The Weekender: Top Posts of the Week Include the Greenway Sculpture, Floating Bridge, Neighborhood Council Updates

Every week we publish The Weekender, recapping the top stories of the week for your convenience to keep up with the local buzz. Had a long and hectic week? We get it. Which is why we started to run weekly reports to find the most viewed posts, and The Weekender was born. 

Top Posts This Week:

Photo credit: Courtesy of Studio Echelman
Photo credit: Courtesy of Studio Echelman.

10 Things to Know About the Echelman Sculpture on the Greenway 

Did you know that a unique sculpture will be suspended over the Greenway in a few months? If you have not heard about this yet, read this post for information on the project and 10 things you will want to know about the Echelman Sculpture.

Was That Really a Bridge Floating in Boston Harbor?

Cargo ships, party boats, sail boats and just about every other type of vessel flows through Boston Harbor, but have you ever seen one quite like this? In case you thought you were out of your mind, yes this was actually a bridge floating through the Harbor, view the post.

Notable News: Hull Street Sinkhole, Snowy Video, Eataly, Frozen Harbor Walk, MBTA Water Taxi?

Skimming through any and all news sources to find articles written about the neighborhood, we have the Notable News post. Comprised of articles ranging from all different types of news sources, read the article for your one-stop-shop of outside news.

Screen Shot 2015-02-25 at 9.12.29 PMTop 10 @NorthEndBoston Tweets of the Week: Condo Prices Up, 1960 Salem Street, Massive Snow Piles, Public Market Excitement

Want to get a feel about the local community? What are they talking about, what are they excited for? There is no better source than to hear it from the people themselves, view the top 10 tweets of the week in the North End / Waterfront.

Downtown View: A Handsome Building

This article is written about buildings like 100 Franklin Street, which stand in contrast to the high rises that surround the area. Thinking that the qualities of the older buildings that could be the point for the design of some of the new high-rises in downtown or the Seaport District. Read the article for a few cents on building and architectural appreciation.

Battery Wharf Hotel presenting to the Neighborhood Council, media coverage by Matt Conti.
Battery Wharf Hotel presenting to the Neighborhood Council, media coverage by Matt Conti.

Editor’s Picks:

Battery Wharf Hotel & Aragosta Receive Support on License Transfer from Neighborhood Council

The snow finally held off and allowed the Neighborhood Council to host their monthly meeting. With a unanimous 6-0 vote in support of an alcohol license transfer application by the Battery Wharf Hotel, operations are expected to remain the same and they anticipate that no physical changes will take place. View the post for more details and view the recap of the entire council meeting.

Big Improvements Coming This Spring to the North End Parks on the Greenway [Video]

The North End Parks on the Greenway are getting new gardens, benches and repairs. The Conservancy held a community meeting on the upgrades. There was also a discussion regarding the future of Parcel 12 and what should happen to the pergola in the future. Take a look at the meeting video to see what will be happening once the snow clears.

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