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By adamg - 6/13/19 - 9:54 am

A weary North End resident filed a complaint at 11:16 p.m. yesterday about helicopters over his or her neighborhood: Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/19 - 5:47 pm
Bees swarming an iron pole in the North End

No doubt by now the North End is buzzing about this 311 complaint about a swarm of bees taking over a fence pole at Fleet Street and Webster Place this afternoon.

Earlier:
Bees swarming the back of a car in Dorchester.

By adamg - 6/1/19 - 10:28 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested a man wanted for three armed robberies this week - after first watching him conduct several drug transactions on Salem Street Friday night. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 3:19 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports that Bob's Grocery on Endicott Street was held up by a masked man with a gun Thursday evening (report has photos). Police records show it happened around 6:40 p.m.

By adamg - 5/30/19 - 11:52 pm
Bright lights at Puopolo Park

The harbor's so bright, they gotta wear shades.

At 9:07 tonight, a concerned citizen in Charlestown filed a 311 complaint about some bright lights in the big city, specifically, the spotlights across the harbor at Puopolo Park in the North End: Read more.

By Bob Leponge - 5/15/19 - 11:26 am

This sign, posted at the construction site on Causeway street just east of North Station / The Garden, offers arriving truck drivers a chance to test their logic skills. Astute observers will note that it allows, for example, 1 concrete truck and 500 delivery trucks.

By adamg - 5/2/19 - 10:43 pm

A doff of the detective's cap to Kristin Foley for figuring out why Boston Harbor suddenly exploded in colors tonight: The Boston-Based Group Formerly Known as Junior Achievement but now as JA Worldwide celebrated its 100th anniversary tonight with fireworks over Boston Harbor: Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/19 - 7:59 am
Sky in the North End

For getting up early, Hannah Armstrong was rewarded with a nice sunrise over Commercial Street in the North End.

MMad shows us the sunrise was just as nice in Quincy: Read more.

By adamg - 4/24/19 - 7:53 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports that state Rep. Aaron Michlewitz wants to keep the narrow streets of "the inner North End" scooter free. The City Council last month approved regulations proposed by Mayor Walsh to set up a system to let companies begin renting scooters in the city.

By adamg - 4/21/19 - 3:41 pm
Fog over the North End

Full House Tickets shows us the fog rolling in around 2:30 p.m. Then ten minutes later: All gone.

By adamg - 4/15/19 - 9:14 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com has photos from last night's Lantern Ceremony at Old North Church. Sara Cuthbertson got up early to watch the battle on Lexington Green.

By adamg - 3/29/19 - 3:55 pm
Turkey in the North End

Roving UHub photographer Caroline Driscoll spotted this feathered Freedom Trail walker in front of Aqua Pazza at North and Richmond streets in the North End this afternoon.

Last seen heading up North towards Cross Street. My guess is that it’s heading back to the Green Line to get to its Brookline headquarters.

By adamg - 3/16/19 - 11:01 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports a Charter Street resident who went out to walk her dog Wednesday morning came home to find her door open and two guys in her son's room - who rushed out of the apartment after one put a gun up to her face.

By adamg - 3/15/19 - 2:58 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports residents of 454-464 Hanover St. were given a short time to gather some belongings before they had to flee.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 9:24 am

Mayor Walsh today announced a set of initiatives to make Boston roads safer and less clogged that include lowering the default citywide speed limit from 25 to 20 m.p.h., dedicated bus lanes on Brighton Avenue in Allston and North Washington Street along the North End, special pickup/drop-off lanes for Uber and Lyft cars - but also rush-hour surcharges for riding in them - and free T passes for all students in grades 7 through 12, regardless of whether they're BPS students. Read more.

By adamg - 2/28/19 - 10:34 am

Extreme Lunch Seagull Swallows Rat in Boston

Never mind the Goat, we've got the Seagull - and a British tourist was there to record it all on Salem Street in the North End - and provide appropriately horrified commentary, because nothing like this ever happens in jolly old England.

Via Megan Johnson.

By adamg - 2/5/19 - 9:00 pm

Don't let the media - especially the out-of-town Boston haters - deceive you into thinking that small pack of no doubt alcohol-infused bros from Sudbury or New Hampshire or some other sad excuse of a place got into their shirt-tearing brawl at the Patriots parade. Read more.

By adamg - 2/2/19 - 8:02 pm
Firefighters in Trattoria il Panino kitchen

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire in the kitchen ceiling at Trattoria il Panino, 280 Hanover St., went to two alarms and caused an estimated $150,000 in damage. Read more.

By adamg - 1/18/19 - 12:25 pm
Boat seen through a chain in Boston Harbor

Roving UHub photographer Caroline D. spotted some boats through a spyhole, well, a link in a chain, on Lewis Wharf this morning.

By adamg - 1/15/19 - 12:32 pm
People gathered in a ring in the North End to commemorate the Great Molassses Flood

Bostonians this morning lined the perimeter of the Purity Distilling Co.'s leaky, 50-foot-tall molasses tank, which burst around 12:40 p.m. on Jan. 15, 1919, creating a gooey flood that killed 21 Bostonians and a number of horses and destroyed buildings in its path. Read more.

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