Community Daily Briefs

Notable News: Senate Special Election, Running Studio, Food Paradise, Flood Zone Growth!

Several outside news outlets kept busy over the past week with the following several articles, all involving the North End / Waterfront!

Hanover Street is home to Boston’s first running studio, MYSTRIDE.

Boston’s first treadmill running studio opens

The North End is home to Boston’s first running studio, “MyStryde,” which opened on Hanover Street this past week. Providing a treadmill workout that is “actually motivating” by offering different classes which change the pace, interval, and intensity of the workout, read the full article at,

Massachusetts Senate picks dates to fill 2 vacant seats

The race for the State Senate seat formerly held by Anthony Petruccelli will be decided in a special election on May 10th. With the primary being held on April 12th, read more at, The Boston Herald.

Carla Gomes filming on Travel Channel’s Food Paradise

Local restauranteur Carla Gomes was being filmed for an episode of Travel Channel’s Food Paradise at her Salem Street restaurant, Terramia. An airdate will be announced soon, check out the photo via Facebook.

Boston Public Market, photo taken by Keith Bedford, The Boston Globe.
Boston Public Market, photo taken by Keith Bedford, The Boston Globe.

16 new ways to have fun in Boston

2015 was an exciting year for the entire city of Boston, and out of the “16 new ways to have fun,” the North End area contributed three of the sixteen. The highly acclaimed Boston Public Market, the new skatepark under the Zakim bridge and the Converse Rubber Tracks are part of the list made by, The Boston Globe.

Boston’s flood zone grows, adding insurance costs for thousands

The new flood-zone maps released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be particularly concerning to those living along the waterfront. In Boston alone, more than 1,000 city acres made up of 9,300 residential units and over 2,400 businesses have been added to at-risk zones, continue reading at New Boston Post.

Here’s what Drizly’s ‘chief cocktail officer’ does, and why she’s loving her job

Hired to help build the Drizly brand as Chief Cocktail Officer, North End resident Trisha Antonsen likes to think of herself as “an alcohol connoisseur.” The on-demand alcohol delivery startup is backed by $17.8 million in funding and aims to be the largest alcohol reseller in the country by December, read more at the Boston Business Journal.

Photo taken by Weber King, photo via UniversalHub.
Photo taken by Weber King

It’s bad enough the Bruins lost

Bruins fans were the first to attend an event at the Garden since the MBTA closed their entrance on Causeway Street. The crowd bottlenecked pedestrians, forcing thousands of people to cross the street to get to the subway, more at, UniversalHub.

Globe Magazine names best new shops and services in Boston

Featuring 36 new Boston area businesses, making the list was the new North End shop “I Am Books,” which holds more than 1,000 titles with a number of Italian children’s books and cookbooks, continue reading at,