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Mayor Walsh Talks Waterfront Seawalls, Northern Ave Bridge and Transportation [Video]

Mayor Marty Walsh spoke to the Wharf District Council on July 16th, covering a range of issues from building seawalls along Boston’s waterfront to dealing with the city’s ever increasing traffic congestion. Climate resiliency is high priority for Walsh as he announced an ambitious plan to build seawalls and burns to protect against flooding. “We Read More…

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North End’s Paul Revere Mall, the Prado, Reopened by Mayor Walsh After $3 Million Restoration

Mayor Marty Walsh officially reopened the Paul Revere Mall, known as the Prado, in Boston’s North End on Tuesday morning. The unveiling comes after nearly $3 million in improvements to revitalize the urban plaza and open space, originally designed by Arthur Shurcliff, that connects Hanover Street to the Old North Church on the Freedom Trail.  Read More…

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Prado / Paul Revere Mall Reopens on June 4th with Mayor’s Coffee Hour

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department will unveil nearly $3 million in improvements to Paul Revere Mall in the North End with a Neighborhood Coffee Hour on Tuesday, June 4, at 9:30 a.m.  The Neighborhood Coffee Hours give residents a unique opportunity to speak directly with Mayor Walsh and staff from City Read More…

Government

Mayor’s Column: How We’re Investing in the North End

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh Every spring, we release our Capital Investment Plan which funds the critical improvements to our infrastructure and facilities in Boston over a five-year period. It is a reflection of our priorities, and is guided by the voices of over 15,000 residents who offered input for our citywide plan, Imagine Boston Read More…

Featured Government Real Estate

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…

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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…

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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…