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Notable News Found Elsewhere: Foodie Spots, Acquire Transitions, Revisit the North End and the Skinniest House Story

This notable news post is compiled from alternate news sources that pertain to various issues, stories and reviews in the North End / Waterfront, all for your one stop shop of news that will keep you in the loop. 

10 Best Foodie Spots in Boston

With both classic Italian and seafood, the North End brings in two of the top 10 places to eat in Boston. Antico Forno and Neptune Oyster make the list by, USA Today.

Acquire to close May 25, transition to interior design firm

Acquire, the North End’s home goods shop, will be closing its doors at the end of the month and will be shifting their focus to an interior design firm. Prices are marked down on all their vintage and modern furniture, home accessories, artwork and more. Read more at The Boston Globe.

Photo Credit Ducali Facebook Page

Boston’s Best Restaurants For Pizza And Beer

The North End continues to make its mark in the food category. This time, with three of the five best restaurants for pizza and beer in Boston. Ducali, Regina’s and Benevento’s are included in this CBS Boston article.

Experience La Dolce Vita at Officina 189

If you want to go shopping for Italian goods in a true Italian fashion without paying for a plane ticket, Officina 189 is the place for you. Right in the heart of the North End and founded by a Milan, Italy Native, this store brings high-end Italian products to America. Read more at Drive The District.

North End resident’s handmade beeswax candles ship all over US, world

Don’t miss this story of a North End resident, Ann Moritz, who has been making beeswax candles by hand. What started as a hobby is now a product that is demanded by consumers nationwide. Hear her story and what makes her honeycomb beeswax candles so special. Continue reading at Boston.com.

Photo courtesy of BostInno

The Times They are a-Changin’! 5 Reasons Why You Should Revisit the North End this Season

Among the obvious reasons for visiting the North End, new beginnings has brought new reasons to visit the neighborhood. The chance of lower rent prices and the expansion of Modern Pastry are a few of the 5 reasons why BostInno says you may need to take another trip into the North End.

Baseball This Week 5/12-5/17

Boston is known as a baseball city and the North End is no exception. Check out the scheduled games and activities for baseball games played closest to home.  North End Athletic Association

Sibling rivalry taken to the next level: How the skinniest house in Boston was built out of SPITE when soldier returned from Civil War to find his land built on by his brother

The skinniest house in Boston, courtesy of Mathew Growcoot/ News Dog Media

Have you ever been walking down Hull Street in the North End and noticed a building that looks, different? Well, the famous “skinny house” at 44 Hull Street is in fact the skinniest house in Boston. Whats even crazier, is the story behind the house and how it came to be, a must read at Daily Mail.

Fitness + Pilates Photography: Meg Scannell at Exhale Battery Wharf

This photo collection brings us to the Battery Wharf, with a photo shoot at Exhale and Barry’s boot camp. View and read more at Lucie Wicker Photography.

Boston Globe: Our Region Must Brace For Impact Of Climate Change

An article worth reading, especially for those who live on the waterfront. As climate change continues, the waterfront needs to prepare for rising sea levels and take flood precautions. Read more at The Boston Harbor Association.

BU Photo Journalism

North End Photojournalism at BU

A collection of photos taken by Boston University students lands a few photos from the North End neighborhood. Taken in a few shops and some lifestyle photos taken on the streets and sidewalks, check out the photos at BU Photo Journalism.

Aquarium News and Updates

Everything from Earth Day events and education, to a visit by Mayor Marty Walsh, take a look at the latest happenings at the New England Aquarium.


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