The Weekender: Fire Response, Dine Out Options, World Ending, and More!

This could be considered one of the “must reads” – recap the top posts over the past week!

Top 5 Posts of the Week:

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Boston Fire Responds to North Margin Street

A shout out to local Boston Fire for their quick response to a fire call on North Margin Street. At 2:00 a.m. the fire engines were roaring as ladders went up and hydrants were prepared, view the post for photos and a “thank you!”

COPP’S HILL MOMENT: A Son’s Remembrance

Imagine a time when there was no radio broadcasts, very few motor vehicles on any road, no televisions, cell phones, iPads, iPods or computers, view the post to read a story about love and overcoming through sickness, the Great Depression, and much more.

Obituary: Thomas D. Burns of Boston’s North End / Waterfront

Thomas D. Burns passed away at the age of 94. After his time as a Naval Officer in World War II, Burns returned to Boston and eventually co-founded the Boston law firm Burns & Levinson LLP, read the obituary for his extensive Law career and more of his life in Massachusetts.

Courtesy of the Catered Affair at the Boston Public Library

See the 26 North End Options for “Dine Out Boston”

Formerly known as restaurant week, Dine Out Boston will take place from March 6th – 11th and 13th – 18th, bringing special prices and prix fixe menus to local restaurants. Whether it is lunch or dinner, the restaurants will be offering different price points per location, view the post for details on pricing, reservations and the 26 local restaurants participating.

North End / Waterfront Real Estate Sales – February 2016

The North End is one of the most desired places to live in Boston and the real estate market continued to thrive in the month of February. With an apartment being sold for $570,000 all the way to a multi-family building on Prince Street being sold for $3,000,000 million, see the report for everything in between.

Editor’s Extra:

Downtown View: The World Will End

The “doomsayers” always seem to surface around new developments or large undertakings in Boston. These panic attacks from locals are nothing new, take the planning of the Zakim bridge in the 1990s, when some claimed that it would be a monstrosity, that it would destroy the river, that everyone would hate it, read the article.