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Notable News: Public Food Market Approved, Boston’s Most Romantic Table, North End “Anti-Gentrification” and Myths about Paul Revere

Haven’t had much time to surf the web for the North End / Waterfront news this past week? Not to worry – we have gathered several interesting articles from alternative news sources and compiled them for you in this simple, convenient post.

 ARCHITERRA, The Boston Globe
The vision for the Boston Public Food Market. Photo courtesy of ARCHITERRA, The Boston Globe.

BRA approves plans for public food market

Renovations will start this summer on the Boston Public Market that will be located in the building above the Haymarket MBTA station. Formal applications are already being accepted and more than 250 vendors have already expressed interest in opening in the long-planned public food market. Read more at The Boston Globe.

Don Chiofaro’s prospects may be looking up

The future of Don Chiofaro’s most ambitious project since International Place is in the hands of Mayor Marty Walsh, the former laborer who worked for Chiofaro to build International Place. With the Walsh administration not being afraid of heights on the waterfront, this could open the door for Chiofaro’s proposal. Read more at The Boston Globe.

The Boston Marathon, 2014

Take a look at this photo collaboration from Boston.com, highlighting the 2014 Boston Marathon’s as runners took the 26.2 mile course to reclaim the finish line.

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Photo Courtesy of vitalo.me

A Tale Of Two Cities’ Gentrification

“Anti-Gentrification: Boston’s North End” says this Saugus native, who spent a lot of his childhood in the neighborhood. Saying the North End used to truly feel like a neighborhood. Today, the North End houses technology, business, and medical professionals who make a lot of money. Read more at vitalo.me.

Boston, 18th April 1775. Revolution Is In The Air

Follow this “live” reenactment of Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride, a play-by-play takes you through the journey of this historical ride, view at www.hstry.co.

William Dawes rides off to sound the alert

It was not just Paul Revere who rode his horse that April night to warn that the redcoats were coming, gets all the glory, William Dawes also rode into the countryside that night. The National Lancers re-created Dawes’ ride from the First Church in Roxbury in Eliot Square. See more at UniversalHub.

Photo courtesy of THOMAS O’CONNOR/GLOBE STAFF, The Boston Globe

The Old North Church

A staple in the North End neighborhood, Old North Church, the location where two lights were hung signaling to Charlestown patriots that the British were taking boats across the Charles River and not traveling by land. Read more and view historical photos of the Church at, The Boston Globe.

Did Paul Revere’s Ride Really Matter?

An overview of the myth’s behind Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride. Read about the misconceptions and historical significance that questions whether that midnight ride had any impact. Read article at, Journal of the American Revolution.

Your Definitive Guide To 19 Italian Joints In The North End

There is no hiding the fact that the North End is a neighborhood known for the food and restaurants, don’t miss this overview that has something for everyone. Whether it is a fancy sit down dinner, food to go, or a quick slice, Thrillist has it covered.

Have the swan from the North end. Bringing it in for an evaluation

Read the Animal Rescue League Twitter page about a swan that was harmed and brought in for medical attention.

Pasta E Pomodoro in Boston’s North End Has Apparently Closed

While Italian restaurants open in the North End, some are alarmed by the apparent closing of Pasta E Pomodoro, citing that the windows appear to be shuttered. The restaurant located on Salem Street was completely cleaned out with a ladder sitting in the middle of the space. Read more at Boston Restaurant Talk.

The balcony table at Tresca on Hanover Street in the North End.   Staff photo by Stuart Cahill, The Boston Herald.
The balcony table at Tresca on Hanover Street in the North End. Staff photo by Stuart Cahill, The Boston Herald.

romantic table

Tresca in the North End is being recognized for having the best and most romantic table in Boston, and possibly the best in America. Read about the two-seat, second-floor balcony table that overlooks the famous Hanover Street. See what brings the “mystique” about this unique dining experience at, The Boston Herald.

Boston North End Fire – Day of Marathon Monday 2014

While many were enjoying the weather on Patriot’s Day, hanging around the City or downtown watching the Marathon runners cross the finish line, Google Drive photos captures a different scene.

A Resounding Success: TBHA’s 21st Annual Celebration And Auction

The Boston Harbor Hotel housed the 21st Annual Celebration and Auction of the Boston Harbor Association. Complete with 350 guests who filled the Wharf Room, enjoying food, company, and entertainment. Continue Reading at The Boston Harbor Association.

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One Reply to “Notable News: Public Food Market Approved, Boston’s Most Romantic Table, North End “Anti-Gentrification” and Myths about Paul Revere

  1. I asked someone from the building owner’s project management team what happened and he told me the Pasta E Pomodoro space is going to be used as a project office during the construction of the new building on the parking lot.

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