Family, friends and neighbors have been leaving flowers, candles and remembrance notes in front of the Salem Street Tailor Shop as a memorial to Vittorio Recupero. Victor was hit by a car and killed earlier this week while in the breakdown lane on Interstate 95. Vittorio was a tailor by trade in his beloved North […]
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Longtime North End tailor, Vittorio Recupero, was identified by State Police as the victim of an I-95 car accident on Tuesday night about 8:30 pm. Recupero’s shop was located at 121 Salem Street. A 71-year-old Wakefield resident, Recupero reportedly pulled over his Hyundai Tucson in the breakdown lane on Interstate I-95 in the Reading area. […]
ATTENTION: BOSTON PUBLIC WORKS WILL BE RESURFACING SALEM ST CROSS ST TO COOPER ST BEGINNING WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 20, 2013 BETWEEN THE HOURS of 7:00 A.M. AND 3:30 P.M. THE CONSTRUCTION WILL BE COMPLETED IN THE FOLLOWING PHASES AND WILL TAKE APPROXIMATELY 3-7 DAYS: • PHASE 1: THE EXISTING ROADWAY WILL BE SCARIFIED (THIS PROCESS WILL […]
Video: 124-126 Salem Street project presented at North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association meeting on November 14, 2013 Collin Yip and his architectural/legal team presented at both North End / Waterfront neighborhood groups this week regarding zoning relief to construct a 5-story 55′ high building on the site currently occupied by a 13-space parking lot. […]
Sal D’Girolamo, Manager of The Wild Duck at 92-96 Salem Street and Attorney William Ferullo presented the liquor store’s plan and application to the Boston Licensing Board to expand its all-alcohol retail beverages license into the basement to increase storage capacity. According to a NEWRA report, the basement space had previously been used as an […]
The neighborhood had its first look at the proposed new building on the existing surface parking lot at 124-126 Salem Street. The informational presentation was made at last week’s meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association Zoning, Licensing and Construction Committee. Owner Colin Yip, represented by Attorney Daniel Toscano and an architectural team […]
ATTENTION: BOSTON PUBLIC WORKS WILL BE RESURFACING SALEM STREET CROSS STREET TO CHARTER STREET BEGINNING TUESDAY OCTOBER 15, 2013 BETWEEN THE HOURS of 7:00 A.M. AND 3:30 P.M. THE CONSTRUCTION WILL BE COMPLETED IN THE FOLLOWING PHASES AND WILL TAKE APPROXIMATELY 10-14 DAYS: PHASE 1: THE EXISTING ROADWAY WILL BE SCARIFIED (THIS PROCESS WILL EXPOSE […]
The newly expanded Monica’s Mercato & Salumeria at 130 Salem Street is now completed and open for business in Boston’s North End. “A lot of care and love has been invested in our market,” said the Mendoza family in a Facebook announcement. The new glass storefront is adjacent to the original location with the entire […]
Salem Street Improvements Update Boston Public Works Construction The Boston Public Works Department (PWD) is substantially completed with the sidewalk, ramp, and street lighting installation phases of the improvements to Salem Street, from Cross Street to Charter Street. The final phase of the project is the resurfacing of the roadway. It has been requested that […]
Nicole Freedman, Boston Bikes Director, gave an update on the addition of shared bike markings scheduled for Salem Street in Boston’s North End. The update was hosted by the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) on September 12, 2013. See CityofBoston.gov/bikes for more information on Boston Bikes.
District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina gave a brief update to the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association on Thursday, September 12, 2013. The primary topic covered was the reconstruction of Salem Street that will be repaved starting on October 15th. In addition, the Councilor agreed to setup a meeting with the Boston Redevelopment Authority […]
The following announcement comes from the Boston Bikes program out of City Hall. The shared bike lane markings will be put down once Salem Street is paved in mid-October. NOTIFICATION Mayor Menino’s Boston Bikes Bike Lane Installation on Salem Street Fall, 2013 THE CITY OF BOSTON WOULD LIKE TO INFORM YOU THAT IT WILL BE […]
As part of the Salem Street reconstruction in the North End, new acorn-style streetlights have been installed by the Department of Public Works. Work continues on various parts of the street and sidewalks with a full street repaving set for after Columbus Day when the “leaf peeking” tourist traffic dies down. City Councilor Sal LaMattina […]
In the summer heat and humidity, the smell of trash can really get bad in the city and especially in the densely populated North End. Residents often see these trails of “gunk” in the middle of the street. Mark B. shares this photo from Salem Street and cites the commercial pickup truck companies as a […]
Boston Fire Department was on Salem Street Monday afternoon investigating a hazardous material incident at Jerusalem Place. A building was evacuated for a few hours due to carbon monoxide levels. Boston Fire attributes the CO to have come from a generator at nearby Cooper Street. Meghan Johnson shares this photo from the scene. (Via Adam […]
After 110 years in the North End, Boschetto’s Bakery has announced that it will close its doors on July 6, 2013 due to an “excessive raise in rent” at 158 Salem Street. Although the retail operation will shut down, a sign in the window announces the bakery will continue to supply commercial customers through an […]
Salem Street Improvements Boston Public Works Construction The Boston Public Works Department (PWD) is undertaking substantial improvements to Salem Street, from Cross Street to Charter Street. Salem Street is a vibrant and busy part of the North End which includes residential, commercial, restaurants, and tourist components. This makes Salem Street a difficult construction location at […]
North Enders have seen just about seen everything in the neighborhood, but the latest “attraction” – an enormous group of bees – is the talk of the town. The swarm has taken up residence on a building awning at the corner of Prince and Salem Streets, above Dino’s Cafe across from Bova’s Bakery. It’s not […]
In what looks to be a false alarm, a quick response by the North End’s Engine 8, Ladder 1 was seen on Salem Street with ladders reaching to the rooftops about 2:00 pm on a sweltering Saturday afternoon. Janine Coppola catches the action with these photos.
Fiorelli Realty on Salem Street is expanding. How do we know? Just look in the window. Thanks to Adam Castiglioni for the photo.
Announcement from City of Boston Public Works Department: Sidewalk and pedestrian ramp work will begin on Salem Street starting Thursday, May 2, 2013. This will be followed by roadway resurfacing and new “acorn” street lights. This work is being conducted by the Boston Public Works Department and our contractors. Please note that some temporary parking […]