It seems the North End / Waterfront was a trending topic of conversation this week, many articles and posts were published this week from alternate news sources that pertain to various issues, stories and reviews in the North End / Waterfront, making this your one stop shop of news.
After the delay due to complications installing kitchen vents, Nick Varano’s attorney says that he expects Strega Pizzeria and Cafe to be open for business in about 30 days. Located at 371 Hanover Street, Attorney William Ferullo had to explain why Varano wasnt going to use the beer-and-wine license it agreed to let Varano transfer from his Deli on Cross Street, which closed last year. Read the story at, UniversalHub.
The Boston Public Market is designed to be full of fresh food from Massachusetts farmers, complete with concrete floors and simple stalls. The nine month renovation of the 28,000 square foot market will begin this week, which will eventually house up to 50 vendors, a bakery and a demostration kitchen. The Boston Globe has more on the market that will sell more than fruits and vegetables.
Starting in a few days, STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering, and math will be taught in the new robotics classrooms at the Eliot K-8 Innovation School’s Upper School Building on Commercial Street. The school is hopeful their kids will have mastered a plethora of skills, from problem solving to teamwork and persistence. Read more at, The Boston Globe.
Boston is rich with history and some of the history may still by laying undiscovered at the bottom of the Boston Harbor. This opinion wonders if anything will be kicked up during the $310 million dredging project that is set to deepen the naviagtion channels in the Harbor, making it accessible for super-ships to deliver goods. The Boston Globe has more.
How many Bostonians do you know who live in Government Center? Well, apartments.com released its list of the top 14 Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Renters in 2014 and listed at number 4 is, Boston: Government Center. Saying the average price for a one bedroom apartment is $3,782, is this taking the rent for surrounding neighborhoods? BostInno has the story.
As if the North End did not have enough issues with parking, aparently it is not the only neighborhood in Boston that has a parking problem. If the “lot full” sign isnt up, the parking lot is jam packed, garage executives are saying that Boston is experiencing a “full-blown parking shortage.” The Boston Globe has the story.
The world famous ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s profiled their favorite eats in the neighborhood. Whether it’s Bread + Butter, Quattro, the Living Room, Daily Catch, or Bova’s, read more from Ben & Jerry’s who says that “when it comes to great food, Boston’s North End neighborhood’s got it all.”
The popularity of Italian feasts in the North End are as popular today as they have ever been. On the subject of Boston’s early immigrants who gave the city a rich cultural history of their heritage, this columnist imagines how young people grow up today, lacking appreciation and understanding of their family and religious roots. Read more at, The Boston Herald.
This profile of the famed Boston Harborwalk goes through the experiences of more than 100 people, some Boston University students, some from local groups and organizations. The entities of the Harborwalk, covered in detail by The Boston Harbor Association.
A proposal for the Government Center Garage project hopes to put a unique looking structure in the skyline of Boston. The proposed tower would look like a building in Shaghai or Abu Dhabi, boasting a 42-story residential tower with 450 units of rental and ownership housing, removal or the section that hangs over Congress Street, and a 47 story office building. Continue reading at, The Boston Globe.
This years Winter on the Waterfront is kicking off the season with a festival at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Throughout the winter, there will be dozens of family-friendly programming during school vacations, as well as a scholarship contest and a wealth of other seasonal activities. Read in full at The Boston Harbor Association.
Italian cuisine in Boston can be found in a few other places besides the North End. This Boston University Student profiles an establishment that is proclaimed as one of the city’s 10 most underrated restaurants, Carlo’s Cucina Italiana is not just your average Italian restaurant. Inside the restaurant is an “inviting home-style atmosphere” that is rare in Allston. View post at, BU Today.
With AirBNB being a rising concern from residents of the North End / Waterfront, this article shines a unique light on the use of AirBNB, and even profiles the types of experiences that can be provided from AirBNB. “From a pullout couch in Jamaica Plain for $65 to having an entire luxury yacht, docked in the North End” read the story at, The Boston Globe.
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