The Weekender: Haymarket Square, Celtics Dancers, Tower Height Proposals, Speaker Fundraiser and More!

The following are the top posts over the last week, recapping the “must reads” from around the neighborhood!

Top Posts This Week:

The Noah Lincoln House was on the corner of North Bennett and Salem Streets, ca. 1898.
The Noah Lincoln House was on the corner of North Bennett and Salem Streets, ca. 1898.

Notable News: Awesome North End, Crudo, Greenway, Melissa McCarthy, Supermarkets, Sandwich Boards and More!

Profiling a wide range of articles from this past week, take a look at photos of the North End over the past couple hundred years, renderings for development plans, celebrities dining in the neighborhood and many more articles from countless amount of news sources. View the post.

Life on the Corner: Haymarket Square [Part 1]

Part of an ongoing series featuring old postcards, this first segment is of Haymarket Square at the turn of the 20th century. Looking down North Washington Street towards Causeway Street, you can see the steel skeleton of the “Gassy” gas tank and more familiar things.  Read the post for more details on this postcard.

Alyssa & Christen, North End Residents and Boston Celtics Dancers

Two North End residents have made the cut to become dancers for the Boston Celtics 2015-2016 season. The final round of auditions was done in Waltham, MA where they were tested on technical dance combinations, choreographed routines, interviews and more, continue reading.

The entire presentation is featured in the post!
The entire presentation is featured in the post!

Downtown Waterfront Guidelines Propose Tower Heights for Harbor Garage & Hook Lobster

The Boston Redevelopment Authority released their recommended guidelines for three key Downtown Waterfront sites: the Harbor Garage, Hook Lobster and Long Wharf. The BRA released their proposed heights for each site along with their preferred percentage of open space. Continue reading the article and take a look at the entire presentation!

Downtown View: The More Things Change …

Drawing similarities between the 2024 Olympic effort in Boston and the two goals of Mayor White to depress the Central Artery and fix Quincy Market. Despite the amount of public disdain, White succeeded with fixing Quincy Market by being, “a visionary, a prime mover, a deadline and a tough mayor.” Read the article.

Photo by Matt Conti
Photo by Matt Conti.

Editor’s Pick:

Photos: Speaker Robert DeLeo Fundraiser at Massimino’s

Massimino’s Cucina Italiana Restaurant on Endicott Street was the sight for a fundraiser for Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo. Dozens of supporters were on hand for the Speaker, enjoying dinner and the North End Marching Band. View the post for photo coverage and more information.