Think of this as the weekly all star team for neighborhood posts, only the top posts of the week make it into the Weekender!
Top 5 Posts of the Week:
Scopa, a new 22-seat Italian restaurant recently opened at 319 Hanover Street by Gennaro Riccio, a longtime North End resident. With the menu featuring “refined Italian” and extensive starters, five pastas and entrees make up the core of the dinner selections, view the post for photos and more on the eatery.
In the next couple of weeks, Mirabella pool will open for the summer season, but many North Enders may remember the days before the swimming pool. Prior to the city building Mirabella pool in the 1960’s, there was a beach right where the North End Park is, read the article for more on the “North End beach!”
This North End resident spent much of her day picking up the dozens of cigarette butts out of Lombard Place after a roofdeck party took place with with a bunch of “20-somethings” where they also threw beer bottles into the alley, continue reading more on the disturbance.
Just when you thought you have heard it all, a male suspect was arrested after Cooper Street residents were disrupted by a man jumping from roof to roof. Also on Commercial Street, an unknown person gained access to a bank credit card, view the reports for more information.
The former High Gear Jewelry store at 204 Hanover Street was sprayed with religious graffiti on the old storefront windows. The graffiti makes references to the numbers “7” and “777” along with Christian crosses, Jewish stars, and Hindu Chi, read the post for more on the incident.
After forming three years ago, the Responsible Urbanites For Fido (RUFF) has strived to be an active community and neighborhood group, looking to benefit the North End neighborhood. This year they will be expanding their companion canine program, view the post for details on this initiative.