Enjoy the weekly recap of the top 5 posts from NorthEndWaterfront.com!
Looking at how the North End job market has evolved since old Italian laborers used to come home exhausted from ten hours of backbreaking work. Sharing a few old photos, one being Washington Street around 1953, shows how far the area has come when compared to today’s Ritz Carlton hotel and Millennium Tower. Read the article for more on the impact jobs have made to the neighborhood.
Conventures, the company that is responsible for organizing First Night intends to move the New Year’s 2017 midnight fireworks from Boston Harbor to Copley Square. Claiming a reduced budget and lack of waterfront business support as the reasons for moving the firework display, read the post for more information.
Before opening to the public, several hundred attendees were treated to a sneak peek at the new Eataly Boston on Boylston Street to celebrate “all things Italian,” benefiting the Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston (FICCB). View the post for more on the pre-opening event at Eataly.
Marking the 10th year for the North End Holiday Shopping Stroll, shop owners gathered for the first ever North End Holiday Stroll Kickoff Reception, hosted by Il Molo. Enjoying wine and bites from Food & Wine magazine Best Chef winner Pino Mafeo, view the post for photos and the full list of participating shops.
Lighting of Iconic Blue Trellis Kicks Off Holiday Season With Friends of Christopher Columbus Park [Photos]
This past week, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park hosted their traditional annual lighting of the park’s signature trellises. The efforts of FOCCP are supported by local businesses and neighbors, where the funds go to illuminating the trellis and 14 trees every holiday season, view the post.