Event Notices Kids & Families

Teal Pumpkin Project Trick-or-Treating Returns to the North End

This Halloween, the North End Waterfront Mothers’ / Fathers’ Association (NEWMA) is once again sponsoring neighborhood trick-or-treating on Wednesday, October 31, beginning at 3:30 p.m. In order for the holiday be a wholly inclusive celebration, NEWMA is encouraging both residents and local businesses to participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project. This is a nationwide movement by the Food Allergy Read More…

Health & Environment

NEW Health Wishes the Neighborhood “Happy Halloween!”

North End Waterfront Health is celebrating Halloween and wishes everyone a fun and safe day! To help ensure adults and children have a safe holiday, the American Academy of Pediatrics has compiled a list of Halloween safety tips. Before Halloween arrives, be sure to choose a costume that won’t cause safety hazards. All costumes, wigs, and accessories Read More…

Event Notices Featured Kids & Families

The Teal Pumpkin Project Trick-or-Treating in the North End

This Halloween, the North End Waterfront Mothers’ / Fathers’ Association (NEWMA) is once again sponsoring neighborhood trick-or-treating on Wednesday, October 31, beginning at 3:30 p.m. In order for the holiday be a wholly inclusive celebration, NEWMA is encouraging both residents and local businesses to participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project. This is a nationwide movement by the Food Read More…

Photos & Videos

Trick or Treat on Hanover Street

North End kids have a great time on Halloween, wandering neighborhood businesses for trick or treating! Here are some scenes from Hanover Street, courtesy of Ralph Verrocchi of My Cousin’s Place. “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 Read More…

Event Notices

Reminder: Annual RUFF Doggie Trick-or-Treating

This Thursday October 30th on the eve of Halloween, RUFF will be hosting their annual Doggie Trick-or Treat at Richmond Street dog run. Starting at 6:00pm, Chat with local dog owners and enjoy treats for dogs and owners alike as the doggie trick-or-treating will go through the North End and will follow with neighbors celebrating Read More…

Community Health & Environment Police & Fire Real Estate

Boston Falls to Seventh on Annual Trick or Treat Index; North End Gains

Boston took a nosedive in this year’s annual Zillow Trick-or-Treat Index, falling from 2nd to 7th place. The rankings use home values, population density, walkability and crime as parameters … geared to get kids the most candy, quickly and safely. So, what happened? Well, not much and that’s the problem. Boston already had strong scores and Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Real Estate

Boston Ranks #2 and North End as #5 on 2013 Halloween Trick or Treat Index

Boston continues its #2 ranking for Halloween revelers on the 2013 Zillow Trick or Treat Index. Within the city, the North End was listed as the fifth most attractive neighborhood. The index represents areas with the most candy potential, best walkability and the highest safety. The top three cities have not moved in the rankings Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

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…

Police & Fire

Halloween Safety Tips from Boston Police District A-1

Boston Police District A-1 Halloween Safety Tips 2012 Costumes Costumes should be flame retardant. Make sure that fake knives, swords, and guns are made of soft materials. If wearing masks, make certain that children can see through the masks. Children should either have a flashlight, reflective gear, or wear a bright colored costumes so that Read More…

Community Event Notices

North End Trick or Treating & Pizza Party on the Prado with NEMPAC on Halloween, October 31st

Trick-or-treating starts at 3:30 pm Participating retailers, restaurants and homes in the North End/Waterfront will have posted a GHOST WITH TREAT BAG on an orange piece of paper to hang in their window for when they are welcoming trick-or-treaters. Please simply look for the GHOST WITH TREAT BAG in windows on Halloween while you are Read More…

Community Real Estate

Boston Ranks #2 in 2012 Trick or Treat Index; North End Ranks #5 Among Boston Neighborhoods

Boston is the #2 city for trick-or-treating and within the city, the North End ranks #5 as a top neighborhood. Basically, the kids in the downtown neighborhoods make a killing! That is the result from the 2012 Zillow Trick-or-Treat Index. This is the second year in a row that Boston has placed after San Francisco. Read More…

Community Real Estate

Boston Ranks #2 of U.S. Cities As Best For Trick-or-Treating; North End Ranks #3 in Boston

Boston is a great city for trick-or-treating and kids in the downtown neighborhoods make a killing! That is the result from the 2011 Zillow Trick-or-Treat Index. According to this year’s index, Boston ranked second among the 20 best U.S. cities for the Halloween ritual. This is a significant improvement from last year when Boston was Read More…