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The North End Waterfront and Sea Level Rise in Boston Harbor [Video Presentation]

The Boston Harbor Association gave an updated presentation to the North End community with their latest information and outlook regarding the rising tide in Boston Harbor and its potential flooding impacts on neighborhood residents, businesses and property owners. Most recently, a new preliminary flood zone map was issued by FEMA that includes much of the Read More…

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Preparing for the Rising Tide in the North End / Waterfront [Meeting Video]

Over 50 people attended a North End / Waterfront community meeting, “Preparing for the Rising Tide,” featuring a presentation by Julie Wormser, Executive Director of The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA). The meeting was held on June 19, 2013 at the Fairmont Battery Wharf Hotel. Hurricane Sandy was a wake up call for Boston (See: Flooding Read More…

Community Food & Drink

Locals Take Advantage of Tourist-Free North End Restaurants on Frankenstorm Night

There was a silver lining on Monday night in an otherwise nasty Frankenstorm … no waiting at the North End’s most popular restaurants! Some quick thinking residents headed straight for Giacomo’s Ristorante at 355 Hanover Street where there is always a line outside. Life long North Ender and business owner, Ralph Verrocchi of My Cousin’s Read More…

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Sandy Turns North End into a Ghost Town; Trees Down [Photos]

Hurricane Sandy cleared out the North End on Monday night and the usual dinner and rush hour didn’t happen. In fact, it felt like a ghost town with no traffic and few people walking around. Mark Bernier sends in these photos, saying “It’s so scary / beautiful out there!” A large tree also fell in Read More…

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North End Waterfront Sees Flooding and Rising Sea Levels During Hurricane Sandy [Photos]

During Monday’s high tide, the North End waterfront saw the impact of Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge and rising sea levels with extensive flooding in some areas. Long Wharf and the Harborwalk behind Langone Park seemed to take the worst of it with Boston Harbor waves crashing over the sea walls. At this point, long-term damage Read More…

Police & Fire

Hurricane Sandy – Update from the North End / Waterfront

Here are the latest updates on Hurricane Sandy from Boston’s North End / Waterfront as the huge storm barrels its way through the Northeast. We won’t see the worst of it, but it will still be a major event all day Monday, into Tuesday. There are expected wind gusts over 60 mph and a record Read More…