The North End news this week covered a wide range of topics that is sure to spark some interest in everyone. The following is a compilation of articles from alternate news sources that pertain to various issues, stories and reviews in the North End / Waterfront. Making the “Notable News” post your one stop shop of North End News from outside sources.
Complete with a heated garage parking space, direct elevator access, or a private terrace on the waterfront, which one of these places would you choose to call home? With one located at 500 Commercial Street and the other location at Battery Wharf, it is a no lose situation at, Curbed Boston,
With Mayor Walsh stating that he wants the city to grow, comes all the development proposals on the table for discussion in his administration. To improve quality of life, education, and the other things he wants to do, Mayor Walsh said that he doesn’t want to raise taxes, he wants to raise revenue through new development. The Boston Herald has the story.
With what many consider to be an eye sore that blocks waterfront views, the IMAX theater stands as a separate entity to the purposed waterfront towers project by Don Chiofaro. “The aquarium is a neighbor,” Chiofaro said at the last Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee meeting. Read more at, The Boston Herald.
As the second part of Summer on the Waterfront Neighborhood Week, Charlestown Week features free and low-cost maritime activities. The activities will be offered by the Boston National Historic Park, Courageous Sailing, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and the USS Constitution Museum. With plenty of events, view the itinerary at, The Boston Harbor Association.
It certainly is the hottest time of the year to be on the Waterfront, and the Aragosta Bar and Bistro at the North End’s Battery Wharf features a sparkling view of the water and a quiet relief from the crowded North End streets. Continue reading at BostInno.
The Greenway continues to add more art, this time its Chunky Frog Time, a new generative art installation by Brian Knep, specifically created for the Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center located on Boston’s Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. Learn more about the art, the artist, and more at Yareah Magazine.
The Faneuil Hall / Quincy Market is home to cobblestone walkways, historic buildings, live entertainment, and ugly barriers. One person was not to pleased with these barriers blocking the historical views on Independence Day. Read more at UniversalHub.
With the MBTA extending operating hours and Mayor Walsh talking about extending the closing time for bars, would these later hours really make Boston a “world class city?” Despite the State Legislature voting down a pilot a program to keep bars and restaurants open until 4 a.m., the Walsh administration isn’t done yet. Read more at WBUR Radio Boston.
You could simply walk through the neighborhood and learn some interesting facts, or hear some fascinating stories about Paul Revere. Did you know of his midlevel leadership during the American Revolution that helped gain independence. Michael Hyatt profiles a book which digs deeper into Paul Revere.
A fan favorite among visitors of the aquarium, the penguin’s are often a main attraction that brings kids and adults from all around the world. This blog from The New England Aquarium profiles some penguin updates, and shines truth on the local myth of a kid who stole a penguin and brought it home.
Anthony Caturano, the owner and chef of the Prezza, has spent a lot of time looking and hunting big game, such as elk and moose. See which game is the chefs favorite to cook, or how he got into hunting. Boston Eater has the full profile.
A common theme of living in cities, and especially within the North End. Could it be that bad? Fenway-Kenmore Patch has more on Boston being one of the worst cities in the world pertaining to rats.
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