North End

By - 5/23/18 - 10:38 pm

Seems ESPN has a contract with some company to fly a plane over the Garden to show what the building looks like when the Celtics are playing. And the plane just keeps flying in circles over the North End, over and over and over and over and over again, and people are beginning to get sick of it.

By - 5/6/18 - 12:05 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on plans by the local Knights of Columbus chapter to turn its North Margin Street building into 23 affordable apartments for seniors - and to keep some space in the building for its meetings.

By - 5/1/18 - 9:30 am
Turkey at the North End library

Catacomb Society spotted one of the BPL's more feathered patrons at the North End branch library yesterday.

Meanwhile, over in East Boston, the Travaglinis noticed their Homer Street neighbor had a new weather vane the other day: Read more.

By - 4/25/18 - 1:00 pm

The Boston City Council today approved a proposal to create a "business improvement district," in which property owners along the Rose Kennedy Greenway could be levied fees to help support the linear park. Read more.

By - 4/19/18 - 10:22 am
New England Telephone and Telegraph Co. manhole cover on Essex Street in Chinatown

For the most part, Boston's history is best viewed when looking around or up. But sometimes, it pays to look down: Places such as downtown, the North End and Chinatown are filled with remnants of our commercial past, in the form of manhole covers. Read more.

By - 4/17/18 - 8:43 pm
Zakim Bridge honors fallen police officer

617 Images shows us the Zakim tonight, lit in blue to honor Yarmouth police officer Sean Gannon, 32, shot to death while serving a warrant last Thursday.

By - 4/16/18 - 9:18 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com has video of the annual lighting of the lanterns (two if by sea and all) in Old North Church.

By - 4/11/18 - 9:01 am
Turkey's in Boston's North End

Turkeys inspect their newest domain in the North End, as Jody Faller watched.

By - 3/30/18 - 10:46 pm
Turkey in the North End

S&S Consulting spotted this turkey in the North End today.

By - 3/26/18 - 9:18 pm

At 9:08 p.m, Nick Crowley asked:

Who the HELL has been chainsawing something in the North End for the last 15 minutes?

Pizza cutter at Regina broken again?

By - 3/23/18 - 9:02 am

BroadwayWorld.com reports on the planned May opening of an off-Broadway production of "Molasses in January:"

An original new musical about a struggling family of Italian immigrants who are literally swept up in the Boston Molasses disaster of 1919.

Too soon?

By - 3/2/18 - 5:03 pm

Rhiannon D'Angelo watched the rising tide batter the condos at the end of Union Wharf in the North End around 11 a.m.

By - 3/2/18 - 10:59 am
Flooded Causeway Street in Boston

That only looks like a squid swimming up the street - we think. See it larger.

David reports Causeway Street is now closed between North Washington Street and North Station due to flooding.

And as high tide rolls in, the wharves along Boston Harbor in the North End have surrendered to the sea. Chad Jackson shows us the Sargent's Wharf parking lot: Read more.

By - 2/27/18 - 4:52 pm
Former Pinkberry on Hanover Street

We're well past peak froyo.

The Board of Appeals today approved plans by the owners of an Italian restaurant on Prince Street to open an Italian restaurant on Hanover Street. Read more.

By - 2/20/18 - 12:18 pm

WCVB gets a hold of a list of people who have heavily discounted spaces in the state-owned Haymarket garage - and a lot aren't North End residents like they're supposed to be:

One person on the list is a doctor who lives in a million-dollar home in the suburbs. Her office is downtown, but not in the North End.

By - 2/14/18 - 9:06 am

Boston Police report arresting John Bowdon, 47, of Woburn, on charges he beat a clerk during a gunpoint robbery at the Venice Convenience Store, 38 Cooper St. in the North End around 9:20 p.m. on Thursday. Read more.

By - 2/11/18 - 3:25 pm
Wanted for North End bank robbery

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports this guy is wanted for holding up the Century Bank branch at 275 Hanover St. in the North End, around 3:35 p.m. on Feb. 6.

If he looks familiar, contact the task force at 857-386-2422.

By - 2/11/18 - 12:52 pm

And NorthEndWaterfront.com has photos.

By - 2/9/18 - 9:34 am

Investors are snapping up condos in the heart of Boston like nobody's business, and Mayor Walsh's proposed regulations wouldn't do enough to stop them from squeezing out people who actually want to live in the city, according to a study by a consortium of neighborhood groups. Read more.

By - 1/13/18 - 11:37 am
Bad parking job in the South End

Miloš Miljković noticed what the warmer weather and rain turned into an awkward parking job last night (and reports that BPD then showed up to ticket the car).

Kelley Hand noticed more of the same in the North End this morning: Read more.