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The Weekender: Circle Pizza, Chiofaro Tower Proposal, Save the Bricks & Charles W. Morgan

Did you have a hectic and busy week? No problem, take a moment to skim through the Weekender and see if there is anything you missed.  We put together the most popular posts on NorthEndWaterfront.com, allowing you to catch up on the things you may have missed. 

Top Posts This Week:

Reincarnation of Famous “Circle Pizza” Receives Unanimous Support From Neighborhood Council [Video]

Up until the year 2000, Circle Pizza was a North End mainstay located on Hanover Street. The proposed “return” of circle pizza (pending the name approval from the Circle Pizza owners) passed through the Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) with a unanimous 9-0 vote in favor. View Post for more details on the proposed location that previously was home to 1-800 Flowers.

Overview Of Project FARs, Waterfront Side vs. Financial District Side
Overview Of Project FARs, Waterfront Side vs. Financial District Side

Harbor Towers Trustees: Chiofaro’s Proposal Is Too Big

In a letter to the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the Harbor Towers Trustees strongly oppose the recent proposal from the Chiofaro Company to put a massive, 1.3 million square feet development in the current location of the Boston Harbor garage. Citing the Read More

Notable News: High Demand for Condos and Uber Boat Service, Mirabella Pool Date Review

The Weekender post is aimed to give you our top stories over the last week, but what about all the other news, blogs and media websites? Well, this particular post will get you caught up on all the other neighborhood news, from sources other than NorthEndwaterfront.com. View Post for more.

Downtown View: Mayor Walsh’s First Big Mistake

This opinion piece notes an ongoing issue in the Beacon Hill neighborhood regarding their brick sidewalks with “no consultation from the neighborhood.” Mayor Walsh and Boston Public Works are replacing the bricks with pavement. Continue Reading

Charles Morgan, Photo Courtesy of Brendan O'Brien
Charles Morgan, Photo Courtesy of Brendan O’Brien

Charles W. Morgan, Last Wooden Whaleship, Visits Boston’s Charlestown Navy Yard [Photos]

Making her 38th voyage this week, Charles W. Morgan, the last wooden whaleship in the world came to the Charlestown Navy Yard after the 6-year restoration was recently completed at Mystic Seaport  View Post for more details and her sailing information.

Editor’s Pick’s:

First Water Fountain Goes Live on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

The Greenway continues to grow and feature new attractions, rather than art, pianos, or book sharing stations, this time it is new public water fountains that are being installed. Whether its you, your water bottle, or even your dog that is thirsty, these water stations have something for just about everyone. View Post

Cultural Connector connects to the Fort Point Channel and goes under the Moakley and Old Northern Avenue Bridges
Cultural Connector connects to the Fort Point Channel and goes under the Moakley and Old Northern Avenue Bridges

Cultural Connector Launches on Boston Harbor as New Water Transportation Service

The newest addition to Boston Harbor water transportation is called the “Cultural Connector,” aiming to connect the Boston’s major attractions along the Harbor. Operated by Boston Harbor Cruises, this unique vessel is one of the few that can travel under the Old Northern Avenue Bridge into Fort Point Channel. View Post for map and additional details.

Have a great weekend!

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