Featured Police & Fire

Police Blotter: Attempted Sexual Assault, Motor Vehicle Breaking & Entering

The following are recent incidents reported by Boston Police District A-1 for the North End / Waterfront area. Attempted Sexual Assault08/02/20         2:00 a.m.Female victim reports she was walking home from a friend’s house when she was approached by a male who began talking with her. Victim further stated when they reached North Read More…

Arts & Culture

Neighborhood Drawings: Crosstown Foundation for the Arts & Sacred Heart Church

This week’s neighborhood drawing features the Crosstown Foundation for the Arts studio in North Square, near the corner of Moon St. and Sun Court St. Founded in 1999, their mission has evolved from publishing the fine and applied arts via the Internet, to directing attention to small scale urban and natural habitats in need of Read More…

Arts & Culture

Neighborhood Drawings: North Square

North Square in early June 2020 in Boston’s North End, just a few days before outdoor restaurant seating flowed out into the Square. In the foreground, you can see the Fantastical Historical Nautical Instrument sculpture, one of the four bronze sculptures added to North Square during its renovation. The five scopes of the instrument offer different images Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Salem St. Trash, Mask Questions in North Sq., Endicott St. Pothole

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Residential Trash out Illegally at 209 Salem St This 311 user says, “Get people out to ticket. There is trash all over the North End!” The Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Public Drinking in North Square, Basketball at Polcari Playground, Parking Spot Request on Hull St. & Commercial St., Mask Concerns

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Public Drinking in North Square This 311 user says, “There are 7 people probably in their 20s, all gathered outside in the newly renovated North Square Read More…

Community Transportation

“Godmothered” Filming at North Square Continues Feb. 28

Due to weather, filming of “Godmothered” for the Disney+ streaming movie service had to be cancelled on February 6 and has been rescheduled for Friday, February 28, 2020. Filming will occur on February 28 at North Square, with prep work taking place on February 26 & 27. North Square past the split to Moon St., Read More…

Community Transportation

Filming for “Frills” Feb. 3–5 on Salem St. and North Square

Magic Wand Productions will be filming scenes for its new movie Frills in the North End on February 3 through February 5, 2020. Note this is an updated schedule – filming on Salem St. has been changed from Monday, 2/3 to Wednesday, 2/5. North Square notice remains the same. On February 5, Salem Street between Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Renovated North Square

Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined North End community members, A+J Art+Design, and the North End project team for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the reconstructed North Square on Monday afternoon. Students from the North End’s Eliot School and St. John School performed songs for attendees of the ceremony. Mayor Walsh talked Read More…

Event Notices

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for North Square Sept. 23

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new North Square and the North Square stories public artwork will be held on Monday, September 23 from 1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m. in North Square in Boston’s North End. Join Mayor Marty Walsh, A+J Art+Design, and the North End project team to celebrate the renovated square and the Read More…

Featured Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: New & Improved North Square

After almost two years of reconstruction, North Square is nearly finished! With bricks and cobblestone back in place, residents and visitors can now walk freely through the square again. The purpose of this revitalization, defined back in October 2017, was to “improve the ability for people to enjoy the square by developing its identity as Read More…