So this is what Spring looks like? Between snow melting, sidewalk clean up, water main breaks and flooding, it seems like the North End has been in repair mode the past few months. Check out more on some of the efforts and more local stories in The Weekender!
Top Posts This Week:
Hanover and Salem Streets, the center of the North End restaurant and business district was temporarily shut down this past week after a water main break continued to leak, flooding sectors of the neighborhood and causing a traffic nightmare. Check it out.
While you are catching up on the top posts from NorthEndWaterfront.com, why not take a look at other posts from alternative news sources. Read the post for stories on Converse moving in, the latest venture from Nick Varano, and more!
Many living in the North End neighborhood would agree with the sentiment that young people living in the neighborhood have loud parties, drink too much and skew trash on the sidewalks. Read Karen’s column for the other side of the story where young people are settling down, looking to invest and contribute to moving the city forward.
The plans for spring upgrades to the North End parks on the Greenway are commencing. Among the improvements are eight porch swings, transformation of the boxwood garden beds and more. See the post for more details.
With his first fundraiser in the neighborhood as chair of the Financial Services Committee, State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz hosted dozens of residents, business owners, and supporters at Ward 8 Restaurant & Bar. View the post for photo coverage and more.
Dog waste continues to be an issue within the narrow streets and sidewalks of the North End, and after the snow melting, many took notice to all the poop in the children’s play area of the Gassy. View the post.
Neighborhood photos tend to take in scenes from the North End, showing the appreciation for the natural beauty in the area. In this photo, the reflecting view of the Old North Church is seen in a puddle on the Paul Revere Mall. View the neighborhood photo.