The Weekender: Needles in the Gassy, Harbor Garage Proposal & 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. 

Top Posts This Week:

A needle spotted at the Gassy.
A needle spotted at the Gassy.

Second Flight in Gassy Becoming Home for Drug Use

An ongoing issue that seems to be continuing in a few specific areas in the neighborhood. Photos were sent in showing drug needles and leftover booze containers in the upper level of the Gassy, right around the corner from the playground. View Post

Neighborhood Photo: Precariously Placed Couch on North Street

Are you ready for rooftop relaxation this summer in the North End? Well, nobody is quite as prepared as this North Street resident who has a couch casually on the roof. View Post

A projected image of what the two tower harbor garage plans to look like.
A projected image of what the two tower harbor garage redevelopment plans to look like.

Chiofaro Presents $1 Billion, Two Tower Harbor Garage Redevelopment at 600 Feet With Open Center Space [Video]

Development is happening all around the city, but this proposal is sure to turn some heads. The plan for this new development where the existing Harbor Garage stands, is expecting to have an open space complete with a retractable roof. Read more for a complete overview.

Photo Gallery: Saint Padre Pio is Honored in Boston’s North End

The feasts and annual procession season has been underway, complete with flawless weather thus far. This time it was the fourth annual procession in honor of Saint Padre Pio, who was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2002. Continue Reading

Bartlett Place off of Salem Street. (NEWF Photo)
Bartlett Place off of Salem Street. (NEWF Photo)

Neighborhood Poll: What Do You Think of the Redesigned Bartlett Place?

If you haven’t had a chance to take this neighborhood poll on Bartlett Place, take a moment to do so now and see how your neighbors feel about it. Bartlett Place was one of the first “pocket park” or “parklets” identified by City of Boston Public Works for a redesigned public open space. Take Poll

Editor’s Pick:

Downtown View: No Love for Boston Buildings

With all the talk about development and the recent new proposal for the $1 billion two tower harbor garage redevelopment, I thought this was a fitting take on buildings throughout the city. Read more

Nothing to do this weekend? Take a look at the events post to check out local happenings!