North End

By - 5/21/15 - 3:44 pm

The Globe reports the chain, which started in the North End, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.Read more

By - 5/16/15 - 7:39 am

The Boston Fire Department responded around 7 a.m. to a roof fire at 22 Hull St. for a roof fire.

The cause of the fire, quickly doused, is under investigation.Read more

By - 5/15/15 - 10:12 am
Charlestown

JB Parrett shows us the color change at the normally black Charlestown Bridge at sunset.Read more

By - 5/6/15 - 5:07 pm
Cottone, LaMattina and Pressley

LaMattina pats Cottone on the back as Pressley reads proclamation.

The City Council today formally honored Officer Shana Cottone who stopped her car while driving home through the North End on April 14 to rush through an occupied building next to one that had erupted in flames to get residents out. Read more.Read more

By - 4/25/15 - 6:15 am
Zakim Bridge as seen from Lovejoy Wharf

On Thursday, Greg MacKay took what he thinks might be the first night photograph of the Zakim Bridge from the newly re-opened Lovejoy Wharf.

Copyright Greg MacKay. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.Read more

By - 4/25/15 - 6:11 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com photographed the commemoration on the Greenway yesterday, attended by several thousand people.Read more

By - 4/17/15 - 7:26 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the walkway under the North End side of the bridge has reopened, after several years of being closed.Read more

By - 4/14/15 - 4:36 pm
Fire at 96 Endicott St.

Firefighters responded to 3 Stillman Pl in the North End shortly before 4 p.m. for a fire that sent flames shooting into the air and went to two alarms.

The Boston Fire Department reports the fire erupted on the third and fourth floors of the vacant four-story building and that part of the roof gave way.

Two firefighters were taken to the hospital, one...Read more

By - 4/13/15 - 10:10 am
Smoke from tractor trailer fire rises above the North End

Shortly before 10 a.m., Boston firefighters responded to Hanover Street near Commercial, where a tractor trailer was on fire. Shortly after 10 a.m., they reported they'd knocked the fire down.Read more

By - 4/7/15 - 12:57 pm
Flooded Hanover Street

Jason Escape photographed some flooding on Hanover Street in the North End this morning.Read more

By - 4/7/15 - 9:32 am

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy yesterday began work in its parks near the North End that will include replacing some of the current benches with "porch swings" that will let sitters sway with the breeze or a little foot power.

All the remaining current metal benches, which often get too hot to sit on in the summer, will also be replaced as part of the...Read more

By - 3/26/15 - 10:21 am

The city that gave us Wicked Free WiFi and set up pahk.boston.gov for downloading a parking-meter app is getting a bit tired of calling the Boston Arts Festival the Boston Ahts Festival.

The Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture is running a contest to find a new name for the annual celebration in Christopher Columbus Park.

The new name should reflect

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By - 3/13/15 - 8:09 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the North End/Waterfront Residents Association voted 25-7 to ask the city to give them the same sort of space-saver ban the South End has. The resolution also supports towing cars in the way of street sweepers.

Neighborhood residents saw significant vandalism and threats as a result of these space saving efforts.

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By - 3/7/15 - 9:52 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a skunk that waddled along both sides of Commercial Street by the bocce courts this morning.Read more

By - 2/27/15 - 12:14 pm

Boston's DPW announced today it's holding off on the annual re-start of street sweeping until after "streets are cleared to the curb and gutters are free of ice and snow."

Fans of cleaner streets in the North End, the South End and Beacon Hill, where street sweeping normally starts in March, will have to wait for "a thaw and large scale melting," the department...Read more

By - 2/14/15 - 9:39 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a nasty space-saver note exchange in which one party tried to pin the blame on the owner of a Hanover Street store, who couldn't possibly be involved because she doesn't even own a car.Read more

By - 2/12/15 - 4:34 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com has photos of the resurrection of Capt. Bob, a boat that slipped into the briny deep next to Union Wharf on Monday.Read more

By - 2/9/15 - 3:44 pm

Boston Police report arresting an Uber driver they say indecently assaulted a passenger after he dropped off three of her friends early Sunday.

According to police:

The victim, a 30-year-old female from Boston, told officers that she was with three friends and called for an Uber ride at the end of the night. A photo receipt was sent and the four females were picked

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