The Weekender: Feast Season Begins, Neighborhood Council Weighs In on Vesuvio Restaurant, Loud Parties & More!

The Weekender is a weekly compilation of the most popular posts on over the past week. Published every weekend for your convenience, this post allows you to catch up on the things you may have missed! In addition to feast season updates, be sure to read about the close Neighborhood Council vote to oppose zoning for Vesuvio Restaurant. Loud party complaints continue to be a problem, on top of the usual crimes covered in the Police Blotter.

Top Posts This Week:

Obituary: Andrea “Abby” (Petrigno) Spagnuolo of the North End

The North End says goodbye to Andrea “Abby” Spagnuolo, she is survived by a large amount of family in the North End, and Boston. View Post for the obituary.

NEWNC Logo SquareIn Split Vote, Neighborhood Council Opposes Zoning for Vesuvio Restaurant at 420 Commercial Street

After a long and intense discussion about the plans and zoning for the proposed Vesuvio Restaurant, the close vote came down to technicalities. View Post to read more and watch the video coverage from the meeting.

Loud Party Complaints Dominate North End Public Safety Meeting [Video]

Public safety meetings in the North End usually have a common cast of characters, and loud party complaints is always a topic of interest. View Post to watch the video of the meeting and read more details.

St. Anthony of Padual Procession, photo by Matt Conti
St. Anthony of Padual Procession, photo by Matt Conti

Photo Gallery: St. Anthony of Padua 2014 Procession in Boston’s North End

The feast season continues in the neighborhood with St. Anthony of Pauda. View Post for the photo gallery of the 2014 procession, marching through the North End streets on a beautiful evening in June.

Police Blotter: Breaking and Entering Results in Stolen Jewelry

Catch up on the latest crimes around the neighborhood, straight from incidents reported from the Boston Police Journal Log, courtesy of BPD District A-1. Including a break in on Charter Street that resulted in 2 gold bracelets, 2 gold rings, and 1 silver bracelet gone missing. View Post

Editor’s Pick:

WED @ CC Park
Photo courtesy of Richard Chalfen

Neighborhood Photo: It’s Wedding Season!

Weddings are one sure sign of the summer season in the North End. This neighborhood photo of a wedding underway in Christopher Columbus Park is a perfect example. View Post

Enjoy Father’s Day weekend!