The Weekender: Sfizi Opening, Peet’s Coffee, BB Gun Robbery, Naked Man in Harbor, Parking Spots

It may be hard to believe, but after this weekend there are only 9 more weekends left in 2016. Do not let another weekend pass without making sure you are up to date with the latest buzz from around the North End / Waterfront. 

Top Posts of the Week:

Sfizi Opening courtesy of Matt Conti
Sfizi recently opened, take a look at photos courtesy of Matt Conti

Sfizi, Mediterranean Tapas Bar, Opens in Boston’s North End [Photos]

Sfizi, the latest edition to the North End restaurant scene from restaurateur Frank DePasquale, will feature small plates-sharing items in the $6-$13 price range. In the former Mare space at 135 Richmond Street, view the post for the photo tour courtesy of Matt Conti.

Peet’s Coffee & Tea Shop On Deck for North End Opening

The Cross Street location formerly occupied by Goody Glover’s bar is currently under construction for a new Peet’s Coffee & Tea store in Boston’s North End. Representatives from the coffee chain are expected to present their opening plans at the next North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council meeting. View the post for more on the story.

Armed Robbery with BB Gun on Greenway’s North End Park

Three men from Lawrence were arrested for two seperate armed robberies, the first along the Greenway and the second just minutes later on North Street. The Three men were apprehended by Police and are being charged with Armed Robbery, read the report.

Courtesy of SHUTTERSTOCK, The Boston Globe.
Courtesy of SHUTTERSTOCK, The Boston Globe.

Notable News: Bad Neighbors, Hanover Land Sale, Sea Level Rise Plan, Wedding Pics, Nazzaro Dance and More!

Read articles about the impact bad neighbors can make, the sale of a land parcel on Hanover Street, North End wedding pictures, and more! Read the post for those articles and more news from around the neighborhood.

Police Reports: Nude Man Jumps into Harbor, Packages & Equipment Stolen

Did you hear about the man who jumped into the Harbor in the nude? Read about the capture of the nude man who took a plunge near Steriti Rink and also be aware of stolen packages and stolen computer equipment. Read the incident reports for details.

Editor’s Pick:

Matt Conti
Public parking spots are being turned into spots for car sharing services? Photo by Matt Conti.

“Drive Boston” Car Share Program Taking Away Resident Parking Spots

Public parking on the streets of the North End is scarce as it is, so how do you feel about Enterprise car sharing taking public parking spots?  Could more public parking spaces could be sold for car sharing use? Read the article for more information.