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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…

Photos & Videos Transportation

Neighborhood Photo: Protecting the Aquarium MBTA Station

by Joanne Hayes Rines Employees from the MBTA surrounded the Aquarium T station with flood prevention tube and 5 T cars were parked on the street.  Other materials were on hand if the entrance was in danger of flooding.  “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com. Read More…

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Neighborhood Photos: Egret Says Farewell to N. Washington St. Bridge

Maryann spotted this egret watching the final pieces of the N. Washington St. bridge being hauled away on barges while hunting for its breakfast. “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 past neighborhood photo Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Temporary Freedom Trail Over Charlestown Bridge

The shift to the N. Washington St. temporary bridge was completed last weekend, diverting vehicular traffic, cyclists, and pedestrians onto the temporary bridge while the old bridge is demolished and a new one constructed. The shift occurred in phases, with the third and final phase moving pedestrians, and the Freedom Trail, onto the temporary bridge’s Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Construction Progress at Langone & Puopolo Parks

Langone Park (established 1973) and  Puopolo Playground (established 1893) along Commercial Street during the renovation. A steel beam mobile dangles in the overcast as a construction worker guides it to safety. Boulders are laid for the effects of rising sea level and storm protection. Photo and caption by Elizabeth Norton. Construction began last summer on a Read More…

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Neighborhood Photo: Equipment for the N. Washington St. Bridge Project Arrives Via Tugboat

A lunch bucket tug is used to haul large steel girders for the replacement of the old North Washington St. Bridge. In the background is the Bunker Hill Monument. Photo and caption by Elizabeth Norton. Traffic will soon be shifted to the temporary bridge as work begins to dismantle the old bridge. Three public meetings Read More…

Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: New Trees Line the Greenway & Surface Road

After years of waiting, several areas along the Surface Road and Rose Kennedy Greenway have new trees! Adam Castiglioni shares these photos of trees planted near the Boston Public Market, next to the Greenway gardens, and near Quincy Market. “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. Read More…