Renovations, businesses moving in and out, new restaurants opening up – things are certainly on the move as of late. Saint Leonard Church will get a major facelift with the biggest renovation since it was built. Hanover and Mechanic Streets are seeing some action as well while Tenoch, a new Mexican restaurant is set to open its doors in a few days. Meanwhile, the Fisherman’s Club traveled to Italy to with its Madonna del Soccorso statue back to its “home” in Sicily. Catch up on the police blotter, real estate sales and a snowstorm parking ban that doesn’t seem to apply to City of Boston vehicles.
Top Posts This Week:
St. Leonard’s Church Embarks on Major Renovation
A list of repairs reported to be costing in the “seven figures” is set for the Saint Leonard Church, marking the largest and most expensive renovations since the church was built in the 1800’s. View Post.
Changing Fortunes at Hanover & Mechanic Streets
See the changing scenes at the corner of Hanover and Mechanic Streets, with new businesses coming and going. The second floor space is vacated and a new restaurant is set to open this year, see what else is in the mix. View Post.
Police Blotter: Laptop and Monitor Stolen, Loud Music and Drinks After Hours
Catch up on the latest police activity around the neighborhood, everything from theft to loud music. View Post to read how a laptop and monitor were stolen out of an apartment during the day.
What Parking Ban?
A collection of city vehicles that decided not to follow the parking ban for the winter storm this past week. See the photos of the vehicles packed in the snow along the curbs, View Post.
Tenoch Mexican to Open February 10th on Lewis Street in North End
We are just days away from the opening of Tenoch Mexican, a new restaurant set to open on February 10th at 3 Lewis Street. With another location in Medford, see what this restaurant with take out has to offer for the neighborhood, View Post.
January 2014 North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales
Keep up with the latest real estate sales in the neighborhood with a listing courtesy of CL Waterfront Properties. Price ranges from mid 300k all the way up into the millions. View Post
Fisherman’s Club Makes History (Again) in Sicily at Procession of Madonna del Soccorso di Sciacca [Videos]
The North End’s very own Fisherman’s club personally went to Italy this past week to bring the statue of the Madonna del Soccorso to Sciacca, Sicily. Be sure to watch the video of the statue officially being delivered and carried in the streets. View Post
Have a great weekend!