The Weekender: Summer Feast Schedule, Lucic Gets Tatted, “Ben Cotto” on the Way, City Hall Plaza Proposal?

Out and about all day today? When you need some down time to cool off inside, catch up on the top posts from this past week!

Top Posts This Week:

Summer 2015 North End Italian Feasts & Processions Schedule

The summer can only mean one thing in the North End – feast season! Throughout the entire summer, many travel to be a part of the festivities that take place in the neighborhood, carrying on traditions that have been here for generations. Read the post for the complete schedule of festivities.

Milan Lucic gets new tattoos at Boston Barber & Tattoo Shop.
Milan Lucic gets new tattoos at Boston Barber & Tattoo Shop.

Lucic Meets His Match at North End Shop

Star Bruins defenseman Milan Lucic got three tattoos done in one night this past week at Boston Barber and Tattoo Co. on Salem Street. The North End resident is shown during the artistic process at the Salem Street shop. View the post  for photos and more!

Obituary: Angelo Indrisano of Melrose & Boston’s North End

Read the obituary of Angelo Indrisano, formerly of Boston’s North End who is survived by many loved ones and family members in and around the Boston area. Read more on the late North Ender.

Why I Won’t Be Submitting a Formal Proposal for City Hall Plaza

Matt Black, North End resident and owner of 100K Design shares his insight on why he will not be submitting a proposal to revamp City Hall Plaza. Rather than bringing event space, Black believes that City Hall Plaza should be focused more on “bringing Boston.”  Read the article for more on his reasons why he will not be submitting a proposal.

Photo courtesy of David L. Ryan, The Boston Globe.

Notable News: Tecce’s Wins $8.5 Million, Acting Coach Gilardi, Rosso B. Closes, $4 billion Garage Makeover

Catch up on all the North End / Waterfront happenings in this week’s Notable News post. Covering many must read articles, including an $8.5 Million settlement for the old Tecce’s restaurant, success of acting coach Anthony Gilardi, and a $4 billion plan for the Government Center garage.  Read the post for the complete list of articles.

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“Ben Cotto” at Licensing Board for Pizzeria at Former Circle Pizza and 1-800-Flowers Site

Ben Cotto, a new pizza shop planning to open at 361 Hanover Street is set to be approved for a beer and wine license. The old location of 1-800-Flowers will soon be turned into “Ben Cotto” which translates from Italian into “Well Done.“  View the post for more information on Warren Mustacchio‘s new restaurant.