestyle changes that will improve aspects of their life. Resolutions are made to try new things or attempt to live healthier. For those interested, the CDC has put together a list of tips for living healthier in 2019: Commit to a healthier diet. Read More…

Announcements Health & Environment

Free Fitness Classes on the Greenway

The Greenway Conservancy has announced their full lineup of free fitness classes for the summer. Mondays Zumba by the Wang YMCA, 5:30p-6:30p, July 2-August 27, Chinatown Park Tabata by Healthworks, 5:30p-6:15p, July 2-August 27, at High Street MSL Pilates Bootcamp, 6:30p-7:30p, 6/18, 7/16, 8/13, 9/10, at Hanover Street Tuesdays 90s Yoga Flow by Boston Health Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Guide: Residents Meeting, NEAD Fundraiser at Joi, Kids’ Arts & Crafts, TSA Recruiting and More!

Everything You Need to Know for Thursday! Events on Thursday, August 10th: 10:00am Kids Artist in Residence Workshop at Christopher Columbus Park. The Boston Parks and Recreation Department’s annual ParkARTS program, sponsored by Holly and David Bruce, is pleased to announce the return of its series of children’s arts workshops. Participation is free but young children Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Mah Jongg, NEAD Arts & Crafts, NEMPAC Summer Concert, African American Heritage Talk, Paul Pierce Returns to Boston

Things to Know for Thursday! Events for Thursday, July 20th 10:00am Mah Jongg Drop-in at the North End Library. Friends of the North End Library invite you to drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm for Mah Jongg games at 25 Parmenter Street. 11:00am Italian Tall Ship Amergio Vespucci Public Viewing. This Italian navy training ship will Read More…

Business

Neighborhood Council Unanimously Supports K.O. North End Boxing Studio at 89 Salem St.

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) listened and voted to support the proposal by Melina DiPaola to open K.O. North End at 89 Salem Street, in one of three spaces recently vacated by True Value Hardware. Excelsior Inc., d/b/a K.O. North End intends to operate a fitness center specializing in boxing and self-defense training including Read More…

Health & Environment

Sugar Sweetened Beverages Pose Significant Health Risks

March is National Nutrition month. It is a good time for a refresher on the potential health risks of consuming too many sugar sweetened beverages. Sugary drinks are a major cause of the obesity epidemic in the United States; they have been linked to poor diets, weight gain, diabetes and heart disease. Soda is the number Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Btone Fitness Bringing “Slow Movements, Fast Results” to North End

Coming this week is the newest addition to the North End health scene, btone Fitness. After months of preparations, Jody Merrill is ready to open her newest studio at 133 Salem Street, the former location of the North End CrossFit.  Noting that the North End would be a perfect fit for the studio, mainly because of the amount of Read More…

Health & Environment

NEW Health Celebrates National Walking Day

by Mary Wright, RN, health educator at North End Waterfront Health Wednesday April 1, 2015 is the American Heart Association’s “National Walking Day.” Heart disease is the number one killer in the US. Introducing more physical activity into your life is one way to lower your risk of heart disease. Your goal should be to get Read More…