North End

By - 12/3/16 - 1:53 pm
Soccer fans at Caffe dello Sport in Boston's North End

Eastie Strong was among the people jammed into Caffe dello Sport today to watch the match between Real Madrid and Barcelona (which ended in a 1-1 tie).

By - 11/29/16 - 12:19 am
Vandalized tree in Boston's North End

A concerned citizen files a complaint that somebody is going around the North End vandalizing trees, such as this one on Fulton Street, which looks like it's had its bark peeled off.

Brighton Center has long been plagued by the Brighton tree ninja, who keeps trying to kill local trees, which for some reason offend him.

By - 11/24/16 - 9:11 am

Associated Press reports Harvard scientists who study fluid dynamics turned their eye to the Great Molasses Flood and, after studying how molasses flows at different temperatures, concluded that the relatively warm molasses that flowed out of that North End tank quickly cooled in the relatively chill Boston air (the disaster happened during one of our January thaws), going from liquidy to gooey and trapping people and horses.

Earlier:
Also: Molasses is a non-Newtonian fluid.
Up to their knees in molasses, looking for victims.

By - 11/16/16 - 1:43 pm
Rising tide under North Washington Street bridge

David Wean watched the tide come in under the North Washington Street bridge today.

By - 10/28/16 - 12:17 pm

Adam Castiglioni reports Boston Common Coffee, 97 Salem St., will be shutting its doors for good on Monday - after first trying to drain its remaining stocks by handing out free coffee.

By - 10/20/16 - 11:44 am
North Washington Street bridge model

If you're willing to go through the security checkpoint, Boston Public Works has put some scale models of the new North Washington Street bridge up in the City Hall lobby.

Tons of photos and renderings of the current and replacement bridges.

By - 10/6/16 - 10:39 am

The Boston Licensing Board today rejected requests from several restaurants in the North End, Chinatown and the South Boston waterfront to serve hard liquor, saying there's no public need in an area already full of places to get a drink. Read more.

By - 9/24/16 - 5:59 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on the deucer with a heart of gold.

By - 9/22/16 - 5:02 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the state Department of Environmental Protection has ruled the developers of a proposed hotel at Lewis Wharf can't using harbor pilings that are currently submerged at high tide, which poses a bit of a problem since much of the project was planned for those pilings.

By - 9/22/16 - 8:54 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports (with photos) on the arrival of Saint Padre Pio's heart at St. Leonard's Church yesterday.

By - 9/12/16 - 3:48 pm

On Wednesday, the Boston Licensing Board hears the first 14 requests it has for the five "unrestricted" liquor licenses that became available Sept. 1 and which holders can borrow against and then resell. Read more.

By - 9/11/16 - 12:23 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the small vegetable stand at Salem and Cooper streets has returned following a brief code-enforced absence after some 45 years in business.

By - 9/5/16 - 12:14 am

Boston Police report some nimble officers nabbed a New Yorker who kept trying to break into apartments in the North End via skylights early Sunday - after a chase in which the officers themselves jumped from one rooftop to another. Read more.

By - 9/3/16 - 8:51 pm

It's fireworks to celebrate Boston Harbor or Labor Day or just our ability to shoot giant explosives into the air.

By - 8/28/16 - 11:00 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com informs us about the return of the Battle of the Barges fireworks display on Sept. 3, over the harbor.

By - 8/23/16 - 2:12 pm

There's this yacht that's been docked this summer at Commercial Wharf with a helicopter on it. NorthEndWaterfront.com reports it's for sale.

By - 7/21/16 - 6:08 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com has details on a proposal for the old Lavanderia site at 25 Atlantic Ave.

By - 7/11/16 - 6:47 am

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Sunday, Eric Ballard asked:

Anyone see a greenish meteor go across the NE sky just a few minutes ago?

And, sure enough: Read more.

By - 6/28/16 - 1:10 pm

At a press conference to announce the new interim BLS headmaster today, School Superintendent Tommy Chang said he will appoint an interim O'Bryant headmaster "in coming weeks." Read more.

By - 6/26/16 - 10:52 pm

UPDATE: Bail set at $25,000.

A North End man faces arraignment tomorrow on charges of assault with a dangerous weapon and wearing a bulletproof vest in the commission of a felony for an incident early this morning on Cooper Street. Read more.