The fourth and final part of The Haymarket Project covers the Fall season with stories from the diverse vendors in Boston’s Haymarket. This episode includes interviews with: Roy Fournier, Harry’s Cheese and Cold Cuts Alyssa “Sina” Chhim Jonathan Chhim Scott Lampert […]
I was going through some of my father’s old photos a while ago and I came across some that I thought our readers would enjoy. I’ll try and post them over the next few months. The photo I’m sharing today […]
Samuel Adams, one of the original Patriots, holds a deflated football in front of the Boston Tea Party Museum. This photo was captured by Joe Mendola who adds, “Incontrovertible evidence of deflating the football. Go PATS!” See past neighborhood photo posts.
On January 17, 1950, the Great Brink’s Robbery took place in Boston’s North End at the corner of Commercial and Prince Streets. Still known today as the “Brink’s Garage,” the property marks where $1,218,211.29 in cash and $1,557,183.83 in checks, […]
Latest news: A new study in the Civil and Structural Engineer Magazine (September 2014) by Ronald Mayville has provided more details on specifically the molasses tank failed. Notably, the walls were at least 50 percent too thin and lacked reinforcements at […]
A few weeks ago while attending a meeting in the Time Warner building in New York City, I decided to skip out of a boring afternoon lecture and visit the Tenement Museum on the Lower East Side. This was one […]
If you walk down Hanover St. today the most noticeable characteristic would be the tremendous number of restaurants and coffee shops, many with long lines of tourists waiting to get in, a very different scene from the mid twentieth century. […]
Stitching together the North End and Waterfront neighborhood in the late 1970’s, a large group of North End women created this phenomenal 12′ x 12′ wall hanging, recently on display at the North Bennet Street School and previously at Boston […]