Real Estate Transportation

Callahan Tunnel Vent Building – Construction Update and Asbestos Abatement

The MassDOT contractor (G.V.W. Inc.) for the Callahan Tunnel Vent Building Project on North Street (not to be confused with the tunnel itself) has posted some construction updates on his web site.  He will be posting updates every couple of weeks. Currently we are removing the exterior brick and block off of the south elevation Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Video Feature: Flight of the Angel at 103rd Fisherman’s Feast

The Flight of the Angel was the highlight of the 103rd Fisherman’s Feast in honor of Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca, held on August 18, 2013 in Boston’s North End. As the society members bring the Madonna statue home to North Street, two side angels on balconies recite an Italian devotion followed by the entrance Read More…

Business Community Photos & Videos

OFFICINA 189, “The Italian Shopping Experience” Opens on North Street

OFFICINA 189, the Italian Shopping Experience, is a new boutique that has opened at 189 North Street in North Square, across from the Paul Revere House in Boston’s North End. Officina translates from Italian to “workshop” and 189 is the address number on North Street. Owner Fabrizio Di Rienzo is from Milan and comes from Read More…

Community Real Estate Transportation

North Street Callahan Tunnel Vent Building Work to Begin in Mid-April 2013

Rehabilitation work is scheduled to start in mid-April at 201 North Street on the eight-story Vent Tunnel Building over the Callahan Tunnel. MassDOT and its contractor, GVW Inc., explained at a March 27, 2013 meeting that while the structure is sound, the bricks on the outside are literally falling off the building. All four sides Read More…

Community Photos & Videos Real Estate Schools

North Bennet Street School Development Design on North & Richmond Streets Presented at Community Meeting [Video]

As part of its Article 80, Large Project Review, process for the North Bennet Street School development at 150 North Street & 130-140 Richmond streets, the Boston Redevelopment Authority hosted a community meeting on Monday night at the Nazzaro Center. BRA’s Casey Hines started the meeting followed by comments from Miquel Gomez-Ibanez, NBSS President, and Read More…

Event Notices Real Estate Schools

North Bennet Street School Development Meeting Set for October 1, 2012 Regarding North & Richmond Street Buildings

The Boston Redevelopment Authority has scheduled a public meeting on Monday, October 1, 2012, 6:30 pm at the Nazzaro Center regarding the North Bennet Street School development project at 150 North Street and 130-140 Richmond Street. NBSS is planning substantial rehabilitation including the addition of a connector to the existing North Street garage structure. The Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

“Flight of the Angel” Astounds at 2012 Fisherman’s Feast [Video]

After an 8-hour Grand Procession through the streets of the North End, the statue of the Madonna returned home to North, Fleet and Lewis Streets where thousands had gathered for the famous “Flight of the Angel” at 102nd Fisherman’s Feast in honor of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca. Watch the video for excerpts from the Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Grand Procession from 2012 Fisherman’s Feast [Video]

Not many North End traditions go as far back as the Fisherman’s Feast procession through the streets in honor of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca. This Grand Procession video from the 102nd Fisherman’s Feast captures great moments from Sunday’s 8-hour procession. The Fisherman’s Feast is the North End’s oldest continuously running Italian festival and one of Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

102nd Fisherman’s Feast – Grand Procession and Flight of the Angel 2012 [Photos]

It was a picture perfect Flight of the Angel and Grand Procession for the Fisherman’s Feast on Sunday, in honor of Madonna Del Soccorso Di Sciacca. The all-day procession made its way through Boston’s North End as society members carried the statue of the Madonna, accompanied by several marching bands. New to the procession this Read More…