You could go on vacation and not miss a beat with the Notable News post. If you are away, or are just returning from a trip, a few minutes here will have you up to speed in no time! Still hanging around the neighborhood? No problem – enjoy!
Bougainvillea, orange blossom, jasmine, passionflower, moonflower and lavender are among the scents you will smell at Michele Topor’s rooftop garden in the North End. After moving to the neighborhood 30 years ago, she created her own version of a garden you would find in Sicily, all at the top of a fifth floor walkup. Read the article in Design New England.
In a letter from Ford Cavallari, President of the North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association, he notes that almost the entirety of the subway system we have in Boston today was planned in the 1890s. Calling for needs to invest in transportation, especially infrastructure with today’s downtown real estate boom, with almost 15 million square feet of new office and residential space under construction. Read the letter piece at, The Boston Globe.
As first reported here in NorthEndWaterfront.com, members of the Alliance of Downtown Civic Organizations and neighborhood leaders want to put an end to parking space savers. The North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association and the Fenway Civic Association have already voted in favor of a ban. Read the story at, The Boston Globe.
The North End of Boston will not be the only place in Boston with the most sought after pizza joints. There will be a new sheriff in town, with the famed Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana has decided to open its first local restaurant, in Chestnut Hill, this fall. The gourmet pizzas are so tasty they’ve been named among the best in the country, and often number one. Pepe’s is considering many Boston locations, continue reading at, The Boston Globe.
City to seek residents’ help to deal with the mountains of trash and animal waste all that snow was covering
After the record amount of snow Boston has seen in the past few months, it is no surprise that the streets and sidewalks are still a mess. City officials are deploying extra manpower into cleaning up as the snow melts. City Councilor Sal LaMattina hopes residents put as much effort into cleaning the curbs and sidewalks in front of their homes as they put into helping neighbors shovel out their cars. UniversalHub has the story. Photo and more from The Boston Herald.
When spring and summer roll around, dogs are always a topic of discussion in the North End. In addition to people worrying about cleaning up dog waste, they also worry about unlicensed dogs. Massachusetts law requires that all dogs be licensed with their city or town by April 1st of each year and you must have proof of a current rabies vaccination. Read more at, BostonZest.
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