Monthly Archives: June 2011

North End and Downtown Impact from Proposed Sullivan Square and Rutherford...

The proposed Sullivan Square and Rutherford Avenue redesign project has caused quite a stir in Charlestown, but it is also starting to attract attention...

“Vibrant Waterfronts” by Ken Greenberg, Urban Planner

The video above shows Ken Greenberg, internationally-recognized urban planner and author of “Walking Home: The Life and Lessons of a City Builder” (2011) presenting...

City Starts Sidewalk Repairs in North End

  Photo: Mayor Tom Menino and District 1 City Councilor Sal LaMattina on Hanover Street with workers performing sidewalk repairs throughout the North End and...

Globe Site Asks Questions About the $2.9 Million Greenway Carousel

Boston.com’s Town Correspondent, Jeremy C. Fox, frames the debate regarding the proposed $2.9 million replacement carousel slated for the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway. An...

HazMat Truck Update: Mayor Sends Letter to State and Feds Urging...

The City of Boston Mayor’s Office issued the following release: MAYOR THOMAS M. MENINO REQUESTS EXPEDITIOUS IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM BOSTON’S HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ROUTING...

New 2.4 Million Square Feet Development Project Proposed for Government Center...

Bulfinch Congress Holdings (BCH), represented by Thomas O’Brien’s HYM Investment Group, has submitted a new letter of intent for the redevelopment of the Government...

“Sharks!” Debuts at North End’s Eliot School

Through the generous support of National Grid, the New England Aquarium launched “Sharks!” its new mobile education program at the North End’s Eliot School on June 15th. Designed to help kids from ages five through eleven understand these mystical creatures, the shark kit includes ten interactive stations where kids will learn through hands-on experiments about shark vision, hearing, and size. The program even includes a 15 foot inflatable shark. Tom King, President of National Grid. was on hand to share the exhibit with this third grade class.

“North End Project” Documentary Clips by Elaine McMillion

Elaine McMillion has posted some clips from a documentary, “North End Project.” One of the more in-depth interviews is shown below, “Phil & Tony.” More...

Dan and Some Other Guys on Sports Illustrated Cover Celebrating the...

This week’s Sports Illustrated is out and what a great cover! It features Boston Bruins 2011 champion players Nathan Horton, Rich Peverley and Zdeno...

Segway Accident at Christopher Columbus Park

We received two email witness accounts and confirmed with Boston Police that a serious Segway accident occured on Sunday where a novice rider fell...

“Boston Harbor in Photos” by Aerial Photographer Alex MacLean

  Renowned aerial photographer and pilot Alex MacLean presents a photo slideshow showing the progress of Boston’s waterfront from 1975 through today. The presentation was...

Daniel Passacantilli Receives Jim Minton Excellence Award

 Essex Juvenile Chief Probation Officer Daniel Passacantilli Is Honored by Peers with the Jim Minton Excellence Award Essex County Juvenile Chief Probation Officer Daniel Passacantilli was...