Featured Health & Environment

Boston Harbor Now Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Harborwalk with Panel Discussion

Boston Harbor Now, an organization dedicated to bringing the Boston Harbor back to the people, hosted a panel that invited waterfront leaders from across North America to talk about how their cities are developing their waterfront spaces on Thursday evening. Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of Boston’s Harborwallk throughout the month of October, the organization invited Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Walsh Releases Plan for Carbon Neutrality

Mayor Marty Walsh released a plan this week that has Boston becoming carbon-neutral by 2050. Walsh plans on doing this by developing new guidelines for building projects and investing in energy saving options for city-owned buildings. About 70 percent of carbon emissions come from buildings in the city. New city-owned buildings will be designed as Read More…

Featured Government Health & Environment

Boston Planning and Development Agency Releases Coastal Flood Resilience Design Guidelines

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) Board of Directors recently approved adoption of the Coastal Flood Resilience Design Guidelines at their September Board Meeting. The Guidelines, which build on Mayor Marty Walsh’s Climate Ready Boston (CRB) initiative, are intended to serve as a reference for residents, business owners and developers. The goal of the Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

North End / Downtown Neighborhood Climate Planning Kicks Off With High Resident Engagement [Video]

The City of Boston hosted a poster session to introduce the Climate Ready North End and Downtown projects at a March 12th meeting. Residents filled the Pilot House venue to capacity to hear from city officials and take part in the planning exercise. With flooding now a regular occurrence on the waterfront, the Climate Ready Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Pilot House Waterfront History Exhibit Serves as a Warning for Sea Level Rise

The sea level in Boston is changing more rapidly in our time than in the past several centuries. The Waterfront History Interactive Exhibit serves as a warning for the flooding from sea level rise and storm surges to come in the near future to both the Waterfront and North End communities. The relatively new exhibit Read More…

Community

We Are Boston’s Waterfront Updates Residents Association

A new community group, We are Boston’s Waterfront, introduced themselves at the April 2018 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). Co-founder Sydney Asbury explained the organization emerged from the “Save Our North End Waterfront” effort that successfully worked to stop a hotel proposal at Lewis Wharf in 2016. Community members have expanded their Read More…

Photos & Videos

Saturday’s High Tide – Flooding Continues [Photos]

The third and final high tide of Nor’Easter Riley hit Boston Saturday afternoon around 12:05pm, bringing strong wind gusts and additional flooding to the North End Waterfront. See photos below. More photos from Langone Park, the HarborWalk and under the North Washington Bridge: “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Submit your interesting photos using Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Wharf District Council Meeting, Lego Club, Sea Level Situation, Most-Missed Now-Closed Restaurants

Things to know for Tuesday Your daily roundup for Tuesday, January 16: 3:00PM Lego Club. Join the North End Library at 25 Parmenter Street for some after school fun building legos. 5:00PM Wharf District Council Meeting at 30 Rowes Wharf, Norman Leventhal Center. This month’s agenda includes: – Police Update on Local Activity from BPD Read More…

Arts & Culture Health & Environment

Take the “High Tide” Climate Change Survey Before Art Exhibit Leaves North End

The popular “High Tide” public art exhibit by Carolina Aragón is being removed this weekend, so take a final gander before it leaves the North End. The installation will be moving from its location across the Rose Kennedy Greenway to the Snug Harbor rotary in Quincy. Professors Carolina Aragón and Elisabeth Hamin, from the University Read More…