Community Featured

What’s the 311? North St. Litter, Graffiti Outbreak in Cutillo Park, Rodent Sightings

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. Litter at 257 North St. This 311 user says, “Litter all over the street plus what is up with the recycle guys all the recycle is Read More…

Featured Transportation

North Washington Street “Wins” as Most Congested in Boston; Mayor Proposes Dedicated Bus/Bike Lane

In news that won’t surprise most, North Washington Street is the most congested street in the City of Boston. The city rates rush-hour traffic, shown here in this Boston Herald list. North Washington Street rates #1 in traffic congestion from Cross Street to Causeway Street but is far from the only gridlocked street in downtown Read More…

Community Featured

What’s The 311? Christopher Columbus Statue Vandalized and North Washington Street Parking Issue

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. Christopher Columbus Statue Vandalized “Graffiti on the Christopher Columbus statue” The original 311 post can be found here. This case was submitted and opened on May Read More…

Featured Transportation

Bracing for Summer Start of Charlestown Bridge Work

Community members packed into the North End’s Nazzaro Center to hear updates from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) on the North Washington Street Bridge (i.e., Charlestown Bridge) replacement project. The $177 million project has been approved to replace the current bridge between the North End and Charlestown. The existing bridge is in a dire state with Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Cotton Candy Sky, Eastern Bakers Supply, Bridge Beatdown, Top Date Nights!

Everything you should know for Tuesday! Events for Tuesday, July 11th: 10:30am Mindfulness for Adults at the North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. Bring yourself back to the here and now with this introduction to mindfulness, which includes mild yoga, sitting meditation, and mindful listening. Instructor Hua Yang, PhD, RYT-200, is a cognitive neuro scientist with a long-term interest in the Read More…

Daily Briefs

#Throwback Thursday: Atlantic Ave. 1942, Washington Garden Design, Widett Circle?

Stay ‘in the know’ for Thursday! Events for Thursday, May 25th: 6:30pm Public Hearing on Old North Washington Garden Design at 193 Salem Street. Located at Old North Church, the public hearing for the Washington Garden design will be held on Thursday, May 25 at 6:30 at Old North Church, 193 Salem St. The meeting Read More…

Community Real Estate

Eastern Bakers Supply Co. Buildings Bought for New Development in Boston’s North End

The Eastern Bakers Supply Co. property at 133-169 North Washington Street in Boston’s North End has been acquired by Boston-based development firm Ad Meliora for $10.5 million. The row of five parcels includes two commercial buildings totaling 25,000 square feet, a vacant lot, and a three-unit residential building. Ad Meliora has been active in residential Read More…