Police & Fire

Tagger Shown in the Act on Commercial Street

Following up on our “Where’s the 311?” post regarding new grafitti tags in the past week, Adam from DJ Management shares these photos from a video camera outside their Commercial Street property. The photos show a tagger spray painting while holding a skateboard. “He hit a ton of properties on Friday between midnight and 1am,” Read More…

Business

Orchard Skate Shop Opens New Store on North End Waterfront

Welcome to Orchard, the skateboard, footwear and apparel shop opening this week on the North End waterfront at 438 Commercial Street. The new store adds to the company’s flagship location in Allston (complete with a miniramp and art gallery) and relocates its Newbury Street shop to the North End neighborhood. Orchard is 100% skateboarder owned and operated, supporting the local Read More…

Community Photos & Videos Police & Fire

Skateboarder Assaults Greenway Staff on North End Parks

Amy Dwyer of the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy spoke to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) about an incident involving skateboarders on the North End Parks. According to the report, the incident occurred this week on Parcel 10 in the North End Parks when staff confronted skateboarders that were damaging the park’s Read More…

Community Real Estate Sports

DCR Issues RFP for Proposed Charles River Skatepark Under Zakim Bridge

News regarding the development of a skatepark under the Zakim Bridge: The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) in collaboration with the Charles River Conservancy (CRC) has issued a request for proposals for future operation, management and maintenance of the proposed Charles River Skatepark. The proposed Charles River Skatepark would be constructed under the ramps Read More…