The Latest & Greatest: Nail Salon Opening, Ida’s Closes, Trash Meeting and Paul Revere’s Beard

This week had a mix of news. A nail salon is set to move in, Ida’s closing, a ’70s flashback and a trash meeting too. Heading into Halloween, a week until the Mayor’s Election, and the Sox in the World Series, it is an exciting time to be a living in Boston. In all the excitement it’s tough to keep up with the neighborhood news – in case you missed anything, be sure to check it out right here!

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Neighborhood Neon: Ida’s Italian Cuisine, Since 1951, Closes Its Doors
It is the end of an era in Boston’s North End with this week’s closing of Ida’s Italian Cuisine on Mechanic Street. The iconic neon sign has been shut off only to be replaced by a sign on the door announcing the closing.
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Paul Revere is Ready for the World Series
Be sure to check out Paul Revere sporting a Boston Red Sox jersey and a red team beard. The North End’s Paul Revere is ready for the 2013 World Series! Click Here

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Coming Soon to the Gateway to the North End: Amy’s Nails and Spa
Amy’s Nails and Spa will be coming to the Cross Street plaza area between Hanover and Salem Street. Often referred to as the gateway to the North End, Amy’s will be moving in where Nick’s Famous Deli was. Read More

Longtime North End Friends Meet for Reunion [Photos]
Last Sunday a group of either past or present North End friends gathered at Billy Tse’s for lunch. This once a year occasion brought about 20 friends in to have some good fun and good food. Read More

North End Flashback: 1970′s Teen Documentary – Part 1 [Video]
This is Part 1 of a 3 part video series featuring the highlights of a 1970′s documentary of the North End produced by Abraham Ravett in 1977 and 1978 with other teenagers for the North End Teen Collaborative. The documentary features scenes from the St. Anthony’s Playground, Christopher Columbus High School, Johnny’s Barbershop at 181 Salem St., Pal’s Lunch,and Polcari’s. Read More 

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Residential Garbage Contract Debated at City Hall Meeting
Details about the highly followed meeting regarding the Boston 5-year garbage contract set to take effect in the summer of 2014. the meeting at City Hall was packed with local residents who expressed their concerns and discomfort with the city’s ability to properly handle the garbage in our neighborhoods. Read More