The Weekender: Endicott Street Demolition, More Verizon Antennas, Christmas Parade Coverage!

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210 Endicott Street (NEWF Photo)

Neighborhood Corner: Demolition of Endicott Street Building

The Dello Russo family recently tore down their building at 210 Endicott Street, which was formerly the Dello Russo Funeral Home. They have plans for new construction in the space, including a 5-story building with 4 residential units and a garage. View the post for video of the demolition and more on their plans.

Verizon Wireless Installing New Antennas on Commercial Street Rooftops [Videos]

Private building owners may soon be leasing space to Verizon Wireless as they install new antennas on specific rooftops to improve voice and data coverage along Commercial Street and the North End / Waterfront. Read the post for more information, and video coverage of their proposal.

Santa arrives! (Photo by Matt Conti)

Helicopter Santa Kicks Off 46th North End Christmas Parade [Photo Gallery]

Santa arriving by helicopter is one of the many highlights of the North End Christmas Parade that has been headlining the neighborhood holiday season for 46 years. Santa, marching bands, and many other things make it a main attraction, view the post for photo coverage from Matt Conti.

Residents Discuss Draft Municipal Harbor Plan for Downtown Waterfront

The Residents Association held an open discussion of the draft Municipal Harbor Plan proposed by the BRA/BPDA for the Downtown Waterfront. The plan covers the area of the waterfront bordered by Christopher Columbus Park on the North (Long Wharf) and the Evelyn Moakley Bridge on the South (Hook Lobster Company site). View the post to read more and see the video.

North End Christmas Fund Luncheon Supports Local Residents and Families

Hundreds assembled at Filippo’s Ristorante for the annual 2016 North End Christmas Fund Luncheon, the charity event that raises thousands of dollars for North End seniors, low-income residents and families in need during the Christmas season, view the post for more from the event.

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Community Reports at Neighborhood Council (NEWNC Video)

The North End / Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) met for their December meeting and reported on several neighborhood activities. The meeting included a brief update on the North End Nursing Home as well as planned parking changes for Hanover and Commercial Streets. View the post for more.