RUFF’s Dog Friendly Reading Hour Features Robert Dinsmoor’s “Does Dixie Like Me?”

The RUFF North End Dog Group held the first “RUFF Reading Hour” on the Greenway featuring author Robert Dinsmoor of Does Dixie Like Me?  The Saturday morning reading hour included family time with some child friendly dogs for entertainment and petting. Phil Orlandella was at the event and shared these photos.

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Video: 1st Annual Daffodil Day on the Greenway’s North End Parks

Video: 1st Annual Daffodil Day on Sunday, April 14, 2013 hosted by the Friends of the North End Parks, Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and North End Beautification Committee. Highlights: Ribbon cutting by City Councilor Sal LaMattina Musical performances by the Boston String Academy Spring daffodil poem, read by Grace Abbott See the article and daffodil photos from this Read More…


RUFF and MassDOT Team Up to Give a Facelift to Richmond Street “Dog Park”

As part of the Mayor’s Boston Shines event, the Mass Department of Transportation is teaming with RUFF and the Mayor’s office to give the Richmond Street park a facelift. The Mass DOT will be putting down all new ground cover in the park, as well as adding new plantings and fences within the park. Work Read More…

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1st Annual Daffodil Day on the North End Parks Celebrates Spring [Photos]

The Friends of the North End Parks joined with the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and North End Beautification Committee for the 1st Annual Daffodil Day on Sunday, April 14, 2013. The event celebrated the beauty of Spring on the Greenway with daffodils, music, poetry and fun. City Councilor Sal LaMattina led the ribbon cutting Read More…

Health & Environment

RUFF Pitches In To Cleanup Neighborhood Parks

RUFF held its monthly parks cleanup this Sunday morning at 9am. The group met and cleaned up the Prado, Charter St. Park and the ball fields. They also hung RUFF signs at several locations to remind dog owners of their responsibilities to the community. RUFF stands for Responsible Urbanites for Fido and welcomes dog owners Read More…

Event Notices

North End Dog Clinic is a Big Success [Photos]

Despite the bad weather on Tuesday night, the Dog Licensing and Rabies Clinic was a big success with over 30 dogs showing up at the event for licensing and vaccinations.  Cats were also welcome to receive vaccinations. The open clinic was held at the Nazzaro Center on March 19, 2013, put on by Boston Animal Read More…

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Halloween 2012 Brings Families (and Dogs) Out for Trick-or-Treating and a Prado Party [Photos]

The kids did extremely well this year by trick-or-treating in the North End on Halloween with nearly all businesses and many residences participating in the neighborhood tradition. After a fun afternoon, families gathered on the Prado for the annual pizza party, organized by the North End Music and Performing Arts Center. NEMPAC thanks Pizzeria Regina for Read More…

Event Notices

First Annual North End Doggie Halloween

It’s Doggie Halloween on Wednesday, October 31st. Bring your dog and join RUFF in the Prado – Paul Revere Mall at 5:00 pm on Halloween night. We will be teaming up with “Kids Halloween in the Prado” for a fun event for all. Doggie Trick-or-Treating will follow at 6:30 pm around the neighborhood, concluding with Read More…