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The Steriti Rink in Boston’s North End will be home to a 2016 curling season, thanks to a new group called North End Boston Curling who is organizing the season to start this fall. Although the group is confident this upcoming season will be a success, there still are in the initial stages of development, read more information at Craigslist.
Boston City Council approved BTD to expand their pilot project in which street-sweeping fines would go from $40 to $90, but would alleviate towing cars. City Councilor Sal LaMattina agrees that the new system is working in Charlestown, but he acknowledges that towing would like have to stay in certain neighborhoods, continue reading at UniversalHub.
A 10-3 vote by Boston City Council solidified the extension of the urban renewal powers for the Boston Redevelopment Authority. Initially seeking a ten year extension, the council voted to extend by six years, with a few requires of the authority. Read the article at, The Boston Herald.
Utilizing data from the Swarm app, these ten establishments had the most people check in to eat within the week of March 1st and March 7th. Covering many known hotspots around the city, would it surprise you that Mike’s Pastry made the top 10? Probably not. Read the full list and more details at, Boston.com.
The filming of Live By Night took the North End by storm, turning Margaret Street into a prohibition-era city setting. Folks will have to wait until October 20, 2017, for the movie to be released, Boston.com has more on the movie starring Ben Affleck.
La Scala Restaurant in Randolph has been open since 1970, with much of the success coming from the recipes that owner Bob Caparella learned growing up in the North End. Caparella started working at his family’s restaurant, Mother Anna’s on Hanover Street. The Boston Globe has the story on this “old school” restauranteur.
The new Government Center MBTA station recently opened after two years of construction. The newly renovated station is complete with new lighting that illuminates the station with numerous color capabilities, view the post at, UniversalHub.
This mother-daughter duo landed in Boston for a three day visit, hoping to cover six college visits, but first, Mike’s Pastry was on the list. The visit marked a “foddie highlight” for the trip, citing the fried shell filled with a sweet creamy filling, continue reading about their visit at, Great Falls Tribute.