Blog Archives

New Boxing and Fitness Studio Opening Soon

Knockout North End, a boxing and fitness studio located in the heart of Boston’s North End, is expected to open in early May 2018. Offering group exercise, personal training options, and KO jump, which is an intense jump rope based circuit, and enhanced by the enthusiasm and expertise of some of the city’s best...

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Non-Residents Taking Advantage of Haymarket Parking Perks

A Channel 5 investigative report claimed more than half of the individuals taking advantage of discounted parking at the Haymarket Garage have been removed from the North End residents parking list for providing false information regarding residence. Several months ago, the investigation found more than 40% of those getting the $5 a day parking...

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Community News

NE/WE NSC Accepting Food Program Donations Donations are being accepted through June 30 to support the ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center’s food programs that assist needy neighbors in these communities. NSC and the West End Library are accepting: Monetary donations, restaurant and supermarket gift certificates, nonperishable food items. Especially needed: pasta, tuna,...

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Transforming Steriti Rink from Ice to Tropics

BLO’s presents Trouble in Tahiti May 11-20 Boston Lyric Opera (BLO) is gearing up its elaborate set design and seating for its production of “Trouble in Tahiti” and “Arias & Barcarolles” – two Leonard Bernstein works newly combined into one harmonious piece about marriage, dreams, and disillusionment. The design will transform the the interior...

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Imagine Boston, Imagine North End

Every spring, the City of Boston releases our Imagine Boston Capital Plan for the next five years. It outlines where our city’s budget will be focused, our longer-term plans, and our priorities. Essentially, the capital plan details what initiatives and projects in your neighborhood and across the City that we’ll be investing in to...

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Seeking to End Homelessness for Youth in Boston

On Friday, Mayor Martin J. Walsh joined members of the City’s Youth Action Board to launch Rising to the Challenge: Ending Youth and Young Adult Homelessness in Boston, the City of Boston’s community planning process centered around preventing and ending homelessness among unaccompanied youth and young adults. The Youth Action Board is the City’s...

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Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush, who passed away last week at the age of 92, was both a throwback to a time when a woman was expected to sacrifice her career for her husband and family and a trailblazer for the manner in which she led the life she chose. Mrs. Bush, who was the only woman,...

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‘The British are Coming’

‘The British are Coming’

The Old North Church Foundation’s annual commemoration of the events of the night of April 18, 1775, when two signal lanterns were hung in the church steeple, alerting Paul Revere that the British were coming, was recently held at the historic church on Salem Street.

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Service Center Celebrates Little Easter

The ABCD North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center (NE/WE NSC) celebrated the arrival of spring and Pasquetta at its site at 1 Michelangelo Street in the North End. Pasquetta is often translated to “little Easter,” and is a day to relax. It was instituted in the post-war period to create a long weekend, which allows...

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News Briefs

Williams Named      Deputy Director Dominique A. Williams has been appointed by Mayor Martin Walsh as Deputy Director of the Office of Housing Stability. “Housing policy is about much more than creating new units of housing,” the Mayor said. He noted, “I’m confident that Dominique has the skills and energy to not only continue the...

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