The Weekender: Berlin Attack Hits Home, Stabbing Developments, No 2017 Harbor Fireworks & Christmas Puzzle!

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Fabrizia Di Lorenzo

Berlin Attack Hits North End As Frattaroli Family Mourns the Loss of Cousin Fabrizia Di Lorenzo

Originally being reported as missing after the fatal Berlin Christmas market attack, the Frattaroli family later received confirmation that their cousin, Fabrizia Di Lorenzo was killed in the tragic attack. Read the full story for a statement issued by the family.

Arrest in Fulton Street Stabbing; Suspect Has Accused Jerry Sandusky of Molesting Him

This past Tuesday, a resident of Ausonia Apartments, the public housing complex at 185 Fulton Street, was stabbed multiple times and transported to Mass General with life threatening injuries. Read the post for more details on the incident and where an arrest was made on a suspect who claims to have been molested by Penn State Football Coach Jerry Sandusky.

New Year’s Fireworks on Boston Harbor at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park and Long Wharf, shown here from a previous year.

No Midnight Harbor Fireworks for 2017 New Year’s; First Night Reduced to a Back Bay-Only Affair

Citing a reduced budget and overall lack of support, Coventures has decided to cancel First Night fireworks over Boston Harbor for New Year’s 2017. Instead, the festivities will be a Back Bay-only affair with family fireworks at 7pm on Boston Common along with live entertainment and other activities taking place at Copley Square, view the post for more details.

Ward 8 Owner, Nick Frattaroli, Taking Over 5 North Square Restaurant

Nick Frattaroli, the owner of Ward 8 Restaurant on North Washington Street will be taking ownership of Gennaro’s 5 North Square. The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council supported the all-alcohol license transfer, the new establishment is expected to be similarly named “5 North Square” with the same capacity and hours. Read the post for more details on the plan for the restaurant.

Holiday Framed Boston Skyline, can you put this together?

Merry Christmas! Jigsaw Picture Puzzle: Boston Skyline Holiday Lights

Move the pieces around in this jigsaw puzzle to put together a holiday festive photo taken by Matt Conti. The holiday lights set a glow in the city on the waterfront park that is decorated with evergreen strands, take a shot for Christmas sake!