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New Charlestown-North End bridge in the works
A new bridge will be coming to the existing bridge on North Washington Street, connecting the North End and Charlestown. The project will be complex with an emphasis on maintaining all traffic flows, while keeping the Freedom Trail active to visitors during construction. Full coverage by The Boston Globe, what do you think the new bridge should be named?
Liquor license, opioid bills pass Mass. Legislature
With a neighborhood that is densely populated with restaurants, bars, and a cafes, the thought of there being more drinking establishments can be troubling to some. In a compromise that limits new licenses downtown, the state legislature has granted 75 new liquor licenses to the City of Boston to be implemented over the next few years. Read the full story at, The Boston Globe. [Related Article: Boston Neighborhoods Set to Receive 75 More Liquor Licenses courtesy of BostInno]
Urbex Photographer Discovers Eerie ‘Train Graveyard’ in North Carolina Forest
A “train graveyard” was discovered in a North Carolina forest, complete with over 70 buses, trains and subways hailing from Boston, Philadelphia, and even New York. PetaPixel has a must read on how all these transportation vehicles ended up there.
Harbor Garage project is everyone’s concern
A top story in neighborhood news since the Harbor Towers development was proposed, The Boston Globe profiles a multitude of concerns about the proposed, from several different angles, is it too high, too dense, too much?
Downtown Neighborhood Week
Over a dozen waterfront cultural institutions are teaming up with the Boston Harbor Association to put on dozens of free and low cost events with plenty that will be fun for the whole family. Courtesy of The Boston Harbor Association, view the full list of events.
An Italian Steakhouse Will Open in the Davide Space
The Frattaroli’s are at it again with another addition to the restaurants in the neighborhood, this time with a restaurant called Donato & Gianni, an italian steakhouse that will take the space on Commercial Street, formerly Davide. Boston Eater has more.
Citizen complaint of the day: There’s a very rude vendor at Haymarket
This complaint from a customer raises the question of whether or not there an association or office to call regarding this vendor that yells, swears, and makes rude comments to customers? Or does Haymarket go unregulated? Read the story at, UniversalHub.
4 ideas to make Boston’s Greenway better
The Greenway is a park that is very much alive, with heavy traffic and activity, the park is always adding new attractions and perks to the grounds. This proposes 4 different ways to make the Greenway that much better, read at The Boston Globe.
Citizen complaint of the day: Somebody’s not just whistling Dixie on the waterfront
Another two cents in the jar brings a complaint of a graffiti drawing on a bench near the Aquarium. Proclaiming that the South will rise again, this citizen complaint is covered with more detail at, UniversalHub.
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One Reply to “Notable News: More Liquor Licenses, New Charlestown-North End Bridge, 4 Ways to Improve the Greenway”
I THINK SINCE THEY ARE FIXING THE BRIDGE, THEY SHOULD CONSIDER TAKING SOME OF.
THE SIDEWALK AWAY AT THE END OF ENDICOTT ST. IT IS VERY DANGEROUS FOR CARS.
TO TRY AN EXIT ENDICOTT ST. & TRY TO SQUEEZE IN WITH NO. WASHINGTON ST. TRAFFIC.
THE SIDEWALK LOOKS NICE & CAN STILL REMAIN, BUT SHOULD BE DECREASED IN SIZE.
FOR SAFETY REASONS. I UNDERSTAND THIS ISSUE WAS BROUGHT UP IN THE PAST AND THE.
CITY JUST THREW IT UNDER THE RUG. I WAS UNDER THE IMPRESSION SAFETY ALWAYS.
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