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North End Beautification Committee Brings Christmas Tree to Top of Hanover Street

The North End Christmas tree at the corner of Cross and Hanover Streets has arrived. There is no lighting event this year, but the tree is fully decorated for the season. The tree, along with wreathes and other decor for the Cross St. plaza, is organized by the North End Beautification Committee. The North End Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Bocce Courts at Langone Park

Work continues on the renovations to Langone and Puopolo Parks on Commercial Street. Maryann O’Brien shares these photos from Copps Hill Terrace of four bocce courts with two more on the way. Construction began in Summer 2019 on the project to renovate the parks which, in addition to the turf, includes adding open spaces, making the area more Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: New Trees at Cross St. Plaza

New trees were planted by MassDOT earlier this week at Cross St. Plaza in Boston’s North End. The replacement of trees continues from farther down Cross. St., where new trees were planted between Fulton and North Streets in June. Photo courtesy of Adam Castiglioni. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. See past neighborhood photo Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Turf Installation at Puopolo Field

The renovation project at Langone and Puopolo Parks has been full-steam ahead since construction projects were allowed to resume in May with new COVID-19 restrictions in place. In this photo, turf is being putting down on the Puopolo Field, which will be a multi-use field able to host baseball, softball, and soccer. The artificial turf Read More…

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Neighborhood Photos: New Flowers on Cross. St.

The North End Beautification Committee has planted fall flowers in the planters at Cross and Hanover Street, complete with some seasonal friends! Photos shared by Adam Castiglioni. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your photo. See Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

The North End/Waterfront Parents’ Association organized a small parade to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote on August 18. The 19th amendment, passed by Congress on June 4, 1919 and ratified on August 18, 1920, granted all American women the right to vote. The beginning of the women’s suffrage movement Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Solitude & Shadows

This black-and-white image shows Atlantic Avenue along the waterfront from above. “A rare sight on a Saturday morning,” says photographer Bob Somerville, noting the lack of people and activity. Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a caption or story telling us about your Read More…