All roads lead to 2014 after the cold front moved in and melted the snow just in time for Christmas. As the New Year rolls in, don’t miss whats been happening over the hectic holiday week. Get to the bottom of the robbery spree that plagued the neighborhood around the holidays. Make travel arrangements to deal with the closing of the Callahan Tunnel. Catch up on plans for the Northern Avenue Parcel, trash issues, and street lights!

Robbery suspects on Hanover Street (BPD image from street camera)
Robbery suspects on Hanover Street (BPD image from street camera)

North End Man and Homeless Co-Defendant Arraigned in Court Following Weekend Robbery Spree

The biggest crime news in the neighborhood has come to a close. See this post to read all you need to know about the robbery spree, arrests and the arraignments from the courthouse.  View Post

Callahan Tunnel Closed Until March 2014

It’s official, the Callahan Tunnel is officially closed until March for much needed repairs. Read about the three main detour routes set to aid the closing of a tunnel that carries 30,000 cars per day. There are several ways to get to East Boston and Logan Airport from Downtown Boston. View Post to see details.

Bartlett Place Trashed After Parklet Renovation

Not much more than a week after Bartlett Place received a face lift with nice new brick tile, trash dumping still continues to be an issue. See these disturbing photos. View Post

Hook Lobster Presents Early Stage Development Plans on Northern Avenue Parcel [Video]

Read or watch the presentation that Hook Lobster presented at this recent Municipal Harbor Planning meeting. The presentation addressed opportunities and constraints for the site. Don’t miss what the BRA’s Downtown Waterfront Advisory Committee is considering. View Post and Video

Lights Out on Hanover Street - Hanover and Battery Streets. Photo by Matt Conti
Lights Out on Hanover Street – Hanover and Battery Streets. Photo by Matt Conti

Street Lights Out on Hanover Street

The street lights have since been fixed and we heard back from City Councilor Sal LaMattina’s office who helped press Public Works. See the photos of what happened.

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Photo Gallery: Joyous Christmas Lights in the North End / Waterfront

As Christmas lights go, the North End / Waterfront truly puts on a world-class show. See the photos.

Public Realm Planning on Boston’s Downtown Waterfront [Video]

Find out the latest about public access issues in the planning area from Long Wharf to the Moakley Bridge. This presentation was part of the recent Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee meeting. See the post.

 

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