Stay in the loop with the notable news post, a compilation of articles from alternate news sources that pertain to various issues, stories and reviews in the North End / Waterfront, for your one stop shop of news. Don’t miss some new developments on the Greenway, “smell maps,” and the usual restaurant fix.
You Can Now Charge Your Phone on the Greenway
We’ve seen benches, tables, grass, flowers, pianos, and a world of other things on the Greenway, but being able to charge your phone is a new development. Three stations have been installed, each being built to withstand vandalism and harsh weather. The portals are USB compatible but do not carry the iPhone hookup cable. Read the story at Boston.com.
Paul Revere (Photo)
This time of year brings a ton of visitor’s to the North End for several main attractions that the neighborhood has to offer. This photo of the Prado / Paul Revere Mall was uploaded to a blog called, Clueless in Boston.
Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger
The filming of Black Mass is underway – just wait until you see Johnny Depp in character as Whitey Bulger. Photos were taken behind the scenes, and a movie set was discovered in the Cambridge. Watch the video at my FOX Boston
The Dining Room Resides Inside The Living Room
The North End is home to The Living Room.. Now, it has developed a restaurant-within-a-restaurant called The Dining Room, placing a stronger focus on food. Read more at Boston Eater.
Phantom Gourmet: Great 8 Restaurants On Boston Waterfront
Phantom Gourmet profiled the “Great 8” restaurants along the Boston Waterfront. Read and watch at, CBS Boston.
This graphic designer makes ‘smell maps’ of cities around the world
Walking through the North End neighborhood, depending on what day and time of the week it is, can certainly bring some interesting smells. This graphic designer is leading smell tours through the neighborhood going simply by scent. These smell walks have occurred in different parts of the world over the past several years, they are sensory research trips and they collect data so Boston can be mapped by smell. PRI.org
Restaurants with a taste for innovation
The Waterfront continues to grow out to the “innovation district.” Strega Waterfront is being joined by several other restaurant establishments that attract people who are “entrepreneurial, foodies, and techies.” Read more at The Boston Globe.
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