Arts & Culture

Neighborhood Drawings: Boston Hardware

This week’s neighborhood drawing depicts Boston Hardware on Fleet Street in the North End. The store specializes in Touraine paint products, as indicated by its street sign, but you can find many other items inside such as tools and household supplies. Drawing by Sandro Carella, North End resident, architect, and co-founder of Crosstown Foundation for Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Needle Clean Up on Morton St., Social Distancing Violations, Graffiti Behind Eliot School, Overflowing Trash Near Pool

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. Illegal Graffiti Behind Eliot School This 311 user says, “This “NEP” character is always tagging properties in the North End. This is on a fence which Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Transportation

What’s the 311? Social Distancing Violations, Trash on Fleet St., Rutherford Ave. Gridlock

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. Lack of Social Distancing on Hanover St. This 311 user says, ” Daily gathering at this restaurant in the North End hasn’t stopped during this pandemic. Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Dog Park Broken Equipment, Fleet St. Lights Out, Hanover St. Sign Damaged

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 Park Equipment at De Filippo Playground This 311 user says, “RUFF North End dog park – lower level gate bolts detached. Attn: Rob Talevi.” The Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Overflowing Trash, Richmond St. Broken Sidewalk, Noise Complaint on Fleet St.

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. Overflowing Trash Can at 130 Endicott St This 311 user writes, “This is why the new trash pickup in the north end is a problem! Everyone Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Litter on Endicott St; N. Bennet Pl. Graffiti; Tree Pruning; Women Walking Cat in Copps Hill Burial Ground

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. Litter at 161 Endicott Street This 311 user says, “This was called over the weekend but nothing was done until trash day. Trash all over the Read More…

Community Featured

What’s The 311? Fleet St. Bees, Fake Monk Mafia, and Hanover St. Overnight Construction Process

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. Many Bees Found on Fleet Street Fence “Hundreds of bees on fence post” The original 311 post can be found here. The case was submitted and Read More…

Community Photos & Videos Real Estate

279 North St. Application Deferred After Residents Association Meeting [Video]

The application for 279 North Street was deferred after a presentation and discussion at the September 13th meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The mutually agreed deferral was to give the proponents and abutters more time to work out potential changes to the proposal. Michael and Peta Prinn, existing North End Read More…

Business

Neighborhood Grand Opening: Bellissimo Nails & Spa on Fleet Street

Bellissimo Nails & Spa just opened at 12 Fleet Street by owners Dat Nguyen and Amy Tran. Services include gel, acrylic, manicure, spa pedicure, pink & white, waxing services and eyelash extensions. Hours are 9:30am-8:00pm (Mon-Fri), 9:30-7:00 (Sat) and 10:00am-6:00pm (Sun). The nail salon is located in the space formerly occupied by Twilight, a clothing Read More…

Community Meetings

NEWNC Supports Mechanical Rooftop Unit on Fleet Street

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted 8-0 to support a new mechanical unit attached to an existing roof deck at 57 Fleet Street in Boston’s North End. Presenting was Architect Steve Gallagher for owner Constantine Davides. Please view the above video for the complete presentation and discussion at the January 2016 NEWNC meeting.

Business Community Police & Fire

Helping Out Fleet Dry Cleaners After Break-In

Friends of Mai and her mother at Fleet Dry Cleaners have started a Go Fund Me campaign to help out after the recently reported break-in on Fleet Street. Former resident and neighbor Sean Dacey shares the following information. Fleet Dry Cleaners in Boston’s North End was recently broken into over the weekend on December 3rd, Read More…

Real Estate

Council Supports Change to Residential at Fleet and Moon Streets [Video]

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) unanimously supported zoning relief at 27-29 Fleet Street, at the corner of Moon Street, to change the commercial ground floor to residential. New owner Chris Young, represented by Attorney William Ferullo, is renovating the property that would total five residential units. The ground floor was most recently a photography Read More…