2018 Season of Greenway Mobile Eats Underway

The Greenway Conservancy (rosekennedygreenway.org) announced the new line-up of 38 food trucks and carts, including 7 new vendors for the 2018 season of Greenway Mobile Eats . Beginning Monday, April 2, Mobile Eats vendors will be pulling in to their new spots for the year, with the largest numbers of food trucks in the...

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Old North Church 2018 Public Programs and Events

April 6, 2018
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A wide range of lectures, interviews, speakers, programs and tours have been scheduled by the Old North Church with input from many sponsors. This year’s series is explore the theme of occupation through the church’s programming. The series is broken down into three definitions: occupying space, occupying the job and occupying a foreign land....

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5K Walk/Run Scheduled to Benefit Gift of Life Marrow

Gift of Life Marrow Registry’s annual Steps for Life 5k Walk and Run is right around the corner. Gift of Life is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and facilitating bone marrow and blood stem cell transplants for patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other blood-related diseases. The funds raised at Steps for...

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North End Friends of St Francis House Flea Market/Bake Sale

April 6, 2018
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Tab each year the North End Friends hold a flea market/bake sale to benefit St. Francis House Homeless Shelter in the Nazzaro Community Center. This year was no exception as the Friends are already preparing for another benefit event on Friday, May 4 from 8 AM to 6 PM and Saturday, made it from...

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RUFF Forming Ambassador Team to Get Back to their Roots

April 6, 2018
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Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) is forming and Ambassador Team, a multi—purpose program to get back to their roots, President Leslie Horn told the Review. “With the new dog park, and finishing touches this spring, we want to bring the focus back to the community and neighborhood events,” she said. RUFF will be planning...

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News Briefs

Home Rule Petition    Will Create 153 New Liquor Licenses Both the North End and Waterfront community may not be eligible if the City of Boston passes a Home Rule petition for an additional 153 new liquor licenses being proposed. The Petition Was Filed by Large Boston City Councilor Avanna Pressley. The vast majority (80%)...

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Community News

FOCCP Tot Lot Cleanup Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold its annual Tot Lot cleanup on Saturday, May 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. All are welcome to attend and help out. North End Friends of St. Francis Flea Market/Bake Sale North End Friends of St. Francis House will hold its...

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Opinion

April 6, 2018
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Attorney Toscano NEAD guest speaker North End Against Drugs (NEAD) held still another successful Dinner/Talk at the Nazzaro Community Center. NEAD provided an Italian dinner and dessert for those that attended the neighborhood events. North End resident and Attorney Daniel Toscano was the guest speaker and did a fabulous tour advising the youth of...

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Acts of Kindness During ‘One Boston Day’

For over 120 years, the Boston Marathon has represented our city at its finest. Every year, thousands of runners lace up their shoes and begin the long trek towards Boylston Street. People come from all across the city to cheer on friends, family, and complete strangers. On Marathon Monday, we come together in a...

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Nice Way to Spend a Saturday

Walking along Mt. Vernon Street or Chestnut Street in Beacon Hill or Beacon Street in the Back Bay, the outside façades of the houses on these streets have not changed since they were built, in some cases more than 200 years ago.  However, the inside of many of these homes have been upgraded and...

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North End Students Capture 1st and 2nd in Spelling Bee

March 30, 2018
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North End Students Capture 1st and 2nd in Spelling Bee

Two students from the North End finished first and second in the recent Boston Center for Youth and Families (BCYF) Citywide Spelling Bee, sponsored by the Boston Bruins Foundation. Mira Yu (12) a seventh grade Boston Latin School student took first place and will go on to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington,...

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MassDOT Approves $177 Million for North Washington Street Bridge Construction

March 30, 2018
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MassDOT Approves $177 Million for North Washington Street Bridge Construction

A $177 million construction contract to replace the North Washington Street Bridge between the North End and Charlestown has been approved by MassDOT. Work related activities including utility work are currently expected to begin this spring and construction operations will start in the fall of 2018 when traffic logistics like lane reductions will be...

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NEWNC Opposes Beer and Wine License

March 30, 2018
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Besides the usual committee reports, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) voted on two requests. Two guest speakers address the North Square Redesign project and the signage project along the Harbor Walk. Council members voted to deny a request by Scire Fruit, Go Bananas, 64 Salem Street for a new malt and wine package...

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NEWNC Annual Election Scheduled for Saturday, May 19

March 30, 2018
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On Saturday, May 19, the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its annual election to select six members of the twelve-member Council. Candidates must be 18 years old, a resident and must secure 40 signatures on a nomination paper to be eligible to be placed on the ballot, which will be drawn by...

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Old North Holds Annual Lantern Ceremony

March 30, 2018
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Relive the Night that Launched the Revolution, the 243rd Lantern Ceremony will be hosted by the Old North Foundation at the historic Old North Church. Step into the past as the Old North honors and celebrates the night of April 18, 1775 on Sunday, April 5 the at 8 PM. Proceeds from the Lantern...

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North End Library Programs

EVENTS FOR ADULTS Friday Films: “And the Oscar Went to…” Friday    April   6     2 pm   Mrs. Miniver (1942 / 134 mins) Friday    April 13     2 pm    All the King’s Men (1949 / 110 mins) Friday    April 20     1 pm*   Sound of Music (1965 / 105 mins) Friday    April 27     2 pm   How Green Was...

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RUFF Holds Dog Registration/April 7

March 30, 2018
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Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) has announced that dog licensing will be held in the dog park located in the Gassy on the second level on Saturday, April 7 from 11 AM to 1 PM. It is required by the City of Boston and RUFF to have your dog licensed in order to use...

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North End Rehab and Help Care Center Addresses NSC

March 30, 2018
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Edmond Cormier of the North End Rehabilitation and Health Care Center visited the North End/West End Service Center (NSC) to meet and answer questions about the facilities and the programs and services they provide. Cormier gave a thorough overview of shots days versus long-term along with the activities and healthcare services at the facility....

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Friends of NE Library Hold Spring Fling

March 30, 2018
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This year’s Friends of the North End Library’s annual spring fling was held at the Living Room, 101 Atlantic Avenue on March 22 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Attendees enjoyed appetizers and music with their friends and neighbors. The benefit event was well attended as usual and everyone enjoyed the special event.             Throughout...

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Unique Kitchens Showcased on Creative Kitchens Tour April 7

When her spouse suggested moving to a home with an elevator, a Beacon Hill lover of cooking and antiques replied in no uncertain terms that she was not moving anywhere unless she could bring her kitchen table with her. Which was no small thing because the table is a long and heavy 9-foot 3-inch...

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NEAD Easter Party Set for March 31

March 30, 2018
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North End Against Drugs (NEAD) has put together what appears to be an outstanding Easter Party scheduled for March 31, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Nazzaro Community Center. The event will feature the Easter Bunny hopping his way around to entertain the children and take pictures with them. (Bring your own...

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Public Safety Meeting Set for April 5

March 30, 2018
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District A1 Boston Police will hold its North End Public Safety meeting on Thursday, April 5 at 6 PM in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. Captain William Fong and his staff will present official March Part One crime statistics and provide safety tips. Police will also answer questions related to the...

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Sevhold New RUFF Chairperson

March 30, 2018
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RUFF has a new chairperson, Ashley Sevhold. She has great energy attending all the city meetings relating to the dog park in the Gassy and coordinating fundraisers Sevhold plans to attend NEWNC monthly meetings during April to introduce herself and express the goals and upcoming RUFF activities. She will also be at the RUFF...

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Community News

NEAD Easter Party/March 31 An Easter Party has been organized by North End Against Drugs (NEAD) on Saturday, March 31 from 10 AM to 12 noon in the Nazzaro Community Center. The event is free. FOCCP Monthly Meeting Friends of Christopher Columbus Park parentheses FOCCP will hold its next monthly meeting on Tuesday, April...

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