North End

By - 7/16/18 - 10:37 am

Boston Police report arresting a Connecticut man for break-ins at a North End residential building early Sunday. Read more.

By - 7/8/18 - 11:14 pm

Matthew Gregoire surveys the scene at North Marginal and Cooper streets.

By - 7/6/18 - 9:37 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports Mayor Walsh is asking Starbucks to withdraw its proposal for a Venti-sized Frappuccino joint at Cross and Hanover streets as an affront to the North End's culture and history. Read more.

By - 7/4/18 - 4:33 pm
USS Constitution in Boston Harbor

Matt Frank was among the many people who watched Old Ironsides on its stately cruise from the Charlestown Navy Yard to Castle Island and back again today. Read more.

By - 6/29/18 - 10:47 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a community meeting last night on the proposed Cross Street building that would include a Starbucks (and posts video of the entire meeting, should you enjoy nearly three hours of tenseness and anger).

By - 6/28/18 - 4:45 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports.

By - 6/27/18 - 10:34 pm

The Venice Convenience Store, 38 Cooper St., was held up shortly after 10:20 p.m. by a man who brandished a handgun at the clerk. Read more.

By - 6/22/18 - 11:17 am

Boston Police report arresting a Malden woman twice in three hours yesterday, first for allegedly shoplifting stuff at the CVS at 318 Hanover St. and then for trying to grab an employee's purse at the District A-1 station after she was done being booked for the shoplifting. Read more.

By - 6/22/18 - 9:37 am

Last Little Italy

Via NorthEndWaterfront.com comes Rocco Capano's interviews with a number of North End cafe and restaurant owners about their opposition to a proposed Starbucks on Cross Street at Hanover, at the entrance to the neighborhood. Read more.

By - 6/10/18 - 9:57 pm
Egret in Boston Harbor

Roving UHub photographer Noah Sachs was ambling along Long Wharf today when he spotted two unusual white items in the water: A great egret - and John Henry's $90-millon super-yacht, the Elysian: Read more.

By - 6/4/18 - 9:33 am
Sugar Bowl at high tide in Dorchester Bay

GeoSpace reports on a detailed look at Boston tide records - which date back to the 1825 - and which show that the sea level in Boston Harbor is rising. Read more.

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.