Community Health & Environment

DeFilippo (Gassy) Dog Park Design Presented to Neighborhood [Video]

The design phase for the DeFilippo (Gassy) Dog Park is nearing completion with construction expected later this Fall or early in 2017, according to Kelly Thomas, Dog Park Project Manager for the Boston Parks Department. Located on the ‘flights’ area of the Gassy, there are two fenced in terrace areas … larger dogs on the lower Read More…

Health & Environment

Animal Rescue League of Boston Recognizes Late North End Resident, Christine Barton

The newly constructed Feline Suite at the Animal Rescue League has been named in memory of longtime volunteer and late North End resident, Christine Barton. Shy and fractious cats surrendered to the Animal Rescue League of Boston’s (ARL) shelter sometimes struggle in the traditional kennel environment. The newly renovated Feline Suite at ARL’s Boston shelter gives these Read More…

Community

Freeway’s 5th Annual Thanksgiving Pet Food Drive

Freeway’s 5th Annual Thanksgiving Pet Food Drive This Thanksgiving make a difference! Donate pet food and supplies to help Freeway support a local shelter. Your generosity can go a long way in supporting the needs of these deserving animals! Drop your donation off at the Post-Gazette, 5 Prince Street, North End, Boston by Wednesday, November Read More…

Community

Through the Eyes of “Freeway” – Meet you up the Gassy

“Meet You Up The Gassy” Yeah, that’s what we all said in the 50’s and 60’s!  That was our “hang around place.”  While many of the Acapella groups practiced their singing down in the last Gassy, our guardians would be in the top Gassy mingling, playing cards, telling jokes and “ranking each other out” in Read More…