The Weekender: Chiofaro Shadows on Greenway, RMV Opens, Corner Cafe Softball Champs

Take a moment to skim through the Weekender for any big stories you may have missed.  We put together the most popular posts on, allowing you to catch up on the top stories from around the neighborhood. 

Top Posts This Week:

Results from the Chiofaro Towers Shadow Study by BRA
Results from the Chiofaro Towers Shadow Study by BRA

BRA: “Considerable Shadows” Cast on Greenway and Aquarium by Chiofaro Towers at Harbor Garage Site

The Boston Redevelopment Authority presented the results from their shadow and open space study regarding the proposed twin towers of developer Don Chiofaro at the Harbor Garage site. The results of the study concluded that the buildings would cast significant shadows on the Greenway, especially around the New England Aquarium. Read More

“Sons of Serendip” Go from Christopher Columbus Park to “America’s Got Talent”

The “Sons of Serendip” quartet who used to play in Christopher Columbus Park right here in the North End, took their talents to NBC’s America’s Got Talent and advanced all the way to the finals. View the post for more information on the group that met while attending college in Boston.

Registry of Motor Vehicles Opens at Haymarket Center on Monday, September 15th

This past week, the newest branch of the Registry of Motor Vehicle location opened at the Parcel 7 / Haymarket MBTA station.  At the direction of MassDOT, the new location is geared towards efficiency and customer privacy, while also featuring an E-ZPass customer service center. View Post

Notable News: “Congress Square,” Dennis Seidenberg, Historical View Blocked?

Feel like you have been out of the loop with local news? Catch up on all the action with this compilation of news from outside sources with articles that pertain to the North End / Waterfront. View the post for more local news coverage from around the neighborhood.

Front row left-to-right: Anthony Coppola, Stevie Siciliano, John Gentile, Michael Martignetti, Ricky Bevilacqua, Stephen LaBella Back row left-to-right: Michael Murphy, Ralph Martignetti, Andrew Madden, Dom DiCenso, Vince DeNictolis, Jim O'Connor, Steve Passatempo, Luigi Natale, Ricky Martignetti
The Corner Cafe Softball Crew, 2014 Champions

One for the “Ages,” Corner Cafe Wins Softball Championship

The Corner Cafe re-entered the North End Softball League and made it to the championship, facing the Cobblestone Cafe. Coming out on top and finishing with an 8-2 regular season record, view post for the team that made it all the way, with an average age of 48.

Editor’s Pick:

Good Neighbor Recognition Award Goes to the Peterlin Family

The Peterlin Family was the recipient of the Good Neighbor Recognition Award for August 2014. Janet Gilardi from the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association presented the award after a monthly vote from NEWRA’s Executive-Committee. View Post for details on the family and the award.