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Celebrating Boston’s Affordable Housing Funding Grants at North End’s Knights of Columbus Event

It was a good day for affordable housing efforts in the City of Boston as hundreds of new units were funded throughout the city at a celebratory event held in the North End. Mayor Walsh and local officials gathered at the Knights of Columbus building at 41 N. Margin Street, the future site of 23 Read More…

Community Featured Government

Mayor Walsh: Kids Deserve State of the Art Community Center; Will Work With Community on Existing Nazzaro Center Building

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh gave his take on the Nazzaro Center building and prospects for a new community center, in an interview this week with NorthEndWaterfront.com. Mayor Walsh said he has been surprised about the concerns regarding the current Nazzaro Center building. “The Nazzaro Center building is a beautiful building. If we were to build Read More…

Food & Drink

Ribbon Cutting with the Mayor at Forcella

Mayor Marty Walsh was on hand for a ribbon cutting this week at Forcella, the newly opened restaurant at 33 North Square in Boston’s North End. Forcella owners Nino Trotta and Shannon MacGowen showed off the 34-seat restaurant along with Chef Robert Morotto. The Italian word “forcella” translates to “fork” such as in the road at North Square. The menu is old school Read More…

Commentaries Featured Government

Mayor’s Column: Setting the Record Straight About the Nazzaro Community Center

By Martin J. Walsh For over a century, the Nazzaro Community Center has represented the heart and soul of the North End. Generations have gathered there to learn, play, and have fun. While carrying on the rich traditions of this historic neighborhood, it’s also important that the center respond to the community’s changing needs. Throughout Read More…

Government Photos & Videos

Even the Mayor Needs a Thanksgiving Haircut

Mayor Walsh stopped in Boston Barber in the North End for a cut before the Thanksgiving holiday. Owner Robert Dello Russo said, “Just taking care of one of our loyal clients. Although he tries to blend in with the rest of the regulars. This is no regular guy. This is our Mayor, always a great Read More…

Government

City Reaches Goal of Park Access for All Boston Residents Within a Ten Minute Walk of Home

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and The Trust for Public Land announced at Christopher Columbus Park in the North End on Friday, October 19, that the City has reached a major milestone – all Boston residents now have a park within a 10-minute walk of home. Through Imagine Boston 2030, Mayor Walsh allocated over $230 million for Read More…

Real Estate

Mayor Boosts Boston’s Housing Targets by 30%

Mayor Walsh boosted Boston’s housing goals by 30%, now targeting 69,000 more units by the year 2030. The estimate of the city’s population growth has increased from approximately 710,000 to 760,000 by that time. Affordable and income-restricted housing will be maintained at 20% of all units, according to the news release shown below in full. Read More…