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For the Weekend: Christmas Photos Circa 1974, O’Rourke to Retire, Seaport Tower Gets State OK

Whats up for the weekend? Find out below:

Take a look at a few articles:

Police official at front lines of Marathon bombings, Occupy protests is putting away the badge

Boston Police Superintendent Bernard O’Rourke, will be retiring in January after 39 years with the department. Described as a “calm, pragmatic, no-nonsense leader,” O’Rourke served with District A-1 for 22 years, 13 of those years he served as Captain, The Boston Globe has more on O’Rourke’s story, and his plans for retirement.

Seaport condo tower wins key OK from state

A controversial building proposed along the Boston Waterfront on Seaport Boulevard received the green light from State environmental regulators this past week. The proposal calls for a 22-story luxury condominium tower on the tiny site of two waterfront bars in the booming business district. Meanwhile, environmental officials issued an opinion that would effectively torpedo plans for a luxury hotel over the water off Lewis Wharf, read the full story at, The Boston Globe.

Flip through some photos from the 1974 North End Christmas Parade:

Men with Santa Claus at City Hall after North End Christmas Parade and Party

Is there any other way to eat a pasta dish?

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Gather nephew Livio post pasta faceplant. #pastaface

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