Isn’t it nice reading without a pop-up ad or something constantly asking for your email? Below is a list of the top news written about the North End / Waterfront – keeping you up with local news and stories, the old-school way!
Several tech startup companies are aiming to ease the trouble of parking in downtown Boston with smartphone services to take some of the pain out of trying to find parking in the city. Read this Boston Globe article on a parking garage owner who expects one app to bring additional business and turn over more spaces in the garages, increasing his company’s revenue.
Ben Affleck was spotted on Prince Street, checking out an abandoned building for his big-screen take on Dennis Lehane’s Prohibition-era saga. The movie is set to be called “Live by Night” where Affleck will write, direct, and star in the film, continue reading at the Boston Herald.
With winter approaching and the amount of homeless people on the rise, many people are “taking note of the problem.” On the Greenway, park rangers are being directed to get to know, and help, the people sleeping on benches and under bushes.” In fact, the city has “reached out to social service providers, police, and the business community last year to form a task force that tackles the issue from all angles.” Continue reading the article at, The Boston Globe.
It was a “historic moment” when BRA director Brian Golden apologized on behalf of the BRA for demolishing the West End neighborhood in the late 1950’s. Read more of how the BRA has not forgotten, but has “learned” from the West End urban Renewal. Read more from the article at, The Boston Globe.
Boston Light, the first and oldest lighthouse in the United States received $1.5 million in repairs as it turned 299 years old. The lighthouse sits on a small island in the Boston Harbor and is the only light station in the country that is still staffed by a US Coast Guard lightkeeper. The Boston Globe has more on the National Historic Landmark.
This synopsis of Boston neighborhoods depicts the North End as a “snug, Italian-flavored and packed with restaurants.” Read the article at Boston Guide for the reputations of the rest of Boston neighborhoods.
The Boston Harbor Islands provide space for walking, camping, swimming, beach-combing, kayaking, and more! With an estimated 500,000 people visiting the 34 total islands, it is no wonder the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park takes their land preservation efforts seriously. Read the article at, Roots Rated.
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