The Weekender: Cycle Track Construction, Rigoletto, Faneuil Hall, Fireworks and More!

Recapping the “crucial” articles from around the neighborhood, the following is a list of the most popular posts over the past week! 

Top Posts This Week:

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh inspects a Converse shoe after a tour of the headquarters. Photo courtesy of MassLive.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh inspects a Converse shoe after a tour of the headquarters. Photo courtesy of MassLive.

Notable News: Double Murder Convict Gets Parole Hearing, Pastene Roots, Park Improvements, Mayor Tours Converse, Lucic Thanks North End

Profiling a wide range of articles from this past week, take a look at Mayor Walsh touring the new Converse headquarters, the past time of Pastene and many more articles from countless amount of news sources. View the post for the compilation of articles!

Construction Starting for Commercial Street Cycle Track Bike Lanes

The construction on the long-awaited cycle tracks along Commercial street is set to begin in July. Construction will start from the North Washington Street intersection, heading to Commercial Street and into Atlantic Avenue. Read the post for more details on parking restrictions and timing of the construction.

Weekly Top 10 Tweets: Restaurant Diversity, #NorthEnd Dining, North Point Bridge, St. Anthony’s Throwback!

Looking at prominent sources in the neighborhood, covering specific hashtags and current events around the North End / Waterfront, we compile the top 10 tweets of the week. Tag @NorthEndBoston in your tweets to grab our attention and become a source in the twittersphere, take a look at the top tweets of the week.

Photo of Rigoletto Ristorante by Matt Conti.
Photo of Rigoletto Ristorante by Matt Conti.

Grand Opening of Rigoletto Ristorante on Salem Street [Photos]

Rigoletto Ristorante opened on Salem Street in the space formerly occupied by Sapori di Napoli cafe. Serving their own style of Italian specialties to the neighborhood, view the post for photo coverage and more information on the restaurant.

Poll: Will You Go to the Renovated Faneuil Hall Marketplace?

This past week, the broad “vision plan” for Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Quincy Market was released, adding amenities and a new vendor/food layout hoping to get more Bostonians to visit the prominent tourist destination.  Take the poll and view the results from your neighbors.

Editor’s Pick:

Photo courtesy of Matt Conti.
Photo courtesy of Matt Conti.

Photo Gallery: Spectacular Fireworks for Queen Mary 2 Anniversary Visit

Fireworks were shot off over Boston Harbor to commemorate the Queen Mary 2’s evening departure from Boston to New York City for the final leg of her 175th Anniversary tour. View the post for photos from East Boston taken by Matt Conti.