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The Weekender: Feast Feelings, Moving Trash, Cycle Track Updates and More!

The following articles make up the top 5 posts this week on NorthEndWaterfront.com!

Hanover Street during a 2016 North End Feast
Hanover Street during a 2016 North End Feast

Feast Poll: Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em?

The month of August is considered “feast season” throughout the North End neighborhood and while many residents take part in the festivities, there are some who schedule time away to avoid the crowds and noise. Take the poll to tell us where you stand when it comes to the famous North End feasts.

Cycle Track in North End Set for Paving by November 2016

Although the Commercial Street Cycle Track should be mostly complete by November 2016, the overall Cycle Track construction is running behind schedule. Either way, work will recommence in the Spring 2017 toward Christopher Columbus Park with the paving of the roadway and finishing sidewalk work. Read the post for the full update from DPW’s Kay Barned-Smith.

Mayor Marty Walsh speaks at the dedication of the Ray Santangelo Hero Sign (photo by Matt Conti).
Mayor Marty Walsh speaks at the dedication of the Ray Santangelo Hero Sign (photo by Matt Conti).

Ray Santangelo Square Hero Sign Unveiled at Opening of Madonna Della Cava Feast

Ray Santangelo Square was dedicated outside of his former residence on Hanover Street between Battery and Commercial Streets during the opening ceremonies of the Madonna Della Cava Feast. Several family members participated in the unveiling ceremony, along with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. View the post.

Obituary: Rocco “Nicky” DiPietrantonio of Boston’s North End

Rocco “Nicky” DiPietrantonio, the owner of L’Osteria and La Galleria 33 restaurants in the North End passed away on August 13, 2016. Beloved husband of Paolina “Lina” (Alberico) DiPietrantonio, loving father of Carmine DiPietrantonio and his wife Darnell of Boxford, Rita DiPietrantonio of the North End and Lisa Crundolo of the North End. Read the full obituary.

Neighborhood Photo: It’s THAT Time of Year Again

Folks moving in and others moving out can only mean one thing when it comes to the narrow North End sidewalks – trash! View the post to check out this monstrous pile of trash on Salem Street.

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