North End Parks Ribbon Cutting for the New Greenway Swings & Horticulture Plantings

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy had a ribbon cutting ceremony this week to celebrate the recent North End Park improvements. Local officials and residents visited the newly planted boxwood beds, tried out the new swinging benches while enjoying coffee and pastries. For more details on the work, see this slide presentation.

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Jigsaw Picture Puzzle – Running the Greenway’s North End Fountains

How about that heat wave?!? Just in time, the North End Park fountains are now operating on the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Get in the mood with this jigsaw picture puzzle scene. Move and drag the pieces around just like a regular jigsaw puzzle. If you are “missing” a piece, move the other pieces aside to look behind Read More…


Greenway Update on North End Improvement Project

Update from the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy on the North End improvement project: The initial removal of the boxwoods and beginning of the fallow period in the boxwood beds has occurred. You will notice the fallow period continuing for a few more weeks. Explanation of the fallow period can be found in our previous presentation Read More…


North End Park Improvements Begin on Greenway; New Swings and Funding

This week started the groundbreaking for the North End Park improvement project [See Big Improvements Coming This Spring to the North End Parks on the Greenway]. From the news release included below, the 8 new porch swings are now officially part of the project and there is a new donor, Normandy Real Estate Partners & Read More…

Community Event Notices

Big Improvements Coming This Spring to the North End Parks on the Greenway [Video]

The North End Parks on the Greenway will be the beneficiary of $400,000 in dedicated 2015 grant funding from the Mass. Cultural Council to the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy. At a community meeting this week, the Conservancy presented plans for a broad range of fixes and improvements for the North End Parks including the renovation of the Parcel Read More…

Community Event Notices

Wednesday Night! Meeting to Improve the Greenway’s North End Parks

Improvements to the Rose Kennedy Greenway’s North End Parks WHEN: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – 6:30pm WHERE: Nazzaro Community Center, 30 N. Bennett Street WHAT: The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy invites members of the public to a community meeting on forthcoming improvements to the Greenway’s North End Parks. This meeting follows the Community Workshop held Read More…

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North End Parks Volunteer Day on Rose Kennedy Greenway

We are recruiting 15-20 volunteers for a North End volunteer day on Friday, November 14th from 9:00am-12:00pm to plant bulbs and start fall clean ups. Our volunteer program allows us to accomplish a lot of important work and we hold over 120 projects a year affording over 800 volunteers the opportunity to contribute over 3000 Read More…

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New Horticulture Vision Presented for Greenway’s North End Parks [Video]

[responsive_youtube] The Greenway Conservancy held a community meeting on March 12th regarding horticulture and infrastructure initiatives in the two North End parks. The highlight was a presentation by landscape designer, Lynden B. Miller, with her vision for revamping the plantings in the parks. Staff also reviewed needed improvements regarding benches, lighting and shade. An Read More…


Shade Umbrellas Coming to North End Greenway Parks This Spring

[responsive_youtube] As the better weather arrives, a recurring issue on the North End Greenway Parks is the lack of shade. In response to feedback including the recent community workshop, the Greenway Conservancy has approved a $15,000 expenditure for 11 new shade umbrellas on the hardscape surface under the pergola area. At the workshop, the Read More…


Greenway Community Workshop Brings North Enders & Conservancy Staff Together for Brainstorming Session

New Greenway Conservancy (GC) Board Members from the North End, John Pregmon and Robyn Reed, along with several Conservancy staff members, hosted a well-attended community workshop. The goal, according to Pregmon was to help “serve as catapult and bridge” between the community and the non-profit that manages the North End Parks. The Greenway parks have Read More…