Featured Health & Environment

Bomb Cyclone Brings Boat Ashore at Sargent’s Wharf

Last night’s “bomb cyclone” caused a storm surge in Boston Harbor toppling boats, including this “Rush” sailboat at Sargent’s Wharf on the North End waterfront. The boat was one of several that came loose from the dock at the Boston Sailing Center on Lewis Wharf. The water taxi dock ramp also sunk overnight in the Read More…

Health & Environment

150 Year Old Elm Tree Toppled at Copp’s Hill Burying Ground

Friday’s massive coastal storm not only flooded Boston’s waterfront, but the high winds took a toll on neighborhood trees. Most notably, this 150 year-old Elm tree was toppled at Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Thanks to Thomas Schiavoni and Paul Foster for sharing these pictures.

Featured Health & Environment

What Happened? Sorting Through the January 2018 “Bomb Cyclone” Flood Data and Outlook

So, what happened to cause so much flooding during last week’s winter Nor’easter snow storm? Unlike the near miss of Hurricane Sandy where Boston dodged a (big) bullet, the so called “bomb cyclone” of January 2018 brought a storm surge that hit just at the worst time, an astronomical high tide. With already over 12 Read More…

Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Storm Photo: Uprooted Tree at Columbus Park

Quite the storm on Sunday night into early Monday morning. This tree was uprooted at Columbus Park on Atlantic Avenue. Submitted by David Goggins. More storm scenes at Universal Hub. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Submit your interesting photos using our Submit a Post form or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include Read More…

Government Health & Environment Police & Fire

On Hurricane Sandy Anniversary, Mayor Walsh Kicks Off Climate Change Design Competition

The following release on climate change preparedness includes this week’s announcements by Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston City Hall. On the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the City of Boston will be convening a regional summit to better prepare Greater Boston for the impacts of climate change. The announcement also marked Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

North End Flashback: 1970’s Teen Documentary [Video]

This is a video featuring the highlights of a 1970’s documentary of the North End produced by Abraham Ravett in 1977 and 1978 with other teenagers for the North End Teen Collaborative. The film starts out with kids playing at the St. Anthony’s Playground adjacent to the Bathhouse (now the Nazzaro Community Center) and Christopher Read More…

Police & Fire

Hurricane Sandy – Update from the North End / Waterfront

Here are the latest updates on Hurricane Sandy from Boston’s North End / Waterfront as the huge storm barrels its way through the Northeast. We won’t see the worst of it, but it will still be a major event all day Monday, into Tuesday. There are expected wind gusts over 60 mph and a record Read More…