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Top 5 Posts of the Week:
With 40 such installations already in Back Bay, the plans to install a Wireless Distributed Antenna System Network in Boston’s North End were presented to NEWRA. View the post for how Extenet plans to use city-owned street light poles and traffic signal posts to enhance LTE coverage for wireless carriers.
With the exception of Endicott Street, the main shopping streets in the North End are still Salem and Hanover Streets. In previous generations, the business center of the North End was always North Square, complete with Stabile Bank Hotel Rome, read the post for more on the “Italian Banks.”
Mario Puzo’s personal archive was auctioned for $625,000 at the RR Auction in Boston’s North End. The collection is made up of 45 banker’s boxes with a 744-page draft of The Godfather novel, along with personal correspondence, early manuscript drafts and more, read the post.
You did not have a chance to skim through the news this week? No worries, the notable news post will catch you up on all the articles written from alternate sources. Read the post for a compilation that includes Boston’s oldest homes, the impact of frozen pipes, preparing for rising sea levels, and more.
This neighborhood photo is not of a sunset, fresh snowfall, or city scene, but a non-recyclable polystyrene container that was littered on the street. View the neighborhood photo that begs the question, “what if we were to decide we don’t want non-recyclable polystyrene in the North End?”
Friendly reminder! Regularly posted street sweeping will resume in the North End on Tuesday, March 1st, read the notice for details on violators and the full street sweeping schedule.
Many neighbors and friends reflected this week on the passing of North End icon and longtime barber, Johnny “Shoes” Cammarata.