The Weekender: Extending Urban Renewal, Bloody Bag of Bones, Abstract Sculpture Reconfigured, Easter Masses

Many are traveling to see family for holiday weekend while others are counting down the hours until the NCAA Final Four basketball games. Before you look ahead to these events, be sure to recap the week with the top posts over the past few weeks. 

Top Posts This Week:

BRA Urban Renewal Map
BRA Urban Renewal Map

BRA Seeks to Extend Urban Renewal Powers

Urban renewal is back in the news as the Boston Redevelopment Authority will host a series of public meetings to continue their zoning code powers. Read the article on the local history and potential impacts.

Bloody Bags and Bones on Salem Street

The endless snow covered the sidewalks for many months before it melted leaving mounds of litter around the streets and sidewalks. This bag of trash strewn on Salem Street is just careless. View the post for more on the, “scene that only a rodent would enjoy.”

Notable News: Street Sweeping, Easter Egg Hunt, Greenway Cleanup, Rent Increase Maps, and More!

Every week, we compile articles, media, and other posts into one simple and convenient post to give you a one-stop-shop for the local buzz. Read a wide range of articles for spring cleaning on the Greenway, to a rental map showing price changes in recent decades, and more! Read the post.

2015 Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway (Photo by Matt Conti)
2015 Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway (Photo by Matt Conti)

Newly Reconfigured 2015 Abstract Sculpture at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway

The Abstract Sculpture at the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway, was reconfigured for the 2015 season. The public art split dodecahedron went from one of the tallest arrangements to a shorter, more horizontal shape. View the post for more details and an upcoming reception event at the park on April 11th.

Police Report Few Incidents at Public Safety Meeting

There were only a few incidents to report, including two complaints for loud party noise and one arrest for disorder outside of Bova’s Bakery. Parking on the other hand accounted for 347 parking tickets, 157 motor vehicle violations and 10 towed motor vehicles. View the post for more.

Photo by Amanda McCarthy.
North End youth hockey joined by Bruins players. Photo by Amanda McCarthy.

Editor’s Pick:

North End Youth Hockey Players Celebrate Season With Boston Bruins

This year’s youth hockey program in the North End has concluded and was a huge success. Several Boston Bruins players attended the banquet to congratulate the kids.  View the post.

Holy Week and Easter Services at North End Churches

Looking for Easter Mass celebrations, here’s the North End Churches schedule.