The Weekender: Throwback Neighborhood Photo, Fantasy Millionaires, North Square and More!

It could be anything from local stories to development plans, or simply just North End / Waterfront news.  Regardless, 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:

Do you know the year of this neighborhood "Throwback Photo"
Do you know the year of this neighborhood “Throwback Photo?”

Throwback Photo: Old Time Commercial Street

The date of this neighborhood photo is unknown, but this throwback Thursday shows Commercial Street looking from the perspective of Lincoln Wharf. Union Wharf is on the left and the Mariner is seen on the right, can you tell what year this photo was taken? View Post

Notable News: North End Fantasy Millionaires, Monica’s Pizza Opens, Tower Consequences and More!

This post summarizes all of the top news stories from all different types of media outlets from this past week. Read posts about the North Enders who won $1 million, the opening of Monica’s Mercato Pizzeria, magnificent meatballs, and a rendering of the Harbor Square proposal. View Post

North Square Beta Design
North Square Beta Design

Neighborhood Reacts Negatively to Preliminary North Square Reconstruction Design [Meeting Video]

Preliminary design for the reconstruction of North Square was overwhelmingly disputed by North End residents and stakeholders who thought the design was too contemporary and lacked the historical accent that would be desired as part of any reconstruction of one of the oldest public squares in America. View Post

Police Blotter: Woman Dragged, Purse Stolen in Unarmed Robbery

In addition to the complete District 1-A incident list, an incident occurred on the corner of Cross Street and Salem Street, in the early morning hours a man dragged a woman as she desperately tried to hold onto her purse. Read story and view complete report.

Editor’s Pick:

Boston Harbor Cruises donated use of the Majesty at Long Wharf for the 2014 TBHA Annual Meeting.
Boston Harbor Cruises donated use of the Majesty at Long Wharf for the 2014 TBHA Annual Meeting. (Photo by Matt Conti)

Boston Harbor Association Holds Annual Meeting Aboard “Majesty”

The Boston Harbor Association (TBHA) honored outgoing board chair, Brian Dacey, while welcoming new members at their annual meeting this week. Along with focusing on the challenges of climate change, the group is kicking off Winter on the Waterfront. View Post