Public opinion ran high regarding the vandalism that took place at the new dog park in DeFilippo Park. The long awaited Echelman sculpture rose above the greenway while DiPaolo & Rossi, the meat market on Salem Street closed up shop. Read below for the hot button topics of the week!
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Vandalism at New Dog Park, 48 Hours After Opening
Vandalism? Not vandalism? The fact of the matter is, a 250 pound firehydrant that was part of the new dog park was “uprooted” from one of the mulch pits that was carefully put in the new canine attraction. View the Post for more details on what took place less than two days after the grand opening of the park.
Echelman Sculpture Rises Over the Greenway!
The long awaited Echelman sculpture has finally risen over the Greenway! It was a long process that lasted from the early morning hours and into the afternoon. Read the post for more details on the piece of art dangling over the famed Boston parkway.
Photo Gallery: 2015 Taste of the North End Honors Angela Menino, Filippo Frattaroli & Joseph Giangreggorio
The annual Taste of the North End event has grown significantly since the start 22 years ago, to the point where over 40 restaurants, pastry shops and vendors were on hand in support. Many people were honored while proceeds were split between many local charities and organizations, read the article and view photos by Matt Conti.
Closed: DiPaolo & Rossi Meat Market on Salem Street
The long time meat market located at 56 Salem Street has closed their doors. The shop was started in 1974 by two Italian Immigrants who maintained their classic style with their old school cash register, traditional Italian sausage and custom cuts, view the article.
Eight Candidates Running for 2015 Neighborhood Council
Six seats are available in this year’s North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) election. With eight candidates on the ballot, it will be a contested bout for each of the candidates. View the Post for more details and information on the Candidate’s Night.
Neighborhood Photo: Clean Harbors Working Around Bridge
This neighborhood photo captures some work being done by Clean Harbors, a company that is working to clean up the area behind the skating rink and Charlestown Bridge where a lot of construction has taken place in recent years. View the post for more details.