The Weekender: ‘The Price is Right,’ Real Estate Sales, Manhole Fire, CityFeast and More!

The Weekender, a weekly post derived from the top viewed posts from this past week:

Top 5 Posts of the Week:

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North End resident Laurie Strazzullo with host Drew Carey on the The Price is Right.

North Ender and Newlywed Laurie Strazzullo Wins New Car on ‘The Price is Right’

This past fall, North Ender’s Louis and Laurie Strazzullo were married and went the TV game show, The Price is Right, where Laurie managed to make it on stage and win a new Ford Fiesta car.  View the post for photos, more on the story and clips on the CBS website.

A Real North End Hockey Family

Two local brothers have been successfully competing in competitive hockey programs all around the Boston area. The Bova brothers, Joseph, at the age of 13, and Richie, the ten-year-old younger sibling, have both seen early success on multiple teams. Read the article for more on this, “true North End hockey family.”

Real Estate LogoDecember 2015 North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales

Being one of the most desired places to live in Boston, the North End real estate market continued to thrive in the month of December, with an apartment being sold for $385,000 all the way to a mixed use building on Lewis Street being sold for $3.4 million, read the sales everything in between.

Police Reports: Manhole Fire at Corner of Salem and Hull Streets

Steam coming from a manhole is a common thing in urban environments, smoke is another thing. Boston Police responded to a manhole fire at Salem Street and Hull Street, continue reading for the cause of the problem and the report from Eversource.

CityFeast Returns to Boston’s North End for 11th Year

Sunday, January 31st will be the date of the 11th annual CityFeast event in Boston’s North End.  The five-course dinner and wine pairing at one of the participating restaurants raises funds for the Joslin Diabetes Center’s High Hopes Fund. Read the post for more information on the event.

Editor’s Pick:

Cheryl Cronin, the new CEO of the Boston Public Market. Photo by Pat Greenhouse, The Boston Globe.
Cheryl Cronin, the new CEO of the Boston Public Market. Photo by Pat Greenhouse, The Boston Globe.

Notable News: Uber/Lyft 2016, Public Market CEO, Harbor Cleanup, Avalon North Station, and More!

Posting articles written about our neighborhood comes from scanning other news outlets over the past week and compiling them into one convenient post. Read the compilation of articles on the new Public Market CEO, the pivotal upcoming year for Uber and Lyft, and more!