The Weekender: “Coach Dom,” Vendors Fight Faneuil Hall, Prince Street Zoning & Hats!

Test yourself to see if you keep up with the local news enough throughout the week! If you have seen and read all the stories below, you are certainly on top of the buzz! If not, no worries – this post allows you to catch up on the top stories of the week. Is this a post you think others need to see? Share it on social media!

Top Posts This Week:

Remembering Joseph “Dom” Campochiaro of Boston’s North End

Known to many as “Coach Dom” due to his time coaching baseball for over 60 years, the North End lost a beloved neighborhood family man, friend and community activist. In addition to his time coaching, Dom was the President of North End Athletic Association (NEAA) as well as being involved in several other entities. View Post

Faneuil Hall Rendering Food Court
Faneuil Hall Rendering Food Court

Local Faneuil Hall Market Vendors Fight Eviction

A group of vendors from the Faneuil Hall Market sought support from the Neighborhood Council in opposition to the proposed changes at the marketplace. The vendors are concerned that the changes will eliminate locally owned pushcarts and food vendors that have operated at the market for 30 plus years. View Post

Downtown View: Don’t Do Stupid Stuff

Speaking about the consequences people face when our elected officials make poor political decisions. For example, “why didn’t we build a fast subway line through the Seaport, into South Boston and alongside the Ted Williams tunnel to the airport? Fifteen years ago, the district was raw, empty land—perfect for digging a long, deep ditch without bothering anyone.” View Post

Notable News: Old Style Hats, More Parking Apps, Expensive AirBnB, By the Gun and More!

There is no better way to keep up with local news from alternate sources than The Weekender. Whether it’s the article about William Carlton Workshop from Boston Magazine, or a list of the most expensive city’s on Airbnb from International Business news, we have you covered! Continue reading for more local stories, including a new parking app that was released this past week.

Preliminary rendering for 104 Prince Street
Preliminary rendering for 104 Prince Street

Council Supports One Story Addition at 102-104 Prince Street Buildings

A 6-1 vote was cast by the Neighborhood Council to approve a one story addition to 102-104 Prince Street buildings. The building will be used primarily for rental apartments with both buildings being under renovation in addition to the added floor which will bring the building height up to 55 feet. Read more

Editor’s Pick:

North Street Grille Holiday Party Supports “Community Servings” [Photos]

The holiday season marks a time of giving, and for North Street Grille owner, Robin Sidell, this means organizing an event to support “Community Servings.” A huge response came in support of the non-profit organization that works to bring basic necessities and holiday gifts to those suffering from life-threatening illnesses. View Post with photo coverage.