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Notable News: Confusing Parking Sign, Art Exhibit, Watching the World Cup, When DeFilippo Playground Was “The Gassy”

Take a few minutes to stay in the loop with this 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.  

Photo Courtesy of UniversalHub
Photo Courtesy of UniversalHub

When a giant gas tank sat in the middle of the North End

Among the children playing in the playground, and people running up and down the basketball court, it is hard to imagine DeFilippo Playground as a large gas tank. This photo from the City of Boston archives tells a different story of the park along Prince Street, view at UniversalHub.

North Ender Exhibits Art in Newport

Corrine Colarusso, a longtime North End resident, has announced an exhibition of her work, Magic Gold, Full Sun, at the Newport Museum of Art through September 7, 2014. The exhibit is previewed in the cover story of ARTSCOPE with copies available at the North Bennet Street School. View the announcement.

Confusing North End Parking Sign is Actually Pretty Straightforward

Classic neighborhood problems with parking not only deal with the number of spaces, but sometimes the signage. This breakdown of complicated and confusing North End parking signs goes in-depth at, Boston.com.

Feel the North End vibe – BOSTON SPIRIT

A collection of familiar places around the North End neighborhood aims to capture the spirit of Boston in it’s most notable neighborhoods. See whether these photos capture the North End vibe, at dautichamp.com.

Photo Courtesy of YOON S. BYUN, The Boston Globe
Photo Courtesy of YOON S. BYUN, The Boston Globe

8 great Boston bars for World Cup fans

Rooting for Italy in the 2014 World Cup? “Stay true to the team in blue” by visiting Caffe Dello Sport on Hanover Street, the closest you can get to watching Italian professional soccer matches in Italy. View the full list of the 8 best bars to watch World Cup matches at, The Boston Globe.

Aquarium News and Updates

An update to start the summer season at the New England Aquarium, with the Reef restaurant and bar open on the Front Plaza for harbor-side snacks and cocktails. Read the update in its entirety at, New England Aquarium.

Sacred Heart Church Wedding – Sarah & Joseph

You may have noticed if you’ve been walking around the neighborhood these last few weekends, wedding season is back in the North End. This photo collection of a North End wedding is covered at, Leah Haydock Photography.

Old Ironsides goes out for a commemoration

This is not something you see everyday, the USS Constitution on the move. This photo was captured as the old ship was heading out into the harbor to fire cannons off Castle Island to commemorate D-Day. View at UniversalHub.

Photo Courtesy of Citizens Connect
Photo Courtesy of Citizens Connect

Sidewalk Patch report at 175 Endicott St, Boston

The post asks the city to please fix a problem that many have noticed walking down Endicott Street, the hazardous old coal chute in the middle of the sidewalk that has been collapsed since January. Read more at Citizens Connect.

Amalia In The Park!

A quick snap shot of a family photo in Christopher Columbus Park, at Christian Pleva Images.

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