It was a surreal scene at the Nazzaro Center on Thursday night when a drugged out young man, accompanied by his somewhat less impaired girlfriend, was shooting up in Polcari Playground before passing out inside the youth center. A large group of residents showed up at 6:30 pm for the monthly North End Public Safety meeting to see the Oakdale resident literally... Read more
City Councilor Sal LaMattina, who represents the increasingly student heavy North End, is proposing a new city ordinance that could lead to penalties against landlords whose tenants hold parties that bring a police response - and against repeat party givers.
"Loud parties and gatherings cause disruptive behavior leading to sleep disturbances and anxiety creating a substantial disturbance of the quiet enjoyment of the neighborhood," LaMattina... Read more
From a flier advertising a community meeting with police Aug. 2 at the Nazzaro Center.
The Boston Fire Department reports a one-alarm fire that broke out around 3 a.m., Sunday did an estimated $350,000 in damage to the building that houses Prezza, 24 Fleet St.
The fire, which started in some restaurant ducts, spread to the second-floor ceiling of the three-story building in which the restaurant sits. Seven residents were displaced, four firefighters required medical attention for minor injuries.... Read more
No more Lewis Wharf for him, NorthEndWaterfront.com reports. Rapprochement with the Yankees?
A roving UHub photographer annoyedly snapped this photo of a shredder truck illegally parked in a no-parking zone outside Mitt Romney's national headquarters (again), which is still inexplicably located on Commercial Street in the heart of one of the cities least likely to vote for him:
It... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com chronicles some of them.
State Police and Boston Fire marine units fished four people out of Boston Harbor by Christopher Columbus Park around 4 p.m. They handed the guy who fell in to EMTs, who took him to a local hospital for treatment.
The Tea Party so wanted five conservative judges to find the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional but as you know, that was not the decision. [float=right]
Boston Tea Party rally in Columbus Park.
Photo by Chris Faraone.
[/float] So today, the Boston Tea Party rallied in opposition of the national health care law in Chris... Read more
North End Patch reports nobody was injured when manhole covers on Richmond, North and Cross streets began ascending skyward as if moved by an occult hand around 3 p.m.
NorthEndWaterfront.com posts photos of dog walkers walking their dogs on playing fields meant for kids.
NorthEndWaterfront.com posts photos from this past weekend's feast of St. Anthony of Padua and provides a schedule of upcoming feasts.
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a steaming controversy that pits dog owners vs. parents and other residents fed up with mounds of dog "caca" on neighborhood playing fields.
When a man with a large dark brown dog and a blond woman with a small white dog came 3 feat from shortstop, I said to them, "You can't have your dog off the lease and doing caca... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports police nabbed a suspect for last week's attack on Salem Street, in which a guy got out of a car, punched a woman and took her purse. He's also a suspect in a similar attack in Charlestown and his wife did the driving.... Read more