The Weekender: Photo Mystery, Dangerous Icicles, Snowfall Record, “Haymarket Hotel” Too High

Football season is over and snow will continue to fall over the next several days. If you are sheltered up inside, why not catch up on the top stories from around the neighborhood? 

Top Posts This Week:

George Scigliano funeral
Mystery Image: The author believes this photo was taken in the North End at the funeral of George Scigliano.

Life on the Corner: A North End Mystery

Telling stories about North End life a few generations ago, this stories tells of life in the early to mid twentieth century. His grandfathers pictures covering the walls told stories of local celebrities and events, but details of the photos were unclear.  View the Post

Obituary: David Rothman, Owner of Salem Street True Value Hardware

World War II veteran and the owner of the True Value Hardware store on Salem Street has passed away at the age of 93. He worked along his son at the Salem Street store for 50 years. View the Post

Historical Commission Says Parcel 9 “Haymarket Hotel” is Too High for Blackstone Block

The proposed height for the Haymarket Hotel for Parcel 9 by Normandy Real Estate Partners and Harbinger Development has raised serious concerns with the Massachusetts Historical Commission.  View the Post

Boston's Historic North End sign at Christopher Columbus Park trellis (Photo: Matt Conti)
Boston’s Historic North End sign at Christopher Columbus Park trellis (Photo: Matt Conti)

Winter Storm “Linus” Sets Snowfall Record and Delays Patriots Victory Parade [Photos]

As if the snow has not consumed enough of the past few weeks. In the long history of Boston, it saw a record amount of snow in the span of one week. Matt Conti was around the neighborhood catching the moments that you will not want to miss.  View the Post

Notable News: Indoor Cycling Studio, Parking Spot Sharing, Pizzeria Regina Reminiscing, High Style & Wine Cellers

There is no easier way to keep up with local news from alternate sources than the Notable News post. Many of you will be interested in the amount of public parking that will be lost and check out a story of the influence of Pizzeria Regina’s and a few cool North End properties. View the Post

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Photo shared by: Janet Gilardi.

“The Danger Lies Above!” — Killer Icicles

“Look out below!” Keep your head on a swivel when you are walking through the narrow shoveled sidewalks. Giant icicles are melting above and could fall at any given time, view the post and view a video of giant icicles falling to see how serious this can be.