The Weekender is a weekly compilation of the most popular posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com for some weekend catch up. This week has some good reads pertaining to the quality of life in the North End: parking issues, police activity, and bicyclists behavior. Along with closure to missing Eric Munsell, who’s body was found and identified in the harbor.
Top Posts This Week:
The Suffolk County District Attorney’s office identified the “non-viable male” body that was found in the harbor as Eric Munsell, the 24-year-old North End resident who had not been seen since February 8th. The body was sighted in the water by a passerby and later identified, View Post.
Although many were focused on the 118th running of the Boston Marathon, the North End was host to the Old North’s Lantern Ceremony and the National Lancers re-enactment of the Paul Revere’s midnight ride departing from the Prado on Hanover Street. View the post for a complete collaboration of scenes and sounds throughout the event.
Keep up with crime around the neighborhood with this weekly summary, coming directly from the Boston Police Log, courtesy of BPD District A-1. Last week, see why a Female suspect was arrested at Tileston and Unity Streets after causing a disturbance in the street. View Post
ABC Family is returning to the North End to film scenes for the upcoming series to be called “Chasing Life.” A show about a young journalist with family issues and a cancer diagnosis, living in the North End. Parking is expected to be unavailable on Hanover Street from Tileston to Charter Street. View the post for more information and details.
North End parking is a tough order to fill, especially with the parade, requiring Hanover Street to have “No parking Monday” posted signs. After finding a spot to squeeze in on Hanover Street for Sunday night, the car was already towed by 6am Monday morning, Read more.
As cycle tracks are set to be installed, Hubway stations are popping up all over the City, and more and more are commuting on bikes, cyclists are often the route of complaints. After sitting out at a busy intersection to observe bicycle commuting and behavior, a pair of Boston residents found that bicyclists weren’t as bad as they expected them to be. Continue Reading
Enjoy the weekend!