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The Weekender: “Ride” North End, Lewis Wharf Hotel Disapproval, Road Rage Stabbing 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 Spanish tall ship, Juan Sebastian De Elcano. Photo by Jean Eisenstadt.
The Spanish tall ship, Juan Sebastian De Elcano. Photo by Jean Eisenstadt.

First Tall Ship of the Summer Arrives in Boston Harbor

Juan Sebastian De Elcano is the 3rd largest Tall Ship in the world and it arrived in Boston Harbor on the way to Charlestown Navy Yard where it will host public tours. The Spanish tall ship will only be in Boston for a limited time, view the post for more details.

Waterfront Residents Show Solidarity to Fight Lewis Wharf Hotel Development

Residents expressed their concerns to State Representative Aaron Michlewitz about the proposed Lewis Wharf Hotel plan that aims to put a 300-key hotel on the Waterfront. Individual residents and surrounding building representatives voiced concerns about additional traffic on Commercial Street, noise from hotel functions, proposed rooftop lounges and more. Read the article for a plethora of other concerns.

Ride owner, Melina DiPaola, leads cycling class at new North End studio. Photo by Matt Conti.
Ride owner, Melina DiPaola, leads cycling class at new North End studio. Photo by Matt Conti.

Grand Opening of “Ride” Brings Indoor Cycling to Boston’s North End

The state-of-the-art indoor cycling studio, “Ride” North End opened this past week at 420 Commercial Street. Owner Melina DiPaola set up the indoor cycling studio with the latest bikes, sound system and wild lights for spin classes led by instructors. View the post for more on DiPaola and the highly anticipated opening of e.t.c. juicery.

Police Blotter: Road Rage Leads to Stabbing at Hanover and Prince Streets

After a few words exchanged while in traffic at the corner of Hanover and Prince Streets, a fight ensued leading to a victim being stabbed. The suspects fled on foot and were apprehended on Commercial Street while the victim was treated for a knife wound. Read details and the complete A-1 report.

Disaster Averted as Trash Fire Squashed on Thacher Street

Thacher Street was the sight of a trash fire on the sidewalk this past Friday morning. Neighbors are saying that residents from the building carelessly put something on fire on top of the trash pile. Luckily, a Pizzeria Regina worker saw the situation and put the fire out. View the post for more on the story.

Editor’s Pick:

Mayor Marty Walsh and Neighborhood Coordinator Maria Lanza, more photos from the Mayor's Coffee Hour, courtesy of Matt Conti.
Mayor Marty Walsh and Neighborhood Coordinator Maria Lanza, view more photos from the Mayor’s Coffee Hour, courtesy of Matt Conti.

Maria Lanza Appointed North End / Waterfront / West End Neighborhood Representative

Maria Lanza, a North End native and active resident has assumed the role of neighborhood liaison for Mayor Marty Walsh and the Office of Neighborhood Services. Representing the North End, West End & Waterfront communities, Lanza formerly served as a community liaison to City Councilor At-Large Michael Flaherty, read the article for more.

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