Whether you’re traveling for the holiday or have some downtime around the house, take a few minutes and catch up on the neighborhood buzz! Read about a new business coming to the North End, how Boston is set to ban smoking in all city parks, the Greenway’s progress and a new $190 million tower being built at One Canal Street. Also check out a letter to the gaming commission from Senator Petruccelli and some North End restaurant buzz at Galleria Umberto and NEBO. Safe travels and Happy Thanksgiving!
Pixability expanding, departing Cambridge for North End
Read about a new neighbor – Pixability, a company that offers software tools for marketing video content on YouTube. The company will be moving into its new office, a 6,000-square-foot space at 123 North Washington St. Previously located in the Cambridge Innovation Center, the firm is looking to add to its staff of 25. Continue reading The Boston Business Journal
A busy afternoon at Galleria Umberto on Hanover Street
Business as usual for Galleria Umberto’s in the North End, a line out the door, customers eating all around and the smell of the legendary food throughout the restaurant, put yourself in the room by watching the Instagram video here
Sen. Petruccelli’s letter to gaming commission on the “Revere” plan
Don’t miss this two-page letter from state Senator Anthony Petruccelli to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Suffolk Downs’ Revere-only proposal. Addressing the concerns on behalf of his constituents in the First Suffolk and Middlesex District, read the letter in its entirety at EastBoston.com
Nature’s fury: What if a supernado hit Boston with exploding stones the size of bowling balls?
Check out this movie on the Syfy channel where a stones falling tornado hits Boston. This flick about a disaster hitting Boston seems to be the theme amongst SyFy movies being featured this week. Get more details and view the trailer at Universal Hub
Boston poised to ban smoking in city parks
Read about how the Boston City Council wants to ban all smoking in Boston parks, including cigarettes, e-cigarettes and marijuana, and fine those who light up. Ccouncilors approved the ban in a unanimous vote. This ban also applies to other property controlled by the Parks and Recreation Commission, and includes a $250 fine for each violation. Read more at The Boston Herald
Trinity and Aimco break ground on $190M Greenway apartment tower (BBJ slide show)
Read all about the 12-story, 435,000-square-foot building to be built on a 1.5-acre lot near TD Garden, a block from North Station. The building will offer 310 one-, two- and three-bedroom luxury units and 21,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. Apartment Investment and Management Co. and Trinity Financial broke ground Thursday on One Canal Street, the $190 million apartment tower to be built on one of the last vacant parcels at the edge of the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. Continue reading at the Boston Business Journal
Life on the Greenway FY13 – A Summary of Our Work on the Greenway
In this, the Greenway Conservancy shares a summary of what they’ve accomplished with their IRS Form 990 submission through their fiscal year, between July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013. Check out the summary at the Rose Kennedy Greenway
Life on the Greenway Sighted! Praying Mantis on the Greenway
This praying mantis was in the North End, a well known beneficial insect making a home on the Greenway. It is on the Boxwood hedge, helping take care of insects pests throughout the Greenway gardens. Read more at the Rose Kennedy Greenway
4 Replies to “Notable News Found Elsewhere: Pixability Moves to North End, One Canal Breaks Ground, Smoking Bans in Parks and Greenway Updates”
Matt..I think you better check the story on Nebo…it appears to be a bit old.
Thanks John. The YouTube publish date of 11/24/13 threw us off. It appears to be a repost of an older episode. I removed the link off the main post above but here in case folks are curious: http://youtu.be/tvIOoQQ14ic
Sorry my friend u still put the wrong restaurant the link on LOL even when u replied to a post LOL I would love to see the right one
Frank – There is no “right one” (that I know of). I removed the link from the main post because it is an old interview on Phantom Gourmet. I just included the link in the comment so that people would know what we were talking about. –Matt
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