Featured Real Estate

Appeals Court Favors Commercial Wharf Condo Owners Avoiding Chapter 91 License

The Commercial Wharf East Condominium Association (CWECA) received a favorable ruling from the Massachusetts Appeals Court on July 31, 2020 in its fight against the State Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP). The court affirmed a Superior Court ruling that the DEP’s determination process was flawed regarding the need for a Chapter 91 license at Commercial Read More…

Featured Real Estate

Climate Resiliency and Accessibility Dominate the Conversation at Harbor Garage Redevelopment Advisory Meeting

The Impact Advisory Group (IAG) for the Harbor Garage Redevelopment heard from the Chiofaro Company developers regarding their proposed project, Pinnacle at Central Wharf, as discussions for the controversial project continue. The purpose of the meeting was to foster a discussion concerning the submitted project notification form (PNF) from the development team. Serving only as Read More…

Community Featured Real Estate

Harborwalk Proposal Filed by Commercial Wharf East Condo Assn

In a recent filing from Commercial Wharf to the State’s Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP), the condominium association (CWECA) has proposed building a new Harborwalk on the southside of the property. The public pathway on edge of Boston Harbor would connect the boardwalk near Joe’s American Bar & Grill on Commercial Street to the section Read More…

Featured Real Estate

Commercial Wharf Ch. 91 Legislation Heard at State House

A hearing was held last week at the Mass. State House regarding Bill H833, regarding Commercial Wharf and its ongoing dispute with the State Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) regarding Chapter 91 requirements at the North End / Waterfront property. Legislators, not known for brevity, have officially titled the bill, An Act confirming Commercial Wharf Read More…

Community Featured Real Estate

Tavistock Presents Commercial Wharf Plans at First Public Meeting

Tavistock Development Company, commercial property owners along Commercial Wharf in Boston’s North End, addressed a large gathering of residents Tuesday evening at Joe’s American Bar & Grill. Still very much in the infantile stage of planning, residents who attended had several concerns with the company’s redevelopment proposal along the pier. Tavistock’s current plans include Joe’s Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

Boston Harborwalk Celebrates 35 Years

Boston’s Harborwalk turns 35 this year, celebrating over three decades of waterfront public access to both visitors and local residents. In honor of this occasion, Boston Harbor Now, a non-profit dedicated to providing community access to the Boston Harbor and its Islands, is holding a series of four guided neighborhood Harbor[walk] strolls along the waterfront. Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Submit Your Photos for Planned Boston Harborwalk Signage

The city’s diverse history of immigration will be highlighted in new signs along Boston’s 43-mile public Harborwalk featuring photographs of immigrants who first entered the United States through Boston by ship or plane, and settled in the city. The Friends of the Boston Harborwalk (FBHW) are welcoming the public’s help in this project by submitting Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Vandalism of Harborwalk Behind Langone Park

Sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning, the fenced area of the Harborwalk behind Langone Park was vandalized. Fence supports and even some of the fences themselves were tossed over the railing into the Harbor. Photos submitted by Janine Coppola. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Perfect Summer Evening

Bob Somerville captured this lovely summer evening scene last night along the Harborwalk.   “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to info@northendwaterfront.comor tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo posts.

Community Featured Health & Environment

New Harborwalk Website Launches at BostonHarborwalk.org

BostonHarborwalk.org is the new destination for discovering the Harborwalk along Boston’s waterfront neighborhoods. The new website was launched this week by Boston Harbor Now, in cooperation with State and City agencies. Residents and visitors can use the site to discover and navigate the Harborwalk’s privately-owned public spaces (POPS). Highlighted access points include seating areas, wifi, Read More…

Government Health & Environment Police & Fire

State Enforces Public Harborwalk at Intercontinental Hotel After Complaints

Mass. Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) sent an enforcement notice to the Intercontinental Hotel at 500 Atlantic Avenue to keep its Harborwalk and lawn areas open to the public. The rare action came in response to a July 11th letter by the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) among other persistent complaints about the privatization of the space. Read More…

Community Police & Fire

Weekend Photo: Teenagers Hoard Around Skating Rink / Bocce Courts

It must be summer in the North End as 50-100 teenagers are seen regularly gathering along Commercial Street around the bocce courts and skating rink on weekend nights. A resident sends in this photo from Friday night expressing concerns of trash, broken bottles, and a huge mess left for others to clean up. The location has a history Read More…