In an effort to keep you updated with the things that are being written about the North End / Waterfront, this post is comprised of articles from alternative news sources! A few minutes on this post will make up for an entire week of keeping up with the local buzz.
Hull Street in the North End is home to a sinkhole that opened up, resulting in that part of the road being closed for repairs. View the post at, 7 News.
With over 90 inches of snow, this winter is the third snowiest in the history of Boston. Many may feel like they just want to forget about all of this snow, but it is history, and certainly worth documenting. Video from Boston.com.
This article profiles Nick Varano, the owner of several Boston restaurants including Strega Waterfront. Varano is a “Howyadoin” type of guy, who is set to open up his new steakhouse, Strip, in the center of, “snobtown.” Read the article at, Boston Magazine.
Many restaurants in Boston are aiming to create a buzz for people who love a good food eating challenge. Vito’s Tavern in the North End offers a refund to anyone who eats 10 “Atomic Wings,” while La Famiglia Giorgio’s offers five different challenges, each rewarded with a T-shirt. Read more at, The Boston Globe.
Repairs to the Massachusetts State Police Marine Unit vessels were charged over $60,000 in repairs that seem to have never been made. What started as a department audit and lead to a state police internal investigation has uncovered several discrepancies from vendor invoices and mechanics logs. WCVB
For the fans of Food Network, sources are saying that Mario Batali’s restaurant Eataly is close to landing a location in Boston. Eataly is described as, “half Italian Whole Foods, half cozy North End restaurant with a touch of Otto’s and a splash of Wegman’s Beer and Wine section.” Read more at, The Heights.
Governor Charlie Baker is keeping the faith with the bid for the 2024 olympics as being a “notion in formation” that will be reviewed by “smart people” representing the best interests of the state. Representative Aaron Michlewitz proposed a bill which would set up a website to track public and private spending of the olympic games. Continue reading at, WWLP.com.
Many may not have faith in this at the moment, but as concerns continue to be raised about sea levels, for streets that flood, commuters may be able to ditch their cars and hop on an MBTA water taxi. Sites that are being entertained as possibilites are Morrissey Boulevard; Fort Point Channel; and the Prince Building, located in the North End. Read the article at, The Boston Globe.
Have you heard recently that it is cold in Boston? Although this is one of the coldest winters in Boston history, prints from the BPL archives show a time where Bostonians used to walk on the frozen Boston Harbor, even pulling a ferry boat through ice at one point. Continue reading at, UniversalHub.
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