Before you get going with all of the Patriot’s Day weekend activities, recap the top posts over the past week!
Top 5 Posts of the Week:
Joe Boncore, an attorney and lifelong Winthrop resident will become the next State Senator for the First Suffolk & Middlesex District. Winning by about 400 votes, the close win came over a crowded field of Democratic candidates, view the post for more on the Senator-Elect.
The North End public safety meeting was lead by Boston Police District A-1, where they provided an update on recent neighborhood crime incidents. Revealing that crime is slightly up in the district over the past 30 days, read the full report for details on several incidents that were covered during the meeting,
A yearly tradition for the abstract sculpture, the split dodecahedron at the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway was reconfigured for the 2016 season. Matt Conti caught the action on camera, view the post for his photo coverage and more information.
Restaurants in the North End of Boston continue to be a thriving topic with publications, referencing both local and national acclaim. In addition to restaurants, read the post for history on the Custom House clock, and ways to break up with winter in Boston.
In the final round of Parcel 9 review, the proposed plans for “Haymarket Hotel” saw a dramatic height reduction, after heavy scrutiny from the Mass. Historical Commission and some members of the Impact Advisory Group. The proposed height was reduced from 103 feet down to 65 feet, read the article for more details on the hotel development.
North End Oyster is planning to open in the location currently occupied by Urban Cantina, with an upscale seafood establishment consisting of approximately 76 seats and over 1,700 square feet of space. The floor plans are expected to change, but NEWNC voted 9-0 in support of the license transfer, view the post for video coverage.