After a cold, icy week, the temperature has warmed up for the final weekend before Christmas. Look back on the snow storm, be the first to know about the 7-Eleven special signs that will be used on Hanover Street, check out a new ice skating spot and read about the police activity. Connect Historic Boston is bringing new pedestrian and cycling tracks to the North End, Blackstone Block / Union Street and Causeway Street – the area will be getting quite a makeover!

Top Posts This Week:

Snow Photos from North End / Waterfront

Tuesday afternoon’s snow storm not only covered the streets and sidewalks, it covered most of the twitter activity in the area as well. Take a look at these twitter photos we found from you guys, the North End residents who were out and about during the snowfall. View Post

Fire Department response to Mariner Building, 300 Commercial Street, with ladders extended.
Fire Department response to Mariner Building, 300 Commercial Street, with ladders extended. Photo by Matt Conti

Boston Fire Responds to Mariner Building Alarm on Commercial Street

Wednesday night brought a short scare to residents on Commercial Street, the Mariner Building alarms were going off as Boston Fire ladders were being extended and the street was essentially shut down. View Post

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7-Eleven Presents “North End” Signs for New Store at 340 Hanover Street

See the signs for the new 7-Eleven set to open on Hanover Street in a few weeks. Traditional franchise signage will not be used on this, don’t miss the green and gold plan to illuminate this 7-Eleven. View Post

A skater from the Skating Club of Boston performs. Photo by Matt Conti
A skater from the Skating Club of Boston performs. Photo by Matt Conti

Ice Skating Opens at Boston Harbor Hotel’s Rotunda Rink at Rowes Wharf

Have any free time this weekend? Take a walk down to check out Boston’s newest skating rink. With the temperatures this weekend, I wouldn’t plan on skating, but check it out for future days with wintry weather. Check out photos and read more information

Police Blotter: Vandalism, Larceny, Trespassing & More

Don’t miss what police have been dealing with around the neighborhood. See all the incidents that have kept police busy this holiday season. View Post

 

Editor’s Picks:

Proposed Redesign of Union Street and the “Blackstone Block”

Widening the sidewalks, replacing sidewalks and making upgrades to the lighting are just a few upgrades that will be make to Union Street. See what else is in store for the Blackstone Block

CHB Photo
CHB Photo

Meeting Report: Causeway Street Redesign Project Update

Pedestrians and cyclists are placed at the forefront of this redesign project on Causeway Street. The Connect Historic Boston initiative aims to have Causeway street flowing as efficiently as possible. View Post

North End Cycle Track Takes Shape at Connect Historic Boston Meeting [Video]

Directly in the North End, you are not going to want to miss the plan for Commercial Street, check out the video that puts you right in the room of the presentation. View Post and Video

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