Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Rain on the Prado

A pedestrian walks down Hanover Street past an empty Paul Revere Mall, possibly carrying take out from a local restaurant. Many neighborhood eateries are still offering take out and delivery during the COVID-19 emergency. See a list of open businesses and what services they are offering here. Photo by Lisa Armstrong. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? Commercial St. Crossing Guard Needed, Battery Wharf Disturbance, Homeless on Paul Revere Mall

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. No Crossing Guard at 585 Commercial St. This 311 user says, “No crossing guard for Eliot school on Commercial Street. Traffic is treacherous. Drivers are crazy. Read More…

Community Featured Government

Paul Revere Mall “The Prado” to See New Improvements

This morning our famous signal lanterns were lit atop the Old North Church! Why? The Contractors are coming! We're proud to have been a part of this morning's groundbreaking at the Paul Revere Mall renovation.Thanks to @CityOfBoston @marty_walsh @bostonparks @TheFreedomTrail! pic.twitter.com/NKIYL1AVrT — Old North (@OldNorth1723) July 25, 2018 North End residents and community members came Read More…

Event Notices

Groundbreaking Ceremony at The Prado Wednesday, July 25

After a series of public meetings last fall, the restoration of the Prado / Paul Revere Mall will kick off with a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, July 25 at 9:30 a.m. The Prado will be getting a complete overhaul with key improvements including an underground drainage system, better lighting and increased accessibility. Historic features will Read More…

Community

Reader Poll: What Prado Improvements Are You Most Looking Forward To?

Thursday, October 19, will be the final community meeting to discuss improvements to the Paul Revere Mall (Prado) between Hanover and Unity Streets. The renovations will improve drainage, increase accessibility and repair site amenities. The first community meeting back in March focused on historical context and project priorities. Read more on the City of Boston webpage Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

NEMPAC and City of Boston Bring Free Summer Concert Series to the Prado; Thursdays in July

  The North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) is thrilled to announce that their annual Summer Concert Series, in partnership with the City of Boston, will return to the Prado this summer to offer free outdoor concerts each Thursday in July. Main stage concerts will begin at 6:00 p.m. and run until 7:30 Read More…

Community Event Notices

Trick-or-Treating & Pizza Party on the Prado

Halloween will be here before we know it! For the third year, NEMPAC will host it’s “Pizza Party on the Prado.” This was a huge success last year, and the kids had a ball! Halloween is a Sunday this year. Here are some initial details: NEIGHBORHOOD TRICK-OR-TREATING Every retailer/restaurant in the North End/Waterfront will receive Read More…