Health & Environment

Salem Street Roadway to be Repaired and Resurfaced with New Sidewalk Ramps

There is a light at the end of the tunnel for Salem Street residents, businesses and visitors. The street construction work is almost done. According to the Department of Public Works, Contractor Lorusso Corp will be working in Salem Street in the North End doing permanent repair patching on Tuesday 10/23 and Wednesday 10/24. The Read More…

Community People Police & Fire Real Estate

Bringing the Commercial Street Corner Garden Back to Life

Many have recently admired the revitalized, blooming garden on the corner of Commercial and Fleet Streets, thanks to the efforts and contributions from North End / Waterfront residents and the property owner at 240 Commercial Street. The space is widely viewed by neighbors that walk by the area where Commercial St. meets Atlantic Ave. In Read More…

Business Community Food & Drink Photos & Videos Transportation

Hanover St. Redesign Project Ideas Presented by Northeastern Engineering Students

Video: Northeastern’s “Essential Engineering” team presents Hanover Street Re-Design ideas at a neighborhood meeting held on February 15, 2012 at the Nazzaro Community Center in the North End.

Government Transportation

City Starts Sidewalk Repairs in North End

  Photo: Mayor Tom Menino and District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina on Hanover Street with workers performing sidewalk repairs throughout the North End and other Boston neighborhoods. (Photo courtesy City of Boston) The City of Boston has initiated a sidewalk repair program to replace 15,000 square feet of North End sidewalk paths this summer. Read More…

Food & Drink

City OKs Year-Round Outdoor Dining

With the enthusiastic support of restaurant owners, the City Council approved outdoor patio service on public sidewalks year-round. Previously, outdoor tables were limited to the months of May through October. Restaurants will still need city permits from the Public Improvement Commission. Privately-owned patios are not impacted by the ruling because alcohol licenses state the allowable Read More…