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Man sent away for life without parole for North End double murder gets chance to argue for parole
Louis Costa has been serving two consecutive life terms for his 1986 execution-style murder of two men in a North End park, may have an opportunity for parole. This past week, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that Costa deserves the chance to convince a judge he should have a chance at parole, continue reading at Universal Hub.
Canton-based Pastene still cooking since its founding in the North End in 1874
Pastene, the distributor of Italian food products is the oldest of its kind in North America. Started in 1874 in the North End of Boston, Italian immigrant Luigi Pastene started the company by selling produce from a pushcart. Now Mark Tosi and his brother Christopher run the Canton-based company that is still leading the way. Continue reading about the family business at, The Boston Globe.
Hub bar vows to work with city on problems
The Greatest Bar on Friend Street has been the scene of several violations over the past several years, including large brawls, an assault on a police officer, and over-serving customers. After the bar was raided last week, Hub Bar, the bar management team that owns The Greatest Bar, is now ready to “work with the city.” Read their statement and more at, The Boston Herald.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh tours new Converse world headquarters (photos)
Although Converse’s move to Boston was announced during Mayor Menino’s tenure, the world headquarters for the shoe company was welcomed with open arms by current Mayor Martin Walsh who stopped in for a tour of the corporate facility, retail store, and a “Converse Rubber Tracks” recording studio with Converse President and CEO Jim Calhoun. Read the article at, MassLive.
Developer Chiofaro reaches out, reconnects with Walsh
A connection was made between Mayor Marty Walsh and developer Don Chiofaro on the controversial Harbor Garage redevelopment proposal that is set to include retail, office, and condos. Even though the project received the blessing from City Hall to build as high as 600 feet, the overall development can not be more than 900,000 total square feet. Read the article at, The Boston Globe.
In ad, Milan Lucic thanks Bruins fans for their support
Several weeks ago, Milan Lucic, the longtime Bruins Defenseman was traded to the LA Kings but could not leave Boston without thanking the city for their continued support. In an ad Lucic personally took in the Boston Globe, he thanked the city, and especially his “pals in the North End.” View the ad in, The Boston Globe.
Sushi and sultry tunes in the North End
When is the last time you have seen “Sushi” and the “North End” in the same headline? Crudo recently opened on Salem Street, bringing Japanese Fusion, Sushi, and craft cocktails to the neighborhood dominated with Italian Restaurants and Pizzerias. Read more details on the Crudo experience at, The Boston Globe.
8 Public Parks in Boston Tapped For Investment & Improvement
In an effort to revitalize Boston parks, the 2016 budget calls for several parks across the city to get a facelift, and two of them are in the North End! Christopher Columbus Park will have drainage and pavement improvements while Langone Park & Puopolo Playground will receive a $2.9 million investment between Fiscal Years 2017 and 2020. More details at, BostInno.
Boston A-Z: The Enjoyable Summer to do List
In a post of the top events and activities to do during the Summer in Boston, the North End’s St. Anthony’s Feast made the cut, citing the “largest Italian Festival in New England.” With live music, food, and imported wine, read The Boston Harbor Association for more.
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