Trillium Garden Returns to the Greenway

Trillium Brewing Company, in partnership with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, is excited has announced the return of the Trillium Garden on The Greenway for the Summer 2018 season. The Trillium Garden on The Greenway is slated to open in late May 2018 and will run through the end of October, weather permitting. Open-air...

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Under the Strawberry Moon at The Greenway

May 17, 2018
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Under the Strawberry Moon community event will be held at the American Heritage Park on The Greenway on Thursday, June 28 from 8:30 to 9:15 p.m. The event is a perfect time to meet/greet, network, walk the moonlight Labyrinth and enjoy chocolate dipped strawberries and iced teas hosted by Vicki Lee’s & MEM Tea...

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R.U.F.F. News and Notes

Responsible Urbanites For Fido’s (RUFF), Board will be on hand at the new dog park in the Gassy to answer questions, address concerns and get feedback on all things RUFF on Wednesday, May 23 at 6 and 7 PM. There are many ways to get involved with RUFF, park maintenance, Year of the Dog...

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Farewell Celebration Held for Carl Ameno, Nazzaro Center Director

It was a grand affair for the sendoff for Carl Ameno, who is retiring as Director of the Nazzaro Community Center after 45 years in service to the City of Boston. The farewell dinner was held on Tuesday, May 8th at Filippo’s Ristorante in Boston’s North End. State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz gave an impassioned...

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Boston Police Report on Crime at North End Public Meeting

Boston Police District A-1 provided North End / Waterfront residents an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents at the May 2018 North End Public Safety Meeting. Overall crime in District A-1 is down 9% YTD. Aggravated Assault (1) – 4/27/18 (Charter Street): Domestic incident. Disturbing the Peace (2) – 4/28/18 – 4/29/18 (426 Hanover...

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Improvements to North End Parks Meeting to be Held

May 17, 2018
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Boston Parks and Recreation Department (BPD) will conduct the third in a series of public meetings relating to potential improvements to Puopolo Park and Langone Field on Commercial Street. Following two other public meetings to obtain suggestions for the renovation of the parks BPD will present additional plans for the public space. “We look...

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NEWNC Community Election this Saturday, May 19

May 17, 2018
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In just two days on Saturday, May 19 the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will hold its annual community election to fill six open two-year terms on the Board. The election site is the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street, which will be open from 10 AM to 2 PM. Each year six...

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City Summer Safety Strategy Includes the Monitoring of House Parties

May 17, 2018
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Boston Police will continue to strengthen public safety throughout the city with a committed strategy initiative currently implemented in an effort to reduce violence throughout the summer months. A multi-pronged approach includes: Increase positive interactions between police and the community, engage youth with programming and activities, increased access to services and provide increased police...

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North End Library Programs

EVENTS FOR ADULTS Friday Films: The Paranoid Style Friday    May 18     1 pm    Seven Days in May Friday    May 25     1 pm   Parallax View Friday    June 1      1 pm   The Prisoner Friday    June 8      1 pm   Three Days of the Condor Friday    June 15    1 pm   All the President’s Men Friday    June 22    1...

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Downeast Cider House to Open on The Greenway

May 17, 2018
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Selection of the partner to operate a new pop-up drinkery on The Greenway’s 17-acre park at Dewey Square across from South Station has been made. Downeast Cider House has been chosen to run the Downtown Back Porch on The Greenway. The partnership brings Downeast’s unfiltered craft cider to the park’s contemporary popular location. Furthering...

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Community News

Public Safety Meeting The North End District A1 Boston Police Public Safety meeting will be held on Thursday, June 7 at 6 p.m. in the Nazzaro Community Center. FOCCP Meeting The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Mariners House, 11...

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Opinion

May 17, 2018
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Being a Good Neighbor Carmelina Restaurant recently hosted a great fundraiser for the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC) that was a terrific success. Owner Damien DiPaola did a great job providing a delicious menu and outstanding excellent hospitality. Fantasy Wines, Christina Trotta and Modern Pastries supported the fundraiser. Proceeds from the...

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Your Help Is Always Needed

Boston residents living in our neighborhood are fortunate to have some great open spaces within a couple of miles of each other stretching from the North End to the Back Bay. The newly established Greenway that was created after the Central Artery Project was completed is looking better each year with more activities being...

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Crime is Down:Area A-1 Sees 8-Percent Drop in Part One Crime so far in ‘18

May 4, 2018
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Area A-1 has seen an 8-percent decrease in violent and property crime to date in 2018, compared to last year. According to Boston Police, 602 incidents of Part One crime were reported between Jan. 1 and April 8 of this year in the area, which includes Beacon Hill, Chinatown Downtown and the North End,...

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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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Haymarket Hotel Moves Forward

May 4, 2018
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Plans for the Haymarket Hotel (Parcel 9) have been approved with a minor height addition by the Boston Planning and Development agency, formerly the BRA. Plans call for 225 hotel units, patio, open space, and new street-front landscaping. Approximately 125 permanent jobs will be created and 300 construction jobs. The hotel will include 9,000...

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NEAA Benefit Golf Tournament Being Planned

May 4, 2018
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More than one hundred and forty golfers hit the links each year for the annual North End Athletic Association (NEAA) benefit golf tournament held at the Andover Country Club. Scheduled for Monday, August 6 with a shotgun start 7:30 AM, the tournament is played in memory of lifelong North End resident Carmen “Tilly” DeMarco...

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Don Giovanni Set to Return to Faneuil Hall

May 4, 2018
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Once again, the Great Hall at Faneuil Hall will be the site of the annual performance, a full production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni, as part of the North End Music and Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC), Opera Project. The production is a fully staged Opera sung in Italian with English with super titles,...

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SPARK Boston Impact Awards

May 4, 2018
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Nomination for SPARK Boston Impact Awards are currently available for young adults (20-34) doing outstanding work to improve the City of Boston. This year’s award categories include: Arts & Culture, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Activism & Issue advocacy, Public Service & Civic Leadership, Community Building & Neighborhood Improvement and “Unsung Heroes”.             Nominees must live/work...

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North End Feasts Contribute to Boston’s Top Ranking

May 4, 2018
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Boston has been ranked the top spot for best summer vacation by U.S. News and World Report, a leading authority on consumer advice. The city also finished as the #3 spot globally and #5 for the best family summer vacations. Boston’s lineup of annual summer events like North End feasts played a major role...

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NE/WE NSC Trip to Rockport

May 4, 2018
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A day trip to Rockport has been organized by the North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center for Wednesday, May 30 for local residents from the two communities. The bus trip starts at 9 a.m. at the Paul Revere Mall and 9:20 a.m. at the Amy Lowell House in the West End and returns at...

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NEWNC to Address Four Voting Agenda Items

May 4, 2018
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Four voting items, a candidate’s night for election and a community chat featuring Friends of the North End Library, Chris Sabbey, Pita Pagliuca, and Jennifer Hawes will be a part of the North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) Monday, May 19 monthly meeting to be held in the Nazzaro Community Center at 7 PM Agenda...

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North Street GrilleProvides NSC Senior Meal

May 4, 2018
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North Street Grille owner Robin Sidell and her staff provided a three-course meal (April 29) at the North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center for over three dozen seniors. The group feasted on cobb salad, club sandwiches, fruit and cupcakes. Seniors noted that “North Street Grille outdid themselves with a scrumptious meal.”             Many volunteers...

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NEWNC to Hold Community Election on May 19

May 4, 2018
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Candidates for the 2018 North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) will compete for six of the 12 seats up for election on Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Nazzaro Community Center, 30 North Bennet Street. To be placed on the ballot nominees needed to secure 40 signatures of North End...

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