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The Weekender: Modern Pastry Expands, Taste of the North End has Record Crowd, Governor Candidates Come to Ward 3

This weekly compilation of the most popular posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com is crafted every weekend for your convenience. This week, be sure to catch up on Modern Pastry’s extension, a few neighborhood photos, candidates for higher office and an opinion piece about the, “troubled Long Wharf.”

Top Posts This Week:

People are filling the new Modern Pastry extension that opened this week. Photo by Matt Conti
People are filling the new Modern Pastry extension that opened this week. Photo by Matt Conti

Modern Pastry Opens New Shop on Hanover Street

If you have not taken a walk down Hanover Street lately, be sure to take a peek at the new and improved Modern Pastry. Their new expansion features malt, wine, and cordials to accompany you with your treats and the new seating area. Read more and check out photos, View Post.

Downtown View: Troubled Long Wharf

A column related to downtown Boston speaks about the ongoing conversation/conflict regarding the Long Wharf. This resident acknowledges that, “something has to give” if the wharf is going to live up to its promise. Residents brought suit against the BRA for their pursuit of a restaurant in this public space. Read More

Neighborhood Photos: First Communion in the North End

View photos of the procession of children on their way to First Communion at St. Leonard’s Church as they walk through the North End. View Post

Traci Walker Griffith, Eliot School Principal accepts award from TONE Founder, Donato Frattaroli, NEW Health CEO James Luisi and TONE Exec Director Philip Frattaroli
Traci Walker Griffith, Eliot School Principal accepts award from TONE Founder, Donato Frattaroli, NEW Health CEO James Luisi and TONE Exec Director Philip Frattaroli. Photo by Matt Conti

Photo Gallery: Record Crowd at 2014 Taste of the North End

Since this event has started in 1993, it has yet to see a crowd as large as this year, with proceeds expecting to reach upwards of $100,000. With over 40 neighborhood restaurants coming together to donate their famous food to attendee’s who tried everything from entrees, appetizers, cheeses, desserts, wine, and beer. View Post

Neighborhood Photos: Coast Guard Helps Pick Up

A few pictures were taken on a Wednesday morning commute to work from a North Ender who came across a group of U.S. Coast Guard members picking up littler on Endicott Street. View Post 

Editor’s Pick:

Maura Healey, Candidate for Attorney General speaks to Ward 3 Democrats (Photo by Matt Conti)
Maura Healey, Candidate for Attorney General speaks to Ward 3 Democrats (Photo by Matt Conti)

Video: Ward 3 Democrats Host Statewide Candidates Night [Part 1 of 2]

Candidates for Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General came to the Nazzaro Center to speak to residents and members of the Ward 3 Democratic Committee. Watch part 1, the first 4 of the 7 candidates speak about issues related to the North End neighborhood and Massachusetts.  View Post

 

With the temperature set to head into the 70’s, be sure to enjoy the weekend!

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