The snow storm flooded the news this week and seeing how we’ll be getting a first hand experience of the storm – no need to read about it. If you’re not out trekking through the snow, read some great North End related articles we found from various outside news sources. Jesse Brackenbury was named the new director of the Rose Kennedy Greenway, read about him and his vision to make it a world-class park. A woman wrote an editorial about her attitude towards large retail stores like Target and how her stance may be similar to how North and South Enders view the gentrification of their native neighborhoods. Get a progress report on Mike’s Pastry and do not miss the article of Boston from afar, where a former resident explains some of the local gems about this great City. Stay safe and warm!
Mike’s Pastry coming to Harvard Square
Last Thursday, the Cambridge Board of Zoning Appeal unanimously approved a request by Mike’s Pastry to grant the pastry shop a fast food permit. The 1,000 square foot shop will be at 11 Dunster Street, featuring six seats and focusing on take-out business. Read more at the Boston Business Journal.
All apologies as they drain you again
This editorial compares the attitude of Boston’s North End and South End residents to her stance on large stores like Target and many other large retailers who have had to promise free credit monitoring to their 110 million or so customers who have had their credit card or PIN number compromised. She draws a correlation to the local North and South End neighborhood attitude towards DINK’s (Dual/Double Income No Kid’s)and questions if she’s being as “jaded” when talking about Target’s sub par effort to correct these security breaches, read at SC Magazine.
Fishtown Local: The Boston view from afar
Take a look at this interesting article from an old “ex-patriot” of Boston who has since moved to Hawaii and attempts to explain the Bostonian culture and City secrets only residents would know. How not to wear Orange in Southie on St. Patty’s Day, how there is no school on School Street, it’s a sub – not a grinder. How there are two state houses, two courthouses, two city halls, and two Hancock buildings. How it’s not a trash can – it’s a barrel, along with so many other reasons why you “gotta love that dirty water…” don’t miss this article in The Gloucester Times.
Seven things you should know about Jesse Brackenbury
Meet the new director of the Rose Kennedy Greenway and read seven things you should know about the man at the helm of the 15-acre section of parks cherished by City residents and visitors. Learn about his background and future goals for making it a world-class park by maintaining consistent financial support from public and private sources and adding more winter activities like a winter marketplace or annual skating rink, read more at The Boston Globe.
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2 Replies to “Notable News Found Elsewhere: Boston View From Afar, New Greenway Director, Mike’s Pastry News and More”
Cant find the story in the gloucesctr time
click on the title of the post and it takes you right there
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