Community Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Endicott St. Pothole, Trash Blown on Richmond St., Debris Dumped

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. Pothole at 135 Endicott St, Apt 1 This 311 user says, “Pothole in street from across from 135 Endicott street Boston north end.” The original 311 Read More…

Community Transportation

Filming for “Frills” Feb. 3–5 on Salem St. and North Square

Magic Wand Productions will be filming scenes for its new movie Frills in the North End on February 3 through February 5, 2020. Note this is an updated schedule – filming on Salem St. has been changed from Monday, 2/3 to Wednesday, 2/5. North Square notice remains the same. On February 5, Salem Street between Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? Homeless Loitering on Cross St., Beverly St. Needle Clean-Up, Neighborhood Parking Woes

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. Homeless on Cross Street This 311 user writes, “This building continues to be a homeless person refuge, and is getting worse and worse. It is dirty Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? North Square Parking Sign Missing, Richmond St. Lights Out, Trash on Fleet St.

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. Parking Sign Discrepancy at North Square This 311 user writes, “When north square was renovated the sidewalk was extended at the intersection of north sq and Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Water Main Break on Richmond St.

Richmond Street in Boston’s North End was transformed from a road connecting Atlantic Ave. and Hanover St. to a flooded mess after a water main broke last Wednesday morning. Neighboring businesses had to temporarily close as a result while Boston Water and Sewer Commission worked to repair the water main. Local business owner Jorge Mendoza, Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? Overflowing Trash, Richmond St. Broken Sidewalk, Noise Complaint on Fleet St.

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. Overflowing Trash Can at 130 Endicott St This 311 user writes, “This is why the new trash pickup in the north end is a problem! Everyone Read More…

Health & Environment

North End Restaurants Ticketed for Trash Barrels

Boston code enforcement has begun ticketing North End restaurants that have trash barrels out in the morning after collection. Recently ticketed was former North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) member Jorge Mendoza of Monica’s on Richmond Street who received a $50 ticket at approximately 8 a.m. (Official cutoff is 7am, but has rarely been Read More…

Food & Drink

Sfizi, Mediterranean Tapas Bar, Opens in Boston’s North End [Photos]

 Restaurateur Frank DePasquale, Manager Salvatore Capaldo and Chef Gianni Caruso have opened a new Mediterranean Tapas Bar, Sfizi, in the former Mare space at 135 Richmond Street in Boston’s North End. Mare Oyster Crudo and Seafood Bar recently moved into an expanded space at the former Ida’s location, 3 Mechanic Street, off Hanover. Sfizi is open daily 4pm-midnight. We stopped by for some Read More…

Community

RUFF Gets The Richmond Street Dog Run in Shape for Winter

The North End RUFF team continues to be active despite the colder weather. Members met this week and spent about 2 hours cleaning up the Richmond Street dog run. With all the use the park has seen, the gravel has shifted from the back to the front, creating bare spots. With shovels and buckets, the Read More…