Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Wharf Name Mystery Solved, ZLC meeting, Evening with Karma Kitaj

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, September 25 and in less than one day, our question from yesterday’s brief has been answered! As the city is finalizing the North End wharf names on the map no one seemed to know the names of three wharves, but when we opened it up to the North End Read More…

Announcements

Author Keach Hagey to Speak About Book on West End Native Sumner Redstone

West End Native & Media Magnate Sumner Redstone is the subject of Keach Hagey’s new book The King of Content. Author Hagey will give a talk at the West End Museum on July 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. An indisputable media giant, Sumner Redstone is one of the West End’s most famous sons, alongside Read More…

Announcements Arts & Culture People

West End Museum Announces 2018-2019 Board; Recommits to Mission, Relevance in Today’s West End

The West End Museum is proud to announce its 2018-2019 Board of Directors. Two new members, Paul R. Senecal and Michael J. Gropman, join those re-elected to serve, including Board President Joe McDonald. In today’s ever-changing West End, the Board remains as committed as ever to the mission of collecting, preserving, and interpreting the history Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Boston Harbor Hotel Named Hotel of the Year, NEMPAC Presents the Sound of Music, Jewish Heritage Night

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, May 17 and here’s what you need to know for today… 5:30PM NEMPAC Music Theatre Troupe Presents: The Sound of Music. Join NEMPAC at the Improv Asylum at 216 Hanover Street for their performance of The Sound of Music. 6:30PM Jewish Heritage Night at the West End Museum. Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Spring Social at The West End Museum April 28

The Spring Social at West End Museum offers the chance to meet, mingle and learn about the history of Boston’s unique West End neighborhood and its residents. Join us on April 28th from 1pm – 3pm! All are welcome – former and current West Enders, their family and friends, people from neighboring communities, and the Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Public Meetings, The Changing Shape of Boston, “The Love Fool” Book Launch

Things to know for Monday Today is Monday, March 26 and with Easter less than a week a away, we’re still experiencing unusually cold weather for this time of year.  Here’s what else you need to know for the week ahead… 11:00AM Public Hearing to Discuss City Flooding. Members of the public are invited to Read More…

People

West End’s “Last Resident” Is Irish Heritage Month Honoree

Museum Shares Legend of Elizabeth Kearney Blood, Urban Renewal Heroine In the spring of 1960, after thousands of residents had been forced out of Boston’s West End, one woman remained in her apartment, surrounded by her two daughters and seven grandchildren. Elizabeth Kearney Blood’s refusal to leave the neighborhood as buildings were being demolished around Read More…

Event Notices

The West End Museum Honors Theofan “Fan” Stylian Noli, Helen Osborne Storrow and Theodore Richard “Richie” Nedd

On Tuesday, December 5th from 6:30pm – 8:00pm, The West End Museum will host it’s 1st Annual West End Heritage Night. This first event will honor Theofan “Fan” Stylian Noli, Helen Osborne Storrow and Theodore Richard “Richie” Nedd. Honoree presentations will be followed by a reception with light refreshments. The event is FREE and open to the public. Boston’s old Read More…

Photography Exhibit Reveals Property Owner’s Perspective on West End Urban Renewal

On display at The West End Museum from now until Fall 2017, are 60 year old photographs depicting the West End before the urban renewal that took place in the neighborhood. These photographs show the perspective of Eli Tarlin, a property owner in the West End, regarding the urban renewal. Read on for more information on the Read More…