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…

Event Notices

NEMPAC Pumpkin Painting on the Prado Tuesday October 15

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) annual Pumpkin Painting on the Prado event will take place on Tuesday, October 15 from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. This festive event is a fall favorite for many. All families and children are welcome. Pumpkins are $5 (cash or venmo) and supplies & paint are Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Fall Soirée Showcases Community Support for North End Music & Performing Arts Center

North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) recently held its 4th annual fall “Soirée on the Prado” surrounded by the positive energy of friends and supporters of the arts. The celebration took place on the newly renovated doorsteps of the non-profit’s music studio at the Paul Revere Mall in Boston’s North End, with live 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

North End’s Paul Revere Mall, the Prado, Reopened by Mayor Walsh After $3 Million Restoration

Mayor Marty Walsh officially reopened the Paul Revere Mall, known as the Prado, in Boston’s North End on Tuesday morning. The unveiling comes after nearly $3 million in improvements to revitalize the urban plaza and open space, originally designed by Arthur Shurcliff, that connects Hanover Street to the Old North Church on the Freedom Trail.  Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Tree Falls at the Paul Revere Mall

A massive Linden tree at the Paul Revere Mall, also known as The Prado, was toppled into the fountain by high winds in last night’s storm. Fortunately, The Prado is currently fenced off from the public as it undergoes renovation. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Under Construction: Prado Joins North Square as Closed Freedom Trail Public Spaces

Following the closing of North Square for reconstruction, another popular Freedom Trail public space in Boston’s North End has been fenced off for an overhaul. The Paul Revere Mall, known as “the Prado,” was closed to the public as construction begins on a major renovation, the second since it was created in 1925. [See the restoration design Read More…

Community Featured Government

Paul Revere Mall “The Prado” to See New Improvements

North End residents and community members came out to celebrate the soon-to-be renovated Paul Revere Mall at a groundbreaking ceremony hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and Mayor Martin Walsh at the Prado Wednesday morning. The renovation project will include fountain and masonry restoration, accessibility improvements, planting of new trees, more lighting, tree pruning 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…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: National Night Out, Moving Day Preview, Firicano’s Barbershop Featured

Things to know for Tuesday Events for Tuesday, August 1st: 11:00am ReadBoston’s Book Bike. The BookBike is an innovative addition to ReadBoston’s Storymobile program. The BookBike brings literacy activities and new books to children in an environmentally-friendly way. Located at Hanover Street & Cross Streets, more information. 11:45am Big Joe the Storyteller at North End Library. Celebrate the 28th Annual North Read More…