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The Weekender: Skate Shop Opens, Long Wharf Victory, NEWNC Meeting, Lewis Wharf & More!

Missed anything big over the week? Here is your chance to see! With a look at the weekender, you can make sure that you caught all the top news stories from the past week.

Top Posts of the Week:

Screen Shot 2015-09-17 at 9.58.33 PMTop 10 Tweets of the Week: Ben Affleck Spotted, Hotel Plans Filed, Apartment Entrance, North End and the BRA!

With such an action packed week within the North End / Waterfront twitter scene, the cut for the top 10 tweets came down to the wire. In addition to cluttered apartment entrances and the “#charming North End,” take a look at Ben Affleck on Salem Street, view the 10 top tweets!

Meeting Video: Neighborhood Council Reports and Updates

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) covered membership updates, Greenway updates, the Boston Police Cadet Program and spoke of the Council’s 30th Anniversary celebration, watch the video for footage of the meetings proceedings.

North End Ten Celebrate Battle Victory in the Long War of Long Wharf

Although a 1980 map of Long Wharf showed that the space was protected under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act, the BRA still planned to lease the space for a restaurant development. This group of residents known as the “North End Ten” fought the plan, read the post for the story.

Photo by Matt Conti
Photo by Matt Conti

Orchard Skate Shop Opens New Store on North End Waterfront

Orchard, is the new skateshop, footwear and apparel store that recently opened on Commercial street in Boston’s North End. With the new downtown skate park set to open under the Zakim Bridge in November 2015, the is hoping to appeal to the local skate scene. View the post for more

Notable News: Munsell Family Sues Bar, Copp’s Hill Homeless, City Composting, Engagement Photos and Waterfront Walk!

With such a wide range of topics covered in this weeks notable news post, enjoy stories on everything from citywide composting efforts to the recent law suit brought by the family of the late Eric Munsell. Read the post for the articles, posts written about the North End / Waterfront from alternate sources.

Matt Conti
Photo courtesy of Matt Conti

Editor’s Pick:

Mayor Walsh Fundraiser Brings Out Residents Concerned With Lewis Wharf Hotel Project

Spending most of his time speaking about Imagine Boston 2030, housing, and public schools, Mayor Walsh mostly heard concerns about the Lewis Wharf Hotel proposal at this recent North End fundraiser, view the post for more on the event.